Controversial Books for bachern

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
1.457 3.17 The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism by Michael J. Behe
1.309 3.49 Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science by Carol Kaesuk Yoon
1.28 3.34 Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan
1.227 3.88 Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution by Lynn Margulis
1.222 3.3 Make the Connection: Ten Steps to a Better Body and a Better Life by Bob Greene
1.199 3.48 Six Questions of Socrates: A Modern-Day Journey of Discovery through World Philosophy by Christopher Phillips
1.164 3.43 Investing for Dummies by Eric Tyson
1.162 3.32 The Zahir by Paulo Coelho
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.155 3.46 A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down by Robert B. Laughlin
1.145 3.72 The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus by Owen Gingerich
1.143 3.11 Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by Wess Roberts
1.136 3.73 Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by Donald T. Phillips
1.135 3.67 Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections by Charles R. Pellegrino
1.135 3.73 Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science by Werner Heisenberg
1.128 3.47 Scottish Clans & Tartans by Ian Grimble
1.128 3.9 Through Our Enemies' Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America by Michael F. Scheuer
1.119 3.76 Terry: My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism by George S. McGovern
1.116 3.59 The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science by Natalie Angier
1.115 3.6 Science and the Modern World by Alfred North Whitehead
1.114 3.96 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
1.109 3.28 Why Not Me?: The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency by Al Franken
1.1 3.38 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.099 3.68 Earth in the Balance by Al Gore
1.097 3.96 The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms by Ron Padgett
1.097 4.09 The Money Game by Adam Smith
1.094 3.45 The Motley Fool Investment Guide: How the Fools Beat Wall Street's Wise Men and How You Can Too by Tom Gardner
1.092 3.83 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.072 3.82 Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker
1.064 3.3 Dialogue: A Socratic Dialogue on the Art of Writing Dialogue in Fiction by Lewis Turco
1.064 3.77 The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
1.063 3.27 How to Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong
1.062 3.41 La Belle France by Alistair Horne
1.057 3.43 The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
1.053 3.9 Molecules of Emotion: The Science behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace B. Pert
1.052 3.9 Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts by Samuel Beckett
1.052 3.6 Widsom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons by Tim Russert
1.051 3.54 Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites by Patrick J. Lynch
1.05 3.68 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Greece, Athens & the Mainland by Marc Dubin
1.049 3.55 Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence
1.048 3.42 The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
1.046 3.44 Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould
1.045 4.12 John Donne: Selected Poems (Phoenix Poetry) by John Donne
1.045 3.86 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
1.043 3.71 Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1.042 3.38 Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman
1.042 3.59 Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals by Robert M. Pirsig
1.041 3.64 The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon by John Ferling
1.039 3.48 Bushworld by Maureen Dowd
1.038 3.68 Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear by Frank I. Luntz
1.037 3.63 Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving
1.036 3.72 Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin
1.032 3.82 Fragments by Heraclitus
1.032 4.08 The Innocents Abroad / Roughing It by Mark Twain
1.03 3.81 Ghost Light: A Memoir by Frank Rich
1.029 3.37 The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think : The Foolish Guide To Personal Finance by David Gardner
1.029 3.76 How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times or Bad by William J. O'Neil
1.029 3.68 When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution by Devra Davis
1.027 3.83 Who Will Tell The People? : The Betrayal Of American Democracy by William Greider
1.026 3.57 Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
1.024 3.97 The Tin Drum by Günter Grass
1.024 3.69 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman
1.022 3.74 Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
1.021 3.25 Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language by Ruth Wajnryb
1.021 3.47 Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World by James J. Cramer
1.02 3.68 The End of Nature by Bill McKibben
1.02 3.73 Man's Fate by André Malraux
1.02 3.8 The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics by W. John Campbell Ph.D.
1.019 3.86 A History of the American People by Paul Johnson
1.018 3.82 The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outline of Aesthetic Theory by George Santayana
1.017 3.25 Had Enough?: A Handbook for Fighting Back by James Carville
1.016 3.67 Filthy Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Most Outrageous Sexual Puns by Pauline Kiernan
1.015 3.9 The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
1.014 3.72 Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
1.014 3.11 A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market by John Allen Paulos
1.009 3.63 Long emergency : Surviving the end of oil, climate change, and other converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century by James Howard Kunstler
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.39 Madame Bovary's Ovaries: A Darwinian Look at Literature by David P. Barash
1.004 3.82 The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
1.004 3.82 Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
1.003 3.35 The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures by Nicholas Wade
1.003 3.63 Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst
1.002 3.85 You're Only Old Once! by Dr. Seuss
1.001 3.62 Andromache by Jean Racine
1.001 3.9 The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made it by Richard Hofstadter
1.001 3.41 Do What You Love, The Money Will Follow: Discovering Your Right Livelihood by Marsha Sinetar
1 3.78 Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
1 3.76 The Photographer's Handbook by John Hedgecoe
1 3.56 Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
0.999 3.92 Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us About Our Future by Peter D. Ward
0.999 3.77 The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes
0.998 3.96 Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.998 3.73 The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin
0.997 4.3 The Riverside Milton by John Milton
0.997 3.43 Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
0.997 3.83 The Time of the Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa
0.996 3.93 The Life of Samuel Johnson; Abridged by James Boswell
0.992 4.07 Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews -- A History by James Carroll
0.991 3.68 World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability by Amy Chua
0.991 3.46 The Sacred Depths of Nature by Ursula Goodenough
0.99 3.82 The Georgics by Publius Vergilius Maro
0.989 4.06 The Road by Cormac McCarthy
0.988 4.11 The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.988 3.8 Dog Years by Günter Grass
0.987 3.46 How to Read and Why by Harold Bloom
0.986 3.94 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
0.986 3.68 The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution (Stonesong Press Books) by Linda R. Monk
0.985 3.8 The Thin Red Line by James Jones
0.984 3.98 Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
0.984 3.54 Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
0.984 3.95 The Castle by Franz Kafka
0.982 3.3 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
0.982 3.76 The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera
0.982 3.73 The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley
0.982 3.8 A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
0.981 3.49 Bad money : reckless finance, failed politics, and the global crisis of American capitalism by Kevin Phillips
0.98 3.49 Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.98 3.87 First Things First : To Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy by Stephen R. Covey
0.98 3.8 Chekhov by Henri Troyat
0.98 3.89 Confessions of an Eco-Sinner by Fred Pearce
0.979 3.32 Wizard : the life and times of Nikola Tesla : biography of a genius by Marc Seifer
0.979 3.64 Sex With Kings by Eleanor Herman
0.978 3.62 Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki
0.973 3.89 The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West by Patricia Nelson Limerick
0.971 3.82 Care of the Soul : A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life by Thomas Moore
0.971 3.86 Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words by John Ayto
0.971 3.86 Testaments Betrayed: An Essay in Nine Parts by Milan Kundera
0.97 4.07 In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations by Jerry Mander
0.969 4.01 Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity by Gregory Bateson
0.969 3.97 Brazilian Adventure by Peter Fleming
0.968 4.16 The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.
0.968 3.89 The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
0.968 3.72 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 3.23 Stupid White Men ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! by Michael Moore
0.968 3.93 A Death in the Family by James Agee
0.968 3.75 Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos by Robert D. Kaplan
0.967 4.15 The Yosemite by John Muir
0.967 3.67 The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
0.966 3.94 Booknotes: Stories from American History by Brian Lamb
0.966 3.96 Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style by Virginia Tufte
0.965 4.1 The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays by Richard Hofstadter
0.965 3.01 Foetal Attraction by Kathy Lette
0.964 3.64 The Argument Culture: Stopping America's War of Words by Deborah Tannen
0.964 3.5 Crusades by Thomas F. Madden
0.964 3.53 The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman
0.963 3.81 The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis
0.963 3.7 The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias
0.962 3.91 The Revolt of the Masses by José Ortega y Gasset
0.962 3.67 Ignorance by Milan Kundera
0.962 3.91 Faust, Part One by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
0.96 3.45 Running on Empty by Peter G. Peterson
0.96 3.55 The Nature of Economies by Jane Jacobs
0.96 4.13 The Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain
0.959 4.05 The President by Miguel Ángel Asturias
0.959 3.91 Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power by Victor Davis Hanson
0.958 3.5 The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes
0.957 3.95 Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix
0.957 3.88 The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
0.956 3.61 Autobiography of John Stuart Mill by John Stuart Mill
0.955 3.46 Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
0.954 3.8 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay
0.953 4.18 All the Greek Verbs by N. Marinone
0.952 3.72 Tartuffe by Molière
0.951 3.95 Immortality by Milan Kundera
0.949 3.97 The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hašek
0.949 3.84 The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom
0.948 3.87 A Poetry Handbook: A Prose Guide to Understanding and Writing Poetry by Mary Oliver
0.948 3.8 Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss
0.947 3.91 Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics into Being by George Lakoff
0.946 3.77 Life Library of Photography: The Camera by Time-Life Books
0.946 3.44 Leonardo: The First Scientist by Michael White
0.946 3.84 Tartuffe and Other Plays by Molière
0.946 3.56 Hard Times [Norton Critical Edition] by Charles Dickens
0.945 3.79 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
0.944 3.77 A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite
0.942 3.89 Eyewitness to History by John Carey
0.942 3.45 This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV by Bob Schieffer
0.941 3.61 Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain by Antonio Damasio
0.94 3.74 Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River by David Owen
0.94 4.01 The Trial by Franz Kafka
0.94 3.94 1919 by John Dos Passos
0.94 3.45 Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form by Michael Sims
0.939 3.94 The Big Money: Volume Three of the U.S.A. Trilogy by John Dos Passos
0.939 3.63 Seducing the Demon: Writing for My Life by Erica Jong
0.939 3.82 Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
0.938 3.77 The Coalwood Way by Homer Hickam
0.938 3.43 Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences (Vintage) by Edward Tenner
0.937 3.61 The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology by Simon Winchester
0.937 3.71 Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
0.935 3.98 The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams
0.935 4.28 Novels 1930-1935 : As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, Pylon by William Faulkner
0.934 3.42 Beating the Street by Peter Lynch
0.934 3.95 Perilous Power: The Middle East & U.S. Foreign Policy: Dialogues on Terror, Democracy, War, and Justice by Noam Chomsky
0.934 3.61 Letters on England by Voltaire
0.934 3.75 The Seashell on the Mountaintop by Alan Cutler
0.934 3.95 A Little History of the World by E. H. Gombrich
0.934 4.05 The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost by Jean Liedloff
0.933 3.97 Far Tortuga by Peter Matthiessen
0.933 3.45 Primary Colors by Joe Klein
0.933 3.56 Wittgenstein's Poker : The Story of a Ten-minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers by David Edmonds
0.932 3.2 Downsize This! Random Threats from an Unarmed American by Michael Moore
0.929 3.9 Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court by Jan Crawford Greenburg
0.927 3.44 Fire by Sebastian Junger
0.926 3.98 The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition by Susan Solomon
0.926 3.74 Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
0.926 3.72 The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts
0.926 3.43 History's Timeline: A 40,000 Year Chronology of Civilization by Fay Franklin
0.925 3.9 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: France by Claire Tellier
0.924 4.23 Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella H. Meadows
0.924 3.78 Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences by John Allen Paulos
0.924 3.7 God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It by Jim Wallis
0.923 3.68 April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici by Lauro Martines
0.922 3.93 Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy by Carlos Eire
0.922 3.72 Abel Sánchez by Miguel de Unamuno
0.921 3.7 Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis by Jimmy Carter
0.921 3.85 The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist by Richard P. Feynman
0.92 3.07 The Abortionist's Daughter by Elisabeth Hyde
0.92 4.17 The Family Mark Twain by Mark Twain
0.92 3.89 The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power by Jeff Sharlet
0.92 3.96 Booknotes: America's Finest Authors on Reading, Writing, and the Power of Ideas by Brian Lamb
0.92 3.7 Introducing Wittgenstein by John Heaton
0.92 4.08 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
0.92 3.62 The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing by Jason Kelly
0.919 3.53 The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
0.917 3.42 Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black and White Ball by Deborah Davis
0.916 4.02 The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone
0.916 3.93 A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
0.916 3.99 Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection by Deborah Blum
0.916 4.05 Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner
0.915 3.88 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
0.915 3.86 Chain of Command: the Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib by Seymour M. Hersh
0.915 3.74 I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
0.914 4.04 Poetic Meter and Poetic Form by Paul Fussell
0.913 3.85 The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language by John McWhorter
0.913 4.11 All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
0.912 3.28 Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the American West: 1846--1890 by Larry McMurtry
0.912 3.49 The Mongols by David Morgan
0.912 3.97 The Gods of the Greeks by Karl Kerényi
0.912 3.71 The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
0.911 3.99 The New Lifetime Reading Plan: The Classical Guide to World Literature, Revised and Expanded by Clifton Fadiman
0.911 3.81 The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body by Steven Mithen
0.91 3.7 What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank
0.909 4.14 Education of a Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour
0.909 4.11 The Annotated Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
0.909 3.89 Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain
0.908 3.78 Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
0.908 3.76 Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language by Steven Pinker
0.906 4.14 Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology by Gregory Bateson
0.906 3.9 Goethe's Faust: Part One and Sections from Part Two by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
0.905 3.8 The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World by Ken Alder
0.905 3.18 Winter in Majorca by George Sand
0.905 3.86 The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism by Ron Suskind
0.905 4.34 The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey
0.905 3.93 Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
0.904 4.07 Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Elizabeth Knowles
0.904 3.83 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig, Cologne by Museum Ludwig
0.904 4.01 With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change by Fred Pearce
0.902 3.87 The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin by Gordon S. Wood
0.902 3.49 Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution by Lisa Jardine
0.9 3.96 Fiction 100: An anthology of short stories by James H. Pickering
0.899 3.82 Life Is Elsewhere by Milan Kundera
0.899 3.69 The Adventure of English: 500AD to 2000 : The Biography of a Language by Melvyn Bragg
0.898 3.83 The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life by Julia Cameron
0.898 3.22 Bush at War by Bob Woodward
0.896 3.66 Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit & Wisdom From History's Greatest Wordsmiths by Mardy Grothe
0.896 3.91 Web Design in a Nutshell by Jennifer Niederst Robbins
0.896 3.69 Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel
0.895 3.39 Brush Up Your Shakespeare! by Michael Macrone
0.895 4.07 Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
0.894 3.57 Three Soldiers by John Dos Passos
0.893 3.74 Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken
0.893 3.94 The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
0.893 3.96 Tragic Sense of Life by Miguel de Unamuno
0.892 3.75 Solitude: A Return to the Self by Anthony Storr
0.892 3.86 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
0.891 4.27 The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
0.891 3.54 The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
0.89 3.47 Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward
0.89 3.78 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them : A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken
0.89 3.86 The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
0.89 4.08 The Great Thoughts by George Seldes
0.888 3.51 The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry by Mario Livio
0.887 3.59 The Grand Inquisitor's Manual: A History of Terror in the Name of God by Jonathan Kirsch
0.885 4.11 The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
0.884 4.11 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0.884 3.61 Picasso by Gertrude Stein
0.883 4.09 The Library of World Poetry by William Cullen Bryant
0.882 3.44 The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians by Caleb Carr
0.882 3.86 The Forest for the Trees: An Editor's Advice to Writers by Betsy Lerner
0.882 3.68 Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words by Bill Bryson
0.881 4 Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World by Nicholas Ostler
0.881 3.99 In Search of History: A Personal Adventure by Theodore H. White
0.881 4 The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
0.88 4.01 Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species by Dr. Sean B. Carroll
0.88 4.11 The Intelligent Investor: A Book of Practical Counsel by Benjamin Graham
0.88 3.87 The Future of Freedom by Fareed Zakaria
0.88 3.9 Civilizations : Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
0.879 3.99 Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science by Charles Wheelan
0.878 3.28 Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership by Madeleine K. Albright
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
0.877 3.89 Painless Grammar by Rebecca Elliott
0.877 3.57 The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power, and the Seeds of Empire by Joe Jackson
0.877 4.19 Ansel Adams: An Autobiography by Ansel Adams
0.876 4.05 The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox by Jennifer Lee Carrell
0.876 3.77 Great Books by David Denby
0.876 3.67 The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey by Che Guevara
0.876 3.81 Bread and Wine (Signet Classics) by Ignazio Silone
0.876 3.78 Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life by Gerald Martin
0.875 3.9 The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis
0.874 3.84 The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking
0.873 4.07 The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies by Richard Heinberg
0.873 4.13 Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs by Ansel Adams
0.873 3.66 The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11 by Ron Suskind
0.872 3.82 The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today by Ted Conover
0.872 4.08 Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez
0.871 4.11 Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter
0.871 3.79 Don't Think of an Elephant! Know Your Values and Frame the Debate by George Lakoff
0.871 3.97 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
0.869 3.62 The American Future: A History by Simon Schama
0.869 4.04 The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else by Hernando de Soto
0.869 4 The Future of Life by Edward O. Wilson
0.869 3.93 The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
0.868 3.56 The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections by Tom Brokaw
0.867 4.2 The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
0.867 3.98 Moral Politics : How Liberals and Conservatives Think by George Lakoff
0.866 4.07 The Cider House Rules by John Irving
0.863 3.35 1688: A Global History by John E. Wills
0.862 3.87 Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present by Michael B. Oren
0.862 3.81 Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke
0.862 4.21 Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions since World War II by William Blum
0.861 3.71 The Truth (with jokes) by Al Franken
0.861 3.81 The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World by Matthew Stewart
0.861 4.22 Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda
0.861 3.68 A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 by Simon Winchester
0.859 3.97 Emily Dickinson : Selected Poems [Gramercy Library of Classic Poets] by Emily Dickinson
0.859 3.9 Picasso's War by Russell Martin
0.859 3.52 The Non-Designer's Web Book by Robin Williams
0.858 4.07 Beyond Culture by Edward T. Hall
0.858 4.02 Mist by Miguel de Unamuno
0.857 4.09 Charlotte's Web / Stuart Little / The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White
0.857 3.91 The Joke by Milan Kundera
0.856 4.17 Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea by Carl Zimmer
0.856 3.78 Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season by Nick Heil
0.855 3.6 State of War : The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration by James Risen
0.855 3.68 Idiot America by Charles P. Pierce
0.855 3.82 Organizing from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern
0.854 3.96 Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
0.854 3.82 The Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print, and Sell Your Own Book by Dan Poynter
0.853 3.42 Personal Finance for Dummies by Eric Tyson
0.853 3.82 Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors by Bill Bryson
0.853 3.81 Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook by Nancy Clark
0.853 4.23 Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
0.852 3.49 The Clinic by Jonathan Kellerman
0.852 3.74 Learn Any Language by Barry Farber
0.851 4.21 A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold
0.849 4.01 The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons by John Wesley Powell
0.848 3.63 Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror by Michael F. Scheuer
0.848 3.82 America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 by Alfred W. Crosby
0.848 4.06 Vietnam: A History by Stanley Karnow
0.846 3.68 The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
0.846 3.7 The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945 by Michael R. Beschloss
0.846 4.36 Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters by Donald R. Prothero
0.845 3.85 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: Spain by DK
0.845 4.03 Shadows in Death by J. D. Robb
0.844 4.06 The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea by Jack E. Davis
0.842 4.17 Paris Spleen (New Directions Paperbook) by Charles Baudelaire
0.842 3.89 Uffizi Gallery: The Official Guide All of the Works by Gloria Fossi
0.842 3.7 Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It by Studs Terkel
0.842 4.08 How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Freedom, Politics and the War on Sex by Cristina Page
0.841 3.65 The War Within by Bob Woodward
0.84 4 The Pleasure of Finding Things Out by Richard P. Feynman
0.837 3.96 Selected Short Stories of Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka
0.837 3.63 Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life by Gretchen Rubin
0.837 3.82 Exile and the Kingdom by Albert Camus
0.836 4.09 America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart
0.836 4.02 The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff
0.835 3.83 The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century by Paul R. Krugman
0.835 4.11 Basic Photo: The Print: Contact Printing and Enlarging v. 3 by Ansel Adams
0.834 3.86 The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire by Matt Taibbi
0.833 4.05 1776 by David McCullough
0.833 3.62 Write Right by Jan Venolia
0.832 3.85 A History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
0.83 3.58 How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer
0.83 4.29 Night by Elie Wiesel
0.83 3.92 The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words by Ronald C. White
0.829 4.04 History of the Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
0.829 4.31 The Brazilian People: The Formation and Meaning of Brazil by Darcy Ribeiro
0.826 3.97 The Time Machine / The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
0.826 4.02 Mark Twain: A Life by Ron Powers
0.825 4.42 The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, Vol. 1: The Poems, 2nd Edition by William Butler Yeats
0.825 4.13 The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance by Laurie Garrett
0.825 3.93 The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule by Thomas Frank
0.824 4.07 War with the Newts by Karel Čapek
0.823 4.16 The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
0.823 3.37 Fossils: A Guide to Prehistoric Life by Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes
0.822 3.79 Halfway to Heaven by Mark Obmascik
0.821 3.98 Revolt in the Desert by T. E. Lawrence
0.821 3.98 Madam Secretary: A Memoir by Madeleine K. Albright
0.82 4.05 A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
0.82 3.92 The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time by John Kelly
0.82 3.6 The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations by Eugene Linden
0.819 3.83 Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man by John Allen Paulos
0.818 4.22 Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman
0.818 4.2 QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman
0.817 4.39 I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years 1942-1945 by Victor Klemperer
0.817 4.22 The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life by Richard Dawkins
0.816 3.77 The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece -- and Western Civilization by Barry S. Strauss
0.816 3.84 Rhinoceros / The Leader / The Future Is in Eggs by Eugène Ionesco
0.816 4.15 Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery
0.814 4.08 The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America by Gary B. Nash
0.814 4.02 American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence by Pauline Maier
0.812 3.97 Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Huizdala by Václav Havel
0.812 4.05 Lyric Poems by John Keats
0.811 3.46 The Clinton Wars: An Insider's Account of the White House Years by Sidney Blumenthal
0.811 4.13 Nature's building blocks: an A-Z guide to the elements by John Emsley
0.811 4.39 East of Eden by John Steinbeck
0.81 4.04 Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
0.81 4.23 Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900 by Alfred W. Crosby
0.81 3.59 Striking Back: The 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and Israel's Deadly Response by Aaron J. Klein
0.809 4.11 The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America by Russell Shorto
0.807 4.41 The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker by Robert Mankoff
0.807 4.31 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
0.807 3.99 Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson
0.805 4.3 Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner
0.805 4.12 D Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose
0.804 4.06 All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
0.804 3.92 Myths of Greece and Rome by Thomas Bulfinch
0.802 3.84 The Man Who Walked through Time: The Story of the First Trip Afoot through the Grand Canyon by Colin Fletcher
0.802 4.22 The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 16: Embedded in America by Onion Editors
0.802 4.09 Maps of Time : An Introduction to Big History by David Christian
0.802 3.7 The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall by Christopher Hibbert
0.801 3.89 Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin by Stephen Jay Gould
0.8 3.79 Measuring America by Andro Linklater
0.8 4.26 Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder
0.8 4.16 The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
0.799 4.2 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
0.798 3.97 Blind Ambition: The White House Years by John Dean
0.798 3.48 Die Broke: A Radical Four-Part Financial Plan by Stephen Pollan
0.795 4.07 Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama by X. J. Kennedy
0.795 4.17 The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
0.794 4.27 Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy
0.793 4.2 Beautiful Evidence by Edward R. Tufte
0.793 4.11 Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.793 4.38 Language in Thought and Action by S. I. Hayakawa
0.793 4.05 Stocks for the Long Run: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns and Long-term Investment Strategies by Jeremy J. Siegel
0.792 4.19 The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Modern Library) by Shelby Foote
0.792 4.16 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
0.791 4.14 America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines by Gail Collins
0.791 4.08 Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher by Richard P. Feynman
0.791 3.67 Cries Unheard: Why Children Kill: The Story of Mary Bell by Gitta Sereny
0.79 2.98 Who Were the Celts? by Kevin Duffy
0.789 4.1 The Fifties by David Halberstam
0.789 4.13 The Nightmare Years 1930-1940 (20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times) by William L. Shirer
0.789 3.96 American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis
0.788 4.19 Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art by John Szarkowski
0.788 3.6 Twentieth Century: The History of the World, 1901 to 2000 by J. M. Roberts
0.786 3.66 Selkirk's Island: The True and Strange Adventures of the Real Robinson Crusoe by Diana Souhami
0.785 3.96 Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 by John Ferling
0.785 3.99 Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen
0.783 4.12 Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life by Eva Jablonka
0.78 3.87 Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power by John Steele Gordon
0.78 4.03 Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
0.78 3.94 Henry VIII: King and Court by Alison Weir
0.779 4.01 The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman
0.778 3.78 What Is Man? by Mark Twain
0.778 3.57 Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak by Kenneth S. Deffeyes
0.778 3.75 Sex, Time, and Power: How Woman's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution by Leonard Shlain
0.778 3.93 HTML for the World Wide Web, with XHTML and CSS by Elizabeth Castro
0.778 4.1 Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History by Ted Sorensen
0.777 4.07 The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
0.777 4.16 Our Stolen Future by Theo Colborn
0.776 3.69 Everyday Life in Early America by David Freeman Hawke
0.776 4.19 Basic Photo: Camera and Lens: The Creative Approach: Studio, Laboratory and Operation v. 1 by Ansel Adams
0.775 4.28 Auschwitz : The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' by Laurence Rees
0.771 4.18 A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens
0.77 4.03 Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
0.768 4.03 The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
0.767 3.97 The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
0.766 3.89 Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Dark Ages by Richard E. Rubenstein
0.765 4.14 Europe and the people without history by Eric R. Wolf
0.765 3.74 The Farewell Party by Milan Kundera
0.765 4.13 A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic by John Ferling
0.762 3.3 Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations by Brian Fagan
0.762 3.71 The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
0.762 3.95 Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet by James Mann
0.761 4.04 South: The Endurance Expedition by Ernest Shackleton
0.758 4.26 Basic Photo: The Negative: Exposure and Development v. 2 by Ansel Adams
0.757 4.17 Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
0.757 4.02 Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004 by Hendrik Hertzberg
0.756 3.59 Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science by Amir D. Aczel
0.755 4.05 Beyond the Wall: Essays from the Outside by Edward Abbey
0.754 3.89 The Oxford Companion to World Mythology by David Leeming
0.753 4.18 The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel by Edward Abbey
0.751 4.25 American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird
0.751 4.05 The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
0.75 4.09 The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope by Jonathan Alter
0.747 3.84 The First World War by John Keegan
0.746 4.02 Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times by H. W. Brands
0.744 3.67 The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken by Terry Teachout