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Edward Abbey Desert Solitaire: a season in the wilderness   Louis Adamic Dynamite: a century of class violence in America 1830-1930  Out of Print Philip Agee Inside the Company: CIA diary   Out of Print Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa and Murry Silverstein A Pattern Language: towns, building and construction    Jack Anderson Confessions of a Muckraker […]

CounterPunch’s Top 100 (and a few more) Non-fiction Works of the 20th Century

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

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SIZE="+1">Edward Abbey

Desert
Solitaire: a season in the wilderness
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Louis
Adamic

Dynamite: a century of class violence in America 1830-1930

 Out of Print
Philip
Agee

Inside the Company: CIA diary
   COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print
SIZE="+1">Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa and Murry Silverstein

A
Pattern Language: towns, building and construction 
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Jack
Anderson

Confessions of a Muckraker :

the inside story of life in Washington during the Truman, Eisenhower,
Kennedy and Johnson years
  COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print
SIZE="+1">Kenneth Anger

Hollywood
Babylon
 
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SIZE="+1">Hannah Arendt

Eichmann
in Jerusalem:

a report on the banality of evil
 
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SIZE="+1">David Arora

Mushrooms
Demystified:

a guide to the fleshy fungi
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Sylvia
Ashton-Warner

Spinster
  COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print
SIZE="+1">James Baldwin

The
Devil Finds Work
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SIZE="+1">Reyner Banham

Los
Angeles: the architecture of

four ecologies
 
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SIZE="+1">Joseph Borkin

The Crime and Punishment of IG Farben
WIDTH="30%">Out of Print 
SIZE="+1">B.A. Botkin

A Treasury of Mississippi River Folktales
WIDTH="30%">Out of Print 
SIZE="+1">Jim Bouten

Ball
Four
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SIZE="+1">Richard Boyer and Herbert Morais

Labor’s
Untold Story
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Marshall
Bradley, Fern Bradley and Barbara Ellis

The
Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening
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SIZE="+1">Harry Braverman

Labor
and Monopoly Capital: the degradation of work in the Twentieth
Century
 
SIZE="+1">Kathleen Brenzel

Western
Garden Book 
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SIZE="+1">David Brower

For the Earth’s Sake
WIDTH="30%"> Out of Print 
SIZE="+1">Norman O. Brown

Life
Against Death: the psychoanalytical meaning of history
 
Robert
Byron

The Road to Oxiana
  COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print
E.H.
Carr

What
Is History?
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SIZE="+1">Allan Chase

The Legacy of Malthus
COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print  
SIZE="+1">Samuel B. Charters

The
Country Blues
 
SIZE="+1">Noam Chomsky

The
Fateful Triangle: the United States, Israel and the Palestinians
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SIZE="+1">Andrew Cockburn

The Threat: inside the Soviet military machine
WIDTH="30%"> Out of Print
SIZE="+1">Claud Cockburn

I Claud
  COLOR="#ff0000" SIZE="+1">Out of Print