Kelly Link’s frightful recommendations

Terry Teachout has posted a list of Kelly Link‘s recommendations for Halloween-appropriate reading. Among the titles that Link suggests is Edith Wharton’s “Afterward,” which she describes as “one of the best ghost stories I’ve ever read.” I think it’s a terrific story, too, and since it’s in the public domain, there are a number of places where you can read it online for free.

I’d also like to echo Link’s recommendation of the ghost stories of MR James, which are accessible online via Project Gutenberg.

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