The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May Alcott, Harper Lee, Ralph Ellison and William Faulkner.
But not Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart” or “The Fall of the House of Usher.”
The list also has thoughtful choices such as "The Joy of Cooking" and "Our Bodies, Ourselves." There...