| On July 3, WORLD offered a list of what were, from our perspective, the top 40 books of the century.
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/04/99, 12:00 am
Henry Adams - The Education of Henry Adams (1918)
This book offered a fine contrast between the pre-modern mind (symbolized by the "Virgin" of the great cathedrals) and the just-emerging modern century (symbolized by the industrial "dynamo"). Buy it today!