Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men is a book with text by American writer James Agee and photographs by American photographer Walker Evans first published in 1941 in the United States. The title is from a passage in Ecclesiasticus that begins, "Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begat us."

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The 120th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 1st on The Best Southern Nonfiction of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 75th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  3. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
  4. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)
  5. - Recommended Books (Academy of Achievement)
  6. - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)
  7. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)

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