Controversial Books for Saviarre

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
1.272 3.35 Fat Is a Feminist Issue by Susie Orbach
1.202 3.12 A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee by David Crockett
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.122 3.59 The hatred of poetry by Ben Lerner
1.111 3.5 Introducing Psychology by Nigel Benson
1.095 3.7 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
1.091 3.54 The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
1.09 3.88 To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
1.071 3.63 Poor White by Sherwood Anderson
1.069 3.57 Derrida for Beginners by Jim Powell
1.067 3.61 Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud
1.065 3.9 Beloved by Toni Morrison
1.064 3.73 The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
1.063 3.14 Love in Excess (Broadview Literary Text) by Eliza Haywood
1.062 3.47 Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide by Craig Callender
1.058 2.99 Introducing Foucault by Chris Horrocks
1.048 3.65 Introducing Lacan by Darian Leader
1.045 3.95 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
1.033 3.72 The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
1.031 3.87 Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
1.029 3.86 The Complete Poems by Andrew Marvell
1.014 3.79 White Noise by Don DeLillo
1.012 3.72 Literary Theory: An Anthology by Julie Rivkin
1.008 4.23 The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate by Alfred Tennyson
1.007 4.02 The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien
1.006 3.27 Introducing Chaos by Ziauddin Sardar
1.004 3.89 Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
1 3.61 Introducing Critical Theory by Stuart Sim
0.998 3.58 Introducing Nietzsche by Laurence Gane
0.998 3.99 Paradise Lost by John Milton
0.996 4.01 On the Genealogy of Morality by Friedrich Nietzsche
0.996 3.67 A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
0.994 3.48 Half Life by Shelley Jackson
0.99 3.89 Mrs. Dalloway (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) by Virginia Woolf
0.985 3.15 Introducing Postmodernism by Richard Appignanesi
0.981 3.46 Foucault for Beginners by Lydia Alix Fillingham
0.981 4.24 Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
0.977 3.65 Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf
0.971 3.76 The Power by Naomi Alderman
0.97 3.68 Postmodernism For Beginners by James N. Powell
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.966 3.59 The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics) by Olaudah Equiano
0.965 3.3 Introducing Jung by Maggie Hyde
0.965 3.57 Vineland by Thomas Pynchon
0.964 3.93 A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
0.961 3.77 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Gawain Poet
0.961 3.92 The Hours by Michael Cunningham
0.959 3.85 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
0.958 3.76 Jacob's Room (Norton Critical Editions) by Virginia Woolf
0.953 3.48 Flight to Canada by Ishmael Reed
0.951 3.95 The Collected Works of Billy the Kid by Michael Ondaatje
0.95 3.75 As You Like It by William Shakespeare
0.949 3.97 The Journals of Sylvia Plath {abridged} by Sylvia Plath
0.949 3.6 Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide by Lois Tyson
0.946 3.55 Introducing Evolutionary Psychology by Dylan Evans
0.944 4.17 Leaves of Grass (1855 edition) by Walt Whitman
0.941 3.19 Introducing Ethics by Dave Robinson
0.941 3.71 Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory by Peter Barry
0.939 3.91 The Big Money: Volume Three of the U.S.A. Trilogy by John Dos Passos
0.939 3.56 Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan D. Culler
0.938 3.87 Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory
0.938 3.4 Introducing Derrida by Jeff Collins
0.936 2.62 The Man of Feeling by Henry Mackenzie
0.935 3.69 Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue
0.933 3.58 Introducing Logic by Dan Cryan
0.932 3.9 A handbook to literature by William Harmon
0.93 3.9 The Major Works by Philip Sidney
0.917 3.87 The Mabinogion by Anonymous
0.913 3.59 Zofloya, or, The Moor by Charlotte Dacre
0.912 3.85 Libra by Don DeLillo
0.912 3.63 The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth
0.91 3.87 Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf
0.907 3.87 The Sea Wolf by Jack London
0.905 3.14 Introducing Semiotics by Paul Cobley
0.903 4.19 A Writer's Diary by Virginia Woolf
0.9 3.75 Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
0.893 4.05 Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography by Roland Barthes
0.891 4.1 Metamorphoses by Ovid
0.889 3.63 Oh Myyy!: There Goes The Internet by George Takei
0.885 3.94 Paris Trout by Pete Dexter
0.885 4.12 A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
0.884 3.89 Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison
0.883 3.63 The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
0.882 3.91 Angels: A Novel by Denis Johnson
0.881 4.01 On Photography by Susan Sontag
0.88 3.5 Introducing Romanticism by Duncan Heath
0.877 4.02 No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
0.87 4.41 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.866 4.41 The Elements of Style: A Practical Encyclopedia of Interior Architectural Details from 1485 to the Present by Stephen Calloway
0.864 3.76 In Zanesville by Jo Ann Beard
0.864 3.11 Introducing Cultural Studies by Ziauddin Sardar
0.861 3.77 Why Read Moby-Dick? by Nathaniel Philbrick
0.86 4.04 Straight Man by Richard Russo
0.857 2.93 Introducing Chomsky by John Maher
0.856 3.37 Freud for Beginners by Richard Appignanesi
0.847 3.79 The Years by Virginia Woolf
0.846 3.82 Arthurian Romances by Chrétien de Troyes
0.841 4.01 The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
0.841 4.24 Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee
0.84 3.63 Medieval Europe: A Short History by C. Warren Hollister
0.837 4.04 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
0.836 4.1 America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart
0.836 3.94 Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
0.826 4.22 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
0.821 3.66 Introducing Philosophy by Dave Robinson
0.807 4.02 Virginia Woolf: A Biography by Quentin Bell
0.799 3.4 Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.78 4.52 The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.774 4.21 Moments of Being by Virginia Woolf
0.758 3.57 Introducing Quantum Theory by J. P. McEvoy
0.75 4.1 The Canterbury Tales (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Geoffrey Chaucer
0.747 4.36 Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.706 3.9 Introducing Linguistics by R. L. Trask
0.7 4.23 City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction by David Macaulay
0.687 4.52 Maus by Art Spiegelman
0.675 3.97 The Romance of Arthur: An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation by James J. Wilhelm
0.665 3.35 The History of Mary Prince by Mary Prince