Books Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps by Peter Straub Hardcover, 746 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleTerror and the Uncanny from Poe to the PulpsAuthorPeter Straub Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Gathers a collection of horror tales from the Edwardian era through the pulp heyday of "Weird Tales." Genres: Fiction Also by Peter Straub H.P. Lovecraft American Fantastic Tales Interior Darkness Ghost Story Shadowland Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps Review Books We Like 300 Years of American Terror, Insanity And Awe October 29, 2009 The impulse to scare ourselves has been around for centuries, as American Fantastic Tales, the new two-volume horror anthology from The Library of America, proves. Editor Peter Straub has done a superb job with both his story selections and hyperliterate introductions.