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

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

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 :

the inside story of life in Washington during the Truman, Eisenhower,
Kennedy and Johnson years

 Out of Print
Kenneth Anger

Hollywood
Babylon
 

 
Hannah Arendt

Eichmann
in Jerusalem:

a report on the banality of evil 

 
David Arora

Mushrooms
Demystified:

a guide to the fleshy fungi

 
Sylvia
Ashton-Warner

Spinster

 Out of Print
James Baldwin

The
Devil Finds Work

 
Reyner Banham

Los
Angeles: the architecture of

four ecologies 

 
Joseph Borkin

The Crime and Punishment of IG Farben

Out of Print 
B.A. Botkin

A Treasury of Mississippi River Folktales

Out of Print 
Jim Bouten

Ball
Four

 
Richard Boyer and Herbert Morais

Labor’s
Untold Story

Marshall
Bradley, Fern Bradley and Barbara Ellis

The
Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

 
Harry Braverman

Labor
and Monopoly Capital: the degradation of work in the Twentieth
Century

Kathleen Brenzel

Western
Garden Book 

 
David Brower

For the Earth’s Sake

 Out of Print 
Norman O. Brown

Life
Against Death: the psychoanalytical meaning of history

Robert
Byron

The Road to Oxiana

 Out of Print
E.H.
Carr

What
Is History?

 
Allan Chase

The Legacy of Malthus

Out of Print 
Samuel B. Charters

The
Country Blues

Noam Chomsky

The
Fateful Triangle: the United States, Israel and the Palestinians

 
Andrew Cockburn

The Threat: inside the Soviet military machine

 Out of Print
Claud Cockburn

I Claud

 Out of Print 

Jeffrey St. Clair is editor of CounterPunch. His new book is Killing Trayvons: an Anthology of American Violence (with JoAnn Wypijewski and Kevin Alexander Gray). He can be reached at: sitka@comcast.net. Alexander Cockburn’s Guillotined! and A Colossal Wreck are available from CounterPunch.

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Brexit Pro and Con: the View From Germany
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Fatally Flawed: the Bi-Partisan Travesty of American Health Care Reform
Mike King
The “Free State of Jones” in Trump’s America: Freedom Beyond White Imagination
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Brexit and the Neoliberal Revolt Against Jeremy Corbyn
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Time to End Impunity for Suharto’’s Crimes in Indonesia and Timor-Leste
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SCOTUS: Amply Serving Law Enforcement’s Interests versus Society’s
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Capitalism is the Opposite of Democracy
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Up Against the Wall
Chris Ernesto
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