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














































































































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