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Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss) and her long-term houseguest Rose (Odessa Young) form an unusual bond in Shirley. The film mixes fact and fiction to explore the life of the American writer best known for her short story "The Lottery." Neon hide caption

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Elisabeth Moss Shines As Writer Shirley Jackson In This Smart, Surprising Film

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Trauma manifests itself as horror in Netflix's series The Haunting of Hill House. Steve Dietl /Netflix hide caption

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Ayelet Waldman is an essayist, author, and mother of four. Stephanie Rausser hide caption

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Three Books For A More Honest View Of Mother

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Three Hauntingly Unforgettable Literary Houses

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