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Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction Works - Page 2

Here they are--Modern Library's top 100 Nonfiction works in order, starting with Number 1 (Henry Adams) and moving on down to 100 (Lord David Cecil). This list runs the gamut from history to economic theory to social philosophy to science treatise to the murder of a family in Kansas. You know you like to read fiction--but do you balance your reading by feeding your mind as often as your emotions?
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Goodbye to All That
Goodbye to All That
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Homage to Catalonia (George Orwell)
Homage to Catalonia (George Orwell)
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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN by Mark Twain
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN by Mark Twain
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CHILDREN OF CRISIS by Robert Coles
CHILDREN OF CRISIS by Robert Coles
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A STUDY OF HISTORY by Arnold J. Toynbee
A STUDY OF HISTORY by Arnold J. Toynbee
46
The Affluent Society (John Kenneth Galbraith)
The Affluent Society (John Kenneth Galbraith)
47
PRESENT AT THE CREATION by Dean Acheson
PRESENT AT THE CREATION by Dean Acheson
48
THE GREAT BRIDGE by David McCullough
THE GREAT BRIDGE by David McCullough
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49
PATRIOTIC GORE by Edmund Wilson
PATRIOTIC GORE by Edmund Wilson
50
SAMUEL JOHNSON by Walter Jackson Bate
SAMUEL JOHNSON by Walter Jackson Bate
51
Autobiography of Malcolm X
Autobiography of Malcolm X
52
The Right Stuff (Tom Wolfe)
The Right Stuff (Tom Wolfe)
53
Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey
Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey
54
Working by Studs Terkel
Working by Studs Terkel
55
Darkness Visible (William Styron)
Darkness Visible (William Styron)
56
THE LIBERAL IMAGINATION by Lionel Trilling
THE LIBERAL IMAGINATION by Lionel Trilling
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THE SECOND WORLD WAR by Winston Churchill
THE SECOND WORLD WAR by Winston Churchill
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Out of Africa
Out of Africa
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JEFFERSON AND HIS TIME by Dumas Malone
JEFFERSON AND HIS TIME by Dumas Malone
60
IN THE AMERICAN GRAIN by William Carlos Williams
IN THE AMERICAN GRAIN by William Carlos Williams
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61
Cadillac Desert (Marc Reisner)
Cadillac Desert (Marc Reisner)
62
THE HOUSE OF MORGAN by Ron Chernow
THE HOUSE OF MORGAN by Ron Chernow
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The Sweet Science by A. J. Liebling
The Sweet Science by A. J. Liebling
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THE OPEN SOCIETY AND ITS ENEMIES by Karl Popper
THE OPEN SOCIETY AND ITS ENEMIES by Karl Popper
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THE ART OF MEMORY by Frances A. Yates
THE ART OF MEMORY by Frances A. Yates
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RELIGION AND THE RISE OF CAPITALISM by R. H. Tawney
RELIGION AND THE RISE OF CAPITALISM by R. H. Tawney
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A PREFACE TO MORALS by Walter Lippmann
A PREFACE TO MORALS by Walter Lippmann
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THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE by Jonathan D. Spence
THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE by Jonathan D. Spence
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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
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THE STRANGE CAREER OF JIM CROW by C. Vann Woodward
THE STRANGE CAREER OF JIM CROW by C. Vann Woodward
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THE RISE OF THE WEST by William H. McNeill
THE RISE OF THE WEST by William H. McNeill
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The Gnostic Gospels
The Gnostic Gospels
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73
JAMES JOYCE by Richard Ellmann
JAMES JOYCE by Richard Ellmann
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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE by Cecil Woodham-Smith
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE by Cecil Woodham-Smith
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The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
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THE CITY IN HISTORY by Lewis Mumford
THE CITY IN HISTORY by Lewis Mumford
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Battle Cry of Freedom (James M. Mcpherson)
Battle Cry of Freedom (James M. Mcpherson)
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Why We Can't Wait by Martin Luther King by Jr.
Why We Can't Wait by Martin Luther King by Jr.
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Edmund Morris)
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Edmund Morris)
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STUDIES IN ICONOLOGY by Erwin Panofsky
STUDIES IN ICONOLOGY by Erwin Panofsky
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