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Not A Fit Place: Quotes from The Haunting of Hill House

As Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel roars back to life onscreen, we look back at quotes showing why this book still keeps readers up long after bedtime.


Shirley Jackson’s Short Story ‘The Lottery’ to be Adapted as Feature Film

One of the most famous short stories in American literature crafted by one of the twentieth century’s most influential suspense and horror writers, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” remains both


10 Famous Authors With Second Novels That Are As Good As Their First

While great debuts tend to get the attention, second novels truly define a talented author’s style. Here are a few of our favorites.


Comedy Prize for Fiction Withheld: Entries Not Funny

Also in the news: Elisabeth Moss steps into a new literary role, and Alanis gets the last laugh about "Ironic." It's your Daily Blunt!


Why We Talk to the Dead: Ghosts in History, Culture, and Literature

Lorraine Berry explores humanity's fascination with ghosts and spirits, and recommends Ben Dolnick's The Ghost Notebooks to ghost story fans.


10 Wise Quotes from Authors With December Birthdays

So many of our favorite writers were December babies. Here are some of their most quotable contributions to the subjects of life, love, and literature.