Controversial Books for BHCABooks

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 Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.29 4.05 The Oxford Companion to American Literature by James D. Hart
1.174 3.72 The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
1.065 3.84 Perelandra by C. S. Lewis
1.056 3.92 Conceptual Physics by Paul G. Hewitt
1.054 3.93 The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine
1.033 3.72 The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
1.019 3.79 The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story by Craig G. Bartholomew
1.012 3.81 Beowulf by Beowulf Poet
1.009 3.77 Poetics by Aristotle
1 3.77 Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
0.997 3.99 Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
0.996 4.13 Hōjōki by Kamo no Chomei
0.993 3.84 The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith
0.988 3.69 Antigone by Sophocles
0.986 4.13 The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer
0.978 3.96 Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
0.97 3.83 Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis
0.967 3.73 Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
0.956 4.03 The Iliad by Homer
0.954 3.83 The Oxford Essential Guide to Writing by Thomas S. Kane
0.946 4 Then and Now: The Wonders of the Ancient World Brought to Life in Vivid See-Through Reproductions by Stefania Perring
0.945 3.78 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
0.944 3.79 Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey by Homer
0.939 4.02 Macbeth by William Shakespeare
0.936 4.17 Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget
0.93 4.08 Inferno by Dante Alighieri
0.925 4.22 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.92 4 Julius Caesar (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes Editors
0.917 4.07 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.913 4.09 All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
0.904 4.09 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
0.903 4.27 Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
0.898 4 Antigone; Oedipus Rex; Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0.898 3.92 A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston
0.89 4.24 Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
0.889 4.1 The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith
0.888 3.94 Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
0.888 3.91 Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human by Harold Bloom
0.884 4.12 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0.87 4.41 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.864 4.4 On the Incarnation: The Treatise De Incarnatione Verbi Dei by Athanasius
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.852 3.81 The New College Latin & English Dictionary by John Traupman
0.846 4.02 Smith's Smaller Latin-English Dictionary by William Smith
0.839 3.98 The Republic and Other Works by Plato
0.836 4.07 Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R. C. Sproul
0.826 3.97 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare by James S. Shapiro
0.81 4.46 Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion by David Crystal
0.789 3.8 Nordic Gods and Heroes by Padraic Colum
0.784 3.76 A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
0.784 3.94 Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales Retold by Geraldine McCaughrean
0.779 4.4 Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
0.739 4.26 You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit by James K. A. Smith