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mn1a [#13 - Middlemarch (1874) by George Eliot]
wiki:newsweeks_top_100_books_2009 [2014/06/06 15:09] (current)
mn1a [#76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel]
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 ===== #14 - Things Fall Apart (1958) by Chinua Achebe ===== ===== #14 - Things Fall Apart (1958) by Chinua Achebe =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 47510]]+  * [[RC 47510]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​47510|DB 47510]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Portrays traditional Ibo society in nineteenth-century Nigeria and one of its great men, Okonkwo. Through rituals, the lives of the individual and the community are unified, giving them order and significance. But the time-honored system of beliefs and behavior falls apart with the arrival of missionaries and colonists.''​ ''​Portrays traditional Ibo society in nineteenth-century Nigeria and one of its great men, Okonkwo. Through rituals, the lives of the individual and the community are unified, giving them order and significance. But the time-honored system of beliefs and behavior falls apart with the arrival of missionaries and colonists.''​
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 ===== #27 - Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin ===== ===== #27 - Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 15937]]+  * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​15937|DB ​15937]] ​- Read by Ryan Halloran. Reading time: 23 hours, 16 minutes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Classic of biology and evolution that introduced an account of how every species develops or evolves from a previous one.''​ ''​Classic of biology and evolution that introduced an account of how every species develops or evolves from a previous one.''​
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 ===== #29 - The Social Contract (1762) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau ===== ===== #29 - The Social Contract (1762) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 23561]]+  * [[RC 23561]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​23561|DB 23561]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​The eighteenth-century French philosopher'​s major work advocating the principles of political right, which declared that the general will is the rightful authority in matters of controversy.''​ ''​The eighteenth-century French philosopher'​s major work advocating the principles of political right, which declared that the general will is the rightful authority in matters of controversy.''​
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 ==== Volume 1 (1867) ==== ==== Volume 1 (1867) ====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39627]]+  * [[RC 39627]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39627|DB 39627]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Originally intended as part of a six-volume work, this volume is the only one published during the author'​s lifetime. Marx examines the process of producing capital, including the value of commodities,​ the circulation of money, the role of labor and machinery in manufacture,​ and the question of accumulation,​ particularly as it applies to agriculture and to industry.''​ ''​Originally intended as part of a six-volume work, this volume is the only one published during the author'​s lifetime. Marx examines the process of producing capital, including the value of commodities,​ the circulation of money, the role of labor and machinery in manufacture,​ and the question of accumulation,​ particularly as it applies to agriculture and to industry.''​
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 ==== Volume 2 (1885) ==== ==== Volume 2 (1885) ====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39628]]+  * [[RC 39628]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39628|DB 39628]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Compiled by Friedrick Engels, Marx's lifelong partner, and published posthumously. This volume contains an extensive introduction by Ernest Mandel. The author continues with technical analyses of aspects of capitalism that were initiated in Volume 1, including the question of supply and demand and the ownership of private property.''​ ''​Compiled by Friedrick Engels, Marx's lifelong partner, and published posthumously. This volume contains an extensive introduction by Ernest Mandel. The author continues with technical analyses of aspects of capitalism that were initiated in Volume 1, including the question of supply and demand and the ownership of private property.''​
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 ==== Volume 3 (1894) ==== ==== Volume 3 (1894) ====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39629]]+  * [[RC 39629]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39629|DB 39629]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Compiled by Frederick Engels and published more than a decade after Marx's death. Certain subjects, such as world markets and competition,​ are not fully developed in the original manuscript, but this volume examines the process of capitalist production in its totality. Controversial from the start, Marx shows how he would have solved the problems of what he believed would be the collapse of capitalism.''​ ''​Compiled by Frederick Engels and published more than a decade after Marx's death. Certain subjects, such as world markets and competition,​ are not fully developed in the original manuscript, but this volume examines the process of capitalist production in its totality. Controversial from the start, Marx shows how he would have solved the problems of what he believed would be the collapse of capitalism.''​
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 ===== #32 - Confessions (397-398) by Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo ===== ===== #32 - Confessions (397-398) by Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39444]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39444|DB 39444]] - **"IN PROCESS"​**+  * [[RC 39444]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39444|DB 39444]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** ​- (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​The first nine books take Augustine from his birth in fourth-century Roman North Africa through his conversion to Christianity and baptism in Milan at the age of thirty-three. In the final four books, Augustine, who is by now a Catholic bishop, examines the nature of God and prayer, ponders such mysteries as creation, and interprets the Holy Scriptures.''​ ''​The first nine books take Augustine from his birth in fourth-century Roman North Africa through his conversion to Christianity and baptism in Milan at the age of thirty-three. In the final four books, Augustine, who is by now a Catholic bishop, examines the nature of God and prayer, ponders such mysteries as creation, and interprets the Holy Scriptures.''​
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 ===== #33 - Leviathan (1651) by Thomas Hobbes ===== ===== #33 - Leviathan (1651) by Thomas Hobbes =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 48622]]+  * [[RC 48622]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​48622|DB 48622]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​An English philosopher discusses the idea of absolute government that is embedded in a contract between the citizens and a sovereign authority. Examines human passion and its effect on reason and the need to restrain emotions.''​ ''​An English philosopher discusses the idea of absolute government that is embedded in a contract between the citizens and a sovereign authority. Examines human passion and its effect on reason and the need to restrain emotions.''​
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 ===== #45 - Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) by Jean Rhys ===== ===== #45 - Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) by Jean Rhys =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 23148]]+  * [[RC 23148]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​23148|DB 23148]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre", Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.''​ ''​Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre", Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.''​
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 ===== #53 - Leaves of Grass (1855) by Walt Whitman ===== ===== #53 - Leaves of Grass (1855) by Walt Whitman =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 32177]]+  * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​32177|DB ​32177]] ​- Read by George Backman. Reading time: 15 hours, 4 minutes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​A classic work of poetry by Whitman, who, born in New York in 1819, was a teacher, editor, war correspondent,​ and government clerk. The poems included in "​Leaves of Grass" present a broad view of Whitman as philosopher,​ propagandist,​ humorist, and poet. "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'​d,"​ a tribute to Abraham Lincoln, describes the grief of those watching the passing of the train bearing the president'​s body.''​ ''​A classic work of poetry by Whitman, who, born in New York in 1819, was a teacher, editor, war correspondent,​ and government clerk. The poems included in "​Leaves of Grass" present a broad view of Whitman as philosopher,​ propagandist,​ humorist, and poet. "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'​d,"​ a tribute to Abraham Lincoln, describes the grief of those watching the passing of the train bearing the president'​s body.''​
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 ===== #61 - Animal Farm (1945) by George Orwell ===== ===== #61 - Animal Farm (1945) by George Orwell =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 38959]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​38959|DB 38959]] - **"May be available only for download"​** - MARC **955:** "pre link 2011" ​(last checked ​5/24/2013)+  * [[RC 38959]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​38959|DB 38959]] - **"May be available only for download"​** - (last checked ​6/6/2014)
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​13456|BR 13456]] - 1 volume.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​13456|BR 13456]] - 1 volume.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
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 ===== #64 - The Golden Notebook (1962) by Doris Lessing ===== ===== #64 - The Golden Notebook (1962) by Doris Lessing =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 23376]]+  * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​23376|DB ​23376]] ​- Read by Sally Darling. Reading time: 29 hours, 38 minutes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​A complex novel that explores the intimate details of the life of Anna Wulf, a writer evolving as a woman in relationships with men, as an artist, as a communist, and as a mother. Points up the differences between life and art as conveyed in Wulf's notebooks.''​ ''​A complex novel that explores the intimate details of the life of Anna Wulf, a writer evolving as a woman in relationships with men, as an artist, as a communist, and as a mother. Points up the differences between life and art as conveyed in Wulf's notebooks.''​
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 ===== #76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel ===== ===== #76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 42074]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​42074|DB 42074]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** (last checked ​5/24/2013)+  * [[RC 42074]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​42074|DB 42074]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** (last checked ​6/6/2014)
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​11185|BR 11185]] - 2 volumes. (The night trilogy.)   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​11185|BR 11185]] - 2 volumes. (The night trilogy.)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
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 ===== #82 - Tropic of Cancer (1934) by Henry Miller ===== ===== #82 - Tropic of Cancer (1934) by Henry Miller =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 17191]]+  * [[RC 17191]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​17191|DB 17191]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18702|BR 18702]] - 3 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18702|BR 18702]] - 3 volumes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
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 ===== #94 - Goodbye to All That (1929) by Robert Graves ===== ===== #94 - Goodbye to All That (1929) by Robert Graves =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 26218]]+  * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​26218|DB ​26218]] ​- Read by Vanessa Maroney. Reading time: 22 hours, 56 minutes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​At the age of 34, the English poet published this autobiography,​ with much attention to his service with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in World War I.''​ ''​At the age of 34, the English poet published this autobiography,​ with much attention to his service with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in World War I.''​
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