New York Public Library's Books of the Century

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Author/DateTitle
H.G. Wells, 1895
Theodor Herzl, 1896
Sarah Orne Jewett, 1896
Emile Durkheim, 1897
Bram Stoker, 1897
Henry James, 1898
Thorstein Veblen, 1899
L. Frank Baum, 1900
Sigmund Freud, 1900
Anton Chekhov, 1901
Joseph Conrad, 1901
Rudyard Kipling, 1901
Maurice Maeterlinck, 1901
Beatrix Potter, 1901
Arthur Conan Doyle, 1902
William James, 1902
Jacob Riis, 1902
W.E.B. Du Bois, 1903
Helen Keller, 1903
Max Weber, 1904
J.M. Barrie, 1906
Upton Sinclair, 1906
Henry Adams, 1907
Jane Addams, 1910
Marie Sklodowska Curie, 1910
G.K. Chesterton, 1911
Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1912
Zane Grey, 1912
Juan Ramón Jiménez, 1914
George Bernard Shaw, 1914
Gertrude Stein, 1914
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1915
Frank Kafka, 1915
Arnold Toynbee, 1915
Lillian Wald, 1915
Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1917
William Butler Yeats, 1917
John Reed, 1919
Siegfried Sassoon, 1919
Agatha Christie, 1920
Edith Wharton, 1920
Luigi Pirandello, 1921
Albert Einstein, 1922
T.S. Eliot, 1922
James Joyce, 1922
Emily Post, 1922
Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler, 1923
Kahlil Gibran, 1923
Jaroslav Hasek, 1920-23
P.G. Wodehouse, 1923
E.M. Forster, 1924
Thomas Mann, 1924
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1925
Adolf Hitler, 1925-26
A.A. Milne, 1926
Marcel Proust, 1913-27
Bertrand Russell, 1927
Virginia Woolf, 1927
Havelock Ellis, 1901-28
Author/DateTitle
Federico García Lorca, 1928
Margaret Mead, 1928
Erich Maria Remarque, 1928
Willa Cather, 1931
Irma S. Rombauer, 1931
Margaret Sanger, 1931
Lincoln Steffens, 1931
Aldous Huxley, 1932
James Hilton, 1933
Roger Tory Peterson, 1934
Dale Carnegie, 1936
John Maynard Keynes, 1936
Margaret Mitchell, 1936
John Dos Passos, 1937
J.R.R. Tolkien, 1937
Raymond Chandler, 1939
John Steinbeck, 1939
Nathanael West, 1939
Anna Akhmatova, 1935-40
Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1921-40
Ernest Hemingway, 1940
Richard Wright, 1940
James Agee and Walker Evans, 1941
Arthur Koestler, 1941
Albert Camus, 1942
Zora Neale Hurston, 1942
Jean-Paul Sartre, 1943
Betty Smith, 1943
Lillian Smith, 1944
Friedrich A. von Hayek, 1944
United Nations, 1945
William Faulkner, 1946
John Hersey, 1946
Benjamin Spock, 1946
W.H. Auden, 1947
Margaret Wise Brown, 1947
Anne Frank, 1947
Winston Churchill, 1948
Alan Paton, 1948
B.F. Skinner, 1948
Simone de Beauvoir, 1949
Aldo Leopold, 1949
Konrad Z. Lorenz, 1949
George Orwell, 1949
C.S. Lewis, 1950
J.D. Salinger, 1951
Samuel Beckett, 1952
Ralph Ellison, 1952
Paul Tillich, 1952
E.B. White, 1952
multiple authors, 1952
Ray Bradbury, 1953
Vladimir Nabokov, 1955
Edward Steichen and MoMA, 1955
Jorge Luis Borges, 1956
Grace Metalious, 1956
Milton Friedman, 1957
Jack Kerouac, 1957
Ayn Rand, 1957
Author/DateTitle
Dr. Seuss, 1957
Chinua Achebe, 1958
John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958
Elie Wiesel, 1958
Paul Goodman, 1960
Harper Lee, 1960
Frantz Fanon, 1961
Robert A. Heinlein, 1961
Joseph Heller, 1961
Langston Hughes, 1961
Jane Jacobs, 1961
Anthony Burgess, 1962
Rachel Carson, 1962
Ezra Jack Keats, 1962
Ken Kesey, 1962
Doris Lessing, 1962
James Baldwin, 1963
Betty Friedan, 1963
Maurice Sendak, 1963
U.S. Surgeon General, 1964
Truman Capote, 1965
Malcolm X, 1965
Mao Zedong, 1966
Jean Rhys, 1966
Gabriel García Márquez, 1967
Timothy Leary, 1968
James Watson, 1968
Maya Angelou, 1969
Tayeb el-Salih, 1969
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, 1969
Philip Roth, 1969
Jim Bouton, 1970
Dee Alexander Brown, 1970
Helen Leavitt, 1970
Robin Morgan, ed., 1970
E.F. Schumacher, 1973
Stephen King, 1974
Susan Brownmiller, 1975
V.S. Naipaul, 1975
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, 1973-75
Bruno Bettelheim, 1976
Buchi Emecheta, 1976
Michael Herr, 1977
Toni Morrison, 1977
Ryszard Kapuscinski, 1978
Alice Walker, 1982
Elizabeth Bishop, 1983
Rigoberta Menchú, 1983
Marguerite Duras, 1984
Margaret Atwood, 1985
Patricia MacLachlan, 1985
Randy Shilts, 1987
Tom Wolfe, 1987
Alex Kotlowitz, 1991
Art Spiegelman, 1986-91
Ed Krol, 1992
Edward O. Wilson, 1992

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