Controversial Books for JerryGarcia

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 Average Rating Your Rating Título
1.285 2.87 Abduction por John E. Mack
1.206 4.03 Ulysses por James Joyce
1.127 4.07 Gravity's Rainbow por Thomas Pynchon
1.064 3.72 The Crying of Lot 49 por Thomas Pynchon
1.062 3.68 Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards por Josh Wilker
1.058 4.07 Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK por Gerald Posner
1.041 3.73 Goodbye 20th Century: A Biography of Sonic Youth por David Browne
1.025 3.72 Confections of a Closet Master Baker por Gesine Bullock-Prado
1.022 3.38 The Ghost of Flight 401 por John G. Fuller
1.02 4.29 The Recognitions por William Gaddis
1.011 3.87 Never Take a Shark to the Dentist: and Other Things Not to Do por Judi Barrett
1.002 3.41 Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter por Tom Bissell
1 3.8 Fup por Jim Dodge
0.996 3.69 ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running por Danny Dreyer
0.993 3.96 Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century por Greil Marcus
0.991 4.01 Mason & Dixon por Thomas Pynchon
0.984 3.78 Listen to This por Alex Ross
0.982 3.76 Nineteen Eighty Three por David Peace
0.981 4.06 Against the Day por Thomas Pynchon
0.974 4.06 And When She Opened the Closet, All the Clothes Were Polyester: A FoxTrot Collection por Bill Amend
0.972 3.55 Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed por Paul Trynka
0.965 3.58 Vineland por Thomas Pynchon
0.963 3.59 Inherent Vice por Thomas Pynchon
0.946 3.56 The Ultimate Evil por Maury Terry
0.938 3.94 Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil por Ron Rosenbaum
0.937 4.09 O dia do juízo final por Connie Willis
0.933 3.56 Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers por David Edmonds
0.931 3.82 Ironweed por William J. Kennedy
0.918 3.82 Treasure Island por Robert Louis Stevenson
0.912 3.85 Libra por Don DeLillo
0.91 3.93 Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing por Judy Blume
0.907 4 Bugs Bunny: 50 Years and Only One Grey Hare por Joe Adamson
0.907 3.7 The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of his Life--His Own por David Carr
0.906 3.93 The House of Tomorrow por Peter Bognanni
0.906 3.57 Nineteen Seventy Four por David Peace
0.906 3.92 Get in the Van: On the Road With Black Flag por Henry Rollins
0.904 4.05 V. por Thomas Pynchon
0.903 4.02 Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish por James Prosek
0.902 3.46 The Replacements: All Over But the Shouting: An Oral History por Jim Walsh
0.899 3.68 Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s por Dan Epstein
0.896 3.69 Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love por Dava Sobel
0.895 4.09 The Night of the Mary Kay Commandos por Berkeley Breathed
0.889 4.21 Son of the Morning Star por Evan S. Connell
0.887 3.88 The Assistant por Bernard Malamud
0.886 4.04 The Martian Chronicles por Ray Bradbury
0.881 3.62 See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody por Bob Mould
0.88 3.81 The Barbecue! Bible por Steven Raichlen
0.879 4.06 Kafka on the Shore por Haruki Murakami
0.879 4.05 Travels in Siberia por Ian Frazier
0.879 3.83 Heavier Than Heaven por Charles R. Cross
0.878 3.91 The Pale King por David Foster Wallace
0.878 3.51 Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories por Simon Winchester
0.876 3.85 Nineteen Eighty por David Peace
0.874 3.41 Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History por David Aaronovitch
0.872 3.89 Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare por Stephen Greenblatt
0.871 3.68 Nineteen Seventy Seven por David Peace
0.869 3.65 The Vikings: A History por Robert Ferguson
0.869 4.19 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle por Haruki Murakami
0.867 3.83 Songs in the Key of Z: The Curious Universe of Outsider Music por Irwin Chusid
0.863 3.85 The Mother Tongue por Bill Bryson
0.863 3.9 A History of Britain: At the Edge of the World? 3000 B.C. - 1603 A.D por Simon Schama
0.86 3.66 You Gotta Have Wa por Robert Whiting
0.858 3.88 Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures (Thirty Three and a Third series) por Chris Ott
0.857 3.68 Not Fade Away por Jim Dodge
0.854 4.15 Just Kids por Patti Smith
0.85 3.53 The Lost Civilizations of the Stone Age por Richard Rudgley
0.846 3.79 Last Night at the Lobster por Stewart O'Nan
0.845 3.87 Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time por Dava Sobel
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood por Truman Capote
0.843 4.23 Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen por Christopher McDougall
0.841 4.26 Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot on and Never Will por Judith Schalansky
0.841 3.65 What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir por Haruki Murakami
0.84 3.89 Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World por Mark Kurlansky
0.834 3.38 Up-Tight: The Velvet Underground Story por Victor Bockris
0.833 3.95 The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear por Seth Mnookin
0.832 4.03 The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band por Mötley Crüe
0.832 4.12 Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America por Garry Wills
0.829 3.81 The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock por Donald Spoto
0.827 3.81 Kepler's Witch por James A. Connor
0.826 3.58 Velvet Underground's The Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series) por Joe Harvard
0.817 4.24 Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley por Peter Guralnick
0.815 3.54 The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft por Ulrich Boser
0.811 3.94 The Killing of Crazy Horse por Thomas Powers
0.808 4.08 Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? por James Shapiro
0.808 4.16 Happy Trails por Berkeley Breathed
0.807 4.1 Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk por Legs McNeil
0.804 4.12 Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945 por Max Hastings
0.797 4.18 Crackpot: The Obsessions of John Waters por John Waters
0.797 4.04 The Book of Basketball por Bill Simmons
0.795 4.11 Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream por Jay Stevens
0.795 4.07 Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality por Manjit Kumar
0.794 4.02 Unknown Legends of Rock 'n' Roll por Richie Unterberger
0.791 3.86 Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of World War II por Ben Macintyre
0.789 3.96 Monsters of the Sea por Richard Ellis
0.789 3.45 Highway 61 Revisited por Mark Polizzotti
0.789 4.2 The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time por Jonathan Weiner
0.784 4.07 A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn--The Last Great Battle of the American West por Jim Donovan
0.782 4.04 Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan por Del Quentin Wilber
0.78 3.8 Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina por David Hajdu
0.779 3.96 Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association por Terry Pluto
0.777 3.98 The Last Stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn por Nathaniel Philbrick
0.774 3.89 Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter por Randy L. Schmidt
0.771 4.32 John Adams por David McCullough
0.766 3.62 Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans por Brian Fagan
0.764 4.09 How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming por Mike Brown
0.759 4.15 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex por Nathaniel Philbrick
0.749 4.15 Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes From The American Indie Underground 1981-1991 por Michael Azerrad
0.738 4.1 The Fall of Berlin 1945 por Antony Beevor
0.737 3.79 The Eichmann Trial por Deborah E. Lipstadt
0.737 4.45 Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 1: 1980-1982 por Berkeley Breathed
0.733 4.03 We Owe You Nothing por Daniel Sinker
0.728 3.26 Skyjack: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper por Geoffrey Gray
0.728 3.95 D-Day: The Battle for Normandy por Antony Beevor
0.724 3.96 The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy por Stewart O'Nan
0.724 3.5 Flowers in the Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977 por Jim Miller
0.712 3.76 The Golden Turkey Awards: The Worst Achievements in Hollywood History por Harry Medved
0.709 4.38 Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley por Peter Guralnick
0.676 4.15 Space Is The Place: The Lives And Times Of Sun Ra por John F. Szwed
0.669 4.59 Kind of Blue [sound recording] por Miles Davis
0.649 3.77 The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds por Joe Posnanski
0.636 4 The Beginning Runner's Handbook: The Proven 13-Week Walk-Run Program por Ian MacNeill