10 Short Stories to Help You Survive a Blizzard

No matter where you are — New York City, a desert island, China — a blizzard may attack at any moment. So let’s say that your basic needs are met: you have shelter, heat, food, water, etc. What else do you need to help you beat the blizz? Just one thing: gratefulness. From death in the snow to murder-suicide, from heartbreaking revelations to frozen children, these blizzard tales will make you exceedingly thankful that you’re trapped in the comfort of your own home.


To Build a Fire,” Jack London

The quintessence of naturalism. Man vs. Nature. The Yukon. A vintage Londonian husky. “The scent of death.” This will make you feel better about being indoors.