Controversial Books for HWC

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

All BooksCustom
Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.023 3.54 Sane New World: Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax
1.023 3.35 Poppy Shakespeare by Clare Allan
1.012 3.46 The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
1.003 3.85 Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement by Anthony Robbins
0.999 3.56 Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
0.979 4.04 Wasted by Marya Hornbacher
0.958 3.65 The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Program to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence, and Happiness by Steve Peters
0.958 3.74 Skating to Antarctica: A Journey to the End of the World by Jenny Diski
0.957 3.88 White Oleander by Janet Fitch
0.945 3.91 Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
0.945 3.73 Grace Williams Says it Loud by Emma Henderson
0.926 3.97 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
0.891 3.83 The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Lori Schiller
0.885 3.94 An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison
0.874 4.08 The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
0.873 3.77 Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale
0.871 4.03 Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
0.87 3.7 Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant: A Memoir by Daniel Tammet
0.87 3.85 The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
0.862 4.03 Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope by Johann Hari
0.859 3.54 Mr. Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt
0.856 3.71 Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David
0.853 4.04 The Yellow Wallpaper [short story] by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
0.836 3.98 The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh
0.82 3.55 The Art of Meditation by Matthieu Ricard
0.797 4.01 Faces in the Water by Janet Frame
0.791 3.91 Frost in May by Antonia White
0.787 4.5 Living with a Black Dog by Matthew Johnstone
0.765 4.24 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
0.762 4.13 Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
0.623 4.43 A Life Too Short: The Tragedy of Robert Enke by Ronald Reng