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Story was a magazine founded in 1931 by journalist-editor Whit Burnett and his first wife, Martha Foley, in Vienna, Austria. Showcasing short stories by new authors, 67 copies of the debut issue (April–May, 1931) were mimeographed in Vienna, and two years later, Story moved to New York City where Burnett and Foley created The Story Press in 1936.
By the late 1930s, the circulation of Story had climbed to 21,000 copies. Authors introduced in Story included Charles Bukowski, Erskine Caldwell, John Cheever, Junot Diaz, James T. Farrell, Joseph Heller, J. D. Salinger, Tennessee Williams and Richard Wright. Other authors in the pages of Story included Ludwig Bemelmans, Carson McCullers and William Saroyan. The magazine sponsored various awards (WPA, Armed Forces), and it held an annual college fiction contest.
Burnett’s second wife, Hallie Southgate Burnett, began collaborating with him in 1942. During this period, Story published the early work of Truman Capote, John Knowles and Norman…

9 features Ubuntu should implement

Ubuntu is a great operating system , but a small modification and adding here and there will make the ubuntu desktop a enjoyable experience. read more | digg story

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Apple releases new iPhone software version

Apple on Tuesday released a software update for its iPhone and iPhone 3G devices. According to notes provided with the update, the new version addresses two issues… read more |…

KDE 4.2.0 released

January 27, 2009. The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of “The Answer”, (a.k.a KDE 4.2.0), readying the Free Desktop for end users. KDE 4.2 builds on the technology…

25 essential Firefox add-ons for power users

A bare copy of Firefox is a wonderful thing, but when you start stuffing it with add-ons it gets even better. Make Firefox more powerful with these must-have additions. read…

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