The Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction: The Board's List
Given by Modern Library
The goal of the "100 Best" project was to get people talking about great books. We succeeded beyond our wildest imaginings -- more than 400,000 avid readers rushed online to cast votes for theirshow more favorite books.
The readers' poll for the best nonfiction published in the English language since 1900 opened on April 29, 1999 and closed on September 30, 1999 with a total of 194,829 votes cast.
This list of 100 nonfiction books was drawn up by the editorial board of Modern Library. See also The Readers' List.show less