Controversial Books for Kudi1987

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
1.435 3.18 Inside Out: Portrait of an Eating Disorder by Nadia Shivack
1.353 3.62 Pornography: Men Possessing Women by Andrea Dworkin
1.177 3.6 Urban Legends: 666 Absolutely True Stories That Happened to a Friend...of a Friendof a Friend by Thomas J. Craughwell
1.125 3.77 Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity by Robert Jensen
1.103 3.83 Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
1.094 3.34 What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite by David DiSalvo
1.09 3.44 A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About Sexual Relationships by Ogi Ogas
1.086 3.5 Irre - Wir behandeln die Falschen: Unser Problem sind die Normalen - Eine heitere Seelenkunde by Manfred Lütz
1.079 3.4 Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us by Will Storr
1.064 3.53 The Worrier's Guide to Life by Gemma Correll
1.064 3.64 The Cartoon Guide to Statistics by Larry Gonick
1.063 3.52 One Nation Under Therapy: How the Helping Culture Is Eroding Self-Reliance by Christina Hoff Sommers
1.056 3.69 The Skeptic's Dictionary: A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions by Robert Todd Carroll
1.042 3.62 Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World by Christopher Steiner
1.035 3.39 Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families by Pamela Paul
1.015 4.1 Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker
1.013 3.69 The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles by Gregory Bassham
1.013 3.67 Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday
1.012 3.97 White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
1.011 3.52 Freud: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews
1.008 3.86 The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry by Larry Gonick
1.005 3.52 The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men by Christina Hoff Sommers
1.002 3.43 Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter by Tom Bissell
1 3.61 Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before by Jean M. Twenge
0.999 3.52 The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler
0.993 3.78 The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters by Thomas M. Nichols
0.991 3.8 Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Steven C. Hayes
0.986 4.13 The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer
0.986 3.95 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
0.986 3.97 Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer Wright
0.985 3.74 The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT by Russ Harris
0.984 3.6 Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray by Helen Fisher
0.98 3.67 The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan Pease
0.978 3.51 The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security by Kevin D. Mitnick
0.975 3.73 Seinfeld and Philosophy by William Irwin
0.968 4 The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells
0.964 3.31 The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age by Nathan Wolfe
0.963 3.32 Auschwitz by Pascal Croci
0.963 3.66 Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel
0.962 3.43 The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris
0.961 4.01 Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
0.96 3.84 Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal
0.956 4.12 The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part I: From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution by Larry Gonick
0.952 3.58 Lost and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons by Sharon Kaye
0.947 4.14 The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker
0.94 3.84 The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
0.937 3.45 The Simpsons and Philosophy: The D'oh! of Homer by William Irwin
0.937 3.95 It's All Absolutely Fine: Life Is Complicated So I've Drawn It Instead by Ruby Elliot
0.936 4.03 Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships by Christopher Ryan
0.935 3.48 South Park and Philosophy: You Know, I Learned Something Today (The Blackwell Philosophy & Pop Culture Series) by Robert Arp
0.934 3.67 How I Made It to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story by Tracy White
0.932 3.72 Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich
0.931 3.71 iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us by Jean M. Twenge Ph.D.
0.928 4.15 The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of Constantinople by Susan Wise Bauer
0.927 3.7 The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction by Matthew B. Crawford
0.926 3.75 Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us by Robert D. Hare
0.922 4.13 Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
0.922 3.96 The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry by Legs McNeil
0.922 4.03 Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick
0.91 4.1 Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine
0.91 3.85 The Cartoon Guide to Genetics by Larry Gonick
0.907 4.09 The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker
0.906 3.4 The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy: One Book to Rule Them All (Popular Culture and Philosophy) by Gregory Bassham
0.902 4.19 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
0.898 3.58 The X-Files Book of the Unexplained: Volume One by Jane Goldman
0.898 4.03 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
0.896 3.71 Swallow Me Whole by Nate Powell
0.896 3.82 Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Todd Gilbert
0.895 4.13 Mistakes were made (but not by me) by Carol Tavris
0.892 3.74 The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz
0.886 3.61 Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation by Michael Keller
0.886 4.14 Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
0.886 3.45 The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement by Jean M. Twenge
0.883 3.84 The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
0.882 3.85 The Cartoon Guide to Physics by Larry Gonick
0.881 3.89 Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain by Michael S. Gazzaniga
0.881 3.82 Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble
0.879 3.81 Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
0.876 4 Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters by Peter Vronsky
0.876 3.86 Life 3.0 : being human in the age of artificial intelligence by Max Tegmark
0.874 4.08 The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
0.873 4.02 Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry
0.872 4.05 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
0.869 3.94 The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
0.869 4.19 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
0.867 3.93 Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
0.865 3.82 Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion by Janet Reitman
0.864 3.66 Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique by Michael S. Gazzaniga
0.864 3.94 The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating by David M. Buss
0.863 3.67 Encyclopedia of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand
0.861 3.83 If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home by Tim O'Brien
0.859 3.93 Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
0.857 3.78 You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself by David McRaney
0.854 3.88 The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
0.853 4 Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine by Paul A. Offit
0.851 3.96 Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert
0.849 4.2 The Cartoon History of the Universe I, Volumes 1-7 : From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great by Larry Gonick
0.847 3.82 Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
0.847 3.85 Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil
0.844 4.19 Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
0.84 3.9 Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink
0.837 3.21 Neurocomic by Hana Ros
0.835 3.7 Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter
0.834 4.27 The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
0.83 3.81 How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
0.83 3.62 How Sex Works: Why We Look, Smell, Taste, Feel, and Act the Way We Do by Sharon Moalem
0.825 4.26 Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
0.825 4.03 Buddha, Volume 1: Kapilavastu by Osamu Tezuka
0.822 4.01 A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson
0.82 3.91 The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time by John Kelly
0.818 3.72 The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success by Kevin Dutton
0.818 4.32 The Cartoon History of the Universe III, Volumes 14-19: From the Rise of Arabia to the Renaissance by Larry Gonick
0.818 4.22 Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
0.816 3.83 Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life by Allen Frances
0.816 3.43 The X-Files Book of the Unexplained, Vol. 2 by Jane Goldman
0.815 3.99 Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment by Robert Wright
0.812 3.97 Deep River by Karl Marlantes
0.807 4.07 The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part II: From the Bastille to Baghdad by Larry Gonick
0.806 3.49 The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good by David J. Linden
0.805 4.22 The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
0.805 4.09 The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade by Susan Wise Bauer
0.803 4.27 Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
0.8 3.68 The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh
0.798 3.4 The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett
0.796 3.47 Star wars and philosophy : more powerful than you can possibly imagine by Kevin S. Decker
0.795 4.18 What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
0.795 4.18 The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
0.784 3.93 Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty by Roy F. Baumeister
0.781 4.03 Action Philosophers Giant-Size Thing Vol. 1 by Fred Van Lente
0.78 4.42 Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement by John Lewis
0.776 4.34 Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
0.776 3.81 The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves by Dan Ariely
0.771 3.61 Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us by Jesse Bering
0.771 3.93 What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes
0.771 3.55 Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human by Jesse Bering
0.77 4.24 The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder
0.769 4.25 The Cartoon History of the Universe II, Volumes 8-13 : From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome by Larry Gonick
0.759 3.85 Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word by Randall Kennedy
0.756 3.45 The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-Cohen
0.754 3.95 Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Cordelia Fine
0.752 4 Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir by Ellen Forney
0.751 3.84 Psychiatric Tales: Eleven Graphic Stories About Mental Illness by Darryl Cunningham
0.75 4.25 I Had a Black Dog: His Name was Depression by Matthew Johnstone
0.75 3.9 Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do by Kaiser Fung
0.746 4.01 Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
0.746 3.43 The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas by Michael S. Gazzaniga
0.744 3.86 Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond by Sonia Shah
0.738 4.12 Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality by Gail Dines
0.738 3.67 Last Day in Vietnam by Will Eisner
0.735 4.09 Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
0.732 4.13 This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
0.724 4.18 The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
0.712 4.07 The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture by Heather Mac Donald
0.698 3.79 Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution by Menno Schilthuizen
0.693 4.2 Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide by Alex Reinhart
0.69 3.71 The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future by Laurence C. Smith
0.687 4.52 Maus by Art Spiegelman
0.686 4.48 Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
0.686 4.32 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen
0.686 4.2 Climate Changed by Philippe Squarzoni
0.673 4.32 How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky
0.653 4.45 March: Book One by John Lewis
0.637 4.59 A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King, Jr.
0.592 4.34 Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health by H. Gilbert Welch