The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell

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He's one of English literature's all-time heavyweights, but most of what we know about Samuel Johnson, the man, comes from his friend Boswell’s hearty anecdotal biog.

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The 49th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  2. - 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library (The Telegraph)
  3. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  4. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)

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