Top Ten Books of the 20th Century - John's List

As we approach the end of the final century of this millenium, which books would you include in your top ten of the 20th century? Contribute your selections to the master list and browse through those already submitted - you might find a classic you've missed.

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John's Top Ten in no Particular Order

  1. Seven Years in Tibet: Hienrich Harrer
  2. The History of Physics: Isaac Asimov
  3. Dune: Frank Herbert
  4. Zen and the Art of Motocyle Maintenance, Robert M Pirsig
  5. The Call of the Wild: Jack London
  6. She: H Rider Haggard
  7. On the Beach: Neville Shute
  8. The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy: Douglas Adams
  9. Expecting Someone Taller: Tom Holt
  10. Animal Farm: George Orwell

Special Mentions For

A brief History of Time: Stephen Hawkin
The Colour of Magic: Terry Pratchett

Previous Contributors

20th Century Top 10 Compilation

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September 1999