Controversial Books for ohlonelibrary

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
1.223 3.33 Black Leopard, Red Wolf por Marlon James
1.126 3.53 Already Dead: A California Gothic por Denis Johnson
1.117 4.05 The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations por Toni Morrison
1.114 3.91 Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law por Haben Girma
1.097 3.65 No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America por Ron Powers
1.095 3.49 Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World por Robert D. Kaplan
1.08 3.49 Night Boat to Tangier por Kevin Barry
1.078 3.22 Trust Exercise por Susan Choi
1.074 3.49 Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life por Nir Eyal
1.059 3.67 Fires in the Mirror por Anna Deavere Smith
1.054 3.41 America Is Not the Heart: A Novel por Elaine Castillo
1.039 3.81 Água Viva por Clarice Lispector
1.029 3.55 The Lying Life of Adults por Elena Ferrante
1.026 3.85 Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World por Maryanne Wolf
1.01 3.45 Indelicacy por Amina Cain
1.007 3.62 Bunny por Mona Awad
1.006 3.78 Women Warriors: An Unexpected History por Pamela D. Toler
0.999 3.56 Wide Sargasso Sea por Jean Rhys
0.997 3.8 Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble por Dan Lyons
0.994 3.43 The Emissary por Yoko Tawada
0.994 3.9 Me and White Supremacy por Layla F. Saad
0.992 3.67 The Door in the Wall por Marguerite De Angeli
0.988 4.12 Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger por Soraya Chemaly
0.987 4.06 Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza por Gloria Anzaldúa
0.974 3.91 What Are You Going Through por Sigrid Nunez
0.97 3.59 Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now por Jaron Lanier
0.97 3.52 The New Me por Halle Butler
0.968 3.99 The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming por David Wallace-Wells
0.961 4.04 Something is Killing the Children Vol. 1 por James Tynion IV
0.958 3.54 Leave the World Behind por Rumaan Alam
0.953 3.88 Priestdaddy: A Memoir por Patricia Lockwood
0.953 3.51 Agatha Christie: An English Mystery por Laura Thompson
0.952 3.79 American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump por Tim Alberta
0.948 3.55 The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far: Why Are We Here? por Lawrence M. Krauss
0.948 3.79 Lost Children Archive por Valeria Luiselli
0.948 3.75 Sabrina por Nick Drnaso
0.948 3.96 The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity por Nadine Burke Harris M.D.
0.947 3.91 The Sea Around Us por Rachel Carson
0.943 3.68 An Elegant Defense por Matt Richtel
0.94 3.55 Death is Hard Work por Khālid Khalīfah
0.939 4.05 The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America por Greg Grandin
0.937 3.73 Mexican Gothic por Silvia Moreno-Garcia
0.936 3.37 What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories por Laura Shapiro
0.934 4.12 Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century por Charles King
0.932 3.09 Grand Union: Stories por Zadie Smith
0.928 3.96 The Monkey Wrench Gang por Edward Abbey
0.928 3.81 Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation por Andrew Marantz
0.928 3.76 A Children's Bible por Lydia Millet
0.927 4.08 The Book of Harlan por Bernice L. McFadden
0.925 4.14 Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II por Svetlana Alexievich
0.922 3.88 Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming por Paul Hawken
0.921 3.95 All the Pretty Horses por Cormac McCarthy
0.918 3.77 The New Wilderness por Diane Cook
0.916 3.89 Cleanness por Garth Greenwell
0.915 3.52 Crossing: A Novel por Pajtim Statovci
0.913 3.69 We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast por Jonathan Safran Foer
0.912 3.88 Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine por Thomas Hager
0.912 3.64 In the Midst of Winter por Isabel Allende
0.911 4.09 Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning por Cathy Park Hong
0.91 4.1 Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference por Cordelia Fine
0.909 4.41 Churchill: Walking with Destiny por Andrew Roberts
0.908 3.91 On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous por Ocean Vuong
0.908 3.64 Monogamy por Sue Miller
0.908 4.2 The Border por Don Winslow
0.904 3.56 The Topeka School por Ben Lerner
0.904 3.63 How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life por Catherine Price
0.89 3.74 Will and Testament por Vigdis Hjorth
0.888 3.68 Weather por Jenny Offill
0.888 3.81 Year of the Monkey por Patti Smith
0.881 3.82 Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism por Safiya Umoja Noble
0.88 4.17 Where the Crawdads Sing por Delia Owens
0.879 4.3 Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom por Katherine Eban
0.877 3.94 Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion por Jia Tolentino
0.875 3.68 Uncanny Valley: A Memoir por Anna Wiener
0.875 3.64 Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on Martha's Vineyard por Nora Ellen Groce
0.874 3.8 How Much of These Hills Is Gold por C Pam Zhang
0.873 4.08 The Testaments por Margaret Atwood
0.872 4.05 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion por Jonathan Haidt
0.871 3.84 "All the Real Indians Died Off" and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans por Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
0.871 3.98 Letters from an Astrophysicist por Neil deGrasse Tyson
0.869 3.02 A Separation por Katie Kitamura
0.868 4.05 I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir por Malaka Gharib
0.867 3.96 Moral Politics : How Liberals and Conservatives Think por George Lakoff
0.867 4.19 A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories por Lucia Berlin
0.864 4.22 Apeirogon por Colum McCann
0.864 4.16 Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home por Nora Krug
0.864 4.09 My Dark Vanessa por Kate Elizabeth Russell
0.863 3.87 Enter the Aardvark por Jessica Anthony
0.862 4.09 What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why por David Allen Sibley
0.858 4.1 Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America por Beth Macy
0.853 3.92 Bad feminist por Roxane Gay
0.853 4 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan por Steve Coll
0.851 3.39 Different Worlds Level 2 (Cambridge English Readers) por Margaret Johnson
0.849 4.08 Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America por Eliza Griswold
0.847 3.85 Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy por Cathy O'Neil
0.846 4.15 Vesper Flights por Helen Macdonald
0.844 4.29 Shuggie Bain por Douglas Stuart
0.841 4.28 The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels por Jon Meacham
0.84 3.94 The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays por Esmé Weijun Wang
0.839 3.75 The Memory Police por Yoko Ogawa
0.838 4.02 Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty por Dorothy E. Roberts
0.836 4.25 Hamnet por Maggie O'Farrell
0.836 3.8 The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things por Peter Wohlleben
0.835 3.85 If it Bleeds por Stephen King
0.835 4.08 Calypso por David Sedaris
0.833 3.92 How Beautiful We Were por Imbolo Mbue
0.831 4.1 Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures por Merlin Sheldrake
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
0.828 3.82 Ayesha At Last por Uzma Jalaluddin
0.822 3.89 Evening in Paradise: More Stories por Lucia Berlin
0.819 3.99 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World por Elif Shafak
0.818 3.9 In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin por Lindsey Hilsum
0.818 4.15 Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic por Sam Quinones
0.818 4.01 A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail por Bill Bryson
0.815 4.06 The Night Watchman por Louise Erdrich
0.815 4.08 Lab Girl por Hope Jahren
0.814 4.28 Gender Queer: A Memoir por Maia Kobabe
0.813 4.01 The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World por Steve Brusatte
0.813 3.79 An Orchestra of Minorities por Chigozie Obioma
0.811 4.45 Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents por Isabel Wilkerson
0.811 4.12 The House of Broken Angels por Luis Alberto Urrea
0.81 3.86 By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review por Pamela Paul
0.805 3.75 Celine por Peter Heller
0.805 4.35 Essays and Lectures por Ralph Waldo Emerson
0.804 4.56 Deaf Republic: Poems por Ilya Kaminsky
0.803 4.01 The Secret Commonwealth por Philip Pullman
0.803 3.93 Interior Chinatown por Charles Yu
0.802 3.85 The Glass Hotel por Emily St. John Mandel
0.802 4.32 Beastie Boys Book por Michael Diamond
0.802 3.97 A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers por Victor LaValle
0.801 4.18 How to Be an Antiracist por Ibram X. Kendi
0.799 3.98 Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley por Emily Chang
0.799 3.83 Origins: How The Earth Made Us por Lewis Dartnell
0.798 3.72 Redhead by the Side of the Road por Anne Tyler
0.798 4.05 A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership por James Comey
0.795 4.21 A Burst of Light: Essays por Audre Lorde
0.795 4.23 We Should All Be Feminists por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.794 3.71 Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina por Misty Copeland
0.794 4.53 Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts por Christopher De Hamel
0.793 3.96 The Shadow King por Maaza Mengiste
0.792 3.31 Burnt Sugar por Avni Doshi
0.791 4.1 Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come por Richard Preston
0.79 3.95 Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead por Olga Tokarczuk
0.789 4.24 Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale: A Memoir por Rachel Lloyd
0.789 4.19 Leadership: In Turbulent Times por Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.787 4.12 Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves por Frans de Waal
0.785 4.24 The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language por David Crystal
0.784 4.41 The Magic Fish por Trung Le Nguyen
0.784 3.91 Big Sky por Kate Atkinson
0.781 3.92 Friday Black por Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
0.778 3.84 Florida por Lauren Groff
0.777 3.78 Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis por Jared Diamond
0.776 4.37 Between the World and Me por Ta-Nehisi Coates
0.775 4.07 The Giver of Stars por Jojo Moyes
0.775 3.99 Red at the Bone por Jacqueline Woodson
0.772 4.38 Just Us: An American Conversation por Claudia Rankine
0.77 4.03 The Water Dancer por Ta-Nehisi Coates
0.77 4.19 Exhalation: Stories por Ted Chiang
0.769 3.74 State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America por Matt Weiland
0.769 4.29 Circe por Madeline Miller
0.766 3.9 A Terrible Country por Keith Gessen
0.766 4.1 Quichotte por Salman Rushdie
0.764 4.21 How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence por Michael Pollan
0.763 3.92 Chances Are… por Richard Russo
0.762 3.88 Disappearing Earth por Julia Phillips
0.762 4.21 The Cold Millions por Jess Walter
0.76 4.1 The Dutch House por Ann Patchett
0.756 4.26 Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race por Reni Eddo-Lodge
0.756 4.23 Are Prisons Obsolete? por Angela Y. Davis
0.756 4.48 Superman Smashes the Klan por Gene Luen Yang
0.755 4.35 Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches por Audre Lorde
0.754 4.39 Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom por David W. Blight
0.751 4.38 The Mirror & the Light por Hilary Mantel
0.751 4.29 Permanent Record por Edward Snowden
0.75 4.21 Dig por A. S. King
0.75 4.3 Figuring por Maria Popova
0.749 4.18 The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X por Les Payne
0.747 3.6 Those Who Knew: A Novel por Idra Novey
0.743 4.22 Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming por Naomi Oreskes
0.742 4.11 La Belle Sauvage por Philip Pullman
0.742 3.75 Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country: Traveling through the Land of My Ancestors por Louise Erdrich
0.738 4.12 The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure por Greg Lukianoff
0.737 4.24 How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America por Heather Cox Richardson
0.735 4.25 Olive, Again por Elizabeth Strout
0.735 4.3 Superior: The Return of Race Science por Angela Saini
0.734 3.75 Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark por Cecelia Watson
0.733 3.86 They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South por Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
0.732 4.13 Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation por Octavia E. Butler
0.732 3.94 The Other Americans por Laila Lalami
0.729 3.63 How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization por Mary Beard
0.729 3.74 Girl por Edna O'Brien
0.727 3.9 The origin of others por Toni Morrison
0.725 4.26 Deacon King Kong por James McBride
0.724 4.25 The Nickel Boys por Colson Whitehead
0.722 3.87 Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee por Casey Cep
0.722 3.94 She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman por Erica Armstrong Dunbar
0.72 3.85 Smashed por Junji Ito
0.719 3.98 On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal por Naomi Klein
0.718 4.29 A Fire Story por Brian Fies
0.716 4.31 I Am Not Your Negro {film transcript} por James Baldwin
0.714 4.05 Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance por Alex Hutchinson
0.712 4.13 Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? por Bill McKibben
0.711 3.68 Red Pill por Hari Kunzru
0.711 4.27 Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture por Roxane Gay
0.711 4.05 The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War por Robert J. Gordon
0.71 4.03 Abbott por Saladin Ahmed
0.71 4.04 Orange World and Other Stories por Karen Russell
0.706 4.29 We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria por Wendy Pearlman
0.7 4.1 Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland por Jonathan M. Metzl
0.699 3.62 My cat Yugoslavia por Pajtim Statovci
0.698 3.98 Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond por Marc Lamont Hill
0.698 3.95 A Burning por Megha Majumdar
0.697 3.97 Everything Inside: Stories por Edwidge Danticat
0.695 4.6 Know My Name: A Memoir por Chanel Miller
0.693 4.16 Grass por Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
0.691 4.2 The Body: A Guide for Occupants por Bill Bryson
0.691 4.49 So You Want to Talk About Race por Ijeoma Oluo
0.691 3.93 Kintu por Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
0.69 3.65 The Parade por Dave Eggers
0.687 4.09 The Vanishing Half por Brit Bennett
0.686 4.48 Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America por Ibram X. Kendi
0.684 4.34 American Dialogue: The Founders and Us por Joseph J. Ellis
0.68 4.47 In the Dream House: A Memoir por Carmen Maria Machado
0.679 4.26 Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos por Lucy Knisley
0.679 4.14 The End of Policing por Alex S. Vitale
0.678 4.43 They Called Us Enemy por George Takei
0.676 4.57 Becoming Superman: My Journey From Poverty to Hollywood por J. Michael Straczynski
0.675 4.37 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood por Trevor Noah
0.674 3.97 I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche por Sue Prideaux
0.673 4.43 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness por Michelle Alexander
0.673 3.97 The Yellow House: A Memoir por Sarah M. Broom
0.671 4.34 Patron Saints of Nothing por Randy Ribay
0.669 3.94 Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow por Henry Louis Gates Jr.
0.669 4.4 The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 por Rick Atkinson
0.668 4.27 Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves por Glory Edim
0.667 4.25 Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower por Brittney Cooper
0.666 4.2 Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations About Race {2017} por Beverly Daniel Tatum
0.66 4.26 How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States por Daniel Immerwahr
0.66 4.52 Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants por Robin Wall Kimmerer
0.655 4.29 Almost American Girl por Robin Ha
0.654 3.9 The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist por Adrian Tomine
0.653 3.94 Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance por Zora Neale Hurston
0.65 3.94 If I Had Your Face por Frances Cha
0.649 4.39 The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America por Richard Rothstein
0.648 4.33 War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence por Ronan Farrow
0.643 4.3 Why We're Polarized por Ezra Klein
0.643 4.11 Robin por Dave Itzkoff
0.641 4.33 Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot por Mikki Kendall
0.641 3.99 We Were Feminists Once por Andi Zeisler
0.64 3.8 Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands por Dan Jones
0.629 3.87 The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine por Thomas Morris
0.629 4.23 The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner por Daniel Ellsberg
0.624 4.33 Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights por Katha Pollitt
0.622 4.24 The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Indian America from 1890 to the Present por David Treuer
0.618 3.91 Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul por Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
0.614 4.04 Parkland por Dave Cullen
0.609 4.17 The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy por Anna Clark
0.607 4.5 Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II por Douglas A. Blackmon
0.602 4.17 The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions por Rebecca Solnit
0.6 4.14 The Barefoot Woman por Scholastique Mukasonga
0.598 4.44 We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy por Ta-Nehisi Coates
0.59 3.93 Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History por Jeremy Brown
0.589 3.94 How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon por Rosa Brooks
0.58 4.49 Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations por Mira Jacob
0.566 4.23 A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America por T. Christian Miller
0.558 4.46 American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts por Chris McGreal
0.526 4.26 Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America por Stacey Abrams