This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.
Edgar Allan Poe died mysteriously on October 7, 1849 in Baltimore, Maryland, when he was only forty years old. Even so, he is considered one the most influential writers of all time and credited with the invention of several genres, including detective and crime fiction. Read on to learn more about him.
Margaret Atwood is 81 years old today! The renowned Canadian author has been publishing poetry, novels, nonfiction, children’s books, and more since 1961, but her star just keeps on rising. Known largely for books like The Handmaid’s Tale, you may be surprised to learn that speculative fiction actually represents a small fraction of the versatile author’s work.
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