Controversial Books for cbadge1

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
1.166 3.92 Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson by Hunter S. Thompson
1.114 3.28 Worm: The First Digital World War by Mark Bowden
1.094 3.12 On My Own by Diane Rehm
1.071 4.17 The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade by Alfred W. McCoy
1.07 4.04 My Friend the Mercenary by James Brabazon
1.063 3.86 The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher Andrew
1.042 3.66 By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer by Victor Ostrovsky
1.036 3.53 Shadows of the Empire by Steve Perry
1.032 3.52 50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need to Know by Ben Dupré
1.025 3.85 IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation by Edwin Black
1.021 3.75 Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang
1.019 3.45 Modern Architecture: A Critical History by Kenneth Frampton
1.015 3.65 Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Amy Dockser Marcus
1.006 3.87 The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (American Empire Project) by Andrew Bacevich
1.005 3.68 The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley
1.004 4.05 A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald by Errol Morris
1.004 3.83 The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
1.003 3.35 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need To Know by Joanne Baker
0.999 3.53 Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern
0.998 3.56 Introducing Nietzsche by Laurence Gane
0.997 3.71 Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle by Dan Senor
0.994 3.27 Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA, 1981-1987 by Bob Woodward
0.991 3.93 The Illustrated Star Wars Universe (Star Wars) by Kevin J. Anderson
0.99 3.85 Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall
0.986 3.94 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
0.985 3.94 The St. Martin's Handbook by Andrea A. Lunsford
0.983 3.7 @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris
0.983 4.01 Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield by Jeremy Scahill
0.983 3.87 Jim Morrison: Life, Death, Legend by Stephen Davis
0.98 3.95 The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy by Russell F. Weigley
0.978 3.78 The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris
0.975 3.88 The Plot to Hack America: How Putin's Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election by Malcolm Nance
0.975 3.73 Seinfeld and Philosophy by William Irwin
0.973 3.89 The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One by David Kilcullen
0.97 4.1 The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House by Seymour M. Hersh
0.969 3.59 Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base by Annie Jacobsen
0.965 3.44 The Cow in the Parking Lot: A Zen Approach to Overcoming Anger by Susan Edmiston
0.964 3.72 The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America by James Bamford
0.962 3.97 Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain
0.962 3.77 Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century by P. W. Singer
0.961 3.75 Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army by Jeremy Scahill
0.957 3.88 The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield
0.952 3.7 Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytechs, from Communism to Al-Qaeda by Robert Wallace
0.95 3.97 The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban by Sarah Chayes
0.947 3.98 Flyboys: A True Story of Courage by James Bradley
0.946 3.8 Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick
0.946 3.34 Unexplained Mysteries of World War II by William Breuer
0.944 3.74 Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground by Robert D. Kaplan
0.942 3.71 Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward
0.942 3.88 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
0.941 3.82 Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time-- the Building of the Panama Canal by Matthew Parker
0.939 3.68 ZeroZeroZero by Roberto Saviano
0.937 3.88 Imperial Grunts: On the Ground with the American Military, from Mongolia to the Philippines to Iraq and Beyond by Robert D. Kaplan
0.937 3.85 The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War by Nicholas Thompson
0.935 3.75 I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert
0.934 3.72 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss
0.931 3.75 The Tao of Wu by RZA
0.93 3.86 The First World War by Hew Strachan
0.93 3.41 Chief of Station, Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone by Lawrence R. Devlin
0.928 3.83 The Art of the Matrix by Lilly Wachowski
0.928 4 Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala by Stephen Schlesinger
0.927 3.83 Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History by Robert D. Kaplan
0.927 3.73 The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier
0.924 3.95 Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life by Robert B. Reich
0.924 3.76 Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World by William D. Cohan
0.924 3.57 A Concise History of the Middle East by Arthur Goldschmidt
0.921 4.22 The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War by Andrew Bacevich
0.92 3.9 The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power by Jeff Sharlet
0.918 3.7 The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan
0.918 4.03 Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima by James Mahaffey
0.917 3.86 Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System---and Themselves by Andrew Ross Sorkin
0.914 4 The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
0.914 3.91 Failed States by Noam Chomsky
0.913 3.61 L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City by John Buntin
0.913 3.64 America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 by George C. Herring
0.911 3.85 You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup by Peter Doggett
0.911 3.8 Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising by Joshua Green
0.909 4.19 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
0.908 4.1 A Small Corner of Hell: Dispatches from Chechnya by Anna Politkovskaya
0.908 4.23 The Border by Don Winslow
0.907 3.51 Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden by Peter L. Bergen
0.905 4.2 The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer
0.905 3.93 Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
0.905 3.97 Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War (American Empire Project) by Andrew Bacevich
0.903 4.34 Patton: A Genius for War by Carlo D'Este
0.903 3.53 The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor by William Langewiesche
0.899 3.7 Tokyo Vice by Jake Adelstein
0.898 3.97 A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
0.897 3.42 Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff
0.896 3.61 Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.894 4 A Magnificent Catastrophe by Edward J. Larson
0.892 3.81 The Abyss by Orson Scott Card
0.891 3.92 Why Geography Matters: Three Challenges Facing America: Climate Change, the Rise of China, and Global Terrorism by Harm J. De Blij
0.889 3.91 Empire's Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism by Greg Grandin
0.886 3.72 See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism by Robert Baer
0.886 3.77 Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman
0.885 4.36 The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed by Andrew Doughty
0.885 4.12 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
0.883 4.16 Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq by Stephen Kinzer
0.882 4.14 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder
0.882 3.64 The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden
0.882 3.92 The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant
0.881 3.85 The Savage Wars Of Peace: Small Wars And The Rise Of American Power by Max Boot
0.881 3.4 Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible by Douglas Farah
0.881 4.03 Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion by Gary Webb
0.88 4.3 At the Devil's Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel by William C. Rempel
0.878 3.95 Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix by Charles R. Cross
0.878 3.52 Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester
0.877 4.03 No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
0.877 3.77 Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll
0.875 3.89 The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis
0.875 3.72 The Tunnels of Cu-Chi by Tom Mangold
0.875 4.16 The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam by Martin Windrow
0.875 3.76 The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 by Paul Krugman
0.875 3.8 George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution by Robert Leckie
0.875 3.72 Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar
0.874 3.84 The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking
0.874 3.96 Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid
0.874 3.38 Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History by David Aaronovitch
0.872 3.92 Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens
0.872 3.98 Contact by Carl Sagan
0.871 4 Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat by Dan Hampton
0.869 3.72 Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Quest to Bring Them to Justice by Guy Walters
0.869 3.9 The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century by Steve Coll
0.869 3.92 Parallel Worlds : A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos by Michio Kaku
0.867 3.91 The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames by Kai Bird
0.867 3.91 Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky
0.865 3.95 A Time to Die: The Untold Story of the Kursk Tragedy by Robert Moore
0.865 3.72 Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber
0.864 3.34 Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War by Judith Miller
0.864 4.04 Sympathy for the Devil by Kent Anderson
0.864 3.73 The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction by Helen Graham
0.863 3.96 This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) by Drew Gilpin Faust
0.863 3.38 This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital by Mark Leibovich
0.862 3.91 The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
0.861 3.64 Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions by Stephen Colbert
0.86 3.61 The Sicilian by Mario Puzo
0.859 3.95 Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
0.859 4.11 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) Teacher's Edition: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart
0.858 3.82 The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower by Robert Baer
0.858 4.17 The Godfather by Mario Puzo
0.856 3.92 Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim Weiner
0.855 3.49 Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire by Niall Ferguson
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.853 3.98 Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson
0.853 4.23 1984 by George Orwell
0.853 3.95 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Steve Coll
0.852 3.76 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race by Jon Stewart
0.852 3.96 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
0.85 3.9 The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 by Antony Beevor
0.85 4.14 El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by Ioan Grillo
0.849 3.91 Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings
0.849 3.7 American Lion by Jon Meacham
0.849 4 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
0.848 3.63 Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror by Michael F. Scheuer
0.848 3.91 Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of Cold War Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag
0.848 4.05 Vietnam: A History by Stanley Karnow
0.847 3.95 The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills
0.845 3.75 In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan by Seth G. Jones
0.844 3.61 We Now Know: rethinking Cold War history by John Lewis Gaddis
0.843 4.03 A War To Be Won: Fighting the Second World War by Williamson Murray
0.843 4.06 American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset by Jon Roberts
0.843 4.27 Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East by Kim Ghattas
0.841 4.13 Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides
0.84 4.2 The Cartel by Don Winslow
0.837 3.77 Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw
0.837 4.11 Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens by Christopher Hitchens
0.837 3.98 Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
0.837 4.16 My War Gone By, I Miss It So by Anthony Loyd
0.837 3.9 The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin
0.835 3.8 State of Denial by Bob Woodward
0.835 4.04 Robert Young Pelton's the World's Most Dangerous Places by Robert Young Pelton
0.835 3.41 Socrates: A Man for Our Times by Paul Johnson
0.834 3.96 Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared M. Diamond
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
0.834 3.75 The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn
0.833 4.06 1776 by David McCullough
0.833 4 Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire by Chalmers Johnson
0.83 3.84 Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers by Simon Winchester
0.83 4.14 Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll
0.829 4.22 Smithsonian Handbooks: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises by Mark Carwardine
0.829 4.08 Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
0.828 3.69 America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert
0.828 4.05 Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times by George Crile
0.827 4.04 The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin
0.827 3.98 Letters to a Young Contrarian by Christopher Hitchens
0.827 3.5 Second Chance: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Superpower by Zbigniew Brzezinski
0.826 4.22 The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
0.824 4.29 Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War by Robert Fisk
0.823 4.04 Yeager by Chuck Yeager
0.823 4.14 Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
0.821 4.1 L. A. Confidential by James Ellroy
0.821 3.55 Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin
0.821 3.82 The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5 by Christopher Andrew
0.82 4.11 How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise by Chris Taylor
0.82 4.11 The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II by Iris Chang
0.82 3.92 The Last Dive: A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths by Bernie Chowdhury
0.82 4.37 Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa
0.818 3.93 John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman
0.818 4.19 Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones
0.817 4.09 The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
0.816 4.04 Sideshow by William Shawcross
0.816 4.32 The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
0.815 4.1 The Tragedy of American Diplomacy by William Appleman Williams
0.815 4.05 No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald
0.814 3.83 Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency by James Bamford
0.813 4 Alexander of Macedon 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography by Peter Green
0.812 3.92 The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman
0.812 4.05 The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq by George Packer
0.811 4.09 Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden
0.81 4.09 The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H. W. Brands
0.809 3.48 J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography by Rick Geary
0.806 4.39 The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.806 3.78 Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw by Mark Bowden
0.805 3.6 Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
0.804 4.07 All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
0.804 4.13 Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945 by Max Hastings
0.804 3.72 Almost Interesting by David Spade
0.804 3.95 In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz by Michela Wrong
0.804 3.77 The Chris Farley Show by Tom Farley
0.803 3.98 Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency by Barton Gellman
0.8 3.31 Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent by Fred Burton
0.8 4.26 Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder
0.798 4.1 The Massacre at El Mozote by Mark Danner
0.798 4.12 Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben R. Rich
0.798 3.63 Blind Descent: the Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth by James M. Tabor
0.797 4.29 The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power by Daniel Yergin
0.795 3.94 The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David Hoffman
0.794 4 I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
0.794 3.67 Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
0.794 4.2 Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden
0.793 3.79 1959: The Year Everything Changed by Fred M. Kaplan
0.793 4.11 Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.792 3.88 Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia by Karl E. Meyer
0.792 4.06 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
0.792 4.26 Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer
0.791 4.17 Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.791 3.82 The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth by Mark Mazzetti
0.791 4.05 United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists by Peter Bergen
0.791 3.85 Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die by Garrett M. Graff
0.789 3.58 Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power by Robert Dallek
0.789 4.27 The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass
0.788 4.2 Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson
0.788 4.34 Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson
0.787 4.12 Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks
0.786 4.4 The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944 by Ian W. Toll
0.785 4.22 A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by Neil Sheehan
0.785 4.34 Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt
0.783 4.27 Maui Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook by Andrew Doughty
0.782 3.91 Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson
0.782 4.14 Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
0.779 4.02 The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman
0.778 3.91 Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War by Michael Sallah
0.776 4.33 Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
0.776 4.03 The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War by Greg Marinovich
0.775 4.28 Auschwitz: A New History by Laurence Rees
0.774 4.25 An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942–1943 by Rick Atkinson
0.773 4.23 Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein
0.771 3.82 Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward
0.769 4.15 War by Sebastian Junger
0.768 3.89 The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings
0.768 4.47 The Return of The King by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.767 3.84 7 Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin by James Sullivan
0.764 4.29 All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945 by Max Hastings
0.764 4.11 Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower
0.759 4.17 The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough
0.759 4.15 Philip's Atlas of World History by Patrick K. O'Brien
0.759 4.06 America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History by Andrew Bacevich
0.758 4.05 Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus by Matt Taibbi
0.755 4.02 Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust by Richard Rhodes
0.755 4.26 Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner by Paul M. Sammon
0.752 3.6 Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror by Robert Young Pelton
0.751 4.36 Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari
0.75 4.1 Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by Michael Isikoff
0.748 3.78 The Confederate War by Gary W. Gallagher
0.747 3.84 The First World War by John Keegan
0.746 4.02 Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
0.746 3.93 The Crimean War: A History by Orlando Figes
0.745 4.03 Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb by Richard Rhodes
0.745 3.88 Deep Descent: Adventure and Death Diving the Andrea Doria by Kevin F. McMurray
0.743 4 The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder by Peter Zeihan
0.743 4.18 The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
0.741 3.95 All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis by Bethany McLean
0.738 3.85 Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team by George Jonas
0.736 3.78 Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan
0.733 4.13 One Soldier's War by Arkady Babchenko
0.731 3.9 Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks by Ken Jennings
0.73 3.94 Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills by Steven Novella
0.73 4.15 Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America by Matt Taibbi
0.728 4.45 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.728 4.19 The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
0.728 4.35 The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer
0.727 4.29 Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam by Mark Bowden
0.727 4.16 Evil Has a Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation by Paul Holes
0.726 3.96 Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen
0.722 4.01 The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests by Chris Smith
0.722 4.52 Oahu Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & Beyond (Oahu Revisited) by Andrew Doughty
0.721 4.19 One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War by Michael Dobbs
0.721 3.89 The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer
0.72 4.04 Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America by Walter LaFeber
0.715 3.48 Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel's Intelligence Community by Dan Raviv
0.715 3.74 Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War by Rodric Braithwaite
0.715 3.91 Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler
0.71 3.77 A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal by Åsne Seierstad
0.71 4.29 The Art of Political Murder. Who Killed the Bishop? by Francisco Goldman
0.709 4.1 Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War by Rick Atkinson
0.708 4.12 A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
0.706 3.88 The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge by T. J. English
0.705 4.36 The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943–1944 by Rick Atkinson
0.701 3.78 A Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East by James Barr
0.7 3.85 Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainwright
0.7 4.32 The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age by David E. Sanger
0.699 3.82 Enemies: A History of the FBI by Tim Weiner
0.699 4.22 Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser
0.698 3.77 The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan by Gregory Feifer
0.698 4.27 Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45 by Max Hastings
0.696 4.42 Indianapolis : The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man by Lynn Vincent
0.695 4.26 The Third Reich in Power by Richard J. Evans
0.695 4.33 A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918 by G. J. Meyer
0.693 4.38 Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea by Robert K. Massie
0.692 4.09 Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee--A Look Inside North Korea by Jang Jin-sung
0.691 4.56 KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann
0.69 3.91 Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power by David E. Sanger
0.686 4.43 The History of Ancient Egypt by Bob Brier
0.685 4.36 Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin
0.682 3.93 The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb
0.68 4.63 Stalin, Volume II: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941 by Stephen Kotkin
0.677 4.41 Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. Gwynne
0.676 4.3 King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild
0.675 4.09 Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa by Jason Stearns
0.671 4.28 The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer
0.671 4.06 Russia's War: A History of the Soviet Effort: 1941-1945 by Richard Overy
0.669 3.95 Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future by Will Bunch
0.668 4.09 Hunting Eichmann: how a band of survivors and a young spy agency chased down the world's most notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
0.668 3.66 50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know by Tony Crilly
0.667 3.85 Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power by Robert D. Kaplan
0.666 4.41 Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum
0.666 3.96 A Secret History of the IRA by Ed Moloney
0.665 4.01 Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia by Robert Lacey
0.664 4 Absolute War: Soviet Russia in the Second World War by Chris Bellamy
0.663 3.73 Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb by Mike Davis
0.658 4.17 Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen
0.657 3.71 The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for The Third World by Christopher Andrew
0.656 4.35 The Third Reich at War by Richard J. Evans
0.656 4.12 The Siege of Mecca: The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of al-Qaeda by Yaroslav Trofimov
0.654 4.35 The Mueller Report by Robert S. Mueller, III
0.653 3.76 The New Cold War: Putin's Russia and the Threat to the West by Edward Lucas
0.652 4.03 Stalin and His Hangmen by Donald Rayfield
0.652 4.23 Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations by Ronen Bergman
0.649 4.01 Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future by Robert B. Reich
0.648 4.28 War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence by Ronan Farrow
0.641 3.93 Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War by Michael Isikoff
0.639 4.26 The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard J. Evans
0.634 4.31 The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi
0.632 4.07 The real North Korea by Andrei Lankov
0.632 4.41 Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves by James Nestor
0.629 4.22 The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg
0.628 4.38 Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham
0.623 4.06 Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89 by Rodric Braithwaite
0.612 3.9 Comrade J by Pete Earley
0.602 4.28 A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West by Luke Harding
0.6 4.32 Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic by Chalmers Johnson
0.597 4.52 The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy by Adam Tooze
0.592 3.86 1967: Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East by Tom Segev
0.592 4 The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran by David Crist
0.584 3.67 Trotsky: A Graphic Biography by Rick Geary
0.574 4.19 Mapping The Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science by Robert Kunzig
0.551 4.59 Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse
0.545 4.23 One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner
0.543 4.57 Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 by Ian W. Toll
0.531 4.42 Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975 by Max Hastings
0.509 4.65 Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945 (Vol. 3) (Pacific War Trilogy) by Ian W. Toll
0.478 4.26 Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped by Garry Kasparov
0.422 3.73 Starman: The Truth Behind the Legend of Yuri Gagarin by Jamie Doran