Thomas Ligotti - The Red Tower

Stephen King - The Reach

John Collier - Evening Primrose

M. R. James - The Ash-Tree

Lucy Clifford - The New Mother

Russell Kirk - There’s a Long, Long Trail A-Winding

H. P. Lovecraft - The Call of Cthulhu

Shirley Jackson - The Summer People

Harlan Ellison - The Whimper of Whipped Dogs

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Young Goodman Brown

J. Sheridan Le Fanu - Mr. Justice Harbottle

Ray Bradbury - The Crowd

Michael Shea - The Autopsy

E. Nesbit - John Charrington’s Wedding

Karl Edward Wagner - Sticks

Robert Aickman - Larger Than Oneself

Fritz Leiber - Belsen Express

Robert Bloch - Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper

Charles L. Grant - If Damon Comes

Manly Wade Wellman - Vandy, Vandy

PART II: The Medusa in the Shield

Robert Aickman - The Swords

Thomas M. Disch - The Roaches

Theodore Sturgeon - Bright Segment

Clive Barker - Dread

Edgar Allan Poe - The Fall of the House of Usher

Stephen King - The Monkey

Michael Bishop - Within the Walls of Tyre

H. P. Lovecraft - The Rats in the Walls

J. Sheridan Le Fanu - Schalken the Painter

Charlotte Perkins Gilman - The Yellow Wallpaper

William Faulkner - A Rose for Emily

Robert Hichens - How Love Came to Professor Guildea

Richard Matheson - Born of Man and Woman

Joanna Russ - My Dear Emily

Dennis Etchison - You Can Go Now

D. H. Lawrence - The Rocking-horse Winner

Tanith Lee - Three Days

Flannery O’Connor - Good Country People

Ramsey Campbell - Mackintosh Willy

Henry James - The Jolly Corner

Fritz Leiber - Smoke Ghost

Gene Wolfe - Seven American Nights

Charles Dickens - The Signal-Man

Stephen King - Crouch End

Joyce Carol Oates - Night-Side

Walter de la Mare - Seaton’s Aunt

Ivan Turgenev - Clara Militch

Robert W. Chambers - The Repairer of Reputations

Oliver Onions - The Beckoning Fair One

Fitz-James O’Brien - What Was It?

Shirley Jackson - The Beautiful Stranger

Ambrose Bierce - The Damned Thing

Edith Wharton - Afterward

Algernon Blackwood - The Willows

Thomas M. Disch - The Asian Shore

Robert Aickman - The Hospice

Philip K. Dick - A Little Something for Us Tempunauts