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The Twentieth Century: A People's History Paperback – February 4, by Howard Zinn (Author)/5(52). Twentieth-century short stories often focus on tiny moments, but O’Connor’s stories, with their unswerving eye for vanity and their profound sense of the sacred, feel immense. 8. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (). A modernist classic of Old South decay, this novel circles the travails of the Compson family from four. The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: The Case Against the Presumed Extermination of European Jewry is a book by Northwestern University electrical engineering professor Arthur book was first published in in the United Kingdom by Anthony Hancock’s Historical Review Press, known as a Holocaust denial publisher. An antisemitic work, (Canadian academic Alan . The Myth of the Twentieth Century (German: Der Mythus des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts) is a book by Alfred Rosenberg, one of the principal ideologues of the Nazi Party and editor of the Nazi paper Völkischer Beobachter.