Controversial Books for a.ninpratt

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
1.362 3.75 A Guide to Econometrics by Peter Kennedy
1.266 3.47 The Virtue of Selfishness by Ayn Rand
1.244 3.24 Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump
1.24 3.41 Philosophical Explanations by Robert Nozick
1.216 3.94 Anti-Americanism by Jean-François Revel
1.2 3.67 The Rage and The Pride by Oriana Fallaci
1.184 3.66 Philosophy: Who Needs It by Ayn Rand
1.163 3.17 A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900 by Andrew Roberts
1.143 3.63 Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
1.143 3.51 Temporary by Hilary Leichter
1.139 3.58 The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes
1.135 3.38 Dirty Havana Trilogy by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez
1.132 3.74 Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Skidelsky
1.131 3.58 Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction by Joseph Conrad
1.128 3.78 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.127 3.63 For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Ayn Rand
1.127 4.05 Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
1.12 3.39 Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
1.116 3.77 The Plains by Gerald Murnane
1.115 3.69 Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists by Susan Neiman
1.115 3.6 The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq
1.114 3.96 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
1.108 3.38 Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?: Confronting 21st Century Philistinism by Frank Furedi
1.104 3.85 Political Liberalism by John Rawls
1.1 4.08 The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization by Arthur Herman
1.095 3.71 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
1.09 3.88 To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
1.089 3.55 Budapest by Chico Buarque
1.087 4.06 Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
1.087 3.72 After the End of Art: Contemporary Art and the Pale of History by Arthur C. Danto
1.084 4.23 Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
1.079 3.6 The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
1.079 3.43 City of God by E. L. Doctorow
1.077 3.88 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
1.076 3.88 Why Globalization Works by Martin Wolf
1.07 3.42 Whatever by Michel Houellebecq
1.068 3.99 Berta Isla by Javier Marías
1.068 3.97 The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
1.067 3.34 Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order by Robert Kagan
1.065 3.75 The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
1.064 3.89 Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1: Fever and Spear by Javier Marías
1.063 3.97 H. P. Lovecraft: Great Tales of Horror by H. P. Lovecraft
1.062 3.41 La Belle France by Alistair Horne
1.056 3.61 A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World by Gregory Clark
1.052 3.41 Six Problems for Don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges
1.05 3.87 Intellectuals by Paul Johnson
1.049 3.89 Underworld by Don DeLillo
1.048 3.4 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
1.046 3.34 The Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions by Alex Rosenberg
1.044 3.63 The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey D. Sachs
1.043 3.71 Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1.043 3.92 Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy by Susan Neiman
1.043 4.01 Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up by James Hollis
1.042 3.46 The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama
1.04 3.82 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster
1.04 3.32 The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
1.038 3.62 The Art of Always Being Right by Arthur Schopenhauer
1.035 3.58 The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
1.033 3.87 The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World by David Deutsch
1.031 3.61 Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
1.03 3.7 100 Best-Loved Poems by Philip Smith
1.03 3.85 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 3.8 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1 : Greece and Rome : From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus by Frederick Copleston
1.029 3.37 All That Is by James Salter
1.028 3.76 Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg Mckeown
1.025 3.97 Ernest Hemingway on Writing by Ernest Hemingway
1.024 3.45 How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic by Madsen Pirie
1.021 4 The Undiscovered Self by C. G. Jung
1.021 3.65 The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
1.021 3.83 The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature (second revised edition, 1975) by Ayn Rand
1.02 3.84 Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
1.018 3.72 Terror and Liberalism by Paul Berman
1.017 3.35 The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash by Charles R. Morris
1.016 3.69 Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick
1.015 2.91 An Intelligent Person's Guide to Philosophy by Roger Scruton
1.014 3.78 White Noise by Don DeLillo
1.014 3.4 Guitar for Dummies by Mark Phillips
1.013 3.83 Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler
1.009 3.78 Nothing to Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
1.008 4.12 2666 by Roberto Bolaño
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.007 3.68 The Killing Lessons by Saul Black
1.006 3.88 The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (American Empire Project) by Andrew Bacevich
1.006 3.87 Pensées by Blaise Pascal
1.005 3.96 The Skeptical Environmentalist by Bjørn Lomborg
1.005 3.74 The Defeat of the Mind by Alain Finkielkraut
1.005 3.85 The Red and the Black by Stendhal
1.004 3.42 Elizabeth Costello by J. M. Coetzee
1.003 4.01 Possession by A.S. Byatt
1.003 3.55 Baudolino by Umberto Eco
1.003 3.67 Less by Andrew Sean Greer
1.001 3.87 The Republic by Plato
1.001 3.81 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1 3.84 Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by Friedrich Nietzsche
0.999 3.94 Euthyphro / Apology / Crito / Meno / Phaedo by Plato
0.997 3.35 A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
0.997 3.98 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
0.997 3.91 The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
0.992 3.59 The Killing of History by Keith Windschuttle
0.99 3.84 Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall
0.99 3.65 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics by Roger Penrose
0.99 4 The Loser by Thomas Bernhard
0.99 4.06 Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left by Roger Scruton
0.989 3.88 The Tree of Knowledge by Pío Baroja
0.989 4.06 The Road by Cormac McCarthy
0.986 3.92 Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault by Stephen R. C. Hicks
0.986 3.94 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
0.985 3.37 The Art of Deception: An Introduction to Critical Thinking by Nicholas Capaldi
0.985 3.79 Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu
0.981 3.85 The Conquest of Happiness by Bertrand Russell
0.981 4.22 Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
0.979 3.74 Why Truth Matters by Ophelia Benson
0.979 3.86 History of Beauty by Umberto Eco
0.978 3.24 White by Bret Easton Ellis
0.978 3.94 The Castafiore Emerald by Hergé
0.976 3.65 Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking by D.Q. McInerny
0.975 3.74 White Teeth by Zadie Smith
0.974 3.31 The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
0.974 3.97 The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays by Albert Camus
0.974 3.51 A History of Civilizations by Fernand Braudel
0.972 4.06 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.971 4.31 The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan
0.97 3.77 The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump by Michiko Kakutani
0.968 3.71 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.967 3.66 A Short History of Drunkenness by Mark Forsyth
0.967 3.71 Postmodern Theory: Critical Interrogations by Steven Best
0.966 3.91 American Pastoral by Philip Roth
0.965 3.84 Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami
0.965 3.91 Either/Or: A Fragment of Life by Søren Kierkegaard
0.964 3.86 Death in Venice and Other Stories by Thomas Mann
0.964 3.74 Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush vs. Gore by James T. Patterson
0.964 3.91 Introduction to the Reading of Hegel: Lectures on the Phenomenology of Spirit by Alexandre Kojève
0.964 3.64 The New Atheism: Taking a Stand for Science and Reason by Victor J. Stenger
0.964 3.95 Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein
0.963 3.68 Turning Back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism by Umberto Eco
0.961 3.96 Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
0.961 3.68 Saturday by Ian McEwan
0.961 4.04 The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression by Stéphane Courtois
0.96 3.49 Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction by A. C. Grayling
0.96 4.14 The Waste Land, Prufrock and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by T. S. Eliot
0.96 3.74 Now: The Physics of Time by Richard A. Muller
0.959 3.84 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
0.959 3.19 Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
0.958 3.81 Last Night by James Salter
0.957 3.59 Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq
0.957 3.98 The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus
0.957 3.37 Slow Man by J. M. Coetzee
0.955 3.38 The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada
0.955 3.64 On Beauty by Zadie Smith
0.955 3.62 Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward L. Glaeser
0.953 3.96 The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays by Martin Heidegger
0.953 4.06 The Poverty of Historicism by Karl R. Popper
0.952 3.81 Ancient Philosophy: A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1 by Anthony Kenny
0.952 4.09 Ordeal By Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction by James M. McPherson
0.952 3.94 Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America by Richard Rorty
0.952 3.77 The Labyrinth of Solitude by Octavio Paz
0.951 3.68 The mad toy by Roberto Arlt
0.951 4.06 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
0.951 3.51 The Plotters by Un-su Kim
0.951 3.65 Youth by J. M. Coetzee
0.951 4.08 The Dead by James Joyce
0.95 4.2 The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
0.95 3.8 The Schopenhauer Cure by Irvin Yalom
0.948 4.03 On the Genealogy of Morals / Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche
0.947 4.1 Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
0.947 3.61 From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett
0.947 3.93 My Struggle: Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.946 3.89 Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography by Karl R. Popper
0.944 3.91 Four Essays on Liberty by Isaiah Berlin
0.944 3.89 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
0.943 3.82 Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions by Alberto Manguel
0.943 3.87 The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever by Christopher Hitchens
0.942 3.85 Flight 714 to Sydney by Hergé
0.942 3.69 A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey by Homer
0.942 3.63 The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy by Bryan Magee
0.941 3.71 Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
0.94 4.08 The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History by Colin McEvedy
0.94 4.06 The Overstory by Richard Powers
0.94 4 Black Boy by Richard Wright
0.939 3.84 Book of Longing: A Song Cycle Based on the Poetry and Artwork of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen
0.939 3.74 The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster
0.938 3.66 The Architecture of Happiness by Alain de Botton
0.936 3.58 Mao II by Don DeLillo
0.936 3.84 The Human Stain by Philip Roth
0.936 3.95 The Stranger by Albert Camus
0.935 3.93 Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City by Russell Shorto
0.935 4.17 Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
0.932 3.55 About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution by Paul Davies
0.931 3.79 The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
0.93 3.65 Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment by Francis Fukuyama
0.929 3.62 The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
0.928 3.76 Atheism: A Very Short Introduction by Julian Baggini
0.928 4.2 The Road to Serfdom by F. A. Hayek
0.927 3.73 The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier
0.926 3.63 Submission by Michel Houellebecq
0.926 3.9 The Tunnel by Ernesto Sábato
0.925 3.96 Rain Gods by James Lee Burke
0.924 3.94 The Journals of John Cheever by John Cheever
0.924 3.87 Solaris by Stanisław Lem
0.923 3.66 Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
0.922 3.53 The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will [Eventually] Feel Better by Tyler Cowen
0.921 4.05 Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.921 4.06 The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean M. Carroll
0.921 3.96 All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
0.92 4.1 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 3.74 Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk
0.919 3.67 Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers by Kwame Anthony Appiah
0.918 3.71 The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan
0.918 3.4 The Dinner by Herman Koch
0.918 3.03 The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera
0.918 3.49 What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy by Thomas Nagel
0.916 3.92 A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
0.916 3.88 Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett
0.915 4.15 The Waste Land and Other Poems by T. S. Eliot
0.915 4.11 Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties by Paul Johnson
0.913 3.81 A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age by Steven Nadler
0.912 3.85 Libra by Don DeLillo
0.911 4.3 The Fugitive by Marcel Proust
0.911 4.1 Red Plenty: Industry! Progress! Abundance! Inside the Fifties Soviet Dream by Francis Spufford
0.911 3.92 The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
0.91 4.18 Woodcutters by Thomas Bernhard
0.909 4.1 Destination Moon by Hergé
0.909 4.32 The Open Society and Its Enemies by Karl Popper
0.908 3.93 The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
0.908 3.73 Speedboat by Renata Adler
0.907 3.88 The Wolf and the Watchman by Niklas Natt och Dag
0.903 3.6 Relativity Simply Explained by Martin Gardner
0.903 3.98 Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes
0.902 4.18 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
0.901 3.93 A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living (Learning to Live) by Luc Ferry
0.901 3.64 Everyman by Philip Roth
0.901 4.01 On Ugliness by Umberto Eco
0.9 4.18 Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 3: Poison, Shadow, and Farewell by Javier Marías
0.9 3.84 Le Testament Français by Andreï Makine
0.9 3.86 The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century by Steven Pinker
0.9 3.76 The Broken Ear by Hergé
0.899 3.51 Blind Man with a Pistol by Chester Himes
0.899 3.55 How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One by Stanley Fish
0.898 3.96 Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee
0.897 3.7 The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking
0.897 3.91 Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects by Bertrand Russell
0.897 3.94 Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
0.895 3.95 The Blue Lotus by Hergé
0.895 3.68 A History of the Middle East by Peter Mansfield
0.894 3.56 Truth: A Guide by Simon Blackburn
0.893 4.01 The Waning of the Middle Ages by Johan Huizinga
0.893 3.64 The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics by Mark Lilla
0.892 3.48 The Aims of Education and Other Essays by Alfred North Whitehead
0.892 3.55 The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society by Arthur M. Schlesinger
0.891 3.73 Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose
0.891 3.94 Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
0.891 4.16 Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.891 3.55 How to Be Alone: Essays by Jonathan Franzen
0.89 3.58 So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood by Patrick Modiano
0.89 3.61 The Accidental Theorist and Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science by Paul Krugman
0.889 3.85 How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco
0.888 4.07 The Roots of Romanticism by Isaiah Berlin
0.888 4.01 The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
0.887 4.25 Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease by Gary Taubes
0.887 3.68 A Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone
0.887 3.88 The Palace of Dreams by Ismaîl Kadaré
0.886 4.05 The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
0.885 3.17 Black Run by Antonio Manzini
0.885 4.06 The Nix by Nathan Hill
0.884 3.93 Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue by Sam Harris
0.884 4.11 The Makioka Sisters by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
0.884 3.73 What Is Populism? by Jan-Werner Müller
0.882 4.13 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder
0.882 3.83 The Shooting Star by Hergé
0.881 4.01 On Photography by Susan Sontag
0.881 3.83 How Fiction Works by James Wood
0.88 3.86 Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human by Richard Wrangham
0.879 4.05 Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
0.879 4.2 Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh
0.879 3.79 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
0.878 3.71 Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
0.878 4.34 Michel de Montaigne: The Complete Essays by Michel de Montaigne
0.878 4.07 Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life by Daniel C. Dennett
0.877 3.76 The First Three Minutes by Steven Weinberg
0.877 4.11 Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 2: Dance and Dream by Javier Marías
0.875 3.58 Spring Cleaning by Antonio Manzini
0.875 3.79 Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. Dennett
0.875 3.98 Europe: A History by Norman Davies
0.875 3.9 The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis
0.875 3.91 The Pursuit of Glory: The Five Revolutions that Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815 (Penguin History of Europe) by Tim Blanning
0.875 3.76 Freedom Evolves by Daniel C. Dennett
0.875 3.73 The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval Europe by George Holmes
0.874 3.63 The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
0.872 4.2 The strange death of Europe : Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray
0.872 4.09 The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
0.87 3.79 The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA by James D. Watson
0.869 3.62 The Return of History and the End of Dreams by Robert Kagan
0.869 4.16 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
0.869 4.17 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
0.868 3.77 Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon
0.868 3.72 Homer & Langley by E. L. Doctorow
0.867 3.91 What Is Cinema? Vol. 1: Ontology and Language by André Bazin
0.866 3.9 A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
0.866 4.1 Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
0.865 3.56 Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray
0.865 3.99 A Dance at the Slaughterhouse by Lawrence Block
0.864 3.78 Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
0.864 3.79 Barcelona by Robert Hughes
0.863 3.73 The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.862 3.94 Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper (Modern Library Paperbacks) by Bryan Magee
0.862 3.62 After Dark by Haruki Murakami
0.862 3.76 The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq
0.861 4.14 Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
0.861 4.34 In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust
0.86 3.87 Portraits of a Marriage by Sándor Márai
0.86 4.11 The Door by Magda Szabó
0.86 4.06 The Voyage of the Beagle [Penguin Classics, abridged] by Charles Darwin
0.859 3.5 La uruguaya by Pedro Mairal
0.859 4.12 Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
0.858 3.73 Wars, Guns, and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places by Paul Collier
0.857 4.17 Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood
0.856 3.8 The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
0.856 4.11 The Portable Hannah Arendt by Hannah Arendt
0.856 3.46 The Examined Life: Philosophical Meditations by Robert Nozick
0.855 4.06 The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution by Sean B. Carroll
0.854 3.94 The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics by William R. Easterly
0.853 3.89 Moonglow by Michael Chabon
0.852 3.9 A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
0.851 4.3 The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust
0.851 4.05 A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
0.85 3.97 Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures by Edward W. Said
0.85 4.1 A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
0.85 3.85 Agents of Innocence: A Novel by David Ignatius
0.849 3.73 Five Moral Pieces by Umberto Eco
0.849 4.16 The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas by Machado de Assis
0.848 3.96 Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past by David Reich
0.848 4.11 The White Album by Joan Didion
0.847 3.81 Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
0.846 4.02 Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald
0.844 3.82 Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
0.843 3.71 Inventing the Enemy: Essays by Umberto Eco
0.842 4.04 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
0.841 3.67 What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir by Haruki Murakami
0.84 3.71 How to Read Novels Like a Professor: A Jaunty Exploration of the World's Favorite Literary Form by Thomas C. Foster
0.838 3.68 Trust: The Social Virtues and The Creation of Prosperity by Francis Fukuyama
0.838 4.36 Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
0.837 4.13 The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand
0.837 4.25 The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura
0.837 3.92 The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
0.837 4.12 Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens by Christopher Hitchens
0.836 3.99 The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
0.836 4.3 The Captive / The Fugitive by Marcel Proust
0.836 4.04 The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff
0.836 3.81 Why the North Won the Civil War by David Herbert Donald
0.835 4.12 Tintin in Tibet by Hergé
0.835 4.09 Zuckerman Bound (The Ghost Writer / Zuckerman Unbound / The Anatomy Lesson / The Prague Orgy) by Philip Roth
0.835 3.95 The Tragedy of Great Power Politics by John J. Mearsheimer
0.834 3.92 The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared M. Diamond
0.834 3.95 Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared M. Diamond
0.834 3.69 Edward Hopper: 1882-1967 Transformation of the Real by Rolf G Renner
0.832 3.98 A Ticket to the Boneyard by Lawrence Block
0.831 3.92 The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations by Christopher Lasch
0.831 4.25 The Rise of Modern Paganism by Peter Gay
0.831 4.26 The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
0.831 4.17 A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
0.831 3.78 Dark Voyage by Alan Furst
0.83 4.29 Night by Elie Wiesel
0.829 4.24 Strength Training Anatomy by Frédéric Delavier
0.826 3.91 The Invention of Russia: The Rise of Putin and the Age of Fake News by Arkady Ostrovsky
0.826 3.9 The Dying Detective by Leif G. W. Persson
0.825 4.24 Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
0.825 4.3 Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust
0.824 3.97 The Quiet American by Graham Greene
0.824 4.09 Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum
0.824 4.15 A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
0.823 4.18 Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited by Vladimir Nabokov
0.823 4.15 The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
0.823 4.08 The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm
0.822 3.42 Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe by Lee Smolin
0.82 4.45 The Constitution of the United States by Founding Fathers
0.82 4.06 Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors by Nicholas Wade
0.82 3.83 Why Orwell Matters by Christopher Hitchens
0.82 4.2 The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.819 4.23 Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky
0.819 3.36 Damascus Gate by Robert Stone
0.818 3.77 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott
0.818 4.21 QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard Feynman
0.817 4.22 The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life by Richard Dawkins
0.816 3.82 The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance by Anthony Gottlieb
0.816 3.77 Between Them: Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford
0.816 3.96 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household
0.816 4.13 Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time: A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past by Patrick Alexander
0.815 3.8 From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time by Sean M. Carroll
0.815 3.81 Seven Ages of Paris by Alistair Horne
0.815 4.09 Prisoners of the Sun by Hergé
0.812 3.79 1794: The City Between the Bridges by Niklas Natt och Dag
0.811 3.67 Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism by Paul Boghossian
0.811 3.77 Lucy's Legacy: The Quest for Human Origins by Donald C. Johanson
0.81 4.15 The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth
0.81 3.99 American Philosophy: A Love Story by John Kaag
0.81 4.15 The Calculus Affair by Hergé
0.809 4 My Struggle: Book 3 by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.809 4.32 The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
0.808 3.77 The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University by Louis Menand
0.808 4.22 Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses by Theodore Dalrymple
0.808 3.79 The Other by Ryszard Kapuściński
0.808 3.83 The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler
0.807 4.48 Time Regained by Marcel Proust
0.806 3.76 Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story by Carlos Baker
0.806 3.7 Indignation by Philip Roth
0.803 3.6 American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900 by H. W. Brands
0.802 3.82 The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
0.8 3.67 Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon
0.8 4.3 Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope - and How to Find Them by Guy Consolmagno
0.798 3.85 The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall
0.797 4.11 Wittgenstein's Nephew by Thomas Bernhard
0.795 3.85 The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr
0.794 4.25 Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy
0.794 4.15 Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy by Francis Fukuyama
0.794 3.83 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 2 : Medieval Philosophy : From Augustine to Duns Scotus by Frederick Copleston
0.794 4.27 The Count of Monte Cristo (abridged ∙ Barnes & Noble Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
0.793 3.97 Cairo: The City Victorious by Max Rodenbeck
0.792 4.22 Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750 by Jonathan I. Israel
0.791 3.69 Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History by Robert Hughes
0.79 3.7 Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction by Catherine Belsey
0.79 4.08 The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
0.79 4.28 Stoner by John Williams
0.789 4.11 A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
0.788 3.95 How to Listen to Jazz by Ted Gioia
0.788 3.78 The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce
0.787 3.8 Watching You by Lisa Jewell
0.785 3.9 The Mad and the Bad by Jean-Patrick Manchette
0.784 3.38 In Defense of Globalization by Jagdish Bhagwati
0.784 4.25 The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
0.783 4.08 Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
0.783 4.1 The Early Stories: 1953-1975 by John Updike
0.783 4.37 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
0.781 3.72 The Origin of Our Species by Christopher Stringer
0.781 3.79 Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction by Christopher Janaway
0.78 4.05 The Dirty South by John Connolly
0.779 4.37 Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation by Carl Sagan
0.779 4.17 My Struggle: Book 2: A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.777 4.15 The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects by Lewis Mumford
0.776 3.78 Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
0.775 4.23 The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity by Douglas Murray
0.775 3.67 An Area of Darkness by V. S. Naipaul
0.774 3.91 Mathematics for the Nonmathematician by Morris Kline
0.772 3.61 The Wall by John Lanchester
0.77 4.29 The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder
0.77 4.32 What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe
0.767 4.18 Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty
0.767 3.81 A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalom
0.766 3.91 The Whole Shebang: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report by Timothy Ferris
0.765 4.44 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson
0.764 3.89 If the Dead Rise Not by Philip Kerr
0.763 4.08 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
0.761 3.97 The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957 by Frank Dikötter
0.76 3.88 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
0.76 3.64 And Yet...: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
0.759 4.2 Philip's Atlas of World History by Patrick K. O'Brien
0.758 3.77 Karl Marx: His Life and Environment by Isaiah Berlin
0.757 3.93 Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste by Bianca Bosker
0.751 4.18 Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh
0.751 3.89 Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 by Frank Dikötter
0.749 3.68 The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures About the Ultimate Fate of the Universe by Paul Davies
0.749 3.8 Suitcase City by Sterling Watson
0.748 3.71 Daily Life in Medieval Times by Frances Gies
0.745 4.2 The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
0.745 4.25 The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
0.743 3.86 Marriage, a History: from Obedience to Intimacy, or How Love Conquered Marriage by Stephanie Coontz
0.741 4.2 Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts
0.738 4.11 The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff
0.738 3.62 The End of October by Lawrence Wright
0.736 3.94 The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley
0.736 3.83 Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum
0.735 4.1 The Shock of the New: Art and the Century of Change by Robert Hughes
0.733 4.16 The Feast by Margaret Kennedy
0.733 3.73 The Pelican History of Medieval Europe by Maurice Keen
0.732 3.68 Bad Nature, or With Elvis in Mexico by Javier Marías
0.732 3.98 The Portable Enlightenment Reader by Isaac Kramnick
0.732 4.13 SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
0.727 4.24 The Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil by Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol
0.725 4.44 The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
0.721 4.27 These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
0.721 3.82 The First Human: The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors by Ann Gibbons
0.72 4.17 The Captive Mind by Czesław Miłosz
0.712 3.93 Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart
0.712 3.94 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 3 : Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy : Ockham, Francis Bacon, and the Beginning of the Modern World by Frederick Copleston
0.711 3.47 America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy by Francis Fukuyama
0.711 4.04 The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War by Robert J. Gordon
0.711 4.04 What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
0.708 4.11 A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
0.707 3.71 Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.704 4.25 Imperium by Ryszard Kapuściński
0.703 3.9 The One from the Other by Philip Kerr
0.702 3.41 Boston Noir by Dennis Lehane
0.696 3.77 Macroeconomics by N. Gregory Mankiw
0.696 3.89 The Other Side of Silence by Philip Kerr
0.694 4.05 Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 by James T. Patterson
0.694 4.36 The World as Will and Representation, Volume 2 by Arthur Schopenhauer
0.692 4.01 Sceptical Essays by Bertrand Russell
0.69 3.95 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 4 : Modern Philosophy : From Descartes to Leibnitz by Frederick Copleston
0.689 4.41 4 Plays: Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth; Othello by William Shakespeare
0.688 4.21 The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy by Anthony Gottlieb