Shirley Jackson is the whole case this week. I’ve found that not only do I need to read more of her work, I also need to read a biography on her as well!

Show Notes

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Here are the links relating to the episode:

The Haunted Mind of Shirley Jackson at The New Yorker.

This is an esquire article that came out when that semi-biographical movie “Shirley” came out, but it has a lot more to it than the movie.

The new York Public Library is doing us a favor with this “Where to Start with Shirley Jackson” list.

This is a really great almost-deep-dive article on Jackson and her works.

This is the piece I mentioned in the show where a Penguin copy chief details WHY the first paragraph of The Haunting of Hill House is perfect.

Shirley Jackson’s Unfinished Novel Revealed the Truth About Her Marriage.

Shirley Jackson on Navigating Literary Fame Alongside Financial Uncertainty.

This is an NPR interview with Shirley Jackson’s son that I found illuminating.  Short read.

The Novelist Disguised as a Housewife.