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Ruth Franklin

Ruth Franklin is a book critic and frequent contributor to The New Yorker, Harper’s, and many other publications. A recipient of a New York Public Library Cullman Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Awards

Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, 2017

Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award, 2017

Books by Ruth Franklin

  • 9780871403131 72

    Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

    Ruth Franklin

    Hardcover, 2016

    Reviving the life and work of a neglected master, this biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature.
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    Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

    Ruth Franklin

    Paperback, 2017

    Reviving the life and work of a neglected master, this biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American literature.