Controversial Books for kaixo

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
1.308 3.5 Chinese Language: Fact and Fantasy by John DeFrancis
1.238 3.86 Surreal Numbers by Donald E. Knuth
1.224 3.23 Occupied City by David Peace
1.206 4.01 Ulysses by James Joyce
1.186 3.15 Tokyo Year Zero by David Peace
1.182 3.84 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1.179 3.82 Apology ; Crito (Greek text) by Plato
1.177 3.25 The View From Nowhere by Thomas Nagel
1.175 3.69 Invention by Design; How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing by Henry Petroski
1.169 3.53 Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian
1.163 3.65 Graphs, maps, trees: abstract models for literary history by Franco Moretti
1.16 3.74 Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
1.16 3.8 Moby Dick by Herman Melville
1.155 4.08 Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux
1.152 3.65 How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell
1.152 4.08 Grave of the Fireflies [1988 film] by Isao Takahata
1.143 3.35 Totemism by Claude Lévi-Strauss
1.136 3.13 The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick by Peter Handke
1.135 4.03 Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgement to Calculation by Joseph Weizenbaum
1.131 3.28 Der Tod des Teemeisters by Yasushi Inoue
1.128 3.78 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.127 4.05 Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
1.127 3.29 The Last Samurai: The Life and Battles of Saigo Takamori by Mark Ravina
1.125 3.33 Pandora's Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies by Bruno Latour
1.117 3.68 Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 by William Shakespeare
1.115 3.6 The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq
1.114 3.95 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
1.114 3.8 Rummelplatz by Werner Bräunig
1.114 3.63 On the Road by Jack Kerouac
1.105 3.93 The Joy of Clojure: Thinking the Clojure Way by Michael Fogus
1.103 3.53 Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett
1.1 3.39 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
1.096 3.7 The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness by Ichiro Kishimi
1.095 3.71 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
1.094 3.67 The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk
1.094 4.03 Chorus of Mushrooms by Hiromi Goto
1.093 3.67 Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals by Immanuel Kant
1.093 3.94 Being and Event by Alain Badiou
1.092 3.82 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.091 3.53 The Transcendence of the Ego: An Existentialist Theory of Consciousness by Jean-Paul Sartre
1.09 3.88 To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
1.09 4.12 Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, volume I: The Process of Capitalist Production by Karl Marx
1.087 4.06 Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
1.086 3.31 The Why Are You Here Café by John Strelecky
1.086 3.79 Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art by Susanne Langer
1.085 3.88 The Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
1.084 3.51 Reveries of the Solitary Walker by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1.083 3.88 Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
1.083 3.53 Aspects of the Theory of Syntax by Noam Chomsky
1.081 3.45 Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes
1.077 3.93 The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other by Tzvetan Todorov
1.076 3.79 Empire of Signs by Roland Barthes
1.075 3.6 The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
1.075 3.72 The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language by John H. McWhorter
1.074 3.59 Rabbit, Run by John Updike
1.074 4.26 Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation by Silvia Federici
1.073 3.8 LaTeX: A Document Preparation System by Leslie Lamport
1.072 4.03 Metaphysics by Aristotle
1.07 3.42 Whatever by Michel Houellebecq
1.069 3.59 That Awful Mess on Via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
1.065 4 One Minute Stories by István Örkény
1.064 3.85 We Have Never Been Modern by Bruno Latour
1.064 3.55 Liquid Modernity by Zygmunt Bauman
1.064 3.71 The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
1.062 3.34 Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot
1.062 3.87 19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei: How a Chinese Poem is Translated by Eliot Weinberger
1.061 3.66 Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare
1.059 3.94 Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud
1.057 4.21 Complete Poems of Robert Frost by Robert Frost
1.057 3.48 Grotesque by Natsuo Kirino
1.056 3.71 Hamburger Lesehefte : William Shakespeare : Romeo und Julia + Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
1.056 3.97 Satantango by Laszlo Krasznahorkai
1.054 4.02 Una historia de España by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
1.054 3.93 The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy by Murray Bookchin
1.052 3.41 Six Problems for Don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges
1.052 3.59 The Changeling by Kenzaburō Ōe
1.052 3.76 The Counterfeiters / Journal of The Counterfeiters by André Gide
1.051 4.06 Remembering the Kana: The Hiragana / The Katakana by James W. Heisig
1.049 3.89 Underworld by Don DeLillo
1.047 3.66 The Parallax View by Slavoj Žižek
1.047 3.92 Theaetetus [Greek and translation] by Plato
1.046 3.9 Ruby Cookbook by Lucas Carlson
1.045 4.02 The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
1.045 3.96 Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
1.044 3.57 The Quest for Christa T. by Christa Wolf
1.042 3.32 Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom
1.041 3.5 The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione
1.041 3.6 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary
1.041 3.85 Of Grammatology by Jacques Derrida
1.04 3.62 Good-Bye by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
1.039 3.93 Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
1.038 3.35 Fundamentals of Database Systems by Ramez Elmasri
1.038 4.01 Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee
1.038 3.38 33 Moments of Happiness: St. Petersburg Stories by Ingo Schulze
1.037 3.77 Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans
1.035 3.84 Course in General Linguistics (Open Court Classics) by Ferdinand de Saussure
1.034 3.37 Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama
1.033 3.67 The Lover by Marguerite Duras
1.033 3.63 The Search for the Perfect Language by Umberto Eco
1.032 3.62 Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
1.031 3.58 Voices of Marrakech by Elias Canetti
1.031 3.86 Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
1.031 3.66 All Souls' Day by Cees Nooteboom
1.029 3.74 Poems of the Late T'ang by A. C. Graham
1.029 3.63 The Burnout Society by Byung-Chul Han
1.026 3.83 The Silent Cry by Kenzaburō Ōe
1.025 3.58 After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order by Emmanuel Todd
1.025 3.61 The Box Man by Kōbō Abe
1.025 4.11 Other Inquisitions: 1937-1952 by Jorge Luis Borges
1.024 3.92 No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai
1.022 3.48 Totem and Taboo by Sigmund Freud
1.022 3.83 Norwegian Wood, Part 1 by Haruki Murakami
1.02 3.66 Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology by Jean-Paul Sartre
1.02 3.97 Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life by Giorgio Agamben
1.018 3.15 Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
1.017 3.57 Snow by Orhan Pamuk
1.017 3.76 The Words by Jean-Paul Sartre
1.017 4.06 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1.016 3.46 The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt by Wilhelm Genazino
1.016 3.82 Autonauts of the Cosmoroute by Julio Cortázar
1.016 3.83 The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man by Marshall McLuhan
1.016 3.98 Numerical Recipes in C by William H. Press
1.016 3.98 Froth on the Daydream by Boris Vian
1.013 4.03 Molloy by Samuel Beckett
1.013 3.58 Die philosophische Hintertreppe. Vierunddreißig große Philosophen in Alltag und Denken. by Wilhelm Weischedel
1.013 3.63 We Love Glenda So Much by Julio Cortázar
1.013 3.57 Orfeo by Richard Powers
1.013 3.75 Hamburger Lesehefte : Gotthold Ephraim Lessing : Nathan der Weise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
1.013 4.02 Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo
1.012 3.77 The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes
1.011 3.79 The Last World by Christoph Ransmayr
1.01 3.83 The AWK Programming Language by Alfred V. Aho
1.01 3.96 The order of things: an archaeology of the human sciences by Michel Foucault
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.01 3.9 Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation by Jez Humble
1.008 2.96 2084: The End of the World by Boualem Sansal
1.007 3.79 The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
1.007 3.46 The Craftsman by Richard Sennett
1.007 3.76 Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
1.006 4.16 Goodnight Punpun, Volume 1 by Inio Asano
1.005 3.8 The Book of Five Rings by Musashi Miyamoto
1.005 3.99 The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
1.005 3.85 The Red and the Black by Stendhal
1.005 3.86 Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
1.004 3.79 The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self by Thomas Metzinger
1.004 4.12 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
1.004 3.84 The Wild Palms by William Faulkner
1.002 3.6 To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design by Henry Petroski
1.001 3.87 The Republic by Plato
1.001 3.99 Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste by Pierre Bourdieu
1.001 3.66 Platform by Michel Houellebecq
1 3.44 In the Miso Soup by Ryū Murakami
1 4.12 The Waves by Virginia Woolf
1 3.31 The Devil's Whisper by Miyuki Miyabe
1 3.55 Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
0.999 3.8 On the Nature of Things by Titus Lucretius Carus
0.999 3.46 Flight to Afar by Alfred Andersch
0.998 3.86 A Quiet Life by Kenzaburō Ōe
0.998 3.96 Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.998 3.72 The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts
0.997 3.67 Politics by Aristotle
0.996 3.95 Hōjōki by Kamo no Chomei
0.996 3.11 Philip and the Others by Cees Nooteboom
0.996 3.62 The Construction of Social Reality by John R. Searle
0.995 3.85 It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried
0.994 3.5 The Emissary by Yōko Tawada
0.994 3.86 Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
0.994 3.84 The Lord of the Rings: Appendices by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.994 4.07 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
0.993 3.11 Simple Stories by Ingo Schulze
0.993 3.97 The Loom of Language by Frederick Bodmer
0.992 3.73 Phaedrus by Plato
0.991 3.91 Heart of Darkness / Youth / The End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad
0.99 3.65 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics by Roger Penrose
0.99 3.55 The Hothouse by Wolfgang Koeppen
0.99 3.99 The Loser by Thomas Bernhard
0.99 3.51 The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
0.99 3.82 The Georgics by Publius Vergilius Maro
0.989 4.16 Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar
0.988 4.1 On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
0.987 4.16 The I Ching or Book of Changes by Richard Wilhelm
0.987 3.46 How to Read and Why by Harold Bloom
0.987 4.06 Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters by James W. Heisig
0.986 3.79 Homo Faber by Max Frisch
0.986 3.61 Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness by Daniel C. Dennett
0.986 4 The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
0.985 3.7 Smoke and Blue in the Face by Paul Auster
0.984 3.86 Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation by John E. Hopcroft
0.984 3.99 About Looking by John Berger
0.984 3.95 The Castle by Franz Kafka
0.983 3.83 The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High-Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity by Alan Cooper
0.983 3.95 On the Soul by Aristotle
0.982 3.93 The Order of Discourse by Michel Foucault
0.982 3.63 Things: A Story of the Sixties by Georges Perec
0.981 4 The Knowledge-Creating Company: How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation by Ikujiro Nonaka
0.981 3.54 I Am a Cat by Natsume Sōseki
0.981 3.92 Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity by Stephen Toulmin
0.981 3.62 From Emperor to Citizen by Puyi
0.98 3.36 Lost Paradise by Cees Nooteboom
0.98 3.73 The Analects by Confucius
0.98 3.85 Reading Pictures: A History of Love and Hate by Alberto Manguel
0.979 3.74 City of Glass by Paul Auster
0.979 3.7 Meno by Plato
0.979 3.66 Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Nitobe Inazō
0.979 3.68 The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation by K.G. van Wolferen
0.979 3.68 Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management by Scott Berkun
0.978 3.58 On the Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
0.978 3.92 The Tale of Genji by Shikibu Murasaki
0.977 4 Critique of Cynical Reason by Peter Sloterdijk
0.977 3.87 Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
0.976 3.98 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.976 3.99 1Q84: Books 1 and 2 by Haruki Murakami
0.976 3.48 Leaf Storm {novella} by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.976 3.79 Lysistrata by Aristophanes
0.976 3.58 Discourse on Method by René Descartes
0.975 3.86 After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation by George Steiner
0.975 3.33 Die Astronauten by Stanisław Lem
0.975 3.65 Points and Lines by Matsumoto Seichō
0.975 3.36 Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction by James Fulcher
0.975 3.79 The Logic Of Failure: Recognizing And Avoiding Error In Complex Situations by Dietrich Dörner
0.975 3.64 Linux in a Nutshell by Ellen Siever
0.975 3.31 Pericles, Prince of Tyre by William Shakespeare
0.975 3.67 The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes by Anónimo
0.974 3.98 Auto-da-Fé by Elias Canetti
0.974 4.04 Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer by Diane Wolkstein
0.973 3.77 The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
0.972 3.73 Living to Tell the Tale by Gabriel García Márquez
0.972 4.06 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.972 3.85 Independence Day by Richard Ford
0.972 3.57 The Ark Sakura by Kōbō Abe
0.971 4.04 Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages by Umberto Eco
0.97 3.83 S. by Doug Dorst
0.97 3.53 The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
0.969 3.99 How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by George Pólya
0.968 3.91 The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
0.968 3.82 Computer Networks by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
0.968 3.83 The Art of War by Sun Tzu
0.968 3.6 The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
0.967 3.91 Tristes Tropiques by Claude Lévi-Strauss
0.967 4.1 Building Microservices: Designing Fine-Grained Systems by Sam Newman
0.966 4.13 The Roads to Sata by Alan Booth
0.965 3.86 Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Lu Xun
0.965 3.49 Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
0.964 3.52 Ashes and Diamonds by Jerzy Andrzejewski
0.964 3.52 Andorra by Max Frisch
0.963 3.74 The Camera Killer by Thomas Glavinic
0.963 3.69 The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton
0.963 3.34 After the Wall: Confessions from an East German Childhood and the Life that Came Next by Jana Hensel
0.963 3.73 Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature by Gilles Deleuze
0.963 3.7 Nada by Carmen Laforet
0.962 3.77 The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
0.962 3.78 Peace on Earth by Stanisław Lem
0.962 3.93 The Revolt of the Masses by José Ortega y Gasset
0.962 4.15 The Cambridge encyclopedia of language by David Crystal
0.962 3.63 Argonauts of the Western Pacific by Bronisław Malinowski
0.962 3.88 Spacetime Physics by Edwin F. Taylor
0.962 3.67 Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type (Design Briefs) by Kimberly Elam
0.962 4.01 Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe) by Alan Booth
0.962 3.87 The Walking Man by Jirô Taniguchi
0.961 4.05 If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
0.96 3.99 Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber
0.96 3.87 The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
0.96 3.67 The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
0.96 3.71 Vernon Subutex 1 by Virginie Despentes
0.96 3.99 Richard III by William Shakespeare
0.959 3.95 The Myth of Sisyphus [essay] by Albert Camus
0.959 3.71 Repetition by Peter Handke
0.958 3.69 The Satyricon by Petronius Arbiter
0.958 3.86 The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
0.958 3.97 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
0.957 3.65 The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them by Elif Batuman
0.956 4.14 The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics) by Zhuangzi
0.956 4.02 The Iliad by Homer
0.956 3.82 Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy
0.955 3.36 The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada
0.955 3.85 Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima
0.955 3.63 Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey: A Biography by Alberto Manguel
0.954 4.14 The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
0.954 3.56 The Ruined Map by Kōbō Abe
0.954 3.87 The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
0.954 3.74 Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community by Richard P. Gabriel
0.954 3.97 Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
0.953 3.9 The Archaeology of Knowledge by Michel Foucault
0.953 3.78 The Doctor's Wife by Sawako Ariyoshi
0.953 4.03 Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia by Gilles Deleuze
0.953 3.98 Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions by Gregor Hohpe
0.953 3.52 Mishima: A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar
0.953 3.93 A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
0.953 3.87 Microserfs by Douglas Coupland
0.953 3.82 Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
0.953 4.18 Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
0.952 3.92 An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume
0.952 3.66 Deep River by Shūsaku Endō
0.952 3.91 Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell
0.951 4.08 Proofs from The Book by Martin Aigner
0.95 3.61 Under the Glacier by Halldór Laxness
0.95 3.91 Collins German Dictionary by Peter Terrell
0.95 3.72 No Logo by Naomi Klein
0.949 3.99 The Journals of Sylvia Plath {abridged} by Sylvia Plath
0.949 4.05 Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
0.949 3.68 The Way of the Samurai by Yukio Mishima
0.948 3.91 Why We Took the Car by Wolfgang Herrndorf
0.948 4.14 The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
0.948 4.06 King Lear by William Shakespeare
0.948 3.84 The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe
0.947 3.64 Tokyo Ueno Station by Miri Yū
0.947 3.81 On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning by Haruki Murakami
0.947 3.61 From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett
0.947 3.91 Time and Again by Jack Finney
0.947 3.92 My Struggle: Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.947 3.72 Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
0.947 3.81 The Concept of Mind by Gilbert Ryle
0.946 4.11 The Miracle of Theism: Arguments For and Against the Existence of God by J. L. Mackie
0.946 3.6 The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan
0.946 4.1 Minima Moralia: Reflections on a Damaged Life by Theodor W. Adorno
0.946 3.59 The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet
0.945 3.33 The Love Artist by Jane Alison
0.945 3.78 Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought by Douglas Hofstadter
0.944 4.26 Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz
0.944 4.26 Life: A User's Manual by Georges Perec
0.944 3.79 The Great Passage by Shion Miura
0.944 3.98 Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
0.944 3.79 Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa by Haruki Murakami
0.943 3.71 House of the Sleeping Beauties by Yasunari Kawabata
0.943 3.9 Dubliners by James Joyce
0.943 3.97 The TeXbook by Donald E. Knuth
0.942 3.89 Moscow Circles by Venedikt Erofeev
0.942 3.84 1Q84 Book 3 by Haruki Murakami
0.942 3.82 Max and Moritz by Wilhelm Busch
0.942 3.88 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
0.941 4.04 Miteinander reden 1: Störungen und Klärungen. Allgemeine Psychologie der Kommunikation by Friedemann Schulz von Thun
0.941 4.16 The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald
0.941 3.91 The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
0.941 3.66 Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb
0.941 4.16 History of Madness by Michel Foucault
0.94 3.93 The Lost Sailors by Jean-Claude Izzo
0.94 4.06 The Overstory by Richard Powers
0.94 3.53 Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan
0.94 4.01 The Trial by Franz Kafka
0.939 4.14 Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty
0.939 3.6 The Face of Another by Kōbō Abe
0.939 3.46 Kangaroo Notebook by Kōbō Abe
0.939 4.1 Cronopios and Famas by Julio Cortázar
0.939 3.73 The Invention of Solitude by Paul Auster
0.938 4.04 The 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene
0.937 3.73 Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
0.937 3.78 The Epic of Gilgamesh by Gilgamesh Poet
0.937 3.66 How To Travel With A Salmon: and Other Essays by Umberto Eco
0.937 3.96 The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life by Erving Goffman
0.936 3.96 Structured Computer Organization by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
0.936 3.61 Rituals by Cees Nooteboom
0.936 3.63 Gourmet by Jirô Taniguchi
0.936 4.07 Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget
0.936 4.11 The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
0.936 4.14 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
0.935 3.49 Sprookjes van Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.935 3.64 A Geography of Time: The Temporal Misadventures of a Social Psychologist by Robert V. Levine
0.935 3.78 Lonely Planet : Journeys : Lost Japan by Alex Kerr
0.934 3.61 The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (TED Books) by Pico Iyer
0.934 4.07 Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century by Charles King
0.934 3.85 The Book of Lieh-Tzu by Liezi
0.934 3.94 The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction by Michel Foucault
0.934 3.76 The Anarchist Banker by Fernando Pessoa
0.933 3.76 Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits by Bill Porter
0.932 3.48 Secret Rendezvous by Kōbō Abe
0.931 3.8 Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos
0.93 4.16 What Great Paintings Say by Rose-Marie Hagen
0.93 3.68 The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology by Slavoj Žižek
0.93 3.68 The Essays by Francis Bacon
0.93 3.56 The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.93 4.02 The Symposium by Plato
0.929 3.33 Everything We Miss by Luke Pearson
0.929 3.72 Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
0.929 3.64 The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar by Mark C. Baker
0.929 4.1 Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency by Tom DeMarco
0.928 3.95 Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
0.928 3.36 Programming Python by Mark Lutz
0.928 3.63 Masks by Fumiko Enchi
0.927 3.63 Meek Heritage by F. E. Sillanpää
0.927 3.83 The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima
0.927 4 Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
0.927 3.8 The History of the Siege of Lisbon by José Saramago
0.927 3.75 Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler
0.927 3.9 Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau
0.926 3.64 Submission by Michel Houellebecq
0.926 3.91 Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power by Byung-Chul Han
0.926 4 Learning Perl [6th edition] by Randal L. Schwartz
0.926 3.97 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
0.925 3.77 Misreadings by Umberto Eco
0.924 3.7 Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom
0.924 3.69 Jumalten synty by Hesiod
0.924 3.87 Solaris by Stanisław Lem
0.924 4.28 Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary by A.S. Hornby
0.924 3.99 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
0.924 4.21 Poesie by Federico García Lorca
0.923 3.71 Imperium by Christian Kracht
0.923 3.57 Roads to Santiago by Cees Nooteboom
0.923 4.01 Collected Stories by Gabriel García Márquez
0.923 3.82 The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
0.923 3.71 The Fall of Public Man by Richard Sennett
0.922 3.95 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.922 4.31 The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
0.922 3.81 The Assault by Harry Mulisch
0.921 3.69 Works and Days by Hesiod
0.921 3.93 On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
0.92 3.74 Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk
0.919 4.16 Hamlet by William Shakespeare
0.919 4.16 Crowds and Power by Elias Canetti
0.919 4.13 La autopista del sur y otros cuentos by Julio Cortázar
0.919 4.22 The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
0.918 3.49 What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy by Thomas Nagel
0.917 3.78 Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami
0.917 3.64 No-No Boy by John Okada
0.917 3.55 Evil and the Mask by Fuminori Nakamura
0.916 3.97 Common Sense by Thomas Paine
0.916 3.88 Out by Natsuo Kirino
0.916 3.88 Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett
0.916 3.7 Mencius by Mencius
0.916 3.97 Capital, Vol. 3: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx
0.915 4.03 The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr together with a fragmentary Biography of Kapellmeister Johannes Kreisler on Random Sheets of Waste Paper by E. T. A. Hoffmann
0.915 3.6 Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies by Ian Buruma
0.914 3.37 Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation (Vintage Departures) by Michael Zielenziger
0.914 4 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.913 3.74 Beauty and Sadness by Yasunari Kawabata
0.913 3.65 Quiet Days in Clichy by Henry Miller
0.912 3.87 Man of Straw by Heinrich Mann
0.912 4.2 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.912 3.76 The Hunting Gun by Yasushi Inoue
0.912 3.67 Profanations by Giorgio Agamben
0.912 3.6 Villain by Shūichi Yoshida
0.912 3.99 The Master of Go by Yasunari Kawabata
0.912 4.08 The Open Society and Its Enemies, Volume I: The Spell of Plato by Karl Raimund Popper
0.911 4.01 Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
0.911 3.91 Phaedo by Plato
0.91 3.76 Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel L. Everett
0.91 4.25 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.91 3.71 Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami
0.909 4.14 The Iliad / The Odyssey by Homer
0.908 4.06 The Logic of Scientific Discovery by Karl R. Popper
0.908 3.84 We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
0.908 3.63 Tokyo on Foot: Travels in the City's Most Colorful Neighborhoods by Florent Chavouet
0.908 3.76 A Personal Matter by Kenzaburō Ōe
0.907 3.93 Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
0.907 4.23 The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations by Gary Snyder
0.907 3.86 The Sea Wolf by Jack London
0.907 3.89 Berlin: City of Stones by Jason Lutes
0.907 4.09 All of Us: The Collected Poems by Raymond Carver
0.906 4.2 Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See by Donald D. Hoffman
0.906 4.13 Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology by Gregory Bateson
0.906 4.22 Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
0.906 3.87 Moon Palace by Paul Auster
0.906 3.8 Why Read the Classics? by Italo Calvino
0.906 3.82 The Trojan Women by Euripides
0.905 3.86 Abandon the Old in Tokyo by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
0.905 3.51 Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
0.904 4.04 Foucault by Gilles Deleuze
0.904 3.56 The Vegetarian by Han Kang
0.904 3.78 Oishinbo à la Carte: Japanese Cuisine by Tetsu Kariya
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.903 3.88 The Three-Arched Bridge by Ismaïl Kadaré
0.903 4.06 The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge by Peter L. Berger
0.903 4.15 Mimesis: the representation of reality in western literature by Erich Auerbach
0.902 3.91 The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim
0.902 3.75 The Temple of Dawn by Yukio Mishima
0.902 4.08 Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima
0.901 3.79 From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia by Pankaj Mishra
0.901 4.1 The Burning Plain, and Other Stories by Juan Rulfo
0.9 3.71 Treason by the Book by Jonathan D. Spence
0.9 4.07 The Twelve Chairs by Ilya Ilf
0.9 3.84 The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies by Marcel Mauss
0.899 3.9 Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.899 3.8 Summer Blonde by Adrian Tomine
0.899 3.87 Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by Esther Derby
0.899 3.72 Tokyo Vice by Jake Adelstein
0.899 4.24 Illuminations: Essays and Reflections by Walter Benjamin
0.898 3.79 Mortal Engines by Stanisław Lem
0.898 4.03 The Practice of the Wild by Gary Snyder
0.898 3.81 The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama
0.897 3.59 Grace by Paul Lynch
0.897 3.95 The narrow road to the Deep North : and other travel sketches by Matsuo Basho
0.897 4.33 Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software by Michael T. Nygard
0.897 4.05 The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon by Sei Shonagon
0.897 3.94 Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
0.896 3.89 The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata
0.896 3.95 The Plague by Albert Camus
0.895 3.39 Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
0.895 3.82 Seven Japanese Tales by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
0.895 3.78 Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: Short Stories, Prose, and Diary Excerpts by Sylvia Plath
0.895 3.78 The Adversary: A True Story of Monstrous Deception by Emmanuel Carrère
0.894 4.34 Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.894 4.11 The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel
0.894 3.74 The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill by Ron Suskind
0.894 4.1 Dialectic of Enlightenment by Max Horkheimer
0.894 3.89 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
0.893 4.1 The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
0.893 3.96 The Futurological Congress by Stanisław Lem
0.893 4.13 Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction by Thomas K. McCraw
0.893 4.34 Inquisiciones by Jorge Luis Borges
0.893 3.98 Images of Organization by Gareth Morgan
0.892 3.72 Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit, Volume 1 by Motoro Mase