Most Influential Books of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 The Bible

The most influential book to have ever been written. People have tried to erase and discredit it but today it still stands and will still stand even to the end of time. Try reading it, there is a whole lot to learn from it

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Greatest book of all time

Litterally influences billions of peoples lifestyles daily

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2 The Qur'an

This is a book that has been certified not by human but by God himself...Even if u are not a muslim read it and u will understand what I have written above..

Can only be read with a need to understand and a seeking answers to questions posed to an inquiring mind

The last guide to whole of mankind. It's for you.

The only book on Earth that will make you feel stronger than you knew you could feel.

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3 Origin of Species

Why is this even a debate? There has never been, nor ever will be a more influential and important idea in the history of this world. This single-handedly challenged everything the bible and all other religious texts have taught us. The theory (excuse me: THE FACT) of evolution is the most profound scientific advancement that the world has ever seen and never has any piece of work changed the way we know things more than natural selection that originated from this book.

4 Uncle Tom's Cabin

Lit book

5 The Odyssey

I would have preferred the Aeneid, but anything to get the classics on the list.

6 The Book of Mormon

Wonderful book...

The Book of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ! It's True!

Such a great book!

7 The Lord of the Rings
8 The Federalist Papers
9 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
10 Mein Kampf

The Contenders

11 Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

What else?

12 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
13 The Communist Manifesto
14 The Art of War
15 Divine Comedy
16 The Celestine Prophecy - James Redfield
17 The Little Prince
18 Infinite Jest
19 The Wealth of Nations
20 The Republic
21 Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
22 Shakespeare's Hamlet
23 Don't Touch This Book - Jan Van Helsing
24 BONE #1: Out from Boneville

How is this influential?

25 To Kill a Mockingbird

This Harper Lee masterpiece has been very influential in bringing about awareness of racism and inequality in the United States. I believe it was also influential in bringing about the Civil Rights movement.

26 A Vindication of the Rights of Women
27 The Rights of Man
28 The Prince
29 Critique of Pure Reason
30 1984
31 Orientalism
32 The Second Sex
33 A Brief History of Time
34 Silent Spring
35 The Female Eunuch
36 Ways of Seeing
37 The Making of the English Working Class
38 The Uses of Literacy
39 The Naked Ape
40 The Catcher in the Rye
41 No Fits, Nilson!
42 The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
43 Catching Fire
44 Mockingjay
45 The Fault in Our Stars
46 The Janissary Tree: A Novel
47 Me Before You - Jojo Moyes
48 Divergent
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