Controversial Books for williamprescott

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
1.301 3.72 Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
1.282 3.33 Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump
1.27 2.63 Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung by Mao Tse-Tung
1.207 3.51 Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
1.203 3.95 Statecraft: Strategies for a Changing World by Margaret Thatcher
1.193 3.46 The Third Man: Life at the Heart of New Labour by Peter Mandelson
1.172 3.65 Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke
1.146 3.38 A Journey: My Political Life by Tony Blair
1.139 3.6 The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes
1.137 3.73 Industry and Empire: From 1750 to the Present Day by E. J. Hobsbawm
1.124 3.26 A Thousand Pieces of Gold: Growing Up Through China's Proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah
1.119 3.98 The Penguin Atlas of Modern History : to 1815 by Colin McEvedy
1.118 3.71 Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Primer by Henry Sweet
1.096 3.5 Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter Who Became a Tyrant by Heidi Holland
1.095 3.66 The Athenian Constitution by Aristotle
1.079 3.79 The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain by Paul Preston
1.061 3.5 Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler
1.061 3.8 A Religious History of the American People by Sydney E. Ahlstrom
1.06 3.95 City of God by Saint Augustine
1.059 3.27 How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson
1.051 3.63 The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949 by Keith Jeffery
1.048 3.52 The World We're in by Will Hutton
1.046 3.82 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by William Shawcross
1.045 3.83 The Birth of the Modern: World Society 1815-1830 by Paul Johnson
1.043 3.42 Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwell
1.042 3.48 The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama
1.035 3.57 The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
1.034 3.5 The Justice Game by Geoffrey Robertson
1.031 3.79 White House Diary by Jimmy Carter
1.029 3.91 Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English by Eric Partridge
1.029 3.18 Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World by Mikhail S. Gorbachev
1.024 3.69 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman
1.021 3.75 Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang
1.019 3.87 A History of the American People by Paul Johnson
1.012 3.92 White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
1.008 3.89 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
1.005 3.86 The Red and the Black by Stendhal
1.005 4.02 The History of England from the Accession of James II [complete set] by Thomas Babington Macaulay
1.003 3.64 Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
1.001 3.86 The Republic by Plato
0.999 3.85 The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt
0.996 3.93 Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernières
0.996 3.97 An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi
0.995 3.78 The Story of My Life by Giacomo Girolamo Casanova
0.99 3.85 Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall
0.986 3.52 A Short History of the World by Geoffrey Blainey
0.986 3.94 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
0.986 3.83 Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare by Philip Short
0.985 3.77 Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu
0.984 3.7 The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 by Evan Thomas
0.984 4.06 Holding the Man by Timothy Conigrave
0.982 3.77 Testament of Experience by Vera Brittain
0.981 3.68 From Emperor to Citizen by Puyi
0.98 3.63 Decision Points by George W. Bush
0.979 3.97 Henry V by William Shakespeare
0.976 3.65 The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 by Christopher Hill
0.975 4.1 The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents: The Definitive Edition by F. A. Hayek
0.974 3.67 Melbourne by David Cecil
0.973 4.06 Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman
0.968 3.72 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.965 3.76 The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery by Viscount Bernard Law Montgomery Montgomery of Alam
0.965 4.21 The Macquarie dictionary by Arthur Delbridge
0.963 3.95 An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
0.963 3.98 A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
0.962 4.09 The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
0.961 3.58 Testament of Friendship by Vera Brittain
0.961 3.9 The Aeneid by Virgil
0.96 3.98 The Tragedy of Richard the Third by William Shakespeare
0.959 3.5 Europe Since Napoleon by David Thomson
0.956 3.45 Khrushchev Remembers by Nikita Khrushchev
0.956 4.02 Culture and Imperialism by Edward W. Said
0.954 3.82 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay
0.953 4.09 The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam Tooze
0.953 3.81 Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
0.953 3.68 Agricola and Germania by P. Cornelius Tacitus
0.952 3.69 Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley by Alison Weir
0.95 4.15 A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by H. W. Fowler
0.947 4.15 Gewalt Selbstschutz gegen Schläger by Steven Pinker
0.938 3.99 A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
0.936 3.89 The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939 by A. J. P. Taylor
0.935 4.03 The Condition of the Working Class in England by Friedrich Engels
0.935 3.73 Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
0.933 3.73 Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
0.93 4.05 The Struggle for Mastery in Europe: 1848-1918 by Alan J. P. Taylor
0.929 3.83 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
0.929 4.03 All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class by Tim Shipman
0.926 3.29 East and West by Chris Patten
0.926 4.09 The Shorter Pepys by Samuel Pepys
0.925 3.55 Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age by André Maurois
0.923 3.7 Comrades!: A History of World Communism by Robert Service
0.922 3.95 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.922 3.64 Five Days in London: May 1940 by John Lukacs
0.922 3.78 The Assault on Reason by Al Gore
0.92 4.23 A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
0.919 4.15 Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
0.919 3.83 From Third World to First: The Singapore Story 1965-2000 by Lee Kuan Yew
0.919 3.5 Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy by John Julius Norwich
0.918 3.92 The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good? by Michael J. Sandel
0.917 3.78 Hitler's Table Talk, 1941-1944: His Private Conversations by Adolf Hitler
0.917 4.07 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
0.916 3.21 Sybil, or The Two Nations by Benjamin Disraeli
0.914 4.03 Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Volume 1 by Simon Schama
0.912 3.74 A History of Russia by Nicholas V. Riasanovsky
0.912 4.13 The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth by William Wordsworth
0.909 4.19 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
0.908 3.53 Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles
0.907 3.62 The Polish Way: A Thousand-Year History of the Poles and Their Culture by Adam Zamoyski
0.907 4.18 Bleak House by Charles Dickens
0.906 4.03 Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence
0.904 3.31 Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang by Zhao Ziyang
0.904 4.06 Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Elizabeth Knowles
0.904 3.58 White House Years by Henry A. Kissinger
0.903 3.71 The Thirty Years' War by Geoffrey Parker
0.903 4.07 Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger
0.902 3.86 The Noël Coward Diaries by Noël Coward
0.901 4.04 Democracy in America; and Two essays on America by Alexis de Tocqueville
0.899 3.8 August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
0.899 4.13 The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (Volume One, Parts I-II) by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
0.899 3.67 Chambers Dictionary of World History by Bruce Lenman
0.898 3.96 Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee
0.898 4.01 Antigone / Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
0.898 3.84 Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism by Fredric Jameson
0.897 3.65 Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed by Elizabeth Longford
0.896 3.65 Known and Unknown: A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld
0.895 3.75 The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian by Robin Lane Fox
0.894 3.72 Free Will by Sam Harris
0.891 4 Hitler: A Study in Tyranny {revised edition} by Alan Bullock
0.891 4.15 Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: Paul Keating PM by Don Watson
0.888 4.09 The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith
0.886 4.13 Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
0.885 3.83 The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
0.884 4.11 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
0.884 3.54 A Short History of the Twentieth Century by Geoffrey Blainey
0.882 3.97 The Last Days of Socrates by Plato
0.879 3.9 The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
0.879 3.76 Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix
0.876 3.67 The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew by Kuan Yew Lee
0.875 3.99 Europe: A History by Norman Davies
0.875 3.39 The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order by Parag Khanna
0.874 3.72 SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt
0.872 3.93 The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers by Robert L. Heilbroner
0.872 3.8 The Social Contract and Discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
0.872 3.92 Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens
0.872 3.92 Chambers Biographical Dictionary by Magnus Magnusson
0.872 3.8 Christopher and His Kind by Christopher Isherwood
0.871 4.08 Augustus: First Emperor of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy
0.87 3.86 Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
0.869 3.92 The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar
0.867 3.86 The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England by Antonia Fraser
0.867 3.84 Finest Hour by Phil Craig
0.866 4.02 The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy by David Cannadine
0.865 3.72 Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber
0.865 3.83 The Long Week-End: A Social History of Great Britain 1918-1939 by Robert Graves
0.864 4.09 The End of the Party: The Rise and Fall of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley
0.864 3.63 Eamon De Valera: The Man Who Was Ireland by Tim Pat Coogan
0.863 3.84 Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe by Norman Davies
0.863 3.9 A History of Britain: At the Edge of the World? 3000 B.C. - 1603 A.D by Simon Schama
0.862 3.81 An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England by Peter Hunter Blair
0.858 3.54 This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M. Reinhart
0.856 3.86 The Oxford History of the French Revolution by William Doyle
0.855 3.84 Pagans and Christians by Robin Lane Fox
0.855 3.74 The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs by Madeleine K. Albright
0.855 3.99 Empires and Barbarians: The Fall of Rome and the Birth of Europe by Peter Heather
0.855 3.94 The Annals of Tacitus by P. Cornelius Tacitus
0.852 3.59 Mussolini's Italy: Life Under the Fascist Dictatorship, 1915-1945 by R. J. B. Bosworth
0.85 3.74 A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani
0.85 3.9 The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 by Antony Beevor
0.849 4.18 Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca the Younger
0.848 3.98 Chronicle of Youth: War Diary, 1913-17 by Vera Brittain
0.847 3.76 Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie
0.847 4.04 A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
0.845 4.08 Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
0.844 3.98 A History of Britain: The Wars of the British 1603-1776 by Simon Schama
0.842 4.11 The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat by Ryszard Kapuściński
0.835 3.65 Who Runs This Place?: The Anatomy of Britain in the 21st Century by Anthony Sampson
0.834 3.93 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
0.834 3.96 Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared M. Diamond
0.834 3.99 The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
0.83 3.57 Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India by Lawrence James
0.83 3.59 The Great Wall: China Against the World, 1000 BC - AD 2000 by Julia Lovell
0.829 3.88 God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan by Jonathan D. Spence
0.828 3.56 Infidels: A History of the Conflict Between Christendom and Islam by Andrew Wheatcroft
0.828 3.68 Churchill by Sebastian Haffner
0.826 4.16 American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan Taylor
0.826 4.08 The twenty years' crisis 1919-1939 by Edward Hallett Carr
0.825 3.91 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Other Writings by Benjamin Franklin
0.824 3.97 The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt by Ian Shaw
0.824 4.08 Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum
0.824 3.84 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by G. N. Garmonsway
0.824 4.36 The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English by H. W. Fowler
0.823 4.07 The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm
0.823 3.6 The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher
0.822 4.13 The Histories by Herodotus
0.821 3.69 Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World by Tom Wright
0.821 3.64 Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy by Simon Blackburn
0.821 3.82 The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5 by Christopher Andrew
0.821 3.97 Madam Secretary: A Memoir by Madeleine K. Albright
0.819 3.71 Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
0.817 4.29 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
0.816 4.17 The New Fowler's Modern English Usage by R. W. Burchfield
0.816 4.32 The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
0.814 3.54 Machiavelli : a very short introduction by Quentin Skinner
0.813 4.26 The First Day on the Somme by Martin Middlebrook
0.811 3.77 Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson
0.81 3.99 Economics: The User's Guide by Ha-Joon Chang
0.809 4.01 Portrait of a Marriage: Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson by Nigel Nicolson
0.808 3.94 The Struggle for Mastery: The Penguin History of Britain, 1066-1284 by David Carpenter
0.807 4.34 Their Finest Hour by Winston S. Churchill
0.807 3.96 The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates by Ralph Ketcham
0.804 4.14 The Making of the English Working Class by E. P. Thompson
0.803 3.98 The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
0.802 3.94 The Rise and Fall of the British Empire by Lawrence James
0.802 4.15 The First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
0.801 3.82 The Makers of Rome: Nine Lives (Penguin Classics) by Plutarch
0.799 3.48 The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918 : A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary by A. J. P. Taylor
0.796 3.82 Captain James Cook by Richard Hough
0.796 4.11 Reformation : Europe's house divided : 1490-1700 by Diarmaid MacCulloch
0.795 3.95 The Trial of Charles I by C. V. Wedgwood
0.795 4.23 The Grand Alliance by Winston S. Churchill
0.794 4.09 The Fatal Impact by Alan Moorehead
0.794 4.26 Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy
0.794 4.09 Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy by Francis Fukuyama
0.794 3.35 A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918 by Robert A. Kann
0.794 4.18 The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold by Geoffrey Robertson
0.793 4.11 Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.791 3.71 God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World by Cullen Murphy
0.789 3.58 Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power by Robert Dallek
0.789 4.25 The London Encyclopedia by Ben Weinreb
0.789 4.27 The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass
0.788 3.59 Twentieth Century: The History of the World, 1901 to 2000 by J. M. Roberts
0.787 4.12 The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas
0.786 3.98 The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848 by Eric Hobsbawm
0.786 4.24 Gallipoli by Les Carlyon
0.785 4.34 Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt
0.785 4.16 The Scramble for Africa: 1876–1912 by Thomas Pakenham
0.783 4.21 Scum of the Earth by Arthur Koestler
0.782 4.28 Hitler: 1889-1936: Hubris by Ian Kershaw
0.782 3.68 The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History by Don Oberdorfer
0.781 3.7 The Third Man and The Fallen Idol by Graham Greene
0.78 4.08 Germany 1945: From War to Peace by Richard Bessel
0.779 4.16 My Life by Golda Meir
0.778 3.28 The State We're in: Why Britain Is in Crisis and How to Overcome It by Will Hutton
0.776 4.09 The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution by Christopher Hill
0.775 4.25 The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity by Douglas Murray
0.775 3.71 Foucault: A Very Short Introduction by Gary Gutting
0.771 3.95 Diaries by Alan Clark
0.771 4.32 John Adams by David McCullough
0.77 4.12 Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945 by Max Hastings
0.769 4.31 The Gathering Storm by Winston S. Churchill
0.769 3.81 Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England by Thomas Penn
0.767 4.18 Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
0.766 3.07 The Lucky Country by Donald Horne
0.764 3.53 The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade by Joseph E. Stiglitz
0.764 4.11 Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower
0.763 4.23 Caesar : Life of a Colossus by Adrian Goldsworthy
0.763 4.27 The Hinge of Fate by Winston S. Churchill
0.762 4.24 Moscow 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March by Adam Zamoyski
0.761 4.04 A History of Britain: The Fate of Empire by Simon Schama
0.761 4.04 The Balkans: Nationalism, War and the Great Powers, 1804-1999 by Misha Glenny
0.76 4.24 Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 by William L. Shirer
0.758 3.98 Vita: The Life of V. Sackville-West by Victoria Glendinning
0.758 4.09 Austerity Britain: 1945-51 by David Kynaston
0.757 4.05 Fall Out: A Year of Political Mayhem by Tim Shipman
0.756 4.28 Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
0.753 4 An Introduction to Political Philosophy by Jonathan Wolff
0.751 3.91 Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 by Frank Dikötter
0.75 3.76 The Last Emperor by Edward Behr
0.747 3.84 The First World War by John Keegan
0.747 3.57 Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction by David Miller
0.746 4.24 A Fortunate Life by A. B. Facey
0.745 4.25 The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
0.743 3.93 Stalin: A Biography by Robert Service
0.742 4.02 The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997 by Piers Brendon
0.742 4.03 The End: Germany, 1944-45 by Ian Kershaw
0.741 4.07 The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English Nation by Ian Mortimer
0.739 3.73 The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President by Taylor Branch
0.738 4.11 The Fall of Berlin 1945 by Antony Beevor
0.736 4.32 My Early Life: 1874-1904 by Winston S. Churchill
0.734 3.79 In Defense of History by Richard J. Evans
0.732 4.32 Hitler: 1936-1945: Nemesis by Ian Kershaw
0.732 4.58 The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro
0.732 3.9 The Fall of the Roman Republic: Six Lives by Plutarch
0.729 3.9 The Night Lives On: The Untold Stories & Secrets Behind the Sinking of the Unsinkable Ship-Titanic by Walter Lord
0.728 4.2 Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years by Diarmaid MacCulloch
0.728 4.45 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
0.727 4.22 The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 by Margaret MacMillan
0.724 4.13 Family Britain: 1951-57 by David Kynaston
0.723 3.95 The Lion and the Unicorn: Gladstone vs. Disraeli by Richard Aldous
0.72 3.68 The Path to Power by Margaret Thatcher
0.72 3.6 The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia by Richard Overy
0.719 4.16 Wilson by A. Scott Berg
0.718 3.9 Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-2000 by Peter Clarke
0.717 4.26 The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
0.716 3.76 The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord
0.713 3.97 From the Gracchi to Nero by H. H. Scullard
0.713 4.08 The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Barbarians by Peter Heather
0.713 4.2 Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
0.711 4.11 Revolutionary Russia: 1891-1991 by Orlando Figes
0.71 4.26 The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia by Orlando Figes
0.706 4.25 The Search for Modern China by Jonathan D. Spence
0.705 4.05 Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947 by Christopher Clark
0.703 4.3 Closing the Ring by Winston S. Churchill
0.7 4.35 Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power and Helped Save England by Lynne Olson
0.7 4.24 A History of Venice by John Julius Norwich
0.699 4.13 The Greco-Persian Wars by Peter Green
0.697 4.59 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
0.695 3.69 The buried book : the loss and rediscovery of the great Epic of Gilgamesh by David Damrosch
0.692 4.09 Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee--A Look Inside North Korea by Jang Jin-sung
0.691 4.12 The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken by The Secret Barrister
0.69 3.98 Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V. Banerjee
0.687 3.89 The Making of Modern Japan by Marius B. Jansen
0.685 4.08 White Heat: A History of Britain in the Swinging Sixties by Dominic Sandbrook
0.682 4.13 Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch
0.677 3.48 The Romans by R. H. Barrow
0.676 4.3 King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild
0.671 3.98 Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice by Geoffrey Robertson
0.67 3.75 The Longman history of the United States of America by Hugh Brogan
0.67 4.02 The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front 1915-1919 by Mark Thompson
0.666 4.05 Servants of the People: The Inside Story of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley
0.66 4.32 How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr
0.643 4.09 Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles by Dominic Sandbrook
0.642 4.2 Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court by Jeff Shesol
0.634 3.85 La Vie En Bleu: France and the French Since 1900 by Rod Kedward
0.632 4.07 The real North Korea by Andrei Lankov
0.63 3.93 Two Cheers for Democracy by E. M. Forster
0.628 4.13 Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
0.624 4.15 Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 by Dominic Sandbrook
0.622 4.25 The Fate of Africa by Martin Meredith
0.62 3.67 A history of South Africa by Leonard Thompson
0.619 3.89 The Making of Modern Britain: From Queen Victoria to V.E. Day by Andrew Marr
0.597 3.8 Great Contemporaries by Winston S. Churchill
0.593 4.33 Trial by Fire by Jonathan Sumption
0.57 4.48 On the Origin of Species / The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
0.552 4.59 The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-1945 by Victor Klemperer
0.526 3.66 The Penguin History of Latin America by Edwin Williamson
0.522 4 Aztecs: An Interpretation by Inga Clendinnen
0.497 4.41 Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands by Charles Moore
0.452 4.14 Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 by Rana Mitter