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New Biography Chronicles Shirley Jackson's 'Rather Haunted Life'

Shirley Jackson is probably best known for the creepy short story "The Lottery." But a new biography, Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, paints a much more complete picture of the writer.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Overture
Neria Oliver Mtukudzi
(I Could Have Been Your) Best Friend Viktor Krauss
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Winter Wonderland Chet Baker & Russ Freeman
Chorus: Amen Handel and Hayden Society
Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166) [Glory Now to Thee Be Given] E. Power Biggs, Columbia Chamber Symphony, Zoltan Rozsnyai (conductor)
make me dance, make me dance Heernt
Greensleeves (What Child Is This?) Tarun Bhattacharya
Swamp Road The Word
December Amy Grant
I. Won't. Tell. No. Bo. Dy. Bae Chazmere
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Jimmy Smith
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Christmas Cookin'
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