Controversial Books for paulcoltrin

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
1.216 3.64 Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya: A Textbook for Arabic, Part Two by Kristen Brustad
1.171 3.88 The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles
1.114 3.63 On the Road by Jack Kerouac
1.05 3.69 Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter
1.038 3.9 The Muqaddimah, an Introduction to History [abridged Rosenthal translation] by Ibn Khaldūn
0.991 3.95 Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration by Bryan Caplan
0.991 3.92 The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander
0.982 3.75 Alif Baa by Kristen Brustad
0.972 4.06 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.972 3.76 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
0.963 3.72 The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias
0.956 4 The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Howard Marks
0.951 3.77 It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff by Peter Walsh
0.951 4.13 Oblivion: A Memoir by Héctor Abad Faciolince
0.949 3.6 Conversations With Professor Y by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
0.944 4.11 The Book of Questions by Pablo Neruda
0.935 3.96 The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams
0.932 3.84 What You Are Getting Wrong about Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte
0.882 3.9 Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose by Constance Hale
0.871 4.08 The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich
0.869 4.16 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
0.859 3.95 Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
0.844 3.94 Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor
0.831 3.94 The Innocents by Michael Crummey
0.829 4.02 Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch
0.811 4.38 Collins-Robert French-English, English-French Dictionary by Beryl T. Atkins
0.801 3.75 A Planet of Viruses by Carl Zimmer
0.794 3.8 Cambridge Latin Course Unit 1 Student's book North American edition by North American Cambridge Classics Project
0.791 4.1 Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations by Michael Anthony Sells
0.783 4.31 The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
0.779 3.82 The Story of French by Jean-Benoît Nadeau
0.773 4.36 The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Staff
0.757 4.3 Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey
0.744 3.86 Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages by Gaston Dorren
0.737 3.54 Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown by Stephen Jay Gould
0.734 4.19 The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications by Amy Einsohn
0.713 4.34 The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) by Carol Fisher Saller
0.69 3.73 The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future by Laurence C. Smith
0.673 4.41 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
0.668 3.9 Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing: Stories (P.S.) by Lydia Peelle
0.666 4.4 Amelie [2001 film] by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
0.581 4.68 Garner's Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner
0.431 3.84 The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan by Yasmin Khan