Books that Shaped the Century 1900 - 1925

  • 1900

    • CONRAD, Joseph (Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski) (1857-1924) Lord Jim
    • FREUD, Sigmund(1856-1939) Die Traumdeutung (The Interpretation of Dreams)

    1901

    • CHEKHOV, Anton P (1860-1904) Tri sestry (The Three Sisters)

    1902

    • LENIN, Vladimir Ilyich (1870-1924) Chto delat? (What Is to Be Done?)

    1908

    • GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932) The Wind in the Willows

    1910

    • CURIE, Marie Sklodowska (1867-1934) Traité de radioactivité (Treatise on Radioactivity)

    1911

    • TAYLOR, Frederick Winslow (1856-1915) The Principles of Scientific Management

    1913

    • WHITEHEAD, Alfred North (1861-1947) and RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970) Principia Mathematica (3 vols)
    • LAWRENCE, David Herbert (1885-1930) Sons and Lovers (also Lady Chatterley's Lover 1928)

    1918

    • EINSTEIN, Albert (1879-1955) Das Relativitätsprinzip: eine Sammlung von Abhandlungen (The Principle of Relativity: A Collection of Original Memoirs on the Special and General Theory of Relativity)
    • STOPES, Marie (1880-1958) Married Love

    1920

    • WEBER, Max (1864-1920) Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus (The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism)

    1922

    • HASEK, Jaroslaw (1883-1923) Osudy dobrého vojáka Svejka za Svétové války (The Good Soldier Schweik)
    • ELIOT, T(homas) S(tearns) (1888-1965) The Waste Land
    • JOYCE, James (1882-1941) Ulysses

    1923

    • LE CORBUSIER (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret) (1887-1965) Vers une Architecture (Toward a New Architecture)

    1924

    • MANN, Thomas (1875-1955) Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain)

    1925

    • FITZGERALD, F(rancis) Scott (1896-1940) The Great Gatsby
    • English KAFKA, Franz (1883-1924) Der Prozess (The Trial) (also Das Schloss (The Castle) 1926)