Controversial Books for AnnShirley

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.424 2.94 Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
1.344 4.33 The Civil War [1990 TV series] by Ken Burns
1.27 2.63 Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung by Mao Tse-Tung
1.259 3.31 Philosophy: 100 Essential Thinkers by Philip Stokes
1.207 4.08 The Rhetoric of Reaction: Perversity, Futility, Jeopardy by Albert O. Hirschman
1.189 3.54 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
1.172 3.34 The Octopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris
1.165 3.53 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.164 3.28 The Statesman [Translation] by Plato
1.157 3.56 The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith
1.156 3.65 The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith by Joan Schenkar
1.146 4.01 Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America by Nancy Maclean
1.145 3.21 The Virgin of Bennington by Kathleen Norris
1.14 3.41 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling
1.139 3.6 The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes
1.135 3.81 Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science by Werner Heisenberg
1.132 3.69 Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Skidelsky
1.131 3.64 The Tulip by Anna Pavord
1.127 3.18 A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells
1.125 3.27 Angelology by Danielle Trussoni
1.125 4.08 Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration by Pope Benedict XVI
1.123 3.95 The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes
1.119 3.72 The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age by Juliet Nicolson
1.117 3.77 A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
1.111 3.69 The Bread Bible: 300 Favorite Recipes by Beth Hensperger
1.111 3.88 Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition by Milton Friedman
1.109 3.9 Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar: Second Edition by Gary D. Pratico
1.107 3.61 In Defense of Elitism by William A. Henry III
1.104 3.78 Political Liberalism by John Rawls
1.1 3.35 The Real Middle-Earth: Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages by Brian Bates
1.1 4.06 The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization by Arthur Herman
1.097 3.73 The Ambassadors by Henry James
1.094 3.5 Anywhere but Here by Mona Simpson
1.094 3.12 On My Own by Diane Rehm
1.092 3.39 Resurrection by Arwen Dayton
1.09 3.64 Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
1.081 3.92 The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
1.079 3.67 The White Road: Journey into an Obsession by Edmund De Waal
1.076 3.45 The Magicians by Lev Grossman
1.076 3.75 False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism by John Gray
1.074 3.71 On Democracy by Robert A. Dahl
1.073 3.58 How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness by Russell D. Roberts
1.071 3.8 The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention by William Rosen
1.07 3.73 Reason: Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America by Robert B. Reich
1.07 3.95 The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen
1.069 3.07 The Axe and the Oath: Ordinary Life in the Middle Ages by Robert Fossier
1.069 3.85 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.066 3.69 The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
1.064 3.33 The Scientists: A Family Romance by Marco Roth
1.062 3.43 Shakespeare's Wife by Germaine Greer
1.061 3.33 Swimming Home by Deborah Levy
1.059 3.16 The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch
1.058 3.3 Walden Two by B. F. Skinner
1.057 3.69 Knitting for Dummies by Pam Allen
1.057 3.5 The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
1.057 2.84 While They Slept: An Inquiry into the Murder of a Family by Kathryn Harrison
1.056 3.3 A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
1.056 3.94 Science and Human Values by Jacob Bronowski
1.053 4.05 Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt
1.051 3.68 On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History by Nicholas A. Basbanes
1.05 3.84 In the Beginning: A New Interpretation of Genesis by Karen Armstrong
1.049 3.87 Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
1.048 3.43 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
1.048 3.82 Nothing Was the Same: A Memoir by Kay Redfield Jamison
1.045 3.95 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
1.042 3.11 Paris: A Love Story by Kati Marton
1.041 3.46 The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione
1.041 3.41 Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite: The Science of Monsters by Matt Kaplan
1.037 3.88 Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism by Cornel West
1.037 3.95 The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, 200-1000 AD by Peter Brown
1.035 3.48 The Black Death: A Personal History by John Hatcher
1.033 3.37 The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
1.032 3.93 House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest by Craig Childs
1.032 3.97 The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen
1.03 3.7 Shine, Shine, Shine by Lydia Netzer
1.03 3.86 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 4.19 Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
1.028 3.5 News from Nowhere by William Morris
1.028 3.83 Exuberance: The Passion for Life by Kay Redfield Jamison
1.027 3.83 Who Will Tell The People? : The Betrayal Of American Democracy by William Greider
1.027 3.95 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire {abridged by Womersley} by Edward Gibbon
1.024 3.63 The Economics of Innocent Fraud: Truth For Our Time by John Kenneth Galbraith
1.023 3.71 Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination by Peter Ackroyd
1.023 3.87 Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis by Lauren F. Winner
1.021 3.78 The Making of Home: The 500-Year Story of How Our Houses Became Our Homes by Judith Flanders
1.02 3.39 Carry the One by Carol Anshaw
1.02 3.63 Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life by Adam Gopnik
1.02 3.91 The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss
1.02 3.46 Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd
1.019 3.55 Millennium : A History of the Last Thousand Years by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
1.018 3.32 The Astral by Kate Christensen
1.018 3.45 The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson
1.018 3.91 Neuromancer by William Gibson
1.017 3.57 Snow by Orhan Pamuk
1.017 4.06 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1.017 3.44 Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
1.016 3.7 Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick
1.014 4.02 Jane Brody's Good Food Book: Living the High-Carbohydrate Way by Jane E. Brody
1.011 3.82 The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity by Peter Brown
1.01 3.58 Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible by Peter Manseau
1.01 3.59 The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance by Henry Petroski
1.01 3.78 Robbing the Bees: A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World by Holley Bishop
1.009 4.01 Eragon / Eldest / Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
1.008 3.78 God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question--Why We Suffer by Bart D. Ehrman
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
1.007 3.57 The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution by Gregory Cochran
1.007 3.94 Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
1.006 3.64 The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Jean Plaidy
1.005 3.48 Denial: A Memoir of Terror by Jessica Stern
1.004 3.88 Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
1.004 4.13 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
1.004 3.84 The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life by Robert Goolrick
1.003 4 The Warden / Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
1.003 3.89 Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World by Roy Porter
1.003 3.55 Inferno by Dan Brown
1.003 3.64 Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
1.002 3.9 The Case for God by Karen Armstrong
1.002 3.56 To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design by Henry Petroski
1.001 3.86 The Republic by Plato
1 3.81 Why Liberalism Failed by Patrick J. Deneen
1 3.32 Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire by Jason Goodwin
1 3.56 Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
0.999 3.45 Murder in Passy by Cara Black
0.999 3.91 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
0.999 3.8 The Liberal Imagination by Lionel Trilling
0.998 3.31 Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life by Allen Shawn
0.998 3.55 Noah's Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About The Event That Changed History by William Ryan
0.998 3.46 The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
0.998 3.75 The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
0.998 3.7 Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
0.997 3.99 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
0.997 3.66 Politics by Aristotle
0.995 2.9 The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern
0.995 3.68 Sister Pelagia and the Red Cockerel by Boris Akunin
0.995 3.98 Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights by Thom Hartmann
0.994 3.57 Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
0.994 4.04 Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama
0.994 3.74 Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron Hansen
0.993 3.44 Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives by Annie Murphy Paul
0.992 3.57 The Idiot by Elif Batuman
0.99 3.94 The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
0.99 3.51 The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
0.989 3.56 Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe by Mario Livio
0.988 4.11 Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
0.988 4.12 On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
0.988 4.46 Dostoevsky: A Writer in His Time by Joseph Frank
0.987 3.77 The Alchemyst: The Secrets of The Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott
0.987 4 The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
0.987 4.07 The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 by Geoffrey C. Ward
0.986 4.11 The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer
0.986 3.6 The Child That Books Built by Francis Spufford
0.985 3.61 Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert
0.985 3.41 Echo House by Ward Just
0.984 3.69 The Prisoner in the Castle by Susan Elia MacNeal
0.983 3.51 Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood by Julie Gregory
0.983 3.73 The Diamond As Big As the Ritz & Other Stories [Wordsworth Classics] by F. Scott Fitzgerald
0.982 3.51 Hard Times by Charles Dickens
0.981 3.5 Bad money : reckless finance, failed politics, and the global crisis of American capitalism by Kevin Phillips
0.981 3.98 Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours by Kim Boyce
0.981 4.23 Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
0.979 3.41 The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It by Tilar J. Mazzeo
0.979 3.9 The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln by Sean Wilentz
0.979 3.42 The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal
0.976 3.58 Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris
0.976 3.82 A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome: Daily Life, Mysteries, and Curiosities by Alberto Angela
0.976 3.02 The Jewels of Paradise by Donna Leon
0.975 3.97 Home Baking: The Artful Mix of Flour and Traditions from Around the World by Jeffrey Alford
0.974 3.89 Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See by Juliann Garey
0.974 3.52 A History of Civilizations by Fernand Braudel
0.974 3.87 The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
0.972 4.01 The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks
0.971 3.54 A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books by Alberto Manguel
0.97 3.66 Postmodernism For Beginners by James N. Powell
0.97 3.52 The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
0.969 3.81 On Ethics and Economics by Amartya Sen
0.969 3.64 To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg
0.969 4.01 Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms by Michelle Brown
0.969 3.62 The Traitor's Wife by Kathleen Kent
0.969 3.72 Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir by Anna Quindlen
0.968 3.89 The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
0.968 3.79 In Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus
0.968 3.72 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 3.53 She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith
0.967 3.69 A Short History of Drunkenness by Mark Forsyth
0.967 3.01 Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
0.966 3.86 God: A Biography by Jack Miles
0.966 4.01 The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
0.965 3.96 The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan
0.964 3.39 A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
0.964 3.88 A Theory of Justice by John Rawls
0.964 3.51 Utopia by Thomas More
0.964 3.85 Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey
0.963 3.95 An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
0.963 3.91 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
0.963 3.54 The Colosseum by Keith Hopkins
0.962 3.44 Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West by Anthony Pagden
0.962 3.86 Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
0.962 4.09 The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
0.962 3.97 Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain
0.962 3.78 The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
0.962 3.52 Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
0.961 3.98 Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
0.961 3.63 Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells
0.961 3.49 The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
0.961 3.9 The Aeneid by Virgil
0.96 3.53 From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne
0.959 3.76 The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering by Melanie Thernstrom
0.959 3.94 A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda Foreman
0.959 3.71 It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
0.958 3.54 Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
0.958 3.92 The Tempest by William Shakespeare
0.958 3.7 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
0.957 3.63 The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them by Elif Batuman
0.957 3.57 The History of Money: From Sandstone to Cyberspace by Jack Weatherford
0.957 3.66 Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
0.957 3.66 Thames: Sacred River by Peter Ackroyd
0.957 3.98 The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus
0.957 3.56 The Bostonians by Henry James
0.957 3.68 Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels
0.956 3.48 Plain and Simple: A Woman's Journey to the Amish by Sue Bender
0.956 4.03 The Iliad by Homer
0.956 4.13 Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Firdausi
0.956 3.48 Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage by Elizabeth Gilbert
0.956 3.61 Autobiography of John Stuart Mill by John Stuart Mill
0.956 3.68 Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert
0.956 3.84 Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
0.955 3.61 Endless Night by Agatha Christie
0.955 3.88 Victorian London: The Tale of a City 1840--1870 by Liza Picard
0.955 4.12 Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane
0.954 4.16 The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
0.954 4.05 Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West
0.953 3.74 A Widow's Story: A Memoir by Joyce Carol Oates
0.953 3.94 A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
0.953 3.65 Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
0.953 3.81 Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
0.952 3.26 Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
0.952 3.13 Antiquity: From the Birth of Sumerian Civilization to the Fall of the Roman Empire by Norman F. Cantor
0.952 3.92 Achieving our country : leftist thought in twentieth-century America by Richard Rorty
0.95 3.63 Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner
0.95 3.96 The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Stephen Greenblatt
0.949 4.1 The Light of the World: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander
0.949 3.84 The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom
0.948 3.61 Sailing the Wine-dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter by Thomas Cahill
0.948 3.72 Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny by Amartya Sen
0.947 4 Divergent by Veronica Roth
0.947 3.74 Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
0.947 3.88 Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies by Noam Chomsky
0.946 3.51 The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.946 3.51 Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear
0.946 4.06 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
0.945 4.04 The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris
0.944 3.89 Four Essays on Liberty by Isaiah Berlin
0.943 4.05 The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert
0.943 3.7 Foreskin's Lament by Shalom Auslander
0.943 3.64 An Elegant Defense by Matt Richtel
0.942 3.99 The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy by N. A. M. Rodger
0.942 4.07 The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
0.942 3.39 Anthill: A Novel by Edward O. Wilson
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey by Homer
0.941 3.72 Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 by Stephen E. Ambrose
0.941 3.72 Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
0.94 3.71 Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton
0.94 4.09 Gettysburg: A Testing of Courage by Noah Andre Trudeau
0.94 3.78 Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat by David Dosa
0.94 3.98 Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
0.94 3.45 Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form by Michael Sims
0.939 3.78 Knit Kimono: 18 Designs with Simple Shapes by Vicki Square
0.939 4.01 Macbeth by William Shakespeare
0.939 4.06 Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark
0.939 3.85 The Cask of Amontillado [short story] by Edgar Allan Poe
0.939 3.89 The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
0.938 3.23 Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder by Catriona McPherson
0.938 4.11 The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
0.938 4.15 Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
0.937 3.6 The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology by Simon Winchester
0.937 3.79 The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
0.936 3.85 The Human Stain by Philip Roth
0.936 3.72 Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War by Harry S. Stout
0.936 3.52 A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong
0.936 4.11 The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
0.936 3.69 Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste by Luke Barr
0.934 3.65 Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life by Kathleen Norris
0.934 3.28 Then Again by Diane Keaton
0.933 3.49 A Clergyman's Daughter by George Orwell
0.933 4.07 Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier
0.933 4.09 The Once and Future King by T. H. White
0.933 3.93 Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
0.932 3.62 The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond
0.932 3.35 Six: the Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
0.931 3.97 Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
0.931 3.82 The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy by Christopher Lasch
0.931 3.92 Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
0.93 3.69 The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
0.93 3.63 Fathers and Sons: The Autobiography of a Family by Alexander Waugh
0.93 4 Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
0.93 4.08 Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 by Pauline Maier
0.929 3.76 March by Geraldine Brooks
0.929 3.62 A Fierce Radiance by Lauren Belfer
0.929 3.81 The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
0.929 3.4 The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today by Mark Twain
0.929 3.83 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
0.929 3.33 Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer by Barbara Ehrenreich
0.929 3.26 The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents by Alex Butterworth
0.928 4.18 The Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century by Peter Watson
0.928 3.49 Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading by Nina Sankovitch
0.928 4.19 The Road to Serfdom by F. A. Hayek
0.928 4.08 A Christmas Carol / The Chimes / The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens
0.927 3.74 20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne
0.927 3.24 Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni
0.927 3.7 Blue Nights by Joan Didion
0.927 4.08 David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
0.927 3.97 Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
0.926 4.05 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Great Britain by Michael Leapman
0.926 3.62 The Invention of Air: A Story Of Science, Faith, Revolution, And The Birth Of America by Steven Johnson
0.926 3.61 Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity by Elaine Pagels
0.925 3.92 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: France by Claire Tellier
0.925 4.22 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.924 3.75 The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
0.924 3.95 Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life by Robert B. Reich
0.924 3.86 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong
0.924 3.92 Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams
0.923 4.03 A Reader on Reading by Alberto Manguel
0.923 3.86 Coup d'Etat by Edward Luttwak
0.922 3.64 Five Days in London: May 1940 by John Lukacs
0.922 3.84 The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions by Karen Armstrong
0.922 4.15 Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky by Noam Chomsky
0.922 4.2 A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer A. Doudna
0.922 3.86 H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
0.921 3.93 On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
0.921 3.81 The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine by Simon Price
0.92 3.75 Two Treatises of Government by John Locke
0.92 3.74 Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk
0.92 4.2 Middlemarch by George Eliot
0.92 4.1 From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzun
0.92 4.23 A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
0.92 3.98 London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
0.919 4.16 Hamlet by William Shakespeare
0.919 3.65 Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
0.919 3.5 Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy by John Julius Norwich
0.919 3.71 Dry Storeroom No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum by Richard Fortey
0.918 3.7 Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
0.918 3.93 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
0.918 3.72 The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz
0.918 3.94 Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
0.917 3.83 Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
0.917 3.87 The Mabinogion by Anonymous
0.917 4.07 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
0.917 3.78 The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
0.917 3.64 Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life by Sissela Bok
0.916 3.44 Saint Augustine by Garry Wills
0.916 3.86 Stone's Fall: A Novel by Iain Pears
0.916 3.97 Common Sense by Thomas Paine
0.916 4.21 The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization by Martin Puchner
0.916 3.83 Florence (Art & Architecture) by Rolf C. Wirtz
0.916 4.11 Treasures of Britain by Automobile Association
0.916 3.21 Sybil, or The Two Nations by Benjamin Disraeli
0.916 3.74 Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
0.915 3.29 Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy
0.915 3.86 A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
0.914 3.83 This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
0.914 3.92 Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
0.914 3.63 The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
0.914 4.03 Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Volume 1 by Simon Schama
0.913 4.1 The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
0.913 4.1 All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
0.913 3.42 And Furthermore by Judi Dench
0.912 3.56 The Sherlockian by Graham Moore
0.912 3.97 Among Others by Jo Walton
0.912 4.21 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.912 3.83 The Just City by Jo Walton
0.912 4.03 Rights of Man by Thomas Paine
0.912 3.88 La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri
0.912 3.95 The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps by Eric Hazan
0.912 3.72 The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
0.911 4.13 Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction by Eric Foner
0.911 4.12 Little Women & Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
0.911 3.84 The Memory Palace by Mira Bartók
0.91 3.69 What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank
0.91 3.57 Landline by Rainbow Rowell
0.91 4.19 Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer by Susan Gubar
0.91 3.85 The Wars of the Ancient Greeks by Victor Davis Hanson
0.91 3.43 The World Set Free by H. G. Wells
0.91 4.11 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
0.909 3.87 Greek Fire, Poison Arrows, and Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor
0.909 3.91 Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
0.909 3.87 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown by Simon Johnson
0.909 3.56 Bookshops: A Reader's History by Jorge Carrión
0.908 4.33 The Gettysburg Campaign : A Study in Command by Edwin B. Coddington
0.907 2.99 Christmas Is Murder by C.S. Challinor
0.907 3.93 Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
0.907 3.99 The Diversity of Life by Edward O. Wilson
0.907 4.04 Margaret Fuller: A New American Life by Megan Marshall
0.907 4.18 Bleak House by Charles Dickens
0.906 3.71 From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776 by Pauline Maier
0.906 3.73 The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
0.906 3.81 Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
0.906 4.05 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
0.906 3.67 Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated by Steve Jones
0.906 3.81 The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance by John Rigby Hale
0.905 3.92 A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright
0.905 3.78 Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman
0.905 3.08 When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells
0.905 3.46 The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream by Thomas L. Dyja
0.905 3.92 The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
0.904 3.72 The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans, and Heretics by Elaine Pagels
0.904 3.9 The Story of English by Robert McCrum
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.904 4.07 Emma by Jane Austen
0.903 4.27 Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
0.903 3.91 Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
0.903 4.02 Bernard Clayton's new complete book of breads by Bernard Clayton
0.903 3.76 Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
0.903 3.75 The Inheritance of Rome: Illuminating the Dark Ages, 400-1000 by Chris Wickham
0.902 3.86 The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin by Gordon S. Wood
0.902 4.21 Watership Down by Richard Adams
0.901 3.64 Everyman by Philip Roth
0.901 3.55 The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey
0.901 3.98 A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition by Ernest Hemingway
0.901 3.79 Heroic Measures by Jill Ciment
0.901 3.74 Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial by Janet Malcolm
0.9 3.68 The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card
0.9 3.48 Reinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to the Internet by Ian F. McNeely
0.899 3.94 Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny by Robert Wright
0.899 4.02 The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness by Karen Armstrong
0.898 3.41 Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
0.898 3.8 Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went by John Kenneth Galbraith
0.898 4.01 Antigone / Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0.898 4 The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund de Waal
0.898 4.08 The Godless Constitution: A Moral Defense of the Secular State by Isaac Kramnick
0.897 3.29 The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine
0.897 3.82 Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
0.897 4.03 Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
0.897 3.89 Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
0.897 4.03 Room by Emma Donoghue
0.896 4.05 The Story of Tea: A Cultural History and Drinking Guide by Mary Lou Heiss
0.895 3.99 A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William J. Bernstein
0.895 3.75 The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian by Robin Lane Fox
0.895 3.76 Models of Democracy by David Held
0.894 3.68 Tiger, Tiger by Margaux Fragoso
0.894 4.12 The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel
0.894 3.6 New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
0.894 4.25 Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
0.894 3.68 Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You by Jerome Groopman M.D.
0.894 3.8 The Book on the Bookshelf by Henry Petroski
0.893 3.82 Earth: An Intimate History by Richard Fortey
0.893 4 The Waning of the Middle Ages by Johan Huizinga
0.893 3.84 Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar
0.893 3.52 Death at the President's Lodging by Michael Innes
0.893 4.06 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
0.892 3.9 The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin
0.892 3.68 The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us by Diane Ackerman
0.891 3.98 Resistance, Rebellion, and Death: Essays by Albert Camus
0.891 3.68 Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc. by Delia Ephron
0.891 3.92 Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
0.891 3.85 The Barbarian Conversion: From Paganism to Christianity by Richard Fletcher
0.891 3.05 Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well) by Peter Kaminsky
0.891 3.52 The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
0.89 3.29 Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings by Craig Brown
0.89 4.02 The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane
0.89 3.93 Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature by Riley Black
0.89 3.83 The Well-Dressed Ape: A Natural History of Myself by Hannah Holmes
0.89 4.06 An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
0.889 3.63 The Attenbury Emeralds by Jill Paton Walsh
0.889 3.98 Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
0.889 3.95 The Alienist by Caleb Carr
0.889 3.59 The Great Divide: Second Thoughts on the American Dream by Studs Terkel
0.889 3.77 Brother against Brother by William C. Davis
0.888 4.01 The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane
0.888 4.09 The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith
0.888 4.13 Between Past and Future by Hannah Arendt
0.887 4.15 The Complete Plays of Sophocles by Sophocles
0.887 3.78 The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters by Anthony Pagden
0.887 4.11 American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia by Edmund S. Morgan
0.887 3.98 The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally
0.887 4.1 Byzantium: The Early Centuries by John Julius Norwich
0.887 3.8 A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder by Michael Pollan
0.887 3.91 The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
0.886 3.87 Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton
0.886 3.89 The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder by David Quammen
0.886 3.77 Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman
0.885 3.79 Giving Up the Ghost: A Memoir by Hilary Mantel
0.885 4.27 A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / Walden / The Maine Woods / Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau
0.885 3.94 An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison
0.885 3.86 The Cunning Man by Robertson Davies
0.885 3.58 Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter by Antonia Fraser
0.885 4.12 The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
0.884 4.11 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0.884 4.05 The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
0.884 3.73 The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont
0.884 3.37 A House Full of Daughters by Juliet Nicolson
0.883 4.08 Into the silence by Wade Davis
0.883 4.3 Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures, The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text by JPS
0.882 4.08 Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States by Albert O. Hirschman
0.882 3.93 Lying Awake by Mark Salzman
0.882 3.66 The Ruin of the Roman Empire: A New History by James J. O'Donnell
0.881 3.38 The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
0.881 3.82 Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain by Michael S. Gazzaniga
0.881 3.58 The Wych Elm by Tana French
0.881 3.7 Books for Living by Will Schwalbe