The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

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The Diary of a Young Girl is a book based on the writings from a diary written by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The family was apprehended in 1944 and Anne Frank ultimately died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. After the war, the diary was retrieved by Anne's father, Otto Frank.

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The 11th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 19th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  2. - 20th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)
  3. - 26th on Waterstone's Books of the Century (LibraryThing)
  4. - 42nd on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
  5. - 65th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  6. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)
  7. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  8. - "Our Readable Century", The Best Books of the 20th Century (January Magazine)
  9. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime ( (USA))
  10. - 50 Books That Changed the World (Open Education Database)
  11. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  12. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime ( (UK))
  13. - 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Barnes and Noble)
  14. - Best Books Ever (
  15. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)

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