Biography: (September 11, 1862 - June 5, 1910) O. Henry was the pen name for William Sydney Porter, an American short story writer. His stories were famous for the way he used words, humor and twist endings. Many of his stories were set in New York City and told about the lives of ordinary working people.
Books published by author:
  1. The Gift of the Magi - A Short Story
    The Gift of the Magi - A Short Story
    by O. Henry

    Rating: 3.2/5 (420 votes cast)


    A delightful Christmas classic about a young married couple with very little money who each, without telling the other, give up something of value to earn money to buy the other a special Christmas gift. It is a sentimental love story with a twist ending that gives a moral lesson about gift-giving.

    Categories: Romance, Inspirational Romance