Books Edgar Allan Poe Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe Hardcover, 842 pages, Book Sales, List Price: $12.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleEdgar Allan PoeSubtitleComplete Tales & PoemsAuthorEdgar Allan Poe Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary This comprehensive collection of the author's works includes such classics as "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Raven" and lesser-known works such as "Loss of Breath" and "Spirits of the Dead." Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Edgar Allan Poe Review PG-13: Risky Reads For Shy Girl, Poe's Rapping And Tapping Inspired More Than Fear September 21, 2013 As a child, author Koren Zailckas was an introvert with numbed emotions. When her fourth-grade teacher, "Mr. Cool," assigned the works of Edgar Allan Poe, she was horrified. Murder? Torture? How inappropriate! But the terrifying stories and poems transformed her: she says they scared her into life.