Controversial Books for Thorntonian

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
1.243 3.89 Finnegans Wake por James Joyce
1.238 3.38 Ted Bundy : Conversations with a Killer por Stephen G. Michaud
1.211 3.57 SCUM Manifesto por Valerie Solanas
1.206 4.03 Ulysses por James Joyce
1.198 3.47 Crash por J. G. Ballard
1.183 3.48 Nightwood por Djuna Barnes
1.171 3.61 Empire por Michael Hardt
1.165 3.37 Self and Others por R. D. Laing
1.143 3.63 Tropic of Cancer por Henry Miller
1.142 3.74 Milkman por Anna Burns
1.142 3.44 The Communist Manifesto por Karl Marx
1.136 3.56 Heart of Darkness por Joseph Conrad
1.135 3.83 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism] por James Joyce
1.12 3.32 Philosophy in the Boudoir: Or, The Immoral Mentors por Marquis de Sade
1.114 3.59 Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) por Robert Burns
1.113 3.18 The Last Man por Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1.111 3.76 Down by the River por Edna O'Brien
1.097 3.69 Unlikely Stories, Mostly por Alasdair Gray
1.095 3.7 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man por James Joyce
1.095 3.54 How Late It Was, How Late por James Kelman
1.094 3.62 I Am a Strange Loop por Douglas R. Hofstadter
1.093 3.52 A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius : A Memoir Based on a True Story por Dave Eggers
1.092 3.83 Walden por Henry David Thoreau
1.09 3.88 To the Lighthouse por Virginia Woolf
1.09 4.14 Capital, Vol. 1: A Critique of Political Economy por Karl Marx
1.089 3.72 Sartor Resartus por Thomas Carlyle
1.084 4.25 Infinite Jest por David Foster Wallace
1.083 2.99 A Sentimental Journey and Other Writings (Oxford World's Classics) por Laurence Sterne
1.082 3.81 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values por Robert M. Pirsig
1.073 3.1 Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do por Albert-László Barabási
1.067 3.64 The Expedition of Humphry Clinker por Tobias Smollett
1.064 3.78 The Old Man and the Sea por Ernest Hemingway
1.063 3.48 America por Jean Baudrillard
1.062 3.48 Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide por Craig Callender
1.061 3.68 Titus Andronicus por William Shakespeare
1.059 3.33 The House with the Green Shutters por George Douglas Brown
1.056 3.72 Romeo and Juliet por William Shakespeare
1.055 3.47 Tinkers por Paul Harding
1.055 3.8 Understanding Media por Marshall McLuhan
1.054 3.93 The Confessions of St. Augustine por Saint Augustine
1.052 3.81 A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation por Gustavo Gutierrez
1.052 3.9 Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts por Samuel Beckett
1.049 3.54 The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre por Tzvetan Todorov
1.048 3.53 Why I Am So Wise por Friedrich Nietzsche
1.045 3.98 Sunset Song por Lewis Grassic Gibbon
1.044 3.69 Propaganda por Edward Bernays
1.042 3.75 Madame Bovary por Gustave Flaubert
1.041 3.61 One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society por Herbert Marcuse
1.041 3.44 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon por Stephen King
1.033 3.72 The Canterbury Tales por Geoffrey Chaucer
1.03 3.86 O grande Gatsby por F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.028 3.68 Semmelweis por Louis-Ferdinand Céline
1.026 3.92 The Kingdom of God Is Within You por Leo Tolstoy
1.026 3.57 Robinson Crusoe por Daniel Defoe
1.022 3.85 The Affirmation por Christopher Priest
1.021 3.34 The Child of Pleasure por Gabriele D'Annunzio
1.02 3.7 The Letter Killers Club por Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
1.019 3.81 Sentimental Education por Gustave Flaubert
1.018 3.92 Neuromancer por William Gibson
1.018 3.84 Endgame / Act Without Words por Samuel Beckett
1.014 3.79 White Noise por Don DeLillo
1.013 4.01 Molloy por Samuel Beckett
1.011 3.76 The Foundation Pit por Andrey Platonov
1.01 3.47 The Stone Gods por Jeanette Winterson
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities por Charles Dickens
1.008 4.16 Blood Meridian por Cormac McCarthy
1.007 4 Lanark por Alasdair Gray
1.007 3.76 Nausea por Jean-Paul Sartre
1.006 3.27 Introducing Chaos por Ziauddin Sardar
1.005 3.87 Thus Spoke Zarathustra por Friedrich Nietzsche
1.001 4.09 The Ethics por Benedict de Spinoza
1 3.86 Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future por Friedrich Nietzsche
1 3.77 Sophie's World por Jostein Gaarder
1 3.39 The Iron Heel por Jack London
1 3.62 My Year of Rest and Relaxation por Ottessa Moshfegh
0.999 3.84 Grief is the Thing with Feathers por Max Porter
0.998 3.99 Paradise Lost por John Milton
0.998 3.75 The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State por Friedrich Engels
0.996 4.01 On the Genealogy of Morality por Friedrich Nietzsche
0.996 3.12 The Blazing World and Other Writings por Margaret Cavendish
0.994 3.55 Discourse on the Origin of Inequality por Jean-Jacques Rousseau
0.993 3.77 The Wasp Factory por Iain Banks
0.99 3.83 Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics por Tim Marshall
0.989 3.95 Faust I & II por Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
0.989 3.54 Filth por Irvine Welsh
0.989 4 Society of the Spectacle por Guy Debord
0.988 3.83 And the Ass Saw the Angel por Nick Cave
0.987 4 The Amber Spyglass por Philip Pullman
0.985 3.68 10:04 por Ben Lerner
0.984 3.95 The Castle por Franz Kafka
0.982 3.52 Hard Times por Charles Dickens
0.98 3.78 Marabou Stork Nightmares por Irvine Welsh
0.979 3.88 The Politics of Experience por Ronald D. Laing
0.978 3.76 Gorgias por Plato
0.976 3.85 Search for a Method por Jean-Paul Sartre
0.975 3.91 Orientalism por Edward W. Said
0.974 3.93 Essays and Aphorisms por Arthur Schopenhauer
0.974 3.96 The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays por Albert Camus
0.973 3.73 Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another por Philip Ball
0.972 4.11 Ducks, Newburyport por Lucy Ellmann
0.972 4.05 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus por Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.971 3.96 Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text por Mary Shelley
0.971 3.76 The Power por Naomi Alderman
0.97 3.89 The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness por R. D. Laing
0.968 3.72 The Prince por Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 3.45 Cloud 9 por Caryl Churchill
0.967 3.73 Julius Caesar por William Shakespeare
0.967 4.19 Journey to the End of the Night por Louis-Ferdinand Céline
0.965 3.57 Alcestis por Euripides
0.964 3.65 Three Tales por Gustave Flaubert
0.964 4.05 Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits por Friedrich Nietzsche
0.962 3.78 The Merchant of Venice por William Shakespeare
0.96 3.98 Bullshit Jobs: A Theory por David Graeber
0.96 3.38 Introducing Joyce por David Norris
0.958 3.75 Murphy por Samuel Beckett
0.957 3.7 The Bridge por Iain Banks
0.956 4.03 The Iliad por Homer
0.954 4.13 Purgatorio por Dante Alighieri
0.954 3.32 The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ por Philip Pullman
0.953 3.65 Measure for Measure por William Shakespeare
0.951 3.5 NW por Zadie Smith
0.951 3.75 Normal People por Sally Rooney
0.95 3.8 Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution por Ruth Scurr
0.95 3.75 As You Like It por William Shakespeare
0.949 3.77 Silas Marner por George Eliot
0.949 4.12 Martin Eden por Jack London
0.946 3.89 Candide and Other Stories por Voltaire
0.946 3.81 The Monk por Matthew Lewis
0.946 4.12 Minima Moralia: Reflections on a Damaged Life por Theodor Adorno
0.945 3.67 Conversations with Friends por Sally Rooney
0.944 3.36 Death in Her Hands por Ottessa Moshfegh
0.943 4.06 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas por Hunter S. Thompson
0.943 3.91 Dubliners por James Joyce
0.942 4.08 Northern Lights por Philip Pullman
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey por Homer
0.942 3.83 Trumpet por Jackie Kay
0.942 3.88 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything por Christopher Hitchens
0.941 3.88 White Fang por Jack London
0.941 3.92 The Twyborn affair por Patrick White
0.94 3.97 Othello por William Shakespeare
0.94 3.78 Semiosis por Sue Burke
0.94 4.01 The Trial por Franz Kafka
0.94 3.59 Utz por Bruce Chatwin
0.939 4.02 Macbeth por William Shakespeare
0.939 3.79 The Three-Body Problem por Cixin Liu
0.938 4 A Clockwork Orange por Anthony Burgess
0.935 3.88 3 Plays: Frogs / Wasps / Women at the Thesmophoria por Aristophanes
0.932 3.97 The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays por John Millington Synge
0.93 4.08 Inferno por Dante Alighieri
0.929 3.52 Pine por Francine Toon
0.929 3.63 The Secret Agent por Joseph Conrad
0.928 4.07 Ensaio sobre a cegueira por José Saramago
0.926 3.74 O apogeu de Miss Jean Brodie por Muriel Spark
0.926 3.72 Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power por Byung-Chul Han
0.926 3.75 Ivanhoe por Sir Walter Scott
0.926 3.73 The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner por James Hogg
0.926 3.97 The Bell Jar por Sylvia Plath
0.923 3.79 History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics por Georg Lukács
0.922 3.95 Brave New World por Aldous Huxley
0.921 4.06 Notes from Underground por Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.921 4.23 Pale Fire por Vladimir Nabokov
0.921 3.86 Bouvard and Pécuchet por Gustave Flaubert
0.921 3.72 A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful por Edmund Burke
0.921 3.81 The Korean War: A History (Modern Library Chronicles) por Bruce Cumings
0.92 3.72 Morphology of the Folktale por Vladimir Jakovlevic Propp
0.919 4.16 Hamlet por William Shakespeare
0.919 3.9 Three Men in a Boat—To Say Nothing of the Dog por Jerome K. Jerome
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray por Oscar Wilde
0.919 4.23 The Master and Margarita por Mikhail Bulgakov
0.918 4.14 Fear and Trembling/Repetition : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol. 6 por Søren Kierkegaard
0.917 4.05 Hunger por Knut Hamsun
0.916 4.19 Hyperion por Dan Simmons
0.915 3.72 Junky por William S. Burroughs
0.915 4.01 Ancillary Justice por Ann Leckie
0.914 3.94 A Scots Quair por Lewis Grassic Gibbon
0.911 4.02 Lanny por Max Porter
0.911 3.68 Hegel: A Very Short Introduction por Peter Singer
0.911 3.94 The Problem of Pain por C. S. Lewis
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment por Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.91 4.12 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass por Lewis Carroll
0.908 3.34 In the Belly of the Beast: Letters From Prison por Jack Henry Abbott
0.908 3.86 We: A Novel por Yevgeny Zamyatin
0.907 3.87 The Sea Wolf por Jack London
0.906 4.2 The Flowers of Evil por Charles Baudelaire
0.904 3.56 The Vegetarian por Han Kang
0.904 4.05 V. por Thomas Pynchon
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 por Ray Bradbury
0.903 3.6 Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics por Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan
0.903 3.82 James Joyce's Ulysses: a study por Stuart Gilbert
0.902 3.86 1982, Janine por Alasdair Gray
0.899 3.91 The Picture of Dorian Gray [Penguin Readers] por Oscar Wilde
0.899 4.04 You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense por Charles Bukowski
0.898 3.89 The Early Church por Henry Chadwick
0.898 4.04 Brideshead Revisited por Evelyn Waugh
0.898 3.86 Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism por Fredric Jameson
0.898 4.09 The Crock of Gold por James Stephens
0.897 3.81 Northanger Abbey por Jane Austen
0.897 4 Ubik por Philip K. Dick
0.897 4.31 Les Misérables, Volume 2 of 2 por Victor Hugo
0.897 3.89 Poor Things por Alasdair Gray
0.896 3.94 The Theater and Its Double por Antonin Artaud
0.896 3.88 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time por Mark Haddon
0.896 3.95 The Plague por Albert Camus
0.895 4.19 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead por Tom Stoppard
0.895 3.76 Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: Short Stories, Prose, and Diary Excerpts por Sylvia Plath
0.894 4.16 The Ego and Its Own por Max Stirner
0.893 3.58 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales [Oxford World's Classics] por Robert Louis Stevenson
0.893 4.06 The Subtle Knife por Philip Pullman
0.892 3.98 The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm [Norton Critical Edition] por Jack Zipes
0.89 4.19 Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind por Shunryu Suzuki
0.888 4.08 Fight Club por Chuck Palahniuk
0.887 4.13 The Complete Plays of Sophocles por Sophocles
0.885 4.12 A Room of One's Own por Virginia Woolf
0.883 4.02 Use of Weapons por Iain M. Banks
0.882 3.95 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death por Jean-Dominique Bauby
0.881 3.89 Ohio por Stephen Markley
0.88 3.48 Elephants on Acid and Other Bizarre Experiments por Alex Boese
0.88 4.02 Trainspotting por Irvine Welsh
0.88 3.53 The Fall of Kelvin Walker por Alasdair Gray
0.879 3.88 Autumn por Ali Smith
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything por Steven D. Levitt
0.878 4.05 Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered por E. F. Schumacher
0.878 3.91 The Pale King por David Foster Wallace
0.877 3.64 The Driver's Seat por Muriel Spark
0.877 3.82 Voyage in the Dark por Jean Rhys
0.877 4.1 Ariel por Sylvia Plath
0.873 3.8 Espedair Street por Iain Banks
0.872 3.5 Storytelling: Bewitching the Modern Mind por Christian Salmon
0.872 3.52 Marxism and Literary Criticism por Terry Eagleton
0.87 3.83 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves por Karen Joy Fowler
0.869 3.9 Chaos: Making a New Science por James Gleick
0.869 4.21 Fairy Tales (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) por Hans Christian Andersen
0.868 4.12 Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison por Michel Foucault
0.866 3.92 A Brief History of Time por Stephen Hawking
0.866 4.11 Cat's Cradle por Kurt Vonnegut
0.866 4.41 The Elements of Style: A Practical Encyclopedia of Interior Architectural Details from 1485 to the Present por Stephen Calloway
0.864 3.96 The Silence of the Girls por Pat Barker
0.858 3.86 Fathers and Sons por Ivan Turgenev
0.856 3.99 The Archaeology of Knowledge & The Discourse on Language por Michel Foucault
0.855 3.87 The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy por Raj Patel
0.855 3.74 Coming Up for Air por George Orwell
0.853 4.24 Nineteen Eighty-Four por George Orwell
0.853 3.91 A Hero of Our Time por Mikhail Lermontov
0.852 3.89 A Barthes Reader por Roland Barthes
0.852 4.38 The Brothers Karamazov por Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.851 4.24 Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism por Vincent B. Leitch
0.848 4.34 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid por Douglas R. Hofstadter
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird por Harper Lee
0.846 3.86 Thank You for Smoking por Christopher Buckley
0.845 4.07 Cancer Ward por Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
0.845 4.03 The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery por Janwillem van de Wetering
0.844 4.29 Shuggie Bain por Douglas Stuart
0.842 4.17 V for Vendetta por Alan Moore
0.842 4.18 A Grief Observed por C. S. Lewis
0.839 3.85 In Search Of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality por John Gribbin
0.836 3.9 On Anarchism por Noam Chomsky
0.836 4.11 The Wisdom of Life por Arthur Schopenhauer
0.833 3.97 I Am Legend por Richard Matheson
0.832 3.86 Decline and Fall por Evelyn Waugh
0.832 4.03 Mythologies por Roland Barthes
0.831 3.91 An American Marriage por Tayari Jones
0.831 4.19 Death's End por Cixin Liu
0.829 4.18 The Song of Achilles por Madeline Miller
0.829 3.4 Nod por Adrian Barnes
0.825 4.07 Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern por Douglas R. Hofstadter
0.825 3.5 The Christians and the Fall of Rome por Edward Gibbon
0.824 4.16 A History of Western Philosophy por Bertrand Russell
0.823 4.14 The Dark Forest por Cixin Liu
0.822 3.71 Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World por Edward W. Said
0.819 3.99 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World por Elif Shafak
0.812 3.72 The Myth of Mental Illness : Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct por Thomas S. Szasz
0.811 3.96 English Grammar for Students of German: The Study Guide for Those Learning German por Cecile Zorach
0.808 3.74 Adventures in human being por Gavin Francis
0.806 4.18 The Old Regime and the French Revolution por Alexis de Tocqueville
0.803 3.98 Axel's Castle: A Study of the Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930 por Edmund Wilson
0.801 4.14 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine por Gail Honeyman
0.801 4.04 The Persians; Prometheus Bound; Seven Against Thebes; The Suppliants por Aeschylus
0.801 3.98 The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory por Brian Greene
0.799 4.33 Memorial por Alice Oswald
0.798 4.15 Half of a Yellow Sun por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.791 3.91 Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity (Cultural Studies) por Marc Augé
0.79 4.28 Stoner por John Williams
0.785 3.65 The Bloomsday Book por Harry Blamires
0.784 3.98 Surface Detail por Iain M. Banks
0.782 4.14 Chess Story por Stefan Zweig
0.779 3.63 This Is Memorial Device por David Keenan
0.778 3.47 Exiles por James Joyce
0.774 3.73 Double Whammy por Carl Hiaasen
0.772 4.14 The Player of Games por Iain M. Banks
0.769 4.29 Circe por Madeline Miller
0.763 4.39 Arcadia por Tom Stoppard
0.763 4.1 The Classic Fairy Tales [Norton Critical Edition] por Maria Tatar
0.758 3.82 The Complete Works of Robert Burns por Robert Burns
0.754 4.19 The Plague, The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays (Everyman's Library) por Albert Camus
0.742 3.78 James Joyce por Edna O'Brien
0.738 3.42 Waste Tide por Qiufan Chen
0.733 4.17 Ancillary Mercy por Ann Leckie
0.73 3.86 Here Comes Everybody: An Introduction to James Joyce for the Ordinary Reader por Anthony Burgess
0.728 4.27 The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper por Hallie Rubenhold
0.716 4.44 Collected Poems, 1909–1962 por T. S. Eliot
0.709 4.18 A Country Doctor's Notebook por Mikhail Bulgakov
0.698 3.96 The Outrun por Amy Liptrot
0.689 4.4 James Joyce por Richard Ellmann
0.658 3.77 Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales por Gordon Jarvie
0.65 4.06 Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling por Philip Pullman
0.644 3.9 1916: The Easter Rising por Tim Pat Coogan
0.572 4.29 Russian Thinkers por Isaiah Berlin