Books Edgar Allan Poe Books by Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe has written books about: Horror & Supernatural Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Edgar Allan Poe Summer Reader Poll 2018: Horror Click If You Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories August 16, 2018 In honor of Frankenstein's 200th birthday, this year's summer reader poll is all about horror — from classics like Mary Shelley's monster to new favorites, we've got something to scare everyone. 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.