It's hard to judge the merits of a Thomas Paine, Bertrand Russell, and Richard Dawkins in light of these previous authors. Dawkins's book, The God Delusion, is the best selling atheist book of all time. Perhaps I should have included it, but like most other modern works of this nature, it rides on the coat-tails of these previous ones.
1) Galileo Galilei, Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (1632 C.E.)
2) Baruch Spinoza, A Theologico-Political Treatise (1675-76 C.E.)
3) Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Fragments (1774-1778 C.E.)
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4) David Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (1779 C.E.)
5) David F. Strauss, The Life of Jesus Critically Examined (1835-1836 C.E.)
6) Ludwig Feuerbach, The Essence of Christianity (1845 C.E.)
7) Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto (1848 C.E.)
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8) Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species (1859 C.E.)
9) Friedrich Nietzsche, The Anti-Christ (1895 C.E.)
10) Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion (1927 C.E.)