Controversial Books for hugh_f_68

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
1.276 3.85 Chronicle of the 20th Century by Clifton Daniel
1.243 3.11 Ghosts & Lightning by Trevor Byrne
1.243 3.88 Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
1.226 2.77 Fangland by John Marks
1.22 3.46 Ulysses and us: the art of everyday living by Declan Kiberd
1.22 3.93 In Parenthesis by David Jones
1.206 4.03 Ulysses by James Joyce
1.166 3.08 Bored of the Rings by Harvard Lampoon
1.16 3.74 Gargantua And Pantagruel by François Rabelais
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.153 3.58 The Sacred Wood by T. S. Eliot
1.151 3.47 Elements of Semiology by Roland Barthes
1.142 3.44 The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
1.136 3.58 Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane
1.135 3.83 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism] by James Joyce
1.133 3.97 The Dead [Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism] by James Joyce
1.127 4.07 Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
1.121 3.94 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
1.118 3.71 Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Primer by Henry Sweet
1.115 3.89 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
1.114 3.96 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
1.107 3.86 Jerusalem by Alan Moore
1.101 3.42 The Family Reunion by T. S. Eliot
1.1 3.41 Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy by Gavin Edwards
1.087 3.57 Doctor Copernicus by John Banville
1.084 4.24 Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
1.082 3.79 Poems and Stories by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.082 3.22 England Made Me by Graham Greene
1.08 3.89 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.079 3.66 The White Road: Journey into an Obsession by Edmund De Waal
1.077 3.88 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
1.076 3.79 Tree and Leaf. Smith of Wootton Major. The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.076 3.31 Celtic Mythology by Proinsias Mac Cana
1.075 3.89 Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1.072 3.9 At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien
1.07 3.53 GB84 by David Peace
1.07 3.71 The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology by Walter W. Skeat
1.069 3.85 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.068 3.94 The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
1.067 3.69 London Fields by Martin Amis
1.066 3.68 The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
1.065 3.69 The Quest of the Holy Grail by Anonymous
1.065 3.71 The Miller's Prologue and Tale (Selected Tales from Chaucer) by Geoffrey Chaucer
1.064 3.72 The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
1.06 3.94 City of God by Saint Augustine
1.059 3.11 Everyman by Anonymous
1.056 3.89 Kennedy by Theodore C. Sorensen
1.056 3.31 Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
1.055 3.66 Piers Plowman by William Langland
1.054 3.94 The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine
1.054 4.09 Beowulf / The Fight at Finnsburg by Beowulf Poet
1.054 3.52 Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
1.052 3.84 See Under: Love by David Grossman
1.05 3.5 Fun With Milk & Cheese by Evan Dorkin
1.049 3.89 Underworld by Don DeLillo
1.047 3.35 On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt
1.047 2.86 Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?: A Swashbuckling Tale of High Adventures, Questionable Ethics, and Professional Hedonism by Thomas Kohnstamm
1.047 3.69 Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
1.045 3.95 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
1.042 3.74 Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
1.041 3.83 Of Grammatology by Jacques Derrida
1.039 3.78 Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
1.037 3.58 Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
1.037 4.07 Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives (Oxford World's Classics) by Plutarco
1.036 3.99 Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times by Studs Terkel
1.035 3.84 Course in General Linguistics (Open Court Classics) by Ferdinand de Saussure
1.034 3.71 Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot
1.033 3.58 Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season by Stewart O'Nan
1.031 3.84 Journeys of Frodo: An Atlas of J.R.R.Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" by Barbara Strachey
1.031 3.5 My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English by Caroline Taggart
1.03 3.73 Reading Latin: Text by Peter V. Jones
1.03 3.86 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 3.49 About Grace by Anthony Doerr
1.029 3.85 The Complete Poems by Andrew Marvell
1.029 4.01 The Allegory of Love by C. S. Lewis
1.026 3.76 Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels
1.026 3.83 Civil War by Lucan
1.026 4.2 Malory: Complete Works by Thomas Malory
1.025 3.47 How To Survive a Robot Uprising by Daniel H. Wilson
1.025 3.85 IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation by Edwin Black
1.024 3.97 The Tin Drum by Günter Grass
1.023 3.71 Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination by Peter Ackroyd
1.021 4.12 Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
1.021 3.68 Herzog by Saul Bellow
1.021 3.61 Language and Myth by Ernst Cassirer
1.021 3.65 The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
1.019 3.97 Light Years by James Salter
1.019 3.52 Kepler by John Banville
1.017 3.59 Fasti [in translation] by Publius Ovidius Naso
1.017 4.15 Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett
1.017 4.06 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1.016 3.58 The Essential James Joyce by James Joyce
1.015 3.65 The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry by Harold Bloom
1.014 3.29 Einstein's Monsters by Martin Amis
1.012 3.81 Beowulf by Beowulf Poet
1.011 3.81 The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity by Peter Brown
1.011 3.87 Kaddish for an Unborn Child by Imre Kertész
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.01 3.88 Comparative Mythology by Jaan Puhvel
1.009 3.55 The Civil Wars by Appian
1.008 4.17 Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
1.008 4.13 2666 by Roberto Bolaño
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.89 On Christian Doctrine by St. Augustine
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.007 3.76 Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
1.007 3.33 The Celtic Realms by Myles Dillon
1.006 3.86 The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
1.004 3.96 In Tearing Haste: Letters between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor by Charlotte Mosley
1.004 3.88 A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian
1.004 4.13 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
1.004 3.85 Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich
1.003 4.02 Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt
1.003 3.54 Baudolino by Umberto Eco
1.003 3.76 A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew by Jacob Weingreen
1.003 3.61 Redemption Falls by Joseph O'Connor
1.002 4.08 Poems, 1965-1975: Death of a Naturalist / Door Into the Dark / Wintering Out / North by Seamus Heaney
1.001 3.94 The White Goddess by Robert Graves
1.001 3.86 The Republic by Plato
1 4.12 The Waves by Virginia Woolf
1 3.23 My Shit Life So Far by Frankie Boyle
0.999 3.12 Watching Baseball: Discovering the Game within the Game by Jerry Remy
0.999 3.91 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
0.999 3.92 Euthyphro / Apology / Crito / Meno / Phaedo by Plato
0.998 3.71 The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts
0.997 3.64 The Portable Medieval Reader by James Bruce Ross
0.997 4.1 The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
0.996 4.03 The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony by Roberto Calasso
0.996 4.05 The Haw Lantern by Seamus Heaney
0.994 3.75 The Journey Through Wales and The Description of Wales by Gerald of Wales
0.994 4.04 Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama
0.994 4.08 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
0.992 4.03 The Jerusalem Bible: Reader's Edition by Alexander Jones
0.992 4.05 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
0.991 2.96 Closing Time by Joseph Heller
0.991 3.83 The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord
0.99 3.94 The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
0.99 3.86 The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
0.989 3.63 The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq
0.988 3.4 Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
0.986 3.81 Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.986 3.66 The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare
0.986 4.01 The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
0.984 3.48 A Start in Life by Anita Brookner
0.984 4.13 Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
0.983 3.9 Mystery train : images of America in rock 'n' roll music by Greil Marcus
0.982 3.96 The Upanishads by Anonymous
0.982 3.99 The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin by Bernard Meehan
0.981 4.23 Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
0.98 3.93 An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
0.979 3.9 The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov
0.979 3.8 Nostromo by Joseph Conrad
0.978 4.08 Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
0.978 3.69 A Tolkien Bestiary by David Day
0.977 4.09 The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide by Robert Jay Lifton
0.977 3.86 Nicomachean Ethics by Aristoteles
0.977 3.89 The Enneads: Abridged Edition (Penguin Classics) by Plotinus
0.976 3.99 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.975 3.9 Traveller of the Century by Andrés Neuman
0.974 3.43 The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris
0.973 4.12 Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
0.972 3.73 Real Presences by George Steiner
0.972 4.12 Memoir by John McGahern
0.971 4.05 Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages by Umberto Eco
0.971 3.8 The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron by Howard Bryant
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.969 4 Collected shorter poems, 1927-1957 by W. H. Auden
0.968 3.89 The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
0.968 3.78 Tristan: With the surviving fragments of the 'Tristran' of Thomas by Gottfried von Strassburg
0.967 3.73 Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
0.967 3.5 Pravda by Edward Docx
0.964 3.42 Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
0.964 3.83 Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach
0.964 4.07 The Mabinogi and Other Medieval Welsh Tales by Patrick K. Ford
0.964 3.86 Henry IV, Part I by William Shakespeare
0.964 4.06 I Was Right on Time by Buck O'Neil
0.964 3.63 The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.964 3.68 Dark Lies the Island by Kevin Barry
0.963 3.66 Seven Types of Ambiguity by William Empson
0.963 3.58 Spy Catcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer by Peter Wright
0.963 3.85 Anglo-Saxon Poetry by S. A. J. Bradley
0.963 3.6 Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
0.962 3.54 The Celts by Nora Chadwick
0.962 3.74 Nutshell by Ian McEwan
0.962 3.78 Zeno's Conscience by Italo Svevo
0.961 3.77 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Gawain Poet
0.961 3.93 The Hours by Michael Cunningham
0.961 3.9 The Aeneid by Virgil
0.961 4.05 If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
0.96 3.72 The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine by Eusebius
0.96 4.3 The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
0.959 4.12 The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
0.958 3.93 The Tempest by William Shakespeare
0.958 3.93 The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
0.958 3.75 Tree and Leaf by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.957 3.73 Count Belisarius by Robert Graves
0.956 3.96 A History of the English Language by Albert C. Baugh
0.956 4.03 The Iliad by Homer
0.955 3.77 The House of Sleep by Jonathan Coe
0.954 3.97 The Spirit Level by Seamus Heaney
0.954 3.99 Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
0.953 3.65 Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
0.953 3.68 Agricola and Germania by P. Cornelius Tacitus
0.952 4 The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
0.951 3.84 North by Seamus Heaney
0.951 4.04 Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1: Back on the Street [New Edition, 2009] by Warren Ellis
0.951 3.76 A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
0.95 4.16 Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader in Prose and Verse by Henry Sweet
0.95 3.8 The Butcher Boy by Patrick McCabe
0.95 3.72 No Logo by Naomi Klein
0.949 3.85 Embers by Sándor Márai
0.949 3.8 The Satires of Juvenal by Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
0.949 3.84 The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom
0.948 3.83 The Second Amendment: A Biography by Michael Waldman
0.948 3.86 District and Circle by Seamus Heaney
0.948 3.64 The Song of Roland by Turoldus
0.948 3.57 A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
0.947 4.1 Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
0.946 3.52 The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.946 3.67 The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.945 3.62 The Book of Lost Tales, Part One by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.945 4.02 The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis
0.943 3.68 The Book of Evidence by John Banville
0.942 4.1 Anglo-Saxon England by Frank M. Stenton
0.942 3.8 The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
0.941 3.81 Carry Me Across the Water by Ethan Canin
0.941 4.16 The Complete Poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
0.94 4.07 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
0.94 3.97 Othello by William Shakespeare
0.94 3.08 Everyman and medieval miracle plays by A. C. Cawley
0.94 3.98 Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays by Northrop Frye
0.939 4.01 Macbeth by William Shakespeare
0.939 3.51 Arthur's Britain by Leslie Alcock
0.939 3.73 The Republican War on Science by Chris Mooney
0.939 4.05 The Secret History by Donna Tartt
0.938 3.15 How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
0.938 3.87 Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory
0.938 3.82 Ecclesiastical History of the English People by Bede
0.938 4.1 The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald
0.938 3.4 Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Questions (New Scientist) by New Scientist
0.937 3.51 The Cocktail Party by T. S. Eliot
0.937 3.79 The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
0.936 3.39 Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
0.936 4.14 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.936 3.71 This Side of Brightness by Colum McCann
0.935 3.75 I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert
0.934 4.17 The Presocratic Philosophers: A Critical History with a Selection of Texts by G. S. Kirk
0.934 3.52 Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African-American Baseball by Lawrence D. Hogan
0.934 3.77 The Whalestoe Letters by Mark Z. Danielewski
0.934 3.76 Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN's Sports Guy Found Salvation, with a Little Help from Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank, and the by Bill Simmons
0.933 3.81 Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
0.932 4 Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
0.931 3.71 The Palace Thief by Ethan Canin
0.931 3.76 Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored by John Lydon
0.931 3.72 Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
0.93 3.7 Time's Arrow, or The Nature of the Offence by Martin Amis
0.93 3.9 The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O'Neill
0.93 3.53 Spook Country by William Gibson
0.93 3.69 The Essays by Francis Bacon
0.93 4.08 Inferno by Dante Alighieri
0.93 4 The Symposium by Plato
0.929 3.64 The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
0.929 3.8 Fishing the Sloe-Black River by Colum McCann
0.928 4.09 The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
0.927 3.69 Black Mischief by Evelyn Waugh
0.927 3.97 Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
0.926 3.89 Great Plains by Ian Frazier
0.925 4.2 Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
0.925 4.04 The Oxford Book of American Short Stories by Joyce Carol Oates
0.924 3.96 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
0.924 3.7 Murther and Walking Spirits by Robertson Davies
0.923 3.67 Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
0.923 4.01 Collected Stories by Gabriel García Márquez
0.923 3.45 The Burning of Bridget Cleary by Angela Bourke
0.922 3.97 The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry by Legs McNeil
0.922 3.44 Be Near Me by Andrew O'Hagan
0.921 3.95 All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
0.921 4.23 Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
0.921 3.26 England, England by Julian Barnes
0.921 3.56 Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream by Neil Young
0.92 4.11 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 4.23 A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
0.92 3.29 The Newton Letter by John Banville
0.92 3.7 Morphology of the Folktale by Vladimir Jakovlevic Propp
0.919 4.16 Hamlet by William Shakespeare
0.919 3.65 No One Here Gets Out Alive by Jerry Hopkins
0.919 4 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
0.918 3.7 Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
0.918 4.19 Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot
0.917 3.34 The Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read by Stuart Kelly
0.917 3.83 Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
0.917 3.88 The Mabinogion by Anonymous
0.917 4.1 American Gods: Author's Preferred Text by Neil Gaiman
0.916 3.63 Quarantine by Jim Crace
0.916 3.81 A History of the World in 10½ Chapters by Julian Barnes
0.916 3.39 The Beginnings of English Society by Dorothy Whitelock
0.915 3.79 Langenscheidt's Pocket German Dictionary by Langenscheidt Publishers
0.915 3.26 Work! Consume! Die! by Frankie Boyle
0.914 4 The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester
0.914 4.01 The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1 by M. H. Abrams
0.914 3.89 Love All the People by Bill Hicks
0.913 4.04 The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury
0.913 3.5 Inishowen by Joseph O'Connor
0.912 4.21 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.912 3.85 Libra by Don DeLillo
0.912 3.64 The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth
0.911 3.57 Two Lives of Charlemagne by Einhard
0.911 3.87 Phaedo by Plato
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.91 3.55 Hatchet Job: Love Movies, Hate Critics by Mark Kermode
0.91 3.82 Memoir of Hungary, 1944-1948 by Sándor Márai
0.91 4.11 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
0.91 3.73 The Turn of the Screw / The Aspern Papers by Henry James
0.909 4.11 Beowulf: A Verse Translation [Norton Critical Edition] by Daniel Donoghue
0.909 3.97 The Complete Prose of Woody Allen by Woody Allen
0.909 4.19 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
0.908 4.27 War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
0.907 4.05 A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
0.907 4.05 Pearl by Pearl-Poet
0.906 3.98 Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
0.906 3.89 Collected Poems by Patrick Kavanagh
0.905 3.73 Timaeus and Critias by Plato
0.904 4.03 The Greeks by H. D. F. Kitto
0.904 3.9 The Story of English by Robert McCrum
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.903 4.13 Mimesis: the representation of reality in western literature by Erich Auerbach
0.902 4.21 Watership Down by Richard Adams
0.902 4.18 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
0.901 4 Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
0.901 3.51 Any Old Iron by Anthony Burgess
0.901 4.15 Tales from Ovid by Ted Hughes
0.901 3.93 What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe
0.9 3.56 Handling the Undead by John Ajvide Lindqvist
0.9 3.99 All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald
0.9 4.17 This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein
0.9 4.19 Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
0.9 3.86 Image, Music, Text by Roland Barthes
0.9 3.62 A Celtic Miscellany: Translations from the Celtic Literatures by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
0.9 4.23 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
0.9 3.87 Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
0.9 3.81 The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies by Marcel Mauss
0.899 3.89 Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.899 3.75 Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka
0.899 3.86 The Joy of Keeping Score: How Scoring the Game Has Influenced and Enhanced the History of Baseball by Paul Dickson
0.898 4.01 Antigone / Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0.898 4.04 Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
0.898 4.07 The Crock of Gold by James Stephens
0.897 3.9 Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
0.897 3.61 Metroland by Julian Barnes
0.897 3.84 Heaven's Prisoners by James Lee Burke
0.896 3.41 Cock & bull by Will Self
0.896 3.84 Emperor of the Air by Ethan Canin
0.896 3.7 History Begins at Sumer: Thirty-Nine Firsts in Recorded History by Samuel Noah Kramer
0.895 3.89 Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan
0.895 3.59 1000 Record Covers by Michael Ochs
0.895 3.99 The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylus
0.895 4.02 The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
0.895 4.18 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
0.895 3.66 The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America by David Hajdu
0.895 3.82 A Glossary of Literary Terms, 7th Edition by M. H. Abrams
0.894 3.96 Dracula by Bram Stoker
0.894 4 Shamrock Tea by Ciaran Carson
0.894 3.83 A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
0.893 4.11 Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
0.893 3.39 The Rebels by Sándor Márai
0.893 4.02 The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
0.893 3.95 Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
0.893 3.72 The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
0.893 3.42 An Evening of Long Goodbyes by Paul Murray
0.892 3.54 Thinks . . . by David Lodge
0.892 3.95 The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
0.892 3.76 Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
0.891 4.11 Metamorphoses [in translation] by Ovid
0.89 4.01 The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy
0.89 4.01 The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane
0.89 3.79 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them : A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken
0.89 3.68 The Lost Road and Other Writings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.89 3.98 1066 And All That: A Memorable History of England by W.C. Sellar
0.889 3.85 How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco
0.889 3.83 Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad
0.889 3.46 Songdogs by Colum McCann
0.889 3.98 Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
0.889 3.96 Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders
0.889 4.12 Studies in Words by C. S. Lewis
0.888 4.01 The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane
0.888 4.1 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Pearl / Cleanness / Patience by A. C. Cawley
0.888 3.81 Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.887 4.09 Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle
0.887 4.13 The Sorrows of Young Werther / Elective Affinities / Novella by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
0.887 3.95 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider
0.886 4.05 The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
0.885 4.05 History of Rome, books 21-30 by Titus Livius Livy
0.885 3.9 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 by Alan Moore
0.885 3.89 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 1 by Alan Moore
0.885 4.3 Orality and Literacy (New Accents) by Walter J. Ong
0.884 3.8 Reading Latin: Grammar, Vocabulary and Exercises by Peter V. Jones
0.883 3.9 Human Chain by Seamus Heaney
0.883 4.09 Wheelock's Latin by Frederic M. Wheelock
0.883 3.35 Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving
0.882 3.97 The Last Days of Socrates by Plato
0.882 3.95 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby
0.882 4.16 Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
0.882 4.02 The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon
0.881 4.05 The Making of the Middle Ages by R. W. Southern
0.881 4 The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
0.88 3.74 The Vinland Sagas: the Norse Discovery of America by Anonymous
0.88 4.11 Defying Hitler: A Memoir by Sebastian Haffner
0.879 3.88 Gods and Myths of Northern Europe by H R Ellis Davidson
0.879 3.75 Confessions of an Irish Rebel by Brendan Behan
0.879 3.44 The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America by Martin Amis
0.879 4.02 The Ballad of Halo Jones by Alan Moore
0.878 3.64 The Closed Circle by Jonathan Coe
0.878 4.04 The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition by Meyer H. Abrams
0.878 4.21 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
0.878 3.91 The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
0.877 3.71 Paradise by A. L. Kennedy
0.875 4.18 1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina by Chris Rose
0.875 4.14 What We Talk about When We Talk about Love by Raymond Carver
0.875 3.7 The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval Europe by George Holmes
0.874 4.02 The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland
0.874 4.15 The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas 1934-1952 by Dylan Thomas
0.873 3.6 The Mark and the Void by Paul Murray
0.873 3.83 Nibelungenlied by Anonymous
0.873 3.98 Howards End by E. M. Forster
0.872 3.92 High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
0.872 3.83 The Rotters' Club by Jonathan Coe
0.871 3.87 The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford
0.871 3.97 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
0.87 3.74 The Age of Bede by Bede
0.87 3.5 Judge Dredd : the Complete Case Files 01 by John Wagner
0.87 3.84 The Letters of Abelard and Heloise by Peter Abelard
0.87 4.4 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.87 3.7 Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
0.869 3.81 The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
0.869 3.78 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
0.869 3.93 The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar
0.868 3.21 Coronado by Dennis Lehane
0.867 4.21 The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
0.867 4.27 The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.866 4.21 The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis
0.866 3.89 A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
0.866 3.87 Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination by Robert Macfarlane
0.865 4.1 Selected Tales (Brothers Grimm) (Penguin Classics) by Jacob Grimm
0.865 4.15 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
0.865 3.75 The Elements of New Testament Greek by J. W. Wenham
0.864 3.62 The Quest for Merlin by Nikolai Tolstoy
0.864 3.63 Eamon De Valera: The Man Who Was Ireland by Tim Pat Coogan
0.864 4.01 Wiener Dog Art: A Far Side Collection by Gary Larson
0.864 3.56 The Speed of Light by Javier Cercas
0.864 4.09 Memory Wall: Stories by Anthony Doerr
0.863 3.84 Number9Dream by David Mitchell
0.862 3.96 The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
0.861 4.34 In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust
0.86 3.9 The Golden Bough by James George Frazer
0.86 3.9 Portraits of a Marriage by Sándor Márai
0.86 4.34 Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot
0.86 4.11 The Door by Magda Szabó
0.86 4.16 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
0.86 4.12 How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn
0.859 4.16 The Greek Myths: Volume 2 by Robert Graves
0.858 3.69 The Shaping of Middle-Earth: The Quenta, the Ambarkanta and the Annals by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.857 3.93 History of Rome, books 31-45 by Titus Livy
0.857 3.72 The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century by Charles Homer Haskins
0.857 3.91 An Introduction to Old Norse by E. V. Gordon
0.856 3.84 The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh
0.856 4.06 American Tabloid by James Ellroy
0.856 4 The Islandman by Tomás O'Crohan
0.855 3.84 Pagans and Christians by Robin Lane Fox
0.855 3.97 A Guide to Old English by Bruce Mitchell
0.855 3.85 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Sir Orfeo by Gawain Poet
0.855 3.94 The Annals of Tacitus by P. Cornelius Tacitus
0.855 4.22 Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence by Nick Bantock
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.854 4.14 Just Kids by Patti Smith
0.853 3.95 Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
0.853 3.48 Talk Talk by T. C. Boyle
0.853 4.23 1984 by George Orwell
0.852 4.37 The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
0.852 4.07 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
0.851 4.21 Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
0.851 3.73 The Penguin Dictionary of Saints by Donald Attwater
0.851 4.2 The Dictionary of Imaginary Places by Alberto Manguel
0.851 3.85 Dawn of the Dumb: Dispatches from the Idiotic Frontline by Charlie Brooker
0.85 4.1 A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
0.85 4.21 A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
0.85 3.42 The Nature of Greek Myths by G. S. Kirk
0.85 4.18 Letters From Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.85 3.94 Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan
0.849 3.78 Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs by John Lydon
0.848 3.59 Chronicles of the Crusades by Jean de Joinville
0.848 3.89 History of Rome, books 1-5 [in translation] by Titus Livy
0.847 3.95 Medea and Other Plays: Medea / Hecabe / Electra / Heracles by Euripides
0.847 3.86 The Lais of Marie de France by de France Marie
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.846 3.9 Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy
0.846 3.82 Arthurian Romances by Chrétien de Troyes
0.846 4.06 The Táin by Táin author
0.846 3.97 The Shell Collector: Stories by Anthony Doerr
0.845 3.74 Changing Places by David Lodge