Controversial Books for PamelaG

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
1.301 3.02 Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan por Edmund Morris
1.249 3.91 Ameritopia: The Unmaking of America por Mark R. Levin
1.237 3.26 Who Moved My Cheese? por Spencer Johnson
1.209 4 Original Blessing por Matthew Fox
1.203 3.74 The American Home Front: 1941-1942 por Alistair Cooke
1.181 3.74 One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001 por Life Magazine
1.171 3.73 A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America por Stacy Schiff
1.17 3.51 Killing The SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History por Bill O'Reilly
1.168 3.71 Gods in Everyman: A New Psychology of Men's Lives and Loves por Jean Shinoda Bolen
1.162 3.72 The Case for Israel por Alan Dershowitz
1.136 3.14 The No Spin Zone: Confrontations with the Powerful and Famous in America por Bill O'Reilly
1.123 3.48 Tutankhamen por Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt
1.122 3.79 Robert's Rules of Order por Henry M. Robert
1.119 3.65 Killing Jesus: A History por Bill O'Reilly
1.118 4 The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square por Ned Sublette
1.114 3.14 What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception por Scott McClellan
1.094 4.02 I Will Fight No More Forever: Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War por Merrill D. Beal
1.093 3.64 Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War por Donald McCaig
1.092 3.83 Walden por Henry David Thoreau
1.089 3.48 The Threatening Storm: The Case for Invading Iraq por Kenneth M. Pollack
1.067 3.33 Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order por Robert Kagan
1.063 3.54 George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution por Brian Kilmeade
1.048 3.97 The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image por Leonard Shlain
1.047 3.68 Lord Jim por Joseph Conrad
1.041 3.75 First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents por Bonnie Angelo
1.039 3.79 The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke por Timothy Snyder
1.039 4.19 A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method por Sir Banister Fletcher
1.032 3.98 Applied Economics por Thomas Sowell
1.021 3.48 Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World por James J. Cramer
1.019 3.86 A History of the American People por Paul Johnson
1.014 3.4 You Can Negotiate Anything por Herb Cohen
1.012 3.81 Beowulf por Beowulf Poet
1.012 3.86 Wealth and Democracy: A Political History of the American Rich por Kevin Phillips
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities por Charles Dickens
1.002 3.99 The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis por Elizabeth Letts
1.001 3.93 The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It por Michael E. Gerber
0.998 3.56 Committed to Memory: 100 Best Poems to Memorize por John Hollander
0.997 4.1 The Prophet por Kahlil Gibran
0.98 3.7 Decision Points por George W. Bush
0.977 3.56 Boom! Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today por Tom Brokaw
0.971 3.69 How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe por Thomas Cahill
0.97 3.87 The Blue Sweater por Jacqueline Novogratz
0.97 4.2 The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House por Seymour M. Hersh
0.968 3.8 In Praise of Folly por Desiderius Erasmus
0.967 3.66 The Greatest Generation por Tom Brokaw
0.963 3.33 Hardball : how politics is played, told by one who knows the game por Chris Matthews
0.962 3.93 Letters of the Century: America 1900-1999 por Lisa Grunwald
0.962 3.77 Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America por Eric Jay Dolin
0.96 4.06 After America: Get Ready for Armageddon por Mark Steyn
0.956 4.03 The Iliad por Homer
0.947 3.83 The American Heritage History of the Civil War por Bruce Catton
0.947 3.89 Killing Kennedy : The End of Camelot por Bill O'Reilly
0.942 4.05 Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787 por Catherine Drinker Bowen
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey por Homer
0.941 3.72 Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 por Stephen E. Ambrose
0.939 4.06 Civilisation: A Personal View por Kenneth Clark
0.938 3.78 Crush it! : why now is the time to cash in on your passion por Gary Vaynerchuk
0.936 4.15 Anna Karenina por Leo Tolstoy
0.934 3.4 Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History por Brian Kilmeade
0.93 3.79 Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists por Joel Best
0.927 3.56 Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations por Thomas L. Friedman
0.924 3.7 God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It por Jim Wallis
0.922 3.88 Michael Collins: A Biography por Tim Pat Coogan
0.92 3.72 Coal: A Human History por Barbara Freese
0.917 4.08 An Age of Barns por Eric Sloane
0.916 3.79 Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women por Jean Shinoda Bolen
0.915 3.02 17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History por Andrew Morton
0.915 4.1 Modern Times Revised Edition: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties (Perennial Classics) por Paul Johnson
0.913 3.73 The President Is a Sick Man: Wherein the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret Surgery at Sea and Vilifies the Courageous Newspaperman Who Dared Expose the Truth por Matthew Algeo
0.913 3.9 The Americans: The Colonial Experience por Daniel J. Boorstin
0.912 4.09 The Truth about Money por Ric Edelman
0.91 3.8 The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination por Daniel J. Boorstin
0.909 4.1 The Complete Phantom of the Opera por George Perry
0.908 3.51 Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader por Frank Partnoy
0.908 4.27 War and Peace por Leo Tolstoy
0.902 3.72 The Last of the President's Men por Bob Woodward
0.9 3.6 All Too Human: A Political Education por George Stephanopoulos
0.899 3.93 Mythology por Edith Hamilton
0.895 4.05 The New World por Winston S. Churchill
0.894 2.87 Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court por Sandra Day O'Connor
0.891 4.26 The Sonnets por William Shakespeare
0.89 4.01 Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats por T. S. Eliot
0.888 4.21 The World of Downton Abbey por Jessica Fellowes
0.887 3.8 The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America por John Putnam Demos
0.884 4.12 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies por Jared Diamond
0.881 3.82 The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap por Stephanie Coontz
0.879 4.14 Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution por A. J. Langguth
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything por Steven D. Levitt
0.864 3.92 Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny por Suze Orman
0.862 3.79 Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon por Gretchen Morgenson
0.86 3.91 The Golden Bough por James George Frazer
0.859 3.89 The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home por George Howe Colt
0.85 3.98 Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? por Thomas Frank
0.85 3.83 We Interrupt This Broadcast por Joe Garner
0.847 3.65 The Whitechapel Conspiracy por Anne Perry
0.846 4.25 Never Call Retreat por Bruce Catton
0.846 3.8 Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency por Bill O'Reilly
0.844 4.05 Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft por Thor Heyerdahl
0.841 4.28 The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels por Jon Meacham
0.839 4.38 Safely Home por Randy Alcorn
0.837 3.93 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation por Joseph J. Ellis
0.836 3.83 Essential Klimt por Laura Payne
0.833 4.06 1776 por David McCullough
0.831 4.18 A Short History of Nearly Everything por Bill Bryson
0.83 4.13 Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 por Steve Coll
0.829 3.59 Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture por Mario Salvadori
0.827 4.05 The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court por Jeffrey Toobin
0.825 4.05 Brave Companions: Portraits In History por David McCullough
0.824 4.09 Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West por Stephen E. Ambrose
0.821 4.36 Terrible Swift Sword por Bruce Catton
0.821 3.92 The Song of Hiawatha por Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
0.817 4.29 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich por William L. Shirer
0.813 4.11 The Age of Revolution por Winston S. Churchill
0.811 4.21 Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest por Stephen E. Ambrose
0.81 4.11 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers por Jim Dwyer
0.809 3.71 The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain por Kenneth O. Morgan
0.809 4.12 The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America por Russell Shorto
0.808 3.67 The Supreme Court por William H. Rehnquist
0.806 4.07 Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges por Antonin Scalia
0.805 4.15 Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital por Sheri Fink
0.802 4.27 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee por Dee Brown
0.798 4.05 A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership por James Comey
0.795 4.26 The Coming Fury por Bruce Catton
0.794 3.82 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin por Erik Larson
0.793 4.24 84 Charing Cross Road por Helene Hanff
0.791 3.86 Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of World War II por Ben Macintyre
0.791 4.29 The Second World War {complete} por Winston S. Churchill
0.79 4.04 First Family: Abigail and John Adams por Joseph J. Ellis
0.789 4.08 The Fifties por David Halberstam
0.789 3.46 A Dictionary of Art and Artists por Peter Murray
0.789 4.19 Leadership: In Turbulent Times por Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.788 4.09 The Library Book por Susan Orlean
0.777 4.02 Den of Thieves por James B. Stewart
0.777 4.26 The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge por David McCullough
0.776 3.68 The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History por Katherine Ashenburg
0.775 4.18 The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation por Jon Gertner
0.771 4.04 The Century por Peter Jennings
0.771 4.32 John Adams por David McCullough
0.768 4.04 The Johnstown Flood por David McCullough
0.766 3.87 A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World por Tony Horwitz
0.765 4.31 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II por Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.763 4.07 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI por David Grann
0.759 3.77 Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography por Christopher Hitchens
0.759 4.17 The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 por David McCullough
0.759 4.4 The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 por James D. Hornfischer
0.754 4.13 The Great Democracies por Winston S. Churchill
0.752 4 From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers por Marina Warner
0.746 4.21 The Far Side of the World por Patrick O'Brian
0.74 4.14 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania por Erik Larson
0.734 4.06 Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History por William Safire
0.733 4.44 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption por Laura Hillenbrand
0.732 4.05 A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America por Philip Rucker
0.73 4.35 Washington's Crossing por David Hackett Fischer
0.729 3.65 The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West por David McCullough
0.721 4.21 The Wright Brothers por David McCullough
0.712 4.02 The Birth of Britain por Winston S. Churchill
0.71 3.87 The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps por Michael Blanding
0.705 4.14 Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour por Lynne Olson
0.7 3.55 Provence A-Z por Peter Mayle
0.699 4.54 The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox por Shelby Foote
0.699 3.95 The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 por James Shapiro
0.697 4.59 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare por William Shakespeare
0.687 4.25 Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital por Nelson D. Lankford
0.678 4.1 Lee and Grant: A Dual Biography por Gene Smith
0.678 4.48 The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville por Shelby Foote
0.674 4.23 The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 por Nigel Hamilton
0.672 4.55 The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian por Shelby Foote
0.669 4.41 The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 por Rick Atkinson
0.656 3.77 Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes por Christopher Hibbert
0.648 3.9 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars por Kurt Eichenwald
0.636 4.21 What unites us por Dan Rather
0.63 4.13 Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth por Brian Stelter
0.618 4.08 An Album of Memories: Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation por Tom Brokaw