Controversial Books for ryan27374747

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.362 3.75 A Guide to Econometrics by Peter Kennedy
1.154 3.28 The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
1.149 3.3 The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company by David Packard
1.108 3.45 The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market by George Soros
1.095 3.77 Fooling Some of the People All of the Time by David Einhorn
1.083 3.63 Data Science for Business: What You Need to Know about Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking by Foster Provost
1.054 3.76 Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
1.029 3.82 How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times or Bad by William J. O'Neil
1.026 3.65 Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies by McKinsey & Company Inc.
1.016 3.34 Jim Cramer's Stay Mad for Life: Get Rich, Stay Rich (Make Your Kids Even Richer) by James J. Cramer
1.006 3.89 The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer by Jeffrey Liker
0.996 3.95 The Trusted Advisor by David H. Maister
0.995 3.85 Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way by Richard Branson
0.987 3.95 Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel
0.983 3.93 Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio
0.975 3.89 Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
0.973 3.82 How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams
0.97 3.88 The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
0.969 4.08 Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
0.964 3.68 The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm by Tom Kelley
0.963 3.99 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins
0.959 3.75 One Up On Wall Street : How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market by Peter Lynch
0.957 3.69 Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques by Ian H. Witten
0.956 3.91 The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence by Benoit Mandelbrot
0.956 3.97 The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Howard Marks
0.953 4.02 Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions by Gregor Hohpe
0.952 3.91 Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell
0.949 3.86 The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle
0.945 3.76 Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
0.939 3.86 The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager
0.937 3.75 Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim
0.934 3.4 Beating the Street by Peter Lynch
0.931 4 More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite by Sebastian Mallaby
0.928 3.35 Programming Python by Mark Lutz
0.917 4.13 Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully by Gerald M. Weinberg
0.914 3.87 Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip A. Fisher
0.909 3.96 The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. by Daniel Coyle
0.908 3.94 Software Project Survival Guide by Steve McConnell
0.901 3.93 Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors by Michael E. Porter
0.896 3.98 Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
0.895 4.13 Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager
0.891 4.08 Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson
0.884 3.31 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts by Kevlin Henney
0.883 3.81 Learning Python [1st edition] by Mark Lutz
0.88 4.06 The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks
0.879 3.88 The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
0.873 3.57 The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It by Scott Patterson
0.867 4.24 Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction by Steve McConnell
0.866 3.85 It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by D. Michael Abrashoff
0.854 4.04 What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time by James P. O'Shaughnessy
0.849 4.13 Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein
0.849 3.72 Python Cookbook by Alex Martelli
0.847 3.78 Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin
0.842 3.88 The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
0.841 4.2 Head First Design Patterns by Elisabeth Freeman
0.837 4.23 You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits by Joel Greenblatt
0.833 4.07 Software Requirements by Karl Wiegers
0.825 4.14 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
0.823 4.16 Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
0.798 3.83 The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
0.793 4.06 Stocks for the Long Run: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns and Long-term Investment Strategies by Jeremy J. Siegel
0.78 4.38 Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor by Seth A. Klarman
0.779 4.06 Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in the Global Markets by Steven Drobny
0.777 4 When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
0.776 3.9 Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success by Matthew Syed
0.773 4.3 Working Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael Feathers
0.767 4.28 Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
0.764 4.32 The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Andrew Hunt
0.753 3.87 The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Dimensional Modeling by Ralph Kimball
0.729 3.68 Advanced Macroeconomics by David Romer
0.669 4.35 Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Mary Poppendieck
0.629 4.26 Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art by Steve McConnell
0.512 4.45 Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic
0.444 4.66 Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems by Martin Kleppmann