Controversial Books for DevoraKat

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
1.175 3.15 Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris by Jennifer L. Scott
1.165 3.61 Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James L. Wilson
1.139 3.4 Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry
1.138 3.53 Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old by Deepak Chopra
1.129 3.89 Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff
1.085 3.67 The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
1.063 3.54 Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Institoris
1.055 3.37 The Elements of The Celtic Tradition by Caitlín Matthews
1.052 3.7 The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe by Anuschka Rees
1.049 3.47 The Memoirs of a Survivor by Doris Lessing
1.042 3.38 The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe
1.031 3.86 Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
1.03 4.02 Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
1.021 3.91 Color by Betty Edwards: A Course in Mastering the Art of Mixing Colors by Betty Edwards
1.02 3.7 What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles
1.019 3.87 Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age by Charles H. Hapgood
1.006 3.53 First Draft in 30 Days by Karen Wiesner
1.005 3.79 The Book of Five Rings by Musashi Miyamoto
0.995 4.01 A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki
0.992 3.92 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More by Lesley Stanfield
0.978 3.59 A Short Guide to Writing About Art by Sylvan Barnet
0.975 3.9 Orientalism by Edward W. Said
0.974 4.07 Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer by Diane Wolkstein
0.97 3.87 Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life by Susan Forward
0.97 4.09 Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-Siècle Culture by Bram Dijkstra
0.967 4.05 Curly Girl by Lorraine Massey
0.956 3.78 What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro
0.948 3.81 Unlikely friendships by Jennifer S. Holland
0.935 3.97 The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams
0.929 3.41 The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today by Mark Twain
0.923 3.86 Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers by Dave Gray
0.923 4.08 Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
0.922 4.14 An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
0.917 4.09 Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
0.915 3.65 The Speedball Textbook by Joanne Fink
0.911 4.39 Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma by Pete Walker
0.911 4.05 Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
0.906 3.98 Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by John G. Neihardt
0.904 3.17 The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth by James N. Frey
0.901 3.85 The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
0.9 4.1 A Little Matter of Genocide: Holocaust and Denial in the Americas 1492 to the Present by Ward Churchill
0.9 4.03 Weird N.J.: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Weird) by Mark Moran
0.9 3.81 The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies by Marcel Mauss
0.897 3.84 Zen in the Martial Arts by Joe Hyams
0.894 3.89 Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition by Kerry Patterson
0.889 3.95 Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell
0.888 3.66 Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches by John W. Cresswell
0.876 4.02 Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner
0.869 3.56 Down to the Wire by David Rosenfelt
0.865 4.15 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
0.865 4.23 Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents by Lindsay C. Gibson
0.847 3.84 Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin
0.845 4.06 The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions by Paula Gunn Allen
0.845 3.95 Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton
0.838 3.83 Eight Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power by Andrew Weil
0.837 3.85 Drawing on the Artist Within: An Inspirational and Practical Guide to Increasing Your Creative Powers by Betty Edwards
0.833 4.21 On Writing by Stephen King
0.827 3.75 Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart
0.825 3.52 Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow by Tom Rath
0.825 4.24 Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
0.825 3.85 Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture by Juliet B. Schor
0.821 4.43 Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Lewis Herman
0.821 3.74 Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being by Andrew Weil
0.817 4.14 Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist (Galaxy Books) by Stephen Rogers Peck
0.812 4.08 The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day by Raymond O. Faulkner
0.811 4.44 Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
0.809 3.66 Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary Beard
0.801 4.18 How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
0.798 3.74 In the Company of Crows and Ravens by John M. Marzluff
0.797 4.01 Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind by Donald C. Johanson
0.793 3.83 Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield
0.778 3.92 Men Explain Things to Me: Updated Edition with Two New Essays by Rebecca Solnit
0.778 3.89 Misogyny: The World's Oldest Prejudice by Jack Holland
0.776 3.68 Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art by James Hall
0.776 4.31 The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs: 500 Classic & Original Patterns by Linda P. Schapper
0.773 4.37 The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Staff
0.77 4.31 The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder
0.769 4.17 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards
0.768 4.29 The Body Keeps The Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma by Bessel A. van der Kolk
0.767 3.63 Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life by David Treuer
0.766 3.8 Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self Through Shamanic Practice by Sandra Ingerman
0.752 4.31 Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
0.751 4.32 Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
0.745 4.42 The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual by Helen F.M. Leary
0.744 4.15 Constructive Anatomy by George B. Bridgman
0.742 4.31 Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative by Edward R. Tufte
0.74 3.99 Unf*ck Your Habitat: You're Better Than Your Mess by Rachel Hoffman
0.724 4.05 The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer
0.724 4.42 The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
0.721 4.34 Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer
0.72 4.03 The Oxford Illustrated Prehistory of Europe by Barry Cunliffe
0.718 4.33 Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte
0.707 3.95 Bullies, Bastards And Bitches: How To Write The Bad Guys Of Fiction by Jessica Morrell
0.701 4.14 The Oppermanns by Lion Feuchtwanger
0.7 4.52 The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage by Ianto Evans
0.698 4.41 Medieval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique by Marc Drogin
0.686 4.07 Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir by Rebecca Solnit
0.673 4.66 Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W. Jones
0.66 4.45 Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
0.653 4.53 A Greek-English Lexicon, Ninth Edition with a Revised Supplement by Henry George Liddell
0.649 4.35 The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
0.501 4.67 The Oxford Classical Dictionary by Simon Hornblower
0.433 4.2 Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction by Jack Hart