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NOT ONE OF MY FAVORITES, BUT: What Shirley Jackson Can Teach Us About the Virtues of a Messy Life….

NOT ONE OF MY FAVORITES, BUT: What Shirley Jackson Can Teach Us About the Virtues of a Messy Life.
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This Week in Fiction: Shirley Jackson

Academics / Literature : The Book Bench

An interview with Shirley Jackson’s son, Laurence Jackson Hyman. This week’s story, “Paranoia,” is by your mother, Shirley Jackson, who published twelve stories in The New Yorker between 1943 and 1953. Your mother died in 1965, and ...

Shirley Jackson’s Disappearing Act

Industries / Medical : New Republic: Health Care

“And the first thing they did was segregate me” goes the opening line of Shirley Jackson’s 1941 short story in he New Republic. In the enigmatically itled “My Life with R. H. Macy,” an unnamed Macy’s shopgirl narrates her first day ...

Shirley Jackson and her bewitching biography, 'A Rather Haunted Life'

Business & Finance : Money & Co

Much like Nathaniel Hawthorne, a writer she admired, Shirley Jackson was one of the most house-bound of American novelists.  She rarely traveled; one of her last essays was titled "No, I Don't Want to Go to Europe." When she wasn’t ...

2013 Shirley Jackson Awards

Genres / Fantasy : Dark Wolf's Fantasy Reviews

On 13 th July, the Shirley Jackson Award (my favorite literature award due to its constant challenging of my reading habits) announced its 2013 winners in a ceremony held at Readercon 25, in Burlington, Massachusetts. NOVEL: “Americ...

The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis

US Politics / Conservative : RedState

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Louis Markos the discuss his books, how C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien teach us virtues and why Christians should read the pagan classics.

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