Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Shirley Jackson (1) [1916–1965]

This page covers the author of The Haunting of Hill House.

For other authors named Shirley Jackson, see the disambiguation page.

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
22,883 (32,713)1,104739 (3.98)1910
The Haunting of Hill House 6,806 copies, 338 reviews
We Have Always Lived in the Castle 5,862 copies, 333 reviews
The Lottery and Other Stories 2,829 copies, 73 reviews
The Lottery 815 copies, 26 reviews
Life Among the Savages 802 copies, 38 reviews
The Sundial 529 copies, 13 reviews
Hangsaman 518 copies, 18 reviews
The Witchcraft of Salem Village 498 copies, 9 reviews
The Bird's Nest 413 copies, 9 reviews
Come Along with Me 411 copies, 7 reviews
Raising Demons 335 copies, 11 reviews
Dark Tales 271 copies, 5 reviews
The Road Through the Wall 268 copies, 9 reviews
The Magic of Shirley Jackson 141 copies, 3 reviews
The Missing Girl 67 copies, 2 reviews
The Lottery: A Play in One Act 57 copies, 1 review
The Tooth 51 copies, 4 reviews
9 Magic Wishes 40 copies, 2 reviews
Famous Sally 9 copies
The Witch 8 copies
Sóbálvány 2 copies
Of Course 1 copy
Colloquy 1 copy
Elizabeth 1 copy
The Dummy 1 copy
50 Great Short Stories (Contributor) 992 copies, 8 reviews
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 631 copies, 19 reviews
The Dark Descent (Contributor) 581 copies, 12 reviews
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories (Contributor) 429 copies, 17 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (Contributor) 379 copies, 6 reviews
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow (Contributor) 377 copies, 5 reviews
American Gothic Tales (Contributor) 375 copies, 5 reviews
Points of View: Revised Edition (Contributor) 361 copies, 6 reviews
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (Contributor) 327 copies, 1 review
American Supernatural Tales (Contributor) 325 copies, 5 reviews
Best Short Stories of the Modern Age (Contributor, some editions) 302 copies, 4 reviews
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (Contributor) 202 copies, 4 reviews
The Fantasy Hall of Fame (Contributor) 175 copies, 1 review
A Science Fiction Argosy (Contributor, some editions) 143 copies
The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by Women (Contributor) 143 copies, 3 reviews
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy (Contributor) 116 copies, 1 review
New York Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (Contributor, some editions) 114 copies, 4 reviews
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (Contributor) 109 copies, 3 reviews
Witches' Brew (Contributor) 104 copies
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 102 copies
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 8th Series (Contributor) 100 copies, 2 reviews
American Fantastic Tales (Contributor) 86 copies, 2 reviews
The American Fantasy Tradition (Contributor) 85 copies, 2 reviews
The 13 Best Horror Stories of All Time (Contributor) 74 copies, 3 reviews
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (Contributor) 66 copies, 2 reviews
Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories (Contributor) 62 copies, 2 reviews
Stories of Suspense (Contributor) 60 copies, 3 reviews
The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows (Contributor) 56 copies, 1 review
Masters of Fantasy (Contributor) 55 copies
The Haunting [1999 film] (Original book) 55 copies
An Oxford Book of Christmas Stories (Contributor) 55 copies, 1 review
Strangeness (Contributor) 47 copies
The Century's Best Horror Fiction Volume 1 (Contributor) 46 copies, 2 reviews
The Norton Book Of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 45 copies, 1 review
The Mists from Beyond (Contributor) 45 copies
Women of the Weird: Eerie Stories by the Gentle Sex (Contributor) 37 copies, 2 reviews
Urban Horrors (Contributor) 36 copies
Great Baseball Stories (Contributor) 34 copies
The Evil People (Contributor) 32 copies
Haunting Women (Contributor) 31 copies
Stories for the Dead of Night (Contributor) 26 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1964 (Contributor) 21 copies
Short stories II (Literary Heritage) (Contributor) 16 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1966 (Contributor) 14 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1944 (Contributor) 14 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1956 (Contributor) 13 copies
Moderne Amerikaanse verhalen (Contributor) 10 copies
To Break the Silence (Contributor) 9 copies
Dangerous Ladies (Contributor) 8 copies
A Little Night Reading (Author) 6 copies
The Caedmon Short Story Collection (Contributor) 5 copies
Strange Barriers (Contributor) 2 copies
Tchnienie Grozy (Contributor) 1 copy

Top members (works)

Member favorites

Members: starmilk, ManWithAnAgenda, PaulLonardo, private member, megbmore, olivarosie, Kevinred, private member, FageisBeech, random3560, bbbbecky13, Ultrastruktur, komunley, Sakerfalcon, ZeroGravitas, TheEclecticBookworm, Aula, SolerSystem, AaronPt, SNO24601 (show 171 more), Soupdragon, sonjasaurus, flying_monkeys, deanjonesshow, panimaljones, Joe_Beck, private member, MichaelBarsa, catherine-ldg, wisebravegirl, writertomg, hillaryrose7, WhatUsername, private member, cjeskriett, SomeGuyInVirginia, segoliliy, WylieMaercklein, wyliem, Caitlinefa, OzzieJello, ruinedmap, caramelcake, private member, erbisoeul, rykey, Tazoh, MsMaryAnn, RobynAlezanders, Cuervo, punkypower, castironskillet, questionablepotato, worldsworstbutterfly, andomck, thereselittleton, AliceInPains, sturlington, katiecoyle, SadieOldenkamp, zembla, Fmb, RosalieMoralesKearns, R.Lee, moneybeets, flash-company, Beezie, pennwriter, Clair.dLune, prophetess7, rosylibrarian, neverlistless, literatec, rapotter, cetera_desunt, Maitreyi1978, GingerbreadMan, moonmau, Tyllwin, KLmesoftly, doglvr, morningwalker, leoden, MorosKeres, gonzobrarian, KentonSem, angiesargenti, erikschreppel, RiversideReader, Claire13, Twig687, PocketPet, jill21348, buffotenor, hollenberger, joanfrancesturner, rabornj, juliayoung, denise_parsons, rebeccanyc, andystardust, llusby23, kathymckenzie, liberality, like_a_K_of_bricks, mchimato, mysticskeptic, mirrordrum, vastwaterscoveryou, ecidnac, fannyprice, Haiku22, CarlosMcRey, BethyB, private member, Hunchbag, maritzasoto, CurrLee33, avanta7, Tipsy, cfebooks, lindsaay, rshart3, theladydoor, malloreeee, BeakerMini, sallymason, heatburg, kehs, Rubbah, katiebobus, OsideNative, upstairsgirl, kalypso219, marise, sedgbarkery, private member, lucian777deuxnaisse, dusktreader, ocgreg34, mirandom, basilisksam, squarerootofthree, mr._sammy, jlshall, private member, recalcitrantreader, TheBentley, Moonshooter1, ludmillalotaria, private member, devans00, MaliciousGnome, Jannes, stuzle, lisarenea, artificialbunny, cathyskye, perlle, Caeru, Servetus7, Katie_H, AlexTheHunn, rampaginglibrarian, Vaysh, MedeaMoon, lesleyap, blacksylph, queenofbithynia, paugust, private member, MeijiBlack, circadia, stefferjo, MurphyTowers, cshalizi, guybrarian, Dene, battlinjack, unspuncapricorn, the_red_shoes, Nefarious_Aquarius, quartzite, clellybobus, MayorWhitebelly, Theodosia, JZTamer, private member, coffeezombie, Brian242, SpacemanSpiff

Add to favorites
20th century (324) American (253) American literature (425) anthology (1,304) classic (236) classics (338) collection (133) ebook (198) essays (125) family (118) fantasy (465) fiction (3,708) ghost stories (154) ghosts (270) gothic (594) haunted house (160) history (116) horror (2,736) humor (166) Kindle (135) literature (310) memoir (164) mental illness (135) murder (126) mystery (508) non-fiction (206) novel (366) own (113) read (384) science fiction (396) sf (153) Shirley Jackson (195) short stories (2,048) short story (109) stories (136) supernatural (190) suspense (175) thriller (107) to-read (2,371) unread (220)

Shirley Jackson has 5 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Shirley Jackson's book Let Me Tell You was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Sign up to get a pre-publication copy in exchange for a review.

Member ratings

Average: (3.98)
0.5 3
1 60
1.5 12
2 274
2.5 90
3 1317
3.5 434
4 2644
4.5 332
5 2120

Author pictures (2)


(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

"Shirley Jackson" is composed of at least 6 distinct authors, divided by their works. You can edit the division.

Name disambiguation

Go to the disambiguation page to edit author name combination and separation.


Shirley Jackson is composed of 5 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 157,680,537 books! | Top bar: Always visible