Thursday, March 20, 2014

Seven of the creepiest short stories

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Nicole Hill tagged seven short stories that haunt her, including:
“The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson

As Springfield’s finest news anchor, Kent Brockman, says, “The Lottery” is “a chilling tale of conformity gone mad.” You really don’t want to hit the jackpot in this rural community, because this lottery is more like an old-fashioned Panem reaping than a town-wide hootenanny.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue