The Guardian's 100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books

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Author (Year)BookCategory
Sun Tzu (c500 BC)Politics
Herodotus (c400 BC)History
Plato (c380 BC)Philosophy
Marcus Aurelius (c180)Philosophy
Ibn Battuta (1355)Travel
Christine de Pisan (1405)Society
Erasmus (1511)Society
Niccolò Machiavelli (1532)Politics
Giorgio Vasari (1550)Biography
Michel de Montaigne (1580)Philosophy
Robert Burton (1621)Philosophy
René Descartes (1641)Philosophy
Thomas Hobbes (1651)Politics
Voltaire (1734)Society
Edward Gibbon (1776)History
David Hume (1779)Philosophy
Immanuel Kant (1781)Philosophy
Samuel Johnson (1781)Literature
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1782)Memoir
James Boswell (1791)Biography
Thomas Paine (1791)Politics
Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)Politics
GWF Hegel (1807)Philosophy
Samuel Pepys (1825)Biography
Frederick Douglass (1845)Memoir
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (1848)Politics
Thomas Babington Macaulay (1848)History
HD Thoreau (1854)Philosophy
Charles Darwin (1859)Science
John Stuart Mill (1859)Philosophy
Mark Twain (1869)Travel
Friedrich Nietzsche (1883)Philosophy
James George Frazer (1890)Religion
Émile Durkheim (1897)Society
Author (Year)BookCategory
Sigmund Freud (1899)Mind
William James (1902)Religion
WEB DuBois (1903)Politics
Oscar Wilde (1905)Memoir
Lytton Strachey (1918)Biography
TE Lawrence (1922)Memoir
Max Weber (1922)Society
Mahatma Gandhi (1927)Memoir
Robert Graves (1929)Biography
Virginia Woolf (1929)Society
Gertrude Stein (1933)Biography
George Orwell (1938)Memoir
Rebecca West (1941)Travel
James Agee and Walker Evans (1941)Society
Anne Frank (1947)Memoir
Simone de Beauvoir (1949)Politics
Ernst Gombrich (1950)Art
Vladimir Nabokov (1951)Memoir
Jan Morris (1960)Travel
Franz Fanon (1961)Politics
Rachel Carson (1962)Environment
Thomas Kuhn (1962)Philosophy
Hannah Arendt (1963)History
EP Thompson (1963)History
Betty Friedan (1963)Society
Susan Sontag (1964)Culture
Richard Feynman (1965)Science
Truman Capote (1966)Society
Marshall McLuhan (1967)Politics
Tom Wolfe (1968)Journalism
James Watson (1968)Science
Joan Didion (1968)Society
Dee Brown (1970)History
Germaine Greer (1970)Politics
Author (Year)BookCategory
Studs Terkel (1970)History
Wole Soyinka (1971)Memoir
Roland Barthes (1972)Culture
John Berger (1972)Art
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1973)Society
Chinua Achebe (1975)Literature
Primo Levi (1975)Memoir
Michel Foucault (1975)Society
Richard Dawkins (1976)Science
Bruno Bettelheim (1976)Literature
Michael Herr (1977)Journalism
Patrick Leigh Fermor (1977)Travel
Edward Said (1978)Culture
James Lovelock (1979)Environment
Douglas Hofstadter (1979)Mathematics
Robert Hughes (1980)Art
Ryszard Kapuściński (1982)History
Claudio Magris (1986)Travel
Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman (1988)Politics
Stephen Hawking (1988)Science
Janet Malcolm (1990)Journalism
Eric Hobsbawm (1994)History
Cao Jinqing (1995)Travel
WG Sebald (1995)Travel
Gabriel García Márquez (1996)Society
Charles Rosen (1998)Music
Philip Gourevitch (1999)History
Lorna Sage (2000)Memoir
Jonathan Raban (2000)Travel
Mario Vargas Llosa (2002)Travel
Tony Judt (2005)History
Clay Shirky (2008)Politics

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