Controversial Books for EllenMeeropol

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Avaliação Média Your Rating Título
1.228 3.43 In Sunlight and in Shadow por Mark Helprin
1.22 3.77 The Notebook por Nicholas Sparks
1.213 3.56 The Alchemist por Paulo Coelho
1.167 3.63 The Golden Notebook por Doris Lessing
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick por Herman Melville
1.157 2.91 The Flame Alphabet por Ben Marcus
1.13 3.24 Beatrice and Virgil por Yann Martel
1.128 3.45 Compass Rose por John Casey
1.128 3.8 The Catcher in the Rye por J. D. Salinger
1.109 3.06 The Gathering por Anne Enright
1.093 3.45 Writing Past Dark: Envy, Fear, Distraction and Other Dilemmas in the Writer's Life por Bonnie Friedman
1.086 3.81 Stranger in a Strange Land (Uncut Edition) por Robert A. Heinlein
1.081 3.79 The Elegance of the Hedgehog por Muriel Barbery
1.081 3.34 The Book of Words por Jenny Erpenbeck
1.056 3.72 Romeo and Juliet por William Shakespeare
1.051 3.44 Specimen Days por Michael Cunningham
1.05 3.45 The Fates Will Find Their Way por Hannah Pittard
1.049 3.33 The Devil Wears Prada por Lauren Weisberger
1.049 3.47 Lamb por Bonnie Nadzam
1.043 3.71 Lord of the Flies por William Golding
1.039 3.78 Freedom por Jonathan Franzen
1.038 3.17 See Now Then por Jamaica Kincaid
1.033 3.37 The Woman Upstairs por Claire Messud
1.03 3.99 Day For Night por Frederick Reiken
1.03 3.86 O grande Gatsby por F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.027 3.7 The Lovely Bones por Alice Sebold
1.02 3.39 Carry the One por Carol Anshaw
1.016 3.58 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood por Rebecca Wells
1.016 4.16 White Dog Fell From the Sky por Eleanor Morse
1.013 3.24 The People of Forever Are Not Afraid por Shani Boianjiu
1.01 3.61 Bridget Jones's Diary por Helen Fielding
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude por Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities por Charles Dickens
1.008 3.81 The Children's Book por A. S. Byatt
1.007 3.94 Housekeeping: A Novel por Marilynne Robinson
1.007 4.1 The Time Traveler's Wife por Audrey Niffenegger
1.004 3.82 Cold Mountain por Charles Frazier
1.004 4.13 The Grapes of Wrath por John Steinbeck
1.003 3.45 The Memory Keeper's Daughter por Kim Edwards
1.002 3.49 The Red Book por Deborah Copaken Kogan
0.997 3.35 A Gate at the Stairs por Lorrie Moore
0.997 3.22 The Night Strangers por Chris Bohjalian
0.996 3.67 A Visit from the Goon Squad por Jennifer Egan
0.994 4.09 Lolita por Vladimir Nabokov
0.993 4.15 Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction por Charles Baxter
0.99 3.49 Briefing for a Descent into Hell por Doris Lessing
0.99 3.06 The Soul Thief por Charles Baxter
0.989 4.06 The Road por Cormac McCarthy
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn por Mark Twain
0.986 3.73 Breakfast with Buddha por Roland Merullo
0.984 3.18 Mr. Peanut por Adam Ross
0.984 3.99 Cry, the Beloved Country por Alan Paton
0.982 3.89 The Passage por Justin Cronin
0.98 3.54 The Bird Sisters por Rebecca Rasmussen
0.979 3.49 Truth Like the Sun por Jim Lynch
0.979 3.78 Say Her Name por Francisco Goldman
0.978 3.93 Atonement por Ian McEwan
0.973 3.58 The Fifth Child por Doris Lessing
0.971 3.5 Telegraph Avenue por Michael Chabon
0.97 3.42 The Borrower por Rebecca Makkai
0.97 3.52 The Tiger's Wife por Téa Obreht
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men por John Steinbeck
0.969 3.66 This Is How You Lose Her por Junot Díaz
0.965 3.41 Big Girl Small por Rachel DeWoskin
0.965 3.61 The Manual of Detection por Jedediah Berry
0.962 3.86 Gone Girl por Gillian Flynn
0.959 3.85 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao por Junot Díaz
0.957 3.56 The Odd Woman por Gail Godwin
0.956 3.84 Like Water for Chocolate por Laura Esquivel
0.954 3.56 A Little Love Story: A Novel por Roland Merullo
0.953 3.81 Frankenstein por Mary Shelley
0.951 3.34 Good Things I Wish You por A. Manette Ansay
0.949 4.07 The Diary of a Young Girl por Anne Frank
0.949 3.73 Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America por Barbara Ehrenreich
0.948 3.91 The Secret Life of Bees por Sue Monk Kidd
0.947 3.45 Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth por Juliet B. Schor
0.946 3.52 The Marriage Plot por Jeffrey Eugenides
0.946 3.76 The City of Devi por Manil Suri
0.946 4.06 O Circo dos Sonhos por Erin Morgenstern
0.946 3.99 He, She and It por Marge Piercy
0.945 3.64 Canada por Richard Ford
0.945 3.95 Bel Canto por Ann Patchett
0.944 3.85 Birds in Fall por Brad Kessler
0.944 3.9 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk por Ben Fountain
0.942 3.39 The Flamethrowers por Rachel Kushner
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey por Homer
0.942 3.53 The Quickening por Michelle Hoover
0.941 3.37 By Nightfall por Michael Cunningham
0.94 3.71 Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef por Gabrielle Hamilton
0.94 3.14 The Uninvited Guests por Sadie Jones
0.939 3.43 The Stormchasers por Jenna Blum
0.939 4.06 The Secret History por Donna Tartt
0.938 3.5 The Book of Lost Fragrances por M. J. Rose
0.938 3.75 The Other Hand por Chris Cleave
0.936 4.29 Gone with the Wind por Margaret Mitchell
0.936 4.05 The Orphan Master's Son por Adam Johnson
0.936 3.6 The Testament of Mary por Colm Tóibín
0.935 3.8 Arcadia por Lauren Groff
0.935 3.73 The Collective: A Novel por Don Lee
0.935 4 On Sal Mal Lane por Ru Freeman
0.932 3.66 Martha Quest por Doris Lessing
0.932 3.53 A Mother and Two Daughters por Gail Godwin
0.929 3.76 March por Geraldine Brooks
0.928 3.67 Schroder por Amity Gaige
0.927 3.7 When She Woke por Hillary Jordan
0.926 3.5 How to Read the Air por Dinaw Mengestu
0.925 4.22 Jane Eyre por Charlotte Brontë
0.924 4.13 Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories por Edith Pearlman
0.924 3.58 World and Town por Gish Jen
0.923 3.61 Luka and the Fire of Life por Salman Rushdie
0.923 4.19 The Poisonwood Bible por Barbara Kingsolver
0.922 3.95 Brave New World por Aldous Huxley
0.922 3.94 The Dovekeepers por Alice Hoffman
0.92 4.11 Middlesex por Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 3.48 Great House por Nicole Krauss
0.92 4.01 Little Women por Louisa May Alcott
0.919 3.62 Open City por Teju Cole
0.918 4.11 Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel por Kurt Vonnegut
0.916 3.69 The Burgess Boys por Elizabeth Strout
0.915 4 Memoirs of a Geisha por Arthur Golden
0.915 3.71 The Feast of Love por Charles Baxter
0.914 3.99 O Triunfo dos Porcos por George Orwell
0.911 3.86 The Memory Palace por Mira Bartók
0.911 4.05 A Tale for the Time Being por Ruth Ozeki
0.91 3.76 Await Your Reply por Dan Chaon
0.91 3.79 The Crying Tree por Naseem Rakha
0.904 3.63 The Beans of Egypt, Maine por Carolyn Chute
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 por Ray Bradbury
0.903 3.96 The End of the Affair por Graham Greene
0.903 4.27 Les Misérables por Victor Hugo
0.901 3.58 Lark and Termite por Jayne Anne Phillips
0.901 3.55 The Flight of Gemma Hardy por Margot Livesey
0.899 3.88 The Joy Luck Club por Amy Tan
0.898 3.81 The Law of Dreams: A Novel por Peter Behrens
0.898 3.54 We the Animals por Justin Torres
0.897 4.03 O Quarto de Jack por Emma Donoghue
0.894 3.75 A Proper Marriage por Doris Lessing
0.892 3.54 The Comfort of Lies por Randy Susan Meyers
0.891 3.74 Sharp Objects por Gillian Flynn
0.89 3.95 Empire Falls por Richard Russo
0.889 3.98 Let the Great World Spin por Colum McCann
0.889 3.55 Waiting for Sunrise por William Boyd
0.888 3.91 The Light Between Oceans por M. L. Stedman
0.888 3.48 American Savior: A Novel of Divine Politics por Roland Merullo
0.885 3.9 The Sandcastle Girls por Chris Bohjalian
0.885 3.53 Where the God of Love Hangs Out: Fiction por Amy Bloom
0.884 3.91 Island Beneath the Sea por Isabel Allende
0.884 3.49 Love, Again por Doris Lessing
0.883 3.45 The Reservoir por John Milliken Thompson
0.882 3.31 The Weekend: A Novel por Bernhard Schlink
0.881 3.6 Run por Ann Patchett
0.881 3.66 The Age of Miracles por Karen Thompson Walker
0.881 4.27 Dune por Frank Herbert
0.88 3.68 Small Wars por Sadie Jones
0.88 4.2 The Kite Runner por Khaled Hosseini
0.88 3.76 A Partial History of Lost Causes por Jennifer DuBois
0.879 3.4 Maine por J. Courtney Sullivan
0.879 3.8 The Sense of an Ending por Julian Barnes
0.879 3.86 A Land More Kind than Home por Wiley Cash
0.878 3.74 The Magician's Assistant por Ann Patchett
0.877 3.79 Beautiful Ruins por Jess Walter
0.877 2.99 Bound por Antonya Nelson
0.875 3.87 State of Wonder por Ann Patchett
0.875 3.61 The Family Fang por Kevin Wilson
0.875 4.11 Sense and Sensibility por Jane Austen
0.875 3.48 Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine por Ann Hood
0.873 3.75 The Murderer's Daughters por Randy Susan Meyers
0.872 3.55 West of Here por Jonathan Evison
0.87 4.41 Pride and Prejudice por Jane Austen
0.87 3.45 Life after Life por Jill McCorkle
0.87 3.63 There Was an Old Woman por Hallie Ephron
0.869 3.78 The White Tiger por Aravind Adiga
0.869 3.96 Strange as this Weather Has Been por Ann Pancake
0.869 3.48 The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul por Deborah Rodriguez
0.868 3.79 Live by Night por Dennis Lehane
0.868 3.88 Flight Behavior por Barbara Kingsolver
0.868 3.94 The Four-Gated City por Doris Lessing
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit por J. R. R. Tolkien
0.866 3.68 First Light por Charles Baxter
0.866 3.55 Red Hook Road por Ayelet Waldman
0.866 3.63 Russian Winter por Daphne Kalotay
0.865 3.55 Black Water Rising por Attica Locke
0.865 3.77 The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving por Jonathan Evison
0.865 3.95 The Dog Stars por Peter Heller
0.864 4.11 Tell the Wolves I'm Home por Carol Rifka Brunt
0.864 3.53 The Whole World Over por Julia Glass
0.863 3.62 Wash por Margaret Wrinkle
0.862 3.96 The Art of Fielding por Chad Harbach
0.862 3.97 Motherless Brooklyn por Jonathan Lethem
0.861 3.71 The Cat's Table por Michael Ondaatje
0.861 3.73 The Boat por Nam Le
0.861 3.55 Watergate por Thomas Mallon
0.86 3.71 The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. por Nichole Bernier
0.86 3.89 Defending Jacob por William Landay
0.86 3.81 Alif the Unseen por G. Willow Wilson
0.859 3.57 Pictures of You por Caroline Leavitt
0.858 3.73 Italian Shoes por Henning Mankell
0.858 3.73 Kind of Kin por Rilla Askew
0.857 3.62 Lost Memory of Skin por Russell Banks
0.857 3.4 Red Dust por Gillian Slovo
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game por Orson Scott Card
0.855 3.54 The Revisionists por Thomas Mullen
0.855 3.57 Bent Road por Lori Roy
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring por J. R. R. Tolkien
0.853 4.24 Nineteen Eighty-Four por George Orwell
0.853 3.88 How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia por Mohsin Hamid
0.852 4.27 The Princess Bride por William Goldman
0.852 3.52 The Believers por Zoë Heller
0.852 3.85 So Much For That por Lionel Shriver
0.851 4.02 Those Who Save Us por Jenna Blum
0.851 4.03 The Forgotten Garden por Kate Morton
0.851 3.61 House of Many Gods: A Novel por Kiana Davenport
0.85 3.82 The Orchardist por Amanda Coplin
0.849 3.58 Ten Thousand Saints por Eleanor Henderson
0.848 3.52 A Hundred Flowers: A Novel por Gail Tsukiyama
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird por Harper Lee
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood por Truman Capote
0.844 3.68 Amy and Isabelle por Elizabeth Strout
0.843 3.62 Displaced Persons: A Novel por Ghita Schwarz
0.843 3.72 Flora por Gail Godwin
0.842 4.26 Cutting for Stone por Abraham Verghese
0.841 4.21 Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend por Matthew Dicks
0.841 3.79 The Call por Yannick Murphy
0.839 3.6 All This Talk of Love por Christopher Castellani
0.838 4.09 Peace por Richard Bausch
0.836 3.45 The Storyteller of Marrakesh: A Novel por Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings por Shel Silverstein
0.832 3.73 San Miguel por T. C. Boyle
0.832 4.32 The Count of Monte Cristo por Alexandre Dumas père
0.829 4.26 A Constellation of Vital Phenomena por Anthony Marra
0.828 3.88 Consider This, Señora por Harriet Doerr
0.825 4.08 Benediction por Kent Haruf
0.824 3.53 The Lola Quartet por Emily St. John Mandel
0.821 3.82 The Third Son: A Novel por Julie Wu
0.82 3.48 The Good Daughters por Joyce Maynard
0.819 3.69 The Widower's Tale por Julia Glass
0.819 3.34 Damascus Gate por Robert Stone
0.817 3.97 Year of Wonders por Geraldine Brooks
0.817 3.74 The Obituary Writer por Ann Hood
0.816 4.04 Driftless por David Rhodes
0.816 3.89 Father of the Rain por Lily King
0.814 3.37 Taft por Ann Patchett
0.811 4.08 The Last Child por John Hart
0.811 3.7 The Submission por Amy Waldman
0.811 3.83 Caleb's Crossing por Geraldine Brooks
0.81 4.08 In Revere, in Those Days por Roland Merullo
0.81 3.95 Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter por Tom Franklin
0.81 3.63 The Red Thread por Ann Hood
0.81 3.67 The Cove por Ron Rash
0.808 3.65 The World Without You por Joshua Henkin
0.805 3.58 The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady por Elizabeth Stuckey-French
0.799 3.39 Saul and Patsy por Charles Baxter
0.796 4.1 The Devil in Dover: An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America por Lauri Lebo
0.794 3.82 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin por Erik Larson
0.793 3.82 Last Night in Montreal por Emily St. John Mandel
0.79 4.21 October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard por Leslea Newman
0.784 3.64 I Married You for Happiness por Lily Tuck
0.784 3.88 The Polish Boxer por Eduardo Halfon
0.783 3.91 The World We Found por Thrity Umrigar
0.782 3.76 The Patron Saint of Liars por Ann Patchett
0.78 4.09 In the Shadow of the Banyan por Vaddey Ratner
0.78 3.39 In Between Days por Andrew Porter
0.778 3.73 Wanting por Richard Flanagan
0.778 3.61 The Cutting Season por Attica Locke
0.776 4.01 You Know When the Men Are Gone por Siobhan Fallon
0.775 3.87 Into the Beautiful North por Luis Alberto Urrea
0.772 3.87 Touch por Alexi Zentner
0.772 3.94 Broken Harbour por Tana French
0.768 3.82 What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories por Nathan Englander
0.767 4.19 City of Thieves por David Benioff
0.766 4.31 The Book of Negroes por Lawrence Hill
0.762 3.49 The Last Talk with Lola Faye por Thomas H. Cook
0.761 4.17 Americanah por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.759 3.94 The Twin por Gerbrand Bakker
0.756 3.99 Burnt Shadows por Kamila Shamsie
0.752 4.07 Running the Rift por Naomi Benaron
0.751 3.39 The Lovers por Vendela Vida
0.748 3.94 Faithful Place por Tana French
0.746 3.8 Nightwoods por Charles Frazier
0.745 3.53 The Taste of Salt por Martha Southgate
0.741 3.92 All Woman and Springtime por Brandon W. Jones
0.74 3.66 All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost por Lan Samantha Chang
0.736 3.62 The Odds: A Love Story por Stewart O'Nan
0.734 3.9 Volt: Stories por Alan Heathcock
0.73 3.73 Silver Sparrow por Tayari Jones
0.725 3.99 The Color of Lightning por Paulette Jiles
0.724 3.1 Three Stages of Amazement por Carol Edgarian
0.721 4 The Bells por Richard Harvell
0.716 3.63 Picture This por Jacqueline Sheehan
0.712 4.18 The Talk-Funny Girl: A Novel por Roland Merullo
0.708 3.97 Toby's Room por Pat Barker
0.708 3.59 The Free World por David Bezmozgis
0.694 3.95 Mary Coin por Marisa Silver
0.678 3.66 Magnificence: A Novel por Lydia Millet
0.674 4.13 Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away por Christie Watson
0.666 4.41 The Lizard Cage por Karen Connelly
0.658 4.02 Outside the Ordinary World por Dori Ostermiller
0.579 4.19 Gryphon: New and Selected Stories por Charles Baxter