Author Susan Straight and her daughters in Central Park in November 2010. From left to right: Gaila Sims, Delphine Sims, Rosette Sims and Susan Straight. Courtesy Of The Author hide caption

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Mat Johnson's new book picks up where Edgar Allen Poe's only novel left off. Spiegel & Grau hide caption

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