Controversial Books for RupaliP29

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
1.237 3.27 Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
1.213 3.56 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
1.195 3.5 You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
1.182 3.85 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.128 3.79 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.121 3.94 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
1.1 3.6 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson
1.092 3.83 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.09 3.64 Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
1.08 3.89 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.064 3.77 The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
1.056 3.72 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
1.054 3.74 The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
1.045 3.86 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
1.036 3.88 The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
1.033 3.83 The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World by David Deutsch
1.03 3.85 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 4.19 Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
1.028 3.84 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
1.028 3.81 Waiting for Bojangles by Olivier Bourdeaut
1.021 4.09 Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
1.017 3.7 The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.007 4.09 The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
1.006 3.9 The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
1.003 3.94 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
0.997 4.1 The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
0.992 4.05 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.987 3.94 Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
0.987 3.64 The One Minute Manager by Kenneth H. Blanchard
0.978 3.96 Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
0.976 4.02 The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
0.975 4.05 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.968 3.72 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 3.84 The Art of War by Sun Tzu
0.967 3.64 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less by Jeffrey Archer
0.965 3.7 The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
0.963 3.98 A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
0.962 3.93 For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
0.958 3.8 The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi
0.956 3.68 Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Tales by Bram Stoker
0.951 4.08 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
0.948 3.91 The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
0.947 4.1 Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
0.946 3.98 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
0.945 3.79 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
0.94 4.08 The Overstory by Richard Powers
0.94 3.96 The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
0.937 3.41 To Cut a Long Story Short by Jeffrey Archer
0.936 4.28 Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
0.936 4.11 The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
0.936 4.14 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.936 4.25 A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
0.935 4.23 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
0.932 4.02 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
0.928 4.09 A Christmas Carol / The Chimes / The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens
0.925 4.22 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.924 4.1 I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
0.924 3.85 The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
0.921 4.11 Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
0.92 4.2 Middlemarch by George Eliot
0.919 3.9 Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
0.917 4.07 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
0.915 4 Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
0.915 3.88 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
0.915 3.81 Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.911 3.94 Salem's Lot by Stephen King
0.91 4.24 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.908 4.26 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
0.907 4.05 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
0.905 4.1 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
0.904 3.85 Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.904 4.07 Emma by Jane Austen
0.904 4.09 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
0.9 4.15 It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
0.9 4.23 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
0.898 4.06 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
0.897 4 Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
0.897 3.94 Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
0.896 4.02 The Messenger by Markus Zusak
0.894 4.23 And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer: A Novella by Fredrik Backman
0.892 3.9 The Push by Ashley Audrain
0.891 3.77 Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell
0.888 3.78 Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
0.886 4.13 Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
0.883 4.17 The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
0.881 4.23 Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
0.88 4.12 Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
0.88 4.15 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
0.88 4.15 The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
0.88 4.19 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
0.879 3.8 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
0.876 4.14 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
0.876 3.96 Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
0.876 4.04 Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett
0.875 4.1 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
0.875 4.22 Persuasion by Jane Austen
0.872 3.93 The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers by Robert L. Heilbroner
0.872 3.67 The Man-Eaters of Tsavo by J. H. Patterson
0.871 4.15 A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments by David Foster Wallace
0.87 4.4 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.869 4.19 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
0.869 4.33 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
0.868 3.99 The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
0.865 4.14 And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
0.865 3.87 Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
0.864 4.02 Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
0.86 4 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
0.859 3.95 Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
0.856 4.25 Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
0.855 4.16 The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
0.853 4.06 The Yellow Wallpaper [short fiction] by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
0.853 4.23 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
0.852 4.38 The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.852 4.08 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
0.849 3.82 Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
0.848 4.22 Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
0.847 3.83 Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote
0.846 4.37 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.845 4.02 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
0.843 4.02 And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
0.843 4.19 Beartown by Fredrik Backman
0.842 4.16 V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
0.842 4.26 Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
0.841 4.15 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
0.84 4.36 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.837 4.05 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
0.836 4.19 Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.834 3.94 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
0.833 4.21 On Writing by Stephen King
0.832 4 Coraline by Neil Gaiman
0.832 4.32 The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père
0.831 3.9 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
0.831 4.17 A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
0.83 4.29 Night by Elie Wiesel
0.83 4.2 Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker
0.825 4.25 Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
0.825 4.09 Interpreter of Maladies: Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.825 4.2 11/22/63 by Stephen King
0.825 4.14 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
0.823 3.83 The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem: The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by the Leading Pioneer in the Field by Nathaniel Branden
0.823 4.13 Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
0.821 3.73 Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
0.821 4.33 The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
0.82 4.19 The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.818 4.22 Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman
0.818 4.28 The Martian by Andy Weir
0.817 4.02 Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
0.815 4.26 Matilda by Roald Dahl
0.813 3.92 The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.812 3.97 The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
0.811 4.31 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
0.809 4.06 The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
0.808 4.26 Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein
0.807 4.27 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
0.807 4.16 The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
0.805 4.3 Momo by Michael Ende
0.803 4.23 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
0.803 4.29 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
0.803 4.28 Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh
0.801 4.14 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
0.799 4.19 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
0.794 4.41 The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne
0.791 4.18 The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
0.783 4.39 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
0.776 4.39 The Choice by Edith Eger
0.772 4.29 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
0.771 4.06 The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
0.768 4.14 A House in the Sky: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout
0.767 4.19 City of Thieves by David Benioff
0.765 4.23 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
0.763 4.08 The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal
0.76 4.26 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
0.757 4.41 Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon
0.754 4.22 Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
0.752 4.31 Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
0.737 4.36 The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre
0.733 4.44 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
0.73 4.39 The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag (Oxford India Paperbacks) by Jim Corbett
0.73 4.23 Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson
0.724 4.09 Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong by Eric Barker
0.719 4.55 Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
0.717 4.35 How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
0.709 4.33 Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow
0.695 4.57 Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
0.69 3.94 Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V. Banerjee
0.687 4.08 The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
0.679 4.46 Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
0.635 4.49 Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor
0.629 4.59 Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson