Books that Shaped the Century 1926 - 1944

  • 1926

    • HITLER, Adolf (1889-1945) Mein Kampf (My Struggle)
    • LAWRENCE, T(homas) E(dward) (1888-1935) The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    • MILNE, A(lan) A(lexander) (1882-1956) Winnie-the-Pooh

    1927

    • PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922) A la recherche du temps perdu (In search of lost time) (16 vols)
    • GANDHI, Mohandas K (1869-1948) Mor Satya Anvesanar Kahini (The Story of My Experiments with Truth)
    • WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941) To the Lighthouse

    1928

    • ELLIS, (Henry) Havelock (1859-1939) Studies in the Psychology of Sex (7 vols)
    • MEAD, Margaret (1901-1978) Coming of Age in Samoa

    1929

    • FAULKNER, William (1897-1962) The Sound and the Fury
    • EMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961) A Farewell to Arms (also For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940)
    • REMARQUE, Erich Maria (1898-1970) Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front)

    1932

    • HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963) Brave New World

    1933

    • MALRAUX, André (1901-1976) La Condition Humaine (Man's Fate)

    1936

    • KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946) A General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

    1937

    • CARNEGIE, Dale (1888-1955) How to Win Friends and Influence People

    1938

    • SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1905-1980) La Nausée (Nausea)

    1939

    • STEINBECK, John (1902-1968) The Grapes of Wrath

    1940

    • GREENE, Graham (1904-1991) The Power and the Glory (also The Heart of the Matter 1948)
    • KOESTLER, Arthur (1905-1983) Darkness at Noon
    • RIGHT, Richard (1908-1960) Native Son

    1941

    • BRECHT, Bertolt (1898-1956) Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Mother Courage and Her Children)
    • BURNHAM, James (1905-1987) The Managerial Revolution

    1942

    • CAMUS, Albert (1913-1960) L'étranger (The Outsider) (also La Peste (The Plague) 1947)

    1943

    • SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1905-1980) L'Etre et le néant (Being and Nothingness) (also L'existentialisme est on humanisme (Existentialism and Humanism) 1946)

    1944

    • HAYEK, Frederic (Friedrich A von) (1899-1992) The Road to Serfdom