America Now Feels Like “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

I seem to be on a literary bent this week so, following up on that…

“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson was another one of those stories that I read as a teenager and it had a profound effect on me when I first read it, as I suspect it did many others, as well. For those who are not familiar with this particular work, please see below for the Wikipedia entry for it:

The Lottery — Wikipedia

To quote from the Wiki entry: “This sudden turn of events shows that, with the permission of



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