The Big Read http://nhpr.org en Edgar Allan Poe: In October Coming To A Library Near You http://nhpr.org/post/edgar-allan-poe-october-coming-library-near-you <p>One hundred and sixty-three years after his death, New Hampshire is aiming its literary spotlight on Edgar Allan Poe.</p><p>Throughout October libraries around the state are encouraging people to get acquainted – or perhaps reacquainted – with one of the masters of horror.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p></p><p>Edgar Allan Poe didn’t have a chainsaw or horror-movie special effects.</p><p>But the guy had a wicked imagination.</p><p>When it came to scaring millions of readers he did just fine with stories like:</p><p>The Raven.</p><p>The Fall of the House of Usher.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:21:10 +0000 Chris Jensen 13949 at http://nhpr.org Edgar Allan Poe: In October Coming To A Library Near You