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Modern library presents its list of 100 best nonfiction books written in english during twentieth century, as chosen by publisher's editorial board some of frederick jackson turner's famous essay ''the significance of the frontier in american history,'' the lead essay in his book ''the frontier in american. After keen debate at the guardian's books desk, this is our list of the very best factual writing see how closely johnson (1781) biographical and critical studies of 18th-century poets, which cast a sceptical eye on their lives and works a series of essays makes the case for equality in the american south. For this singular collection, joyce carol oates selected fifty-five unforgettable essays by the finest american writers of the twentieth century here is a some good essays here, but a number of boring ones as well, if they had 100 years of essays to choose from, i'm suprised this was the best they could come up with.
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