Controversial Books for RichardMcBride

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 Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.221 3.13 The Large, the Small and the Human Mind de Roger Penrose
1.213 3.56 O Alquimista de Paulo Coelho
1.185 2.62 The Physics of Immortality: Modern Cosmology, God and the Resurrection of the Dead de Frank J. Tipler
1.095 3.3 The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature de Daniel J. Levitin
1.085 3.88 The Fractal Geometry of Nature de Benoit B. Mandelbrot
1.069 3.75 The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History de Howard Bloom
1.056 3.85 The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory de David J. Chalmers
1.036 3.88 The God of Small Things de Arundhati Roy
1.011 3.55 This Book Will Save Your Life de A. M. Homes
1 3.56 The End of Time : The Next Revolution in Physics de Julian Barbour
0.994 3.89 Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey de Roger Scruton
0.99 3.67 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics de Roger Penrose
0.986 3.95 The God Delusion de Richard Dawkins
0.975 3.9 Sperm Wars: Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Other Bedroom Battles de Robin Baker
0.975 3.58 The Riddle of the Sands de Erskine Childers
0.974 3.73 Weapons of Choice de John Birmingham
0.966 3.52 Chance and Chaos de David Ruelle
0.964 3.85 Leonardo da Vinci: Flights of the Mind de Charles Nicholl
0.96 3.73 Tomorrow: A Novel de Damian Dibben
0.959 3.87 Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge de Edward O. Wilson
0.95 3.52 Anil’s Ghost de Michael Ondaatje
0.943 3.04 In Search of Deep Time: Beyond the Fossil Record to a New History of Life de Henry Gee
0.943 3.37 Our Kind of Traitor: A Novel de John Le Carré
0.941 3.78 The Meaning of Liff de Douglas Adams
0.941 3.94 The Salt Path de Raynor Winn
0.938 3.43 Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences (Vintage) de Edward Tenner
0.938 3.74 The Deeper Meaning of Liff de Douglas Adams
0.937 3.61 The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology de Simon Winchester
0.908 3.6 The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn de Colin Dexter
0.908 3.66 Enigma: The Battle for the Code de Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
0.901 3.75 The Curious Life of Robert Hooke: The Man Who Measured London de Lisa Jardine
0.896 3.7 The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life de Alex Bellos
0.895 3.78 Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds de Daniel C. Dennett
0.892 4.25 Masters of Deception: Escher, Dalí & the Artists of Optical Illusion de Al Seckel
0.892 3.68 The Daughters of Cain de Colin Dexter
0.89 3.9 So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish de Douglas Adams
0.885 3.82 The Wench is Dead de Colin Dexter
0.884 4.12 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies de Jared Diamond
0.881 3.97 Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension de Michio Kaku
0.878 4.07 Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life de Daniel C. Dennett
0.873 3.55 The Jewel That Was Ours de Colin Dexter
0.872 4.21 The strange death of Europe : Immigration, identity, Islam de Douglas Murray
0.872 3.99 Contact de Carl Sagan
0.87 3.57 The Emperor's Codes: The Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers de Michael Smith
0.869 3.94 Parallel Worlds : A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos de Michio Kaku
0.869 3.9 Chaos: Making a New Science de James Gleick
0.868 3.31 The Paperchase de Marcel Theroux
0.867 3.56 Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space de Janna Levin
0.866 3.92 Uma Breve Historia do Tempo de Stephen Hawking
0.862 3.67 The Secret of Annexe 3 de Colin Dexter
0.859 4.07 Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945 de Leo Marks
0.858 3.65 The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World de Niall Ferguson
0.851 3.73 Death Is Now My Neighbour de Colin Dexter
0.848 3.65 Last Seen Wearing de Colin Dexter
0.847 3.59 Last Bus to Woodstock de Colin Dexter
0.846 3.87 The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty de Caroline Alexander
0.844 3.98 When the Rivers Run Dry: Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century de Fred Pearce
0.844 3.62 Einstein: A Life de Denis Brian
0.843 3.67 The Riddle of the Third Mile de Colin Dexter
0.838 3.76 The Dead of Jericho de Colin Dexter
0.837 3.89 Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America de Robert Hughes
0.834 4.27 The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark de Carl Sagan
0.834 3.92 The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal de Jared M. Diamond
0.834 3.82 The Discovery of the Titanic de Robert D. Ballard
0.833 3.41 Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul de Francis Crick
0.831 3.83 Agent Running in the Field de John le Carré
0.831 4.18 A Short History of Nearly Everything de Bill Bryson
0.831 3.76 Service of All the Dead de Colin Dexter
0.828 3.8 The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary de Simon Winchester
0.824 3.63 Final Impact de John Birmingham
0.824 3.92 The Remorseful Day de Colin Dexter
0.824 3.73 Shadows of the Mind de Roger Penrose
0.822 3.83 Designated Targets de John Birmingham
0.814 3.48 Extraordinary Engines: The Definitive Steampunk Anthology de Nick Gevers
0.813 3.8 The Way Through the Woods de Colin Dexter
0.811 3.76 Império de Niall Ferguson
0.801 3.9 Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin de Stephen Jay Gould
0.801 3.98 The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory de Brian Greene
0.8 3.93 The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics de Timothy Ferris
0.794 4.19 The Bounty Trilogy de Charles Nordhoff
0.791 3.86 Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story that Changed the Course of World War II de Ben Macintyre
0.79 3.94 The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty de Sebastian Barry
0.79 4.08 The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality de Brian Greene
0.787 4.03 The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature de Matt Ridley
0.785 4.33 Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 de Tony Judt
0.778 4.12 Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe de Dennis Overbye
0.77 4.04 Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman de James Gleick
0.769 4 The Life of the Cosmos de Lee Smolin
0.769 3.58 The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer de Doron Swade
0.767 4.25 Black Holes and Time Warps : Einstein's Outrageous Legacy de Kip S. Thorne
0.753 3.78 Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos de Ian Stewart
0.75 3.61 Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering de Henry Petroski
0.749 3.7 Swiss watching de Diccon Bewes
0.747 4.02 A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes de Adam Rutherford
0.747 3.94 Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure de Artemis Cooper
0.732 4.13 This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor de Adam Kay
0.73 4.41 The Original Hitchhiker Radio Scripts de Douglas Adams
0.728 3.69 Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park de Michael Smith
0.727 4.24 The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 de Margaret MacMillan
0.726 3.74 Wrinkles in Time de George Smoot
0.722 3.66 Superforce: The Search for a Grand Unified Theory of Nature de Paul Davies
0.712 3.85 Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind de Annaka Harris
0.673 4.26 First Light: The Search for the Edge of the Universe de Richard Preston
0.669 3.94 The Eudaemonic Pie de Thomas A. Bass
0.653 3.76 The New Cold War: Putin's Russia and the Threat to the West de Edward Lucas
0.644 4.5 The Chambers Dictionary de Editors of Chambers
0.641 4.38 Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel de Carl Safina
0.606 4.16 The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos de Patrick Leigh Fermor
0.414 4.82 Cosmos de Giles Sparrow