Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books

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192 reviews
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deldevries, peach3009, Kristelh, Bretzky1, ManWithAnAgenda,aulsmith ,ibarrobo
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aulsmith : There was much in this book to like, but I've found other books on writing just as helpful, if not more so.
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467 reviews
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92 reviews
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aulsmith, deldevries, peach3009
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aulsmith: But read it carefully. It's not as post-modern as some people think
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30 reviews
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5,273 members
69 reviews
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3,035 members
44 reviews
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715 members
4 reviews
½ 4.3
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aulsmith, peach3009
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aulsmith: Berlin is great, never satisfied with easy answers (or some times any answer)
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4,288 members
38 reviews
3.9
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2,300 members
39 reviews
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1,310 members
12 reviews
½ 4.4
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73 reviews
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deldevries, peach3009, ManWithAnAgenda,aulsmith
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aulsmith : This was an interesting book, but too cynical for my taste.
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6,625 members
125 reviews
½ 4.3
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2,133 members
20 reviews
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5,246 members
99 reviews
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2,830 members
45 reviews
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peach3009
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678 members
14 reviews
3.8
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3,036 members
82 reviews
3.9
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9,811 members
124 reviews
½ 4.3
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2,942 members
46 reviews
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36 reviews
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peach3009
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6,557 members
98 reviews
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peach3009, ManWithAnAgenda,aulsmith
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aulsmith : This is getting very dated. A silent spring is certainly not our greatest ecological worry.
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3,624 members
44 reviews
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peach3009
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peach3009
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1,767 members
12 reviews
½ 3.6
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peach3009
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2,074 members
31 reviews
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peach3009
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507 members
7 reviews
3.9
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peach3009
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5,222 members
68 reviews
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peach3009
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495 members
2 reviews
½ 3.7
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peach3009
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2,700 members
44 reviews
½ 3.6
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peach3009
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141 members
2 reviews
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peach3009
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peach3009
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1,840 members
17 reviews
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peach3009
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567 members
4 reviews
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peach3009
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71 members
2 reviews
½ 4.3
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peach3009
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351 members
3 reviews
½ 4.4
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peach3009
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24 reviews
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peach3009
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5 reviews
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peach3009
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1,784 members
10 reviews
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peach3009
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679 members
3 reviews
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peach3009
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30 members
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peach3009
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312 members
2 reviews
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peach3009
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10 reviews
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peach3009
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886 members
11 reviews
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peach3009
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3,543 members
54 reviews
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peach3009
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23 reviews
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peach3009
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2 reviews
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peach3009
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65 reviews
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peach3009
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106 reviews
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peach3009
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891 members
9 reviews
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peach3009
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153 members
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peach3009
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273 members
4 reviews
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peach3009
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13 reviews
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peach3009
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468 members
5 reviews
½ 3.7
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peach3009
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2,724 members
58 reviews
½ 4.3
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peach3009
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401 members
5 reviews
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peach3009
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403 members
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peach3009
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32 reviews
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peach3009
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534 members
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peach3009
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1,480 members
9 reviews
½ 4.3
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peach3009
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283 members
3 reviews
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peach3009
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518 members
2 reviews
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peach3009
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1,754 members
35 reviews
½ 4.3
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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767 members
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½ 3.7
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peach3009
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peach3009
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434 members
1 review
½ 3.7
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peach3009
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peach3009
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709 members
8 reviews
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peach3009
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4,926 members
51 reviews
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peach3009
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309 members
4 reviews
½ 3.7
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peach3009
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2,095 members
27 reviews
½ 4.3
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peach3009
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5,394 members
76 reviews
½ 4.4
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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33 reviews
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peach3009
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3,616 members
128 reviews
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009
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105 reviews
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peach3009
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427 members
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2,926 members
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½ 4.6
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peach3009
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13 reviews
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peach3009
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peach3009
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132 members
½ 2.6
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peach3009
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peach3009
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peach3009,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I love Liebling's writing, but even he couldn't get me to read about boxing.
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peach3009,aulsmith
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aulsmith : This has really been out-dated by more modern archeology.
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peach3009,aulsmith
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aulsmith : Even the abridged version is more than most people want to know.