Controversial Books for Toxica

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
1.168 3.87 Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Magic by Isaac Bonewits
1.153 3.29 Justine by Marquis de Sade
1.143 3.63 Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
1.136 2.98 Tarantula by Bob Dylan
1.122 3.54 Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille
1.112 3.34 Story of O by Pauline Réage
1.11 3.47 I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie by Pamela Des Barres
1.106 3.99 Mastering Witchcraft by Paul Huson
1.102 3.71 American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
1.082 3.8 The Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley
1.069 3.86 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.053 3.46 Photographing Fairies by Steven G. Szilagyi
1.047 3.54 Journals by Kurt Cobain
1.045 3.54 Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
1.041 3.45 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
1.037 3.74 The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
1.034 3.34 Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid by Dr. Denis Leary
1.019 3.74 The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson
1.018 3.42 Thirsty by M. T. Anderson
1.008 2.75 Kurt Cobain by Christopher Sandford
0.998 3.99 Paradise Lost by John Milton
0.994 4.07 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
0.989 3.63 Mother Earth Father Sky by Sue Harrison
0.988 4.04 The Encyclopedia of the Cat by Michael Pollard
0.988 3.8 The Favourite Game by Leonard Cohen
0.981 3.95 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
0.978 3.51 Hideaway by Dean Koontz
0.964 3.47 The Breathtaker by Alice Blanchard
0.964 3.96 Weaveworld by Clive Barker
0.963 3.9 Seize the Night by Dean Koontz
0.963 3.81 The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
0.96 4.11 The Taqwacores by Michael Muhammad Knight
0.959 3.76 The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
0.958 3.32 Sacred Ground by Barbara Wood
0.952 3.43 The Bolivian Diary by Che Guevara
0.948 3.79 The Call of the Wild by Jack London
0.946 3.93 The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
0.935 3.5 Courtney Love by Poppy Z. Brite
0.934 4.12 Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embrace Your Differences and Transform Your Life by Sari Solden
0.928 3.53 The Long March: The True History of Communist China's Founding Myth by Sun Shuyun
0.927 3.94 The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
0.926 3.97 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
0.923 3.16 Belle de Jour: Diary of an Unlikely Call Girl by Belle de Jour
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
0.919 3.74 Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
0.918 4.1 Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
0.915 3.57 Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
0.915 3.56 Waiting by Ha Jin
0.907 3.38 The Red Room by August Strindberg
0.902 3.94 S: A Novel About the Balkans by Slavenka Drakulic
0.898 3.64 High Priest by Timothy Leary
0.894 3.96 Dracula by Bram Stoker
0.894 3.71 Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
0.893 3.98 Misery by Stephen King
0.889 3.65 Broken Music: A Memoir by Sting
0.887 3.95 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider
0.884 4.01 The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston
0.879 3.84 Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross
0.874 3.41 Children of the Night by Dan Simmons
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.862 3.93 Lost Horizon by James Hilton
0.861 4.05 Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe
0.853 4.14 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
0.853 3.8 World Mythology by Roy G. Willis
0.851 4.23 Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft
0.85 4.11 Simon's Cat by Simon Tofield
0.838 3.35 Sympathy for the Devil by Tim Pratt
0.826 4.08 The Song of the Red Ruby by Agnar Mykle
0.824 3.99 Mao's Last Dancer by Cunxin Li
0.824 4.38 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts by Douglas Adams
0.822 4.2 Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin
0.819 3.69 Gypsy Boy: One Boy's Struggle to Escape from a Secret World by Mikey Walsh
0.812 3.8 Pelon maantiede by Anja Snellman
0.81 4.02 If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell
0.763 4.19 Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama by Dalai Lama XIV
0.761 3.63 Rulers of Darkness by Steven Spruill
0.749 4.37 Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
0.718 3.67 Perfect Victim: The True Story of the Girl in the Box by Christine McGuire
0.671 3.89 Feather in the Storm: A Childhood Lost in Chaos by Emily Wu
0.661 4.17 Simon's Cat: Beyond The Fence by Simon Tofield