Shirley Jackson




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 23 titles

  • General Fiction

    Feb-2018

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  • Thriller

    Oct-2017

    For the first time in one volume, a collection of Shirley Jackson’s scariest stories, with a foreword by PEN/Hemingway Award winner Ottessa Moshfegh After the publication of her short story “The Lottery” in the New Yorker in 1948 received a...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2015

    Shirley Jackson is one of the most important American writers of the last hundred years. Since her death in 1965, her place in the landscape of twentieth-century fiction has grown only more exalted. As we approach the centenary of her birth comes...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Jun-2013

    Reminiscent of her classic story 'The Lottery', Jackson's disturbing and darkly funny first novel exposes the underside of American suburban life. In Pepper Street, an attractive suburban neighborhood filled with bullies and egotistical bigots, t...

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  • Literary

    Jun-2011

    Shirley Jackson, author of the classic short story The Lottery, was known for her terse, haunting prose. But the writer possessed another side, one which is delightfully exposed in this hilariously charming memoir of her family's...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2009

    This is the definitive collection of Shirley Jackson's short stories, including 'The Lottery' - one of the most terrifying and iconic stories of the twentieth century, and an influence on writers such as Neil Gaiman and Stephen King. 'Shirley ...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-2001

    Magical new illustrations for a story by the author of The Lottery A girl is given nine wishes by a mysterious magician, and her choices perfectly capture a childlike imagination. For example, wish one is for an orange pony with a purple tail; wish t...

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  • Horror

    Jul-1999

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  • Literary

    Jan-1999

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  • in Murderous Schemes

    Mystery

    1997

    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.s, including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, and the mistaken identity. Now, in Murderous Sc...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1996

    Acclaimed in her own time for her short story “The Lottery” and her novel The Haunting of Hill House—classics ranking with the work of Edgar Allan Poe—Shirley Jackson blazed a path for contemporary writers with her explorations of evil, madne...

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  • Literary

    Oct-1994

    In these new domestic reminiscences, Shirley Jackson carries on her tale of dubious parental equilibrium in the face of four children, assorted dogs and cats, and the uncounted heaps of small intrusive possessions which pile up in corners everywhere....

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1991

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Oct-1986

    Elizabeth is a demure twenty-three-year-old wiling her life away at a dull museum job, living with her neurotic aunt, and subsisting off her dead mother's inheritance. When Elizabeth begins to suffer terrible migraines and backaches, her aunt takes h...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Jan-1986

    Aunt Fanny knows when the world will end.... Aunt Fanny has always been somewhat peculiar. No one is surprised that while the Halloran clan gathers at the crumbling old mansion for a funeral she wanders off to the secret garden. But when she repor...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Jun-1984

    The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Jan-1978

    Shirley Jackson's chilling second novel, based on her own experiences and an actual mysterious disappearanceSeventeen-year-old Natalie Waite longs to escape home for college. Her father is a domineering and egotistical writer who keeps a tight rein o...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Dec-1976

    Meet: The charming, elusive gentleman with the ordinary name of James Harris and with the extraordinary effect on the lives of those whose paths cross his… The housewife who finds that just beyond her ruffle-curtained windows lies a landscape...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Sep-1968

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  • Literary

    Jan-1966

    This collection is a generous selection of Shirley Jackson's work, consisting of three complete books: The Bird's Nest , Life Among the Savages , Raising Demons , and eleven short stories--including the world-famous "The Lottery."...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Oct-1962

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  • in The Evil People

    Horror

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