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Controversial Books

This page shows your 100 most controversial books, as measured by the standard deviation of members star ratings. (This is also the source of the Zeitgeist category "25 Books People Can't Agree on.") To be included, a book must have been rated at least 20 times. Work titles are given.

Standard
Deviation
RatingTitle
1.1793.2The Golden Orange by Joseph Wambaugh
1.1643.44The Purpose-driven Church::Growth Without Compromising Your Message And Mission by Rick Warren
0.9784.41Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas
0.9623.73Mouse Tales: A Behind-The-Ears Look at Disneyland by David Koenig
0.9054.08Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination (Vintage) by Neal Gabler
0.8963.4RN : The Memoirs of Richard Nixon by Richard Milhous Nixon
0.8783.48Anglo-American Cataloging Rules by Michael Gorman
0.8663.89Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana
0.8483.65A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester
0.813.75Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin
0.8054.01The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin
0.7163.7Gold: The Marvellous History of General John Augustus Sutter by Blaise Cendrars
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