Controversial Books for Kendall.and.Mark

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
1.094 3.54 Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
1.091 3.51 The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart
1.078 3.25 The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
1.063 3.95 The Magus: a revised version by John Fowles
1.056 3.3 A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
1.039 3.78 Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
1.027 3.7 The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
1.01 4.17 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.009 3.51 Raise the Red Lantern by Su Tong
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.007 4.09 The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
1.003 3.45 The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
1.001 3.16 The Tesseract by Alex Garland
0.997 3.98 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
0.99 3.63 The Riders by Tim Winton
0.99 3.87 The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
0.989 3.67 Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
0.981 4.03 The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
0.976 4.13 Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
0.975 3.74 White Teeth by Zadie Smith
0.961 3.93 The Hours by Michael Cunningham
0.948 3.91 The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
0.944 3.75 The Beach by Alex Garland
0.936 4.14 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.932 4.03 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
0.93 4.07 My Brother Jack by George Johnston
0.923 4.18 The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
0.923 4 The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by Dalai Lama XIV
0.921 3.84 Breath by Tim Winton
0.92 4.1 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 3.76 Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
0.915 4 Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
0.915 3.88 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
0.911 4.11 Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.908 3.42 Carry Me Down by M. J. Hyland
0.905 3.99 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
0.899 3.85 The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
0.898 4.06 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
0.897 4.03 Room by Emma Donoghue
0.897 3.94 Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
0.896 3.88 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
0.892 3.75 Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
0.892 3.8 Dirt Music by Tim Winton
0.888 4.08 Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
0.883 3.71 My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
0.881 3.9 Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
0.88 4.19 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
0.872 3.95 The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices by Xinran
0.871 3.85 Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
0.863 3.89 When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
0.858 4.16 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
0.853 4.14 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
0.844 3.54 The Crazed by Ha Jin
0.842 4.26 Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
0.841 3.89 The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea by Sebastian Junger
0.84 4.35 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.838 3.93 Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
0.825 4.01 Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
0.824 4.36 A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
0.823 4.01 Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
0.823 3.94 Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart by Tim Butcher
0.823 4.12 The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
0.822 4.08 Jamie At Home: The Complete First Season by Jamie Oliver
0.82 4.21 Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
0.818 4 A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
0.807 4.28 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
0.799 4.19 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
0.79 4.35 The Help by Kathryn Stockett
0.783 3.73 All That I Am by Anna Funder
0.781 4.22 One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey by Sam Keith
0.763 3.7 Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains by Jon Krakauer
0.735 4.19 One crowded hour : Neil Davis, combat cameraman, 1934-1985 by Tim Bowden
0.733 3.78 We of the Never-Never by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn