The Guardian's 100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books

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  1. The Age of Extremes by Eric Hobsbawm (1994)
  2. Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (1621)
  3. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (1947)
  4. The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas by Gertrude Stein (1933)
  5. Bad Blood by Lorna Sage (2000)
  6. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West (1941) _Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1782)
  7. The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pisan (1405)
  8. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (1988)
  9. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown (1970)
  10. The Character of Physical Law by Richard Feynmann (1965)
  11. China Along the Yellow River by Cao Jinqing (1995)
  12. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (1848)
  13. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1781)
  14. Danube by Claudio Magris (1986)
  15. De Profundis by Oscar Wilde (1905)
  16. A Dialogue Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume (1779) _The Art of War by Sun Tzu (c500 BC)
  17. The Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys (1825)
  18. Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault (1975)
  19. Dispatches by Michael Herr (1977)
  20. The Double Helix by James Watson (1968)
  21. Economy and Society by Max Weber (1922)
  22. Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt (1963)
  23. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe (1968)
  24. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey (1918)
  25. Essays by Michel de Montaigne (1580)
  26. The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer (1970)
  27. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan (1963)
  28. Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter (1979)
  29. The Golden Bough by James George Frazer (1890)
  30. Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves (1929)
  31. The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1973)
  32. Hard Times by Studs Terkel (1970)
  33. Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky (2008)
  34. The History by Herodotus (c400 BC)
  35. History of England by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1848)
  36. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1776)
  37. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell (1938)
  38. An Image of Africa by Chinua Achebe (1975)
  39. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (1966)
  40. Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain (1869)
  41. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud (1899)
  42. The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm (1900)
  43. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans (1941)
  44. Letters Concerning the English Nation by Voltaire (1734)
  45. Letters to a Young Novelist by Mario Vargas Llosa (2002)
  46. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes (1651)
  47. The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell (1791)
  48. Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari (1550)
  49. The Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson (1779)
  50. The Making of the English Working Class by EP Thompson (1963)
  51. The Man Died by Wole Soyinka (1971)
  52. Manufacturing Consent by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman (1988)
  53. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (c180)
  54. Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes (1641)
  55. The Medium is the Message by Marshall McLuhan (1967)
  56. Mythologies by Roland Barthes (1977)
  57. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass (1845)
  58. News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel García Márquez (1996)
  59. Notes on Camp by Susan Sontag (1964)
  60. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill (1859)
  61. On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1859)
  62. Orientalism by Edward Said (1978)
  63. Passage to Juneau by Jonathan Raban (2000)
  64. The Periodic Table by Primo Levi (1975)
  65. Phenomenology of Mind by GWF Hegel (1807)
  66. Postwar by Tony Judt (2005)
  67. Praise of Folly by Erasmus (1511)
  68. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (1532)
  69. The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock (1979)
  70. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine (1791)
  71. The Rings of Saturn by WG Sebald (1995)
  72. The Romantic Generation by Charles Rosen (1998)
  73. A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf (1929)
  74. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir (1949)
  75. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins (1976)
  76. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom by TE Lawrence (1922)
  77. Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski (1982)
  78. The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes (1980)
  79. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (1962)
  80. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (1968)
  81. The Souls of Black Folk by WEB DuBois (1903)
  82. Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov (1951)
  83. The Story of Art by Ernst Gombrich (1950)
  84. The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mahatma Gandhi (1927)
  85. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn (1962)
  86. Suicide by Émile Durkheim (1897)
  87. The Symposium by Plato (c400 BC)
  88. Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche (1883)
  89. A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor (1977)
  90. The Travels of Ibn Battuta by Ibn Battuta (1355)
  91. The Uses of Enchantment by Bruno Bettelheim (1976)
  92. The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James (1902)
  93. Venice by Jan Morris (1960)
  94. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)
  95. Walden by HD Thoreau (1854)
  96. Ways of Seeing by John Berger (1972)
  97. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Familes by Philip Gourevitch (1999)
  98. The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon (1961)
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Thanks, burneyfan for posting this list.

I changed the order to be alphabetical by title.