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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
1.1793.24The Golden Orange by Joseph Wambaugh
1.1643.42The Purpose-driven Church::Growth Without Compromising Your Message And Mission by Rick Warren
0.9784.42Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas
0.9623.68Mouse 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
0.8963.44RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon by Richard Milhous Nixon
0.8783.5Anglo-American Cataloging Rules by Michael Gorman
0.8663.86Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana
0.8483.67A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 by Simon Winchester
0.813.77Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin
0.8053.99The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin
0.7634.47Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look At Making the Magic Real by The Imagineers
0.7163.75Gold: The Marvellous History of General John Augustus Sutter by Blaise Cendrars
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