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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.

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Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco, California on December, 14, 1919. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University in 1940. Much of her writing was done during the years she was raising her children. She is best-known for the short story The Lottery, which was first published in 1948 and adapted for television in 1952 and into play form in 1953. Her published works include articles, nonfiction prose, plays, poetry, seven novels, and fifty-five short stories. Her other works include Life among the Savages, Raising Demons, The Haunting of Hill House, which was adapted to film, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. She died on August 8, 1965 at the age of 45. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Haunting of Hill House… (more)
The Haunting of Hill House 9,012 copies, 412 reviews
We Have Always Lived in the Castle 7,612 copies, 413 reviews
The Lottery and Other Stories (Author) 3,450 copies, 88 reviews
The Lottery 1,065 copies, 38 reviews
Life Among the Savages 963 copies, 41 reviews
Hangsaman 739 copies, 21 reviews
The Sundial 695 copies, 18 reviews
The Witchcraft of Salem Village 663 copies, 10 reviews
The Bird's Nest 517 copies, 13 reviews
Come Along with Me 472 copies, 11 reviews
Dark Tales 466 copies, 12 reviews
Raising Demons 391 copies, 12 reviews
The Road Through the Wall 352 copies, 11 reviews
The Magic of Shirley Jackson 156 copies, 4 reviews
The Missing Girl 123 copies, 3 reviews
The Letters of Shirley Jackson 107 copies, 1 review
The Tooth 63 copies, 5 reviews
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A Visit 23 copies, 1 review
21 Essential American Short Stories (Contributor) 21 copies, 1 review
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50 Great Short Stories (Contributor) 1,195 copies, 7 reviews
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The Granta Book of the American Short Story (Contributor) 361 copies, 1 review
Best Short Stories of the Modern Age (Contributor, some editions) 332 copies, 4 reviews
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The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by Women (Contributor) 162 copies, 3 reviews
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Love Stories (Contributor) 18 copies
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The Best American Short Stories 1956 (Contributor) 17 copies
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The Best American Short Stories 1966 (Contributor) 16 copies
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A Little Night Reading (Contributor) 12 copies, 1 review
The Playboy Book of Short Stories (Contributor) 11 copies
Inside Stories I (Contributor) 10 copies
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The Caedmon Short Story Collection (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review
Dangerous Ladies (Contributor) 8 copies
Twelve Short Masterpieces (Contributor) 7 copies
The Short Story & You (Contributor) 7 copies
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