|Edgar just hopes the bird doesn't poop.|
- "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
- "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe
- "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving
- "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
- "The Golden Arm" by Mark Twain
- "Hop-Frog" by Edgar Allan Poe
- "The Minister's Black Veil" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
- "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe
- "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
- "A Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
- "Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?" by Joyce Carol Oats
- "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe
- "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving
But if you're looking for a good, American novel to read—one that will subtly frighten you with hellfire and damnation until you repent—I recommend "The Scarlet Letter." It's quite literally my favorite book.
Here's some music that will talk your ears into talking your eyes into reading the book.