You need the BBC Top 100 Horror Book list. You'd have cleared the board there.schemingreader
recced me A Confederacy of Dunces already too. She said it was funny. It's on my to-read list which I keep on my mobile phone. There's about 10 items there at the moment:
Doris Lessing - the Golden notebook
Joyce Carroll Oates - the gravedigger's daughter
Evelina, Fanny Burney (rec by schemingreader)
Midnight Disease, the drive to write - Alice Flaherty (rec by schemingreader)
Oscar and Lucinda
The Prospect of the Sea - Dylan Thomas
Sexual personae - camille paglia (rec easilyled)
Creation - Gore Vidal (rec my mate F)
The Sheltering Sky - paul bowles
Confederacy of Dunces (rec schemingreader)
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles - haruki marakami (rec glynnis) Finally one I read already and loved!
Every time someone recs me a book, I make a note of it.