Controversial Books for tidepooltostars

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
1.092 3.82 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.069 3.86 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.064 3.68 The Cartoon Guide to Statistics by Larry Gonick
1.063 3.96 Graphic Storytelling & Visual Narrative by Will Eisner
1.063 3.33 Golden Trillium by Andre Norton
1.029 3.34 Black Trillium by Marion Zimmer Bradley
1.004 3.22 Blood Trillium by Julian May
1.003 4.05 Zahraʼs Paradise by Amir
0.996 3.56 Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History by Peter Ward
0.988 3.59 Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion by Alan Burdick
0.982 3.57 Cowboy Bebop, Volume 2 by Yutaka Nanten
0.971 3.5 Cowboy Bebop, Volume 1 by Yutaka Nanten
0.963 3.66 Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel
0.924 3.9 Letters to a Young Scientist by Edward O. Wilson
0.924 3.87 The Children of Húrin by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.918 4.06 American Gods {original} by Neil Gaiman
0.916 3.86 The Parrot's Lament and Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity by Eugene Linden
0.916 3.32 French Milk by Lucy Knisley
0.911 3.52 Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar...: Understanding Philosopy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart
0.91 3.85 The Cartoon Guide to Genetics by Larry Gonick
0.895 3.49 Cowboy Bebop, Volume 3 by Yutaka Nanten
0.892 3.99 Comics & Sequential Art by Will Eisner
0.892 3.84 Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi
0.888 3.6 Reinventing Comics by Scott McCloud
0.882 3.86 The Cartoon Guide to Physics by Larry Gonick
0.88 4.25 The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
0.877 4.16 The Illustrated Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded Edition by Stephen William Hawking
0.876 3.88 The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal
0.876 3.81 Pyramids by Terry Pratchett
0.871 4.02 The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
0.869 3.99 The Future of Life by Edward O. Wilson
0.868 3.69 Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
0.866 4.04 The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society by Frans de Waal
0.857 4.1 Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History by Stephen Jay Gould
0.856 4.25 Good Omens by Terry Pratchett
0.855 4.31 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
0.85 4.02 Stardust by Neil Gaiman
0.849 4.22 The Cartoon History of the Universe I, Volumes 1-7: From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great by Larry Gonick
0.847 3.5 The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec: Pterror Over Paris and The Eiffel Tower Demon by Jacques Tardi
0.841 4.11 Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
0.84 3.9 Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis
0.839 4 The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True by Richard Dawkins
0.838 4.15 Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture by Jack Zipes
0.838 3.66 Shenzhen by Guy Delisle
0.834 4.01 Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
0.833 4.17 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
0.831 4.26 The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
0.829 4.15 The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins
0.828 3.67 Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
0.828 3.94 Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
0.824 4.01 Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett
0.824 3.83 The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold
0.818 4.03 Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation by Olivia Judson
0.817 4.22 The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life by Richard Dawkins
0.816 3.93 Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin
0.816 3.93 The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks by Susan Casey
0.813 4.25 The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
0.81 4.04 Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip, Book 1 by Tove Jansson
0.81 4.28 Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson
0.807 4.07 Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett
0.806 4.06 The Rabbi's Cat: The Bar Mitzvah / Malka of the Lions / Exodus by Joann Sfar
0.805 3.88 Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures by Bill Schutt
0.803 3.91 Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle
0.802 3.82 The Graphic Canon, Vol. 1: From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons by Russ Kick
0.801 4.06 The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
0.798 3.71 An Age of License by Lucy Knisley
0.796 3.98 Od Magic by Patricia A. McKillip
0.795 4.16 The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
0.792 3.9 Alex and Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Uncovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process by Irene M. Pepperberg
0.789 4.13 A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier by Diana Preston
0.788 4.2 Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
0.788 4.29 The Photographer: Into War-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders by Emmanuel Guibert
0.784 4.2 Palestine by Joe Sacco
0.782 4.23 Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
0.781 4 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil deGrasse Tyson
0.779 4.37 Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation by Carl Sagan
0.777 4.24 Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga, and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud
0.776 4.11 Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle
0.771 4.21 A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
0.77 3.69 Sailor Twain: Or: The Mermaid in the Hudson by Mark Siegel
0.759 4.39 Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
0.752 4.27 The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
0.752 4.26 Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
0.751 4.31 Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
0.75 3.77 The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin
0.746 4.14 Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
0.739 4.08 Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges
0.734 4.22 Liveship Traders Trilogy by Robin Hobb
0.727 4.43 Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman
0.726 3.99 Burma Chronicles by Guy Delisle
0.724 4.42 The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
0.718 3.96 The Sharing Knife (Beguilement / Legacy) by Lois McMaster Bujold
0.717 4.36 The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama by Joe Sacco
0.715 4.42 The Abhorsen Trilogy Box Set by Garth Nix
0.712 4.36 Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995 by Joe Sacco
0.709 4.08 The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media by Brooke Gladstone
0.706 4.5 The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel
0.704 4.48 Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman
0.703 4.6 The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.699 4.3 Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco
0.681 4.4 The Wee Free Men: The Beginning (Discworld: Wee Free Men / Hat Full of Sky) by Terry Pratchett
0.681 3.66 The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist by Frans de Waal
0.668 4.58 Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
0.652 4.64 Harry Potter (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
0.643 4.09 Journalism by Joe Sacco
0.639 4.18 The Initiates: A Comic Artist and a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs by Étienne Davodeau
0.636 4.58 Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" by Bill Watterson
0.634 4.2 The Fixer and Other Stories by Joe Sacco
0.619 4.62 Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat by Bill Watterson
0.59 4.69 The Sibley Guide to Birds by David Allen Sibley
0.59 4.01 Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes by Frans de Waal
0.572 4.67 The Days Are Just Packed by Bill Watterson
0.525 4.69 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set by Hayao Miyazaki