Mrs. Poe NPR coverage of Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Mrs. Poe

Mrs. Poe

by Lynn Cullen

Hardcover, 318 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $26 |


Buy Featured Book

Mrs. Poe
Lynn Cullen

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Book Summary

Struggling to support her family in mid-19th-century New York, writer Frances Osgood makes an unexpected connection with literary master Edgar Allan Poe and finds her survival complicated by her intense attraction to the writer and the scheming manipulations of his wife.