Tag Archives: Shirley Jackson

ON THIS DAY: December 14, 2017

December 14th is Bouillabaisse Day Roasted Chestnuts Day * World Monkey Day * Yoga Day ______________________________________________ MORE! Tycho Brahe, Aphra Behn and Jimmy Doolittle, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 26, 2017

June 26th is Beautician’s Day National Canoe Day Chocolate Pudding Day Same Sex Marriage Day * International Day in Support of Victims of Torture * International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Tiberius, Shirley Jackson and The … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 14, 2016

December 14th is Bouillabaisse Day Monkey Day Roast Chestnuts Day * Quantum Theory Day *  ____________________________________________________________ MORE! Aphra Behn, Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager. click

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First Read of An American Classic

Today is the 68th anniversary of the first publication of one of the most famous short stories in America. Some works of fiction take time to find their audience. Shirley Jackson’s now-classic short story, “The Lottery,” was first published in … Continue reading

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