Shirley Jackson (1919–1965), a celebrated writer of horror, wrote many stories as well as six novels and two works of nonfiction.
In addition to many prize-winning and bestselling novels, including We Were the Mulvaneys, Black Water, and Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart (available in Plume editions), Joyce Carol Oates is the author of a number of works of gothic fiction including Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque (Plume), a 1995 World Fantasy Award nominee; and Zombie (Plume), winner of the 1996 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, awarded by the Horror Writers' Association. In 1994, Oates received the Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award in Horror Fiction. She is the editor of American Gothic Tales and her latest novel is Broke Heart Blues (Dutton). She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
A fine collection including some of the most gripping American tales of everyday people and the demons we know are there and often fear to examine.Published 5 days ago by Charles Z.
The Library of America volume of Shirley Jackson's work contains a lot of her published and unpublished short stories, as well as her two most famous novels, "We have always... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eitan
Shirley Jackson can take the reader to the underbelly of what seems to be a bright and shiny world to the dark horrors that one may not notice at first. Read morePublished 5 months ago by GeorgieGirl
I have loved Shirley Jackson since I first read her in seventh grade in the 80s. My mother told me about "We Have Always Lived in The Castle" and I carried it around class... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cincinnati Kid
I see a lot of concern about the weakness of the thin pages. So? Yes, the pages are thin... hand eh ebook with the respect it deserves and it will be fine. Read morePublished 8 months ago by DPG
I love this collection from Shirley Jackson's works. Beautiful hardcover book. Read it cover to cover. Want to re-discover what this woman stood for.Published 10 months ago by Lourdes
Even though her writing is very sad, it's still amazing! You feel very in touch with the characters and their lives. You feel for them.Published 10 months ago by I'm Leah
I just wanted to say that the opening of the film The Haunting, was GREAT! I remember that line so well, that "Whatever walks there.... Read morePublished 15 months ago by maryann berg