The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written

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The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today
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AuthorMartin Seymour-Smith
Cover artistFrancis Cugat
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
PublishedSeptember 1998, Citadel
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
ISBN978-0806520001
OCLC38258131

The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today (1998) is a book of intellectual history written by Martin Seymour-Smith, a British poet, critic, and biographer.[1]

The list includes books such as the I Ching (an ancient Chinese divination text), the Hebrew Bible (a version of which serves as the "Old Testament" of the Christian Bible), the Upanishads (a collection of ancient Indian philosophical texts), Candide (a French satire from the Age of Enlightenment) and The World as Will and Representation (a book of German philosophy).

The most influential books ever written according to Martin Seymour-Smith is Holy Bible: James King Version

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  1. ^ Seymour-Smith, Martin (1998). The 100 most influential books ever written : the history of thought from ancient times to today. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publ. Group. ISBN 978-0806520001. OCLC 38258131.