Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Throwback Thursdays: The Poe Amongst Us

Who better to celebrate the Halloween edition of Throwback Thursday with than Edgar Allan Poe, beloved native son of our region? The Northern Virginia area abounds with places with which to commune with the spirit, books, and artifacts from Poe’s lifeOur users can also frighten themselves silly by reading Poe’s collected works and learn more about his tragic life from biographies found in our collections.

Those seeking additional thrills can witness the horror writer come to life once more on October 30th  at the Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum. Members of the audience will experience the author's dramatic readings of some of his most famous works, including The Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven. 

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