Controversial Books for rynk

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
1.206 4.03 Ulysses por James Joyce
1.196 3.94 The Story Factor (2nd Revised Edition) por Annette Simmons
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick por Herman Melville
1.085 2.91 The Reavers por George MacDonald Fraser
1.082 3.78 Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time por Greg Mortenson
1.066 3.65 StrengthsFinder 2.0 por Tom Rath
1.051 3.47 The Last of the Mohicans por James Fenimore Cooper
1.049 3.9 Underworld por Don DeLillo
1.048 3.78 Parade's End por Ford Madox Ford
1.03 3.78 The Elements of Cooking: Translating the Chef's Craft for Every Kitchen por Michael Ruhlman
1.03 3.9 The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles por Steven Pressfield
1.028 3.75 Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less por Greg Mckeown
1.025 3.96 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain Library) por Mark Twain
1.01 3.4 True Believers por Kurt Andersen
1.003 3.81 How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business por Douglas W. Hubbard
1.003 3.57 The Invention of Everything Else por Samantha Hunt
1 3.85 The Year of Magical Thinking por Joan Didion
0.997 3.99 Wolf Hall por Hilary Mantel
0.992 3.73 Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up por Patricia Ryan Madson
0.991 4.01 Mason & Dixon por Thomas Pynchon
0.987 3.88 The Winner's Curse por Richard H. Thaler
0.986 4.12 Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years [1-volume edition] por Carl Sandburg
0.986 3.08 The Thousand por Kevin Guilfoile
0.985 3.62 The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels por Michael Watkins
0.976 4.02 Howl and Other Poems por Allen Ginsberg
0.976 3.83 Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity por Kim Scott
0.97 3.62 Eat That Frog! por Brian Tracy
0.966 4.01 The Once and Future King, Including The Book of Merlyn por T. H. White
0.965 3.58 Vineland por Thomas Pynchon
0.962 3.98 Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 por Mark Twain
0.959 3.97 Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories por Harlan Ellison
0.959 3.6 Vintage Didion por Joan Didion
0.958 3.74 Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback por George Plimpton
0.955 3.47 Living History por Hillary Rodham Clinton
0.953 3.76 The Little Book That Still Beats the Market por Joel Greenblatt
0.949 3.66 Loving Frank por Nancy Horan
0.945 3.78 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin por Benjamin Franklin
0.944 3.73 A Reporter's Life por Walter Cronkite
0.937 3.92 Rooftops of Tehran por Mahbod Seraji
0.934 3.92 The Sympathizer por Viet Thanh Nguyen
0.934 3.61 The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country por Laton McCartney
0.931 3.91 Life on the Mississippi por Mark Twain
0.93 3 Breakpoint por Richard A. Clarke
0.93 4.02 Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers por James C. Humes
0.929 3.65 When the Killing's Done por T. C. Boyle
0.929 4.18 The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America por Daniel J. Boorstin
0.926 3.59 A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines por Janna Levin
0.926 3.82 Border Songs por Jim Lynch
0.925 3.82 Continental Drift por Russell Banks
0.921 3.86 Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques por Michael Michalko
0.918 3.85 Dear Life por Alice Munro
0.917 4.04 The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life por Twyla Tharp
0.916 4.13 Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters por Richard Rumelt
0.914 3.96 The Fifth Risk por Michael Lewis
0.914 3.84 This Is Where I Leave You por Jonathan Tropper
0.914 3.82 Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World por Linda Hirshman
0.912 3.66 The Wordy Shipmates por Sarah Vowell
0.911 4.05 A Tale for the Time Being por Ruth Ozeki
0.91 4.02 Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity por David Allen
0.91 4.12 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass por Lewis Carroll
0.909 3.75 Four Souls por Louise Erdrich
0.908 3.81 The Memory of Running por Ron McLarty
0.908 3.73 American Dervish por Ayad Akhtar
0.907 3.41 Washington, D.C. por Gore Vidal
0.907 3.89 Love Medicine por Louise Erdrich
0.898 3.8 The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream por Barack Obama
0.895 3.97 The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable por Patrick Lencioni
0.893 3.89 Hope in the Dark por Rebecca Solnit
0.889 3.95 Tenth of December: Stories por George Saunders
0.886 4.14 Thinking, Fast and Slow por Daniel Kahneman
0.883 3.6 The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby por Tom Wolfe
0.882 4.15 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century por Timothy Snyder
0.881 3.91 Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness por William Styron
0.88 4.17 Where the Crawdads Sing por Delia Owens
0.878 3.84 McMafia: Crime without Frontiers por Misha Glenny
0.877 3.92 LaRose por Louise Erdrich
0.873 4.06 Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die por Chip Heath
0.872 3.82 Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet por Frances Moore Lappé
0.872 4.06 The Design of Everyday Things por Donald A. Norman
0.871 3.29 Free Live Free por Gene Wolfe
0.868 3.66 Starvation Lake por Bryan Gruley
0.867 4.08 A Coney Island of the Mind por Lawrence Ferlinghetti
0.867 4.04 Lincoln por Gore Vidal
0.865 3.92 The Power of Focus: What the Worlds Greatest Achievers Know about The Secret of Financial Freedom and Success por Jack Canfield
0.864 3.68 One for the Books por Joe Queenan
0.863 3.9 Pigs in Heaven por Barbara Kingsolver
0.863 4.14 Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones por James Clear
0.862 4 The Devil in the White City por Erik Larson
0.862 4.04 Blue Highways: A Journey into America por William Least Heat-Moon
0.86 3.94 The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood por James Gleick
0.859 3.87 Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs por Hunter S. Thompson
0.859 3.7 Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls por David Sedaris
0.858 3.65 The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World por Niall Ferguson
0.858 3.37 We Can Build You por Philip K. Dick
0.858 3.44 The Other Typist por Suzanne Rindell
0.858 3.73 I Sailed with Magellan por Stuart Dybek
0.858 3.79 Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman por Haruki Murakami
0.855 3.69 After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story por Michael Hainey
0.854 3.9 The Good Lord Bird por James McBride
0.852 4.06 The Portable Mark Twain by Bernard DeVoto~1962 por Mark Twain
0.852 3.85 Pale Horse, Pale Rider: Three Short Novels por Katherine Anne Porter
0.851 4.21 A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There por Aldo Leopold
0.849 3.71 American Lion por Jon Meacham
0.847 3.91 So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love por Cal Newport
0.846 4.12 The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant por Judy Rodgers
0.845 4.32 Watchmen por Alan Moore
0.844 4.09 Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's por Frederick Lewis Allen
0.842 3.5 American Spy por Lauren Wilkinson
0.84 3.75 When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing por Daniel H. Pink
0.836 3.83 Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son por Michael Chabon
0.836 4.22 Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition por Steve Krug
0.835 3.93 Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets por Sudhir Venkatesh
0.834 3.92 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance por Barack Obama
0.833 4.21 On Writing por Stephen King
0.832 3.54 South and West por Joan Didion
0.83 3.81 How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking por Jordan Ellenberg
0.829 3.73 Forgetfulness por Ward Just
0.826 3.55 The Evolution of Useful Things por Henry Petroski
0.825 4.24 Galway Bay por Mary Pat Kelly
0.825 4.14 The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance por Laurie Garrett
0.823 4 The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World por Peter Wohlleben
0.822 3.89 The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border por Francisco Cantú
0.821 3.82 Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season por Jonathan Eig
0.82 3.25 Leisureville: Adventures in a World Without Children por Andrew D. Blechman
0.819 4 American Salvage por Bonnie Jo Campbell
0.818 4.05 The Master Butchers Singing Club por Louise Erdrich
0.816 4.04 Driftless por David Rhodes
0.812 3.93 The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal por David E. Hoffman
0.811 3.65 Miami and the Siege of Chicago por Norman Mailer
0.81 4.2 The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything por James Martin
0.81 3.82 Feast Day of Fools por James Lee Burke
0.805 3.59 Unfamiliar Fishes por Sarah Vowell
0.804 4.02 Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone por Rajiv Chandrasekaran
0.804 3.86 Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History por Nick Bunker
0.803 4.29 All the Light We Cannot See por Anthony Doerr
0.801 4.18 How to Be an Antiracist por Ibram X. Kendi
0.794 3.99 A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction por Terry Pratchett
0.794 4.08 Ballistics: Poems por Billy Collins
0.79 3.95 Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead por Olga Tokarczuk
0.79 4.04 Nixon Agonistes: The Crisis of the Self-Made Man por Garry Wills
0.787 4.13 Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq por Thomas E. Ricks
0.786 4.1 The Making of the President 1960 por Theodore H. White
0.783 4.08 Becoming Justice Blackmun : Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court journey por Linda Greenhouse
0.782 3.97 Strength in What Remains por Tracy Kidder
0.781 4.01 There There por Tommy Orange
0.775 3.83 Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions por Gerd Gigerenzer
0.773 4.02 The Neon Wilderness por Nelson Algren
0.77 4.24 The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America por Timothy Snyder
0.767 3.65 American Music por Jane Mendelsohn
0.764 4.32 The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master por Andrew Hunt
0.762 4.41 Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 por W. E. B. Du Bois
0.761 4.26 Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong por Terry Teachout
0.76 4.1 The Dutch House por Ann Patchett
0.758 3.87 Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors por Peter Ackroyd
0.753 3.9 Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago por Alex Kotlowitz
0.748 4.39 My Life with the Saints por James Martin
0.746 3.82 The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury por Sam Weller
0.743 4.27 Opened Ground: Poems 1966–1996 por Seamus Heaney
0.742 4.34 Alexander Hamilton por Ron Chernow
0.742 4.33 Bring Up the Bodies por Hilary Mantel
0.738 4.39 Truman por David McCullough
0.728 4.45 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln por Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.725 4.27 Deacon King Kong por James McBride
0.725 4.12 Jewelweed: A Novel por David Rhodes
0.724 4.18 The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History por Elizabeth Kolbert
0.719 4.47 The Glory of Their Times : The Story of Baseball Told By the Men Who Played It por Lawrence S. Ritter
0.714 3.92 Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse por Steve Bogira
0.713 4.09 The Last Days of Night: A Novel por Graham Moore
0.712 3.68 Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life por Edward O. Wilson
0.705 3.88 Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future por Andrew McAfee
0.705 4.41 Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth por Rachel Maddow
0.703 4.14 Fox 8 {story} por George Saunders
0.7 3.93 Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq por Michael R. Gordon
0.679 4.44 Becoming por Michelle Obama
0.669 4.45 The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration por Isabel Wilkerson
0.664 4.17 Information Anxiety 2 (Hayden/Que) por Richard Saul Wurman
0.645 4.45 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City por Matthew Desmond