50 Years of Books to Remember: Going to the Sources: Classic chronicles of our collective past
Annotation:This continuation of Solzhenitsyn's monumental work on the Soviet penal system exposes the brutalities of the hard-labor camp.
Annotation:One of the most important events of this century is skillfully described in a work that combines scientific and historical insight with elegant literary style.
Annotation:A massive biography of the man who became the most powerful nonelected official in New York and who used that power to influence the lives of millions of people.
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A representative selection from over 1500 titles on annual lists of Books to Remember from 1956 to 2005. Compiled by Francie Einenkel and Susan Chute, Librarians, The New York Public Library.