This anthology of short stories brings together some of author Shirley Jackson’s most celebrated pieces of short fiction. It includes her most famous story, “The Lottery,” about a small American town preparing for their strange annual tradition—a lottery in which every family must participate, and no one wants to win. The Lottery and Other Stories was the only short story collection published during Shirley Jackson’s lifetime. Her story “The Lottery” stands out as one of the most famous short stories in American literary history. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.