Controversial Books for pqfuller

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
1.243 3.88 Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
1.178 3.85 My Heart Is an Idiot: Essays by Davy Rothbart
1.175 3.71 Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life by Steven Hyden
1.165 3.53 The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.157 3.68 Wuthering Heights (Norton Critical Editions) by Emily Brontë
1.143 3.63 Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 by William Bradford
1.131 3.88 Love Begins in Winter: Five Stories (P.S.) by Simon Van Booy
1.128 3.78 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.127 3.25 Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now--Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything by David Sirota
1.114 3.95 The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
1.114 3.63 On the Road by Jack Kerouac
1.113 3.65 A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and Mistakes We Knew We Were Making by Dave Eggers
1.109 3.28 It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us by Hillary Rodham Clinton
1.095 3.71 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
1.094 3.77 Selected Poems by Ezra Pound
1.092 3.82 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.091 3.54 The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
1.091 3.92 Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss
1.09 3.68 Party of One: The Loner's Manifesto by Anneli Rufus
1.09 3.88 To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
1.087 4.04 Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
1.084 4.23 Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
1.083 2.99 Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
1.079 3.6 The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
1.077 3.88 As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
1.072 3.89 At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien
1.072 3.63 Nalda Said by Stuart David
1.071 3.04 Up in the Air by Walter Kirn
1.069 3.78 The Seducer by Jan Kjaerstad
1.068 4.07 Howl by Allen Ginsberg
1.065 3.42 Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West
1.065 3.41 Rama Revealed by Arthur C. Clarke
1.064 3.71 The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
1.062 3.73 The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits by C. K. Prahalad
1.059 3.95 I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
1.058 3.19 The Red Badge of Courage / The Veteran by Stephen Crane
1.056 3.71 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
1.05 3.62 Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
1.048 4.08 Cosmos by Witold Gombrowicz
1.043 3.71 Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1.042 3.63 The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters by Wes Moore
1.042 3.86 Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
1.041 3.33 Rama II by Arthur C. Clarke
1.039 3.94 Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
1.038 3.54 SQL in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference by Kevin Kline
1.037 3.75 The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
1.034 3.77 The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
1.033 3.71 The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
1.031 3.61 Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
1.03 3.71 100 Best-Loved Poems by Philip Smith
1.03 3.85 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1.029 3.39 All That Is by James Salter
1.028 3.85 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
1.028 3.68 The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
1.025 3.62 The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison
1.024 3.51 More Die of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow
1.023 3.9 The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye
1.023 3.41 The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins by Irvine Welsh
1.022 3.59 You Shall Know Our Velocity! {Vintage} by Dave Eggers
1.021 4.12 Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
1.021 3.67 Herzog by Saul Bellow
1.021 3.5 Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
1.02 3.44 The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
1.02 4.31 The Recognitions by William Gaddis
1.019 3.67 A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin
1.018 3.91 Neuromancer by William Gibson
1.017 4.09 My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King (Illinois) by Reymundo Sanchez
1.015 3.6 Wake Up, Sir! by Jonathan Ames
1.014 4 Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
1.013 4.09 House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
1.013 3.38 The Garden of Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
1.01 4.17 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 4.17 Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
1.007 4.1 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
1.007 3.38 The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti
1.006 3.83 Forever by Pete Hamill
1.006 3.86 The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
1.004 3.11 Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety by Daniel Smith
1.004 3.72 The Half Brother by Lars Saabye Christensen
1.004 3.35 The Wilco Book (with CD) by Dan Nadel
1.004 3.89 Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
1.004 4.12 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
1.001 3.82 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1 3.78 Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
0.999 3.55 Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
0.999 3.82 Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
0.998 3.37 The Circle by Dave Eggers
0.998 3.95 Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
0.997 3.99 Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
0.997 3.81 The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
0.996 3.74 A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
0.995 3.5 The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West by Mark Lilla
0.992 3.56 The End of the Road by John Barth
0.991 3.64 Crossing California by Adam Langer
0.99 3.94 The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
0.989 4.06 The Road by Cormac McCarthy
0.988 3.89 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.988 3.63 The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
0.986 4 The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
0.985 4.02 The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
0.985 3.98 The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer
0.984 3.69 High-Rise by J. G. Ballard
0.984 3.96 Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
0.982 3.53 Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates
0.981 3.98 The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas
0.981 4.23 Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
0.979 3.68 Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
0.979 3.38 Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
0.978 3.54 Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson
0.978 4.07 Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
0.977 3.67 The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
0.976 4.02 Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg
0.976 4.13 Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
0.976 3.99 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
0.973 3.55 The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp
0.973 3.78 The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
0.97 3.45 The New Me by Halle Butler
0.97 3.89 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
0.97 3.7 Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto by Steve Almond
0.969 3.66 This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
0.969 3.64 Area 51 : an uncensored history of America's top secret military base by Annie Jacobsen
0.968 3.71 The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
0.968 3.45 Office Girl by Joe Meno
0.968 3.23 Stupid White Men ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! by Michael Moore
0.966 3.55 Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World by Lisa Randall
0.966 3.97 God Is Disappointed in You by Mark Russell
0.966 3.91 American Pastoral by Philip Roth
0.963 3.91 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
0.962 4.18 Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
0.962 3.87 Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
0.962 4.09 The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
0.962 3.93 For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
0.962 3.57 Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker by David Remnick
0.961 3.76 Enormous Changes at the Last Minute: Stories by Grace Paley
0.961 3.86 Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
0.961 3.61 Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn
0.96 3.97 Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber
0.96 3.87 The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
0.96 3.68 All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
0.958 3.79 Murphy by Samuel Beckett
0.958 3.96 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
0.958 3.86 Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
0.957 3.83 Naïve. Super by Erlend Loe
0.956 4.17 The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
0.956 3.81 The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
0.955 3.77 A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard
0.954 3.32 Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor
0.954 3.87 The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
0.954 3.71 Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
0.954 4.21 Never come morning by Nelson Algren
0.953 4.12 Sophie's Choice by William Styron
0.953 4 Black and White Photography: A Basic Manual by Henry Horenstein
0.953 4.18 Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
0.952 3.78 The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.952 3.68 One More Thing by B. J. Novak
0.951 3.53 The Fuck-Up by Arthur Nersesian
0.951 3.73 Normal People by Sally Rooney
0.95 4.02 The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
0.95 3.89 Marvel and a Wonder by Joe Meno
0.95 3.85 Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
0.95 3.8 ReWork by Jason Fried
0.95 3.54 A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful by Gideon Lewis-Kraus
0.949 3.46 Gutshot: Stories by Amelia Gray
0.948 3.76 Sabrina by Nick Drnaso
0.948 4.14 The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
0.948 3.59 A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
0.947 3.77 We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays by Samantha Irby
0.947 3.72 Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
0.947 3.94 My Struggle: Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.945 2.92 Angel Catbird Volume 1 by Margaret Atwood
0.945 3.65 Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
0.945 3.81 Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture by Marvin Harris
0.945 3.8 If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating by Alan Alda
0.944 3.8 An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
0.944 4.04 The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
0.944 3.89 Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
0.943 3.7 Foreskin's Lament by Shalom Auslander
0.943 3.9 Dubliners by James Joyce
0.942 3.54 Don't Get Too Comfortable by David Rakoff
0.942 4.03 The Odyssey by Homer
0.941 3.91 The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
0.94 4.01 The Trial by Franz Kafka
0.939 3.74 And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling over Niagara by Cody Cassidy
0.939 3.42 The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
0.938 3.15 How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
0.938 3.96 We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe by Jorge Cham
0.937 3.45 The Tent by Margaret Atwood
0.936 3.84 The Human Stain by Philip Roth
0.936 3.68 Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story by Chuck Klosterman
0.936 3.67 Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston
0.936 3.42 Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
0.936 4.24 A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
0.936 3.95 The Stranger by Albert Camus
0.936 4.02 Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships by Christopher Ryan
0.936 3.74 The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan
0.934 3.62 Coffee Will Make You Black: A Novel by April Sinclair
0.933 4.25 Why I Wake Early: New Poems by Mary Oliver
0.933 3.59 We're All Damaged by Matthew Norman
0.932 4.26 Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works by Lorine Niedecker
0.931 3.91 Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
0.931 3.66 Gods Without Men by Hari Kunzru
0.93 3.56 How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang
0.93 3.96 Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
0.928 3.95 The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
0.927 2.7 MySQL and mSQL by Randy Jay Yarger
0.927 3.48 The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie
0.927 3.47 A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
0.927 4 Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
0.927 3.96 Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
0.927 3.73 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
0.926 3.97 The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
0.926 3.68 I Married a Communist by Philip Roth
0.926 3.7 The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester
0.926 3.97 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
0.925 4.21 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.924 3.67 The extra man by Jonathan Ames
0.922 3.94 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.922 4.11 Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
0.921 4.07 The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean M. Carroll
0.921 3.95 Meditations in an Emergency by Frank O'Hara
0.92 4.1 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
0.92 4.2 Middlemarch by George Eliot
0.918 4.11 Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
0.918 3.6 Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala
0.918 3.52 Mix Tape by Thurston Moore
0.917 4.03 Hunger by Knut Hamsun
0.917 3.94 The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch
0.917 4.08 The World According to Garp by John Irving
0.917 3.86 Tracks by Louise Erdrich
0.916 4.12 Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools by Jonathan Kozol
0.915 3.99 Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
0.915 3.88 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
0.914 3.99 Animal Farm by George Orwell
0.914 3.86 Esther Stories by Peter Orner
0.913 3.36 The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
0.913 3.58 Eat the Document by Dana Spiotta
0.913 4.11 All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
0.912 4.2 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.912 3.7 St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves: Stories by Karen Russell
0.91 4.12 An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken
0.91 4.03 You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe
0.91 3.95 Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
0.91 3.8 The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante
0.909 3.9 Division Street: America by Studs Terkel
0.908 3.53 Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles
0.907 4.09 All of Us: The Collected Poems by Raymond Carver
0.906 4.04 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
0.906 4.03 Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence
0.905 4.16 The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel by Amy Hempel
0.905 4.11 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
0.905 3.97 The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
0.904 3.56 The Vegetarian by Han Kang
0.904 4.02 Regeneration by Pat Barker
0.904 4.02 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
0.902 4.18 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
0.901 3.95 The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing
0.9 3.51 Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman
0.899 3.88 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
0.899 3.53 How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One by Stanley Fish
0.898 3.58 The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman
0.898 3.94 The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman
0.897 4.17 The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector
0.897 3.89 Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
0.896 3.87 The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost
0.896 3.88 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
0.896 3.53 Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart
0.895 4.12 Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris
0.895 4.02 The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
0.894 3.76 Galatea 2.2 by Richard Powers
0.893 3.48 The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor by Robert Schnakenberg
0.893 3.43 Jillian by Halle Butler
0.893 4.15 Questionable Content: Vol. 2 by Jeph Jacques
0.892 3.95 The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
0.892 3.83 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
0.892 3.78 The Plague by Olga Mărculescu
0.892 3.86 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
0.891 4.54 In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
0.891 4.2 A Season in Hell / The Drunken Boat by Arthur Rimbaud
0.891 3.75 Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
0.889 3.98 Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
0.889 3.95 Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders
0.888 3.77 Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
0.887 3.79 The Coast of Chicago: Stories by Stuart Dybek
0.887 3.91 The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
0.886 4.05 The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
0.885 3.86 Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time by Rob Sheffield
0.885 3.82 The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
0.884 3.74 Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado
0.883 4 Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish: A Novel by David Rakoff
0.882 4.24 Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey
0.882 3.81 Drown by Junot Díaz
0.881 4.03 Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
0.88 4.12 Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
0.88 3.37 The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich
0.88 3.74 Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg
0.88 3.64 The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
0.878 3.21 Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me by Ben Karlin
0.878 3.88 Child Wonder by Roy Jacobsen
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
0.877 4.04 No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
0.877 3.97 Property: Stories Between Two Novellas by Lionel Shriver
0.876 4.14 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
0.876 3.96 Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
0.876 3.95 Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
0.875 4.03 The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
0.875 4.13 What We Talk about When We Talk about Love by Raymond Carver
0.875 4.21 The Carrying: Poems by Ada Limón
0.874 4.01 The Crow Road by Iain Banks
0.874 4.08 The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
0.874 4.12 The Shining by Stephen King
0.873 3.91 This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
0.872 3.92 Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time by Michael Perry
0.871 3.75 Death in Yellowstone by Lee H Whittlesey
0.871 4 Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
0.871 3.97 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
0.87 3.45 Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
0.869 3.57 Wilson by Daniel Clowes
0.869 4.17 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
0.869 4.29 The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King
0.868 3.95 When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
0.867 3.92 Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
0.867 3.77 Middle Passage by Charles Johnson
0.867 4.29 Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
0.867 3.54 Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin
0.867 4.18 A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin
0.866 3.85 The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
0.866 3.5 So Sad Today: Personal Essays by Melissa Broder
0.866 4.09 Questionable Content: Vol. 1 by Jeph Jacques
0.865 3.94 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
0.865 3.93 The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
0.864 3.81 Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
0.863 3.62 Wash by Margaret Wrinkle
0.863 3.89 When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
0.862 3.62 The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
0.862 4 The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
0.861 3.91 Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
0.861 3.25 Saving the World by Julia Alvarez
0.859 3.89 Roughing It by Mark Twain
0.857 3.5 Kinder Than Solitude by Yiyun Li
0.856 4.36 Robert Frost: Collected Poems, Prose, and Plays by Robert Frost
0.855 4.16 The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
0.855 3.99 Alone by Richard E. Byrd
0.854 4.37 The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.854 4.05 Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
0.854 3.88 The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
0.854 3.88 The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
0.853 4.23 1984 by George Orwell
0.853 3.91 Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay
0.851 4.19 Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
0.85 3.83 How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball
0.85 3.95 Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong
0.849 4 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
0.847 3.9 Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer
0.847 3.9 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.847 3.77 Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie
0.846 3.94 The Collector by John Fowles
0.846 3.83 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris
0.846 4.37 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.845 4.05 Y: The Last Man Vol. 01: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
0.845 4.32 Watchmen by Alan Moore
0.845 4.03 CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders
0.844 3.9 Dina's Book by Herbjørg Wassmo
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
0.843 4.11 Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science by Martin Gardner
0.843 4.11 Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
0.842 4.14 Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger
0.842 3.82 My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind by Scott Stossel
0.842 3.84 The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't by Nate Silver
0.841 3.56 Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin
0.84 3.69 You Were Never Really Here by Jonathan Ames
0.84 4.35 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.84 3.94 Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
0.839 4.35 A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
0.838 3.45 Miles from Nowhere by Nami Mun
0.838 4.26 PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren
0.838 3.92 The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
0.837 4.15 Believer: My Forty Years in Politics by David Axelrod
0.836 3.95 Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard
0.836 4.15 Without a Net: The Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class by Michelle Tea
0.836 3.95 Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.835 3.84 Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.835 4.13 Basic Photo: The Print: Contact Printing and Enlarging v. 3 by Ansel Adams
0.834 3.97 The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches from the Forgotten America by Sarah Kendzior
0.834 3.9 Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
0.834 4.15 The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
0.834 4.27 The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
0.834 3.92 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
0.834 4.04 The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
0.834 3.97 The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley
0.832 4 Coraline by Neil Gaiman
0.832 4.03 The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building by David J. Peterson
0.832 4.02 The Portable Beat Reader (Viking Portable Library) by Ann Charters
0.831 3.69 The Best of Everything by Rona Jaffe
0.831 4.13 There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America by Alex Kotlowitz
0.83 3.85 How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
0.83 4.15 The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
0.83 3.34 Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone by Eric Klinenberg
0.83 3.51 You Know You Want This: "Cat Person" and Other Stories by Kristen Roupenian
0.829 3.57 The Organization Man by William H. Whyte
0.829 3.32 Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us by Joe Palca
0.828 4.31 Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories by Raymond Carver
0.828 4.02 Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan
0.828 3.96 Progress and Poverty by Henry George
0.827 3.89 Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War by Dakota Meyer
0.827 4.07 What Work Is by Philip Levine
0.826 3.88 Extinctions by Josephine Wilson
0.826 3.54 Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film by Patton Oswalt
0.825 4.14 What Is the What by Dave Eggers
0.825 4.09 Interpreter of Maladies: Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.825 4.14 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
0.824 4.18 Questionable Content: Vol. 3 by Jeph Jacques
0.823 4.12 Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
0.822 4.15 Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America by Jonathan Kozol
0.822 4.18 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
0.822 3.86 The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. Stiglitz
0.822 4.17 Cathedral: Stories by Raymond Carver
0.822 3.71 The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore
0.822 4.16 Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss
0.821 4.13 Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.82 3.99 TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
0.82 3.95 Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania by Frank Bruni
0.818 3.75 Same Difference and Other Stories by Derek Kirk Kim
0.818 3.78 Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman
0.817 3.49 Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
0.817 4.15 Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival by Joe Simpson
0.816 3.79 Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids by Meghan Daum
0.816 3.93 Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
0.816 4.09 The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
0.815 3.62 Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
0.813 4.31 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
0.813 3.91 We Learn Nothing: Essays and Cartoons by Tim Kreider
0.813 3.91 The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
0.813 3.63 Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash
0.812 3.68 Pearl of China by Anchee Min
0.811 4.39 East of Eden by John Steinbeck
0.81 3.52 Writing in Restaurants by David Mamet
0.809 4 Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
0.809 3.99 My Struggle: Book 3 by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.808 3.89 Accidental empires : how the boys of Silicon Valley make their millions, battle foreign competition, and still can't get a date by Robert X. Cringely
0.807 3.88 Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee
0.807 4.28 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
0.807 4.14 Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper
0.807 4.31 Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath by Michael Norman
0.807 4.31 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
0.807 3.81 Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street by Neil Barofsky
0.806 3.46 Granta 127: Japan by Yuka Igarashi
0.806 3.87 God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut
0.806 4.18 Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. by Jeff Tweedy
0.805 3.87 Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah
0.805 4.09 Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
0.805 4.31 Essays and Lectures by Ralph Waldo Emerson
0.803 4.53 The Americans by Robert Frank
0.803 4.29 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
0.803 4.27 Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh
0.801 4.32 Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
0.801 4.06 The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
0.8 4.06 My Struggle: Book Five by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.8 4.13 Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas
0.799 4.19 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
0.798 4.13 Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt by David McCullough
0.798 3.71 Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline
0.797 4.01 Troubles by J. G. Farrell
0.796 3.63 On the Map: Why the World Looks the Way it Does by Simon Garfield
0.794 3.82 Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir by Carrie Brownstein
0.794 3.82 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
0.793 4.25 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
0.793 3.99 Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish
0.793 3.82 Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield
0.793 3.41 How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
0.792 4.06 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
0.792 4.05 One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash
0.79 4.09 The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
0.789 3.86 The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
0.789 4.2 Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
0.788 4.09 The Mismeasure of Woman by Carol Tavris
0.781 4 There There by Tommy Orange
0.779 3.69 Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution by Holly Tucker
0.779 3.7 Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari
0.779 4.18 My Struggle: Book 2: A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgård
0.778 4.06 What Language Is: And What It Isn't and What It Could Be! by John McWhorter
0.777 3.58 The Alcoholic by Jonathan Ames
0.776 4.37 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
0.776 4.2 Basic Photo: Camera and Lens: The Creative Approach: Studio, Laboratory and Operation v. 1 by Ansel Adams
0.775 3.99 Wilco: learning how to die by Greg Kot
0.774 3.7 I Love You More Than You Know: Essays by Jonathan Ames
0.774 4.12 Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Stories by Raymond Carver
0.774 3.85 So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
0.773 4.02 The Neon Wilderness by Nelson Algren
0.772 3.73 Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman
0.771 3.51 Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human by Jesse Bering
0.771 3.8 Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward
0.77 4.08 Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism by Derrick Bell
0.77 4.29 On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978 by Adrienne Rich
0.769 3.74 Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game by John Sexton
0.769 3.72 Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York by Gail Parent
0.768 4.2 Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder
0.766 4.01 Death of the Liberal Class by Chris Hedges