The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written
|Cover artist||Francis Cugat|
|Published||September 1998, Citadel|
|Media type||Print (hardcover and paperback)|
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.
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