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Unseen works by ‘queen of gothic fiction’ Shirley Jackson published

Two previously unseen short stories by Jackson, rated by Stephen King as one of the great horror fiction writers, are to appear in US magazine the StrandTwo previously unpublished short stories by Shirley Jackson, the queen of gothic fiction, have been released.Charlie Roberts and Only Stand and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 14:05:30 UTC ]
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Grab some candy corn and sit down with these Halloween-perfect story collections

“The Big Book of Victorian Mysteries” and “When Things Get Dark: Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson” are among some great new terrifically terrifying reads Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond ‘The Shining’: Let’s talk about our favorite scary stories that take us inside unusual hauntings

“The Way Inn,” “The Terror,” “The Deep” and pretty much anything by Shirley Jackson. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-19 15:34:52 UTC ]
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Eerie and Cheery

As recently as six years ago, when the Library of America released a collection of Shirley Jackson’s writings, her legacy was uncertain. “Shirley Jackson?” Newsweek critic Malcolm Jones wrote. “A writer mostly famous for one short story, ‘The Lottery.’ Is LOA about to jump the shark?” True, no... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Shirley Jackson

Including: she wrote "The Lottery" in a single morning, didn't believe in ghosts, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Savage Love

Among all the charming stories in Shirley Jackson’s two charming midcentury memoirs of raising four charming children in the charming town of Bennington, Vermont, the one that I urge anyone who might ever want to write about his family to study like the Talmud is about a boy called Charles.... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Still looking for a scary story post-Halloween? Booksellers have a suggestion for you

In a recent survey by industry newsletter Shelf Awareness, the novel 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' by Shirley Jackson was booksellers' top pick for a great spooky tale. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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