Controversial Books for gunzel

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
1.126 3.24 Lonely Planet : Phrasebook : Japanese by Yoshi Abe
1.058 3.74 Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs by Ken Kocienda
1.042 3.86 The Mac is Not a Typewriter by Robin Williams
1.023 4.39 London A to Z by Geographers' A–Z Map Company Limited
1.008 3.43 The Art of the Engine Driver by Steven Carroll
0.975 4.19 The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook by Tim McCreight
0.973 3.8 What Is History? by E. H. Carr
0.968 4.15 The Elements of Style by William Jr. Strunk
0.946 3.74 Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas by James L. Adams
0.935 3.96 The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams
0.935 3.78 Lonely Planet : Journeys : Lost Japan by Alex Kerr
0.93 3.58 Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper by Nicholson Baker
0.913 3.5 Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier by Katie Hafner
0.911 4.1 Red Plenty: Industry! Progress! Abundance! Inside the Fifties Soviet Dream by Francis Spufford
0.908 3.89 The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food by Lizzie Collingham
0.876 3.55 The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves by W. Brian Arthur
0.872 3.81 Patriot Games by Tom Clancy
0.857 3.81 The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
0.847 3.6 Eleven Minutes Late: A Train Journey to the Soul of Britain by Matthew Engel
0.837 3.36 Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living by Carrie Tiffany
0.833 4.17 A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson
0.825 4.23 The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
0.817 3.84 Uncommon Carriers by John McPhee
0.816 4.17 The New Fowler's Modern English Usage by R. W. Burchfield
0.811 3.77 Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson
0.796 3.87 The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson
0.759 4.23 Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry
0.756 3.72 Ask the Pilot by Patrick Smith
0.755 3.88 The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers by Tom Standage
0.742 4.3 Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative by Edward R. Tufte
0.724 4.42 The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
0.712 4.12 Revolution in the Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made by Andy Hertzfeld
0.708 4.44 South with Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917 by Frank Hurley