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Shirley Jackson

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Shirley Jackson

A Rather Haunted Life

By Ruth Franklin

Liveright Publishing Corporation, Hardcover, 9780871403131, 624pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2016

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AWashington Post Notable Nonfiction Pick of 2016 AnEntertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016 ATime Magazine Top Nonfiction of 2016 ASeattle Times Best Book of 2016 AKirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016 An NPR 2016's Great Rea ABoston Globe Best Book of 2016 ANylon Best Book of 2016 ASan Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2016 ABooklist 2016 Editors' Choice This "historically engaging and pressingly relevant" biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature and revives the life and work of a neglected master.


NPR
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016

Shirley Jackson is probably best known for the creepy short story "The Lottery." But a new biography, Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, paints a much more complete picture of the writer. More at NPR.org

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