Controversial Books for RoyceRS

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
1.155 3.41 Everybody Smokes in Hell de John Ridley
1.136 3.56 Heart of Darkness de Joseph Conrad
1.128 3.94 The Ordeal of Change de Eric Hoffer
1.09 3.83 A Technique for Producing Ideas de James Webb Young
1.079 3.59 The Closing of the American Mind de Allan Bloom
1.078 3.75 The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-first Century de Thomas P. M. Barnett
1.073 3.05 Ransom de Jay McInerney
1.037 3.72 The Lost World of the Kalahari de Laurens van der Post
1.024 3.69 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century de Thomas L. Friedman
1.016 3.55 The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization de Thomas L. Friedman
1.013 4.01 Como Ler Livros: O Guia Clássico para a Leitura Inteligente de Mortimer J. Adler
1.01 4.18 Cem Anos de Solidão de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.007 3.96 The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy de William Strauss
1.006 3.86 The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (American Empire Project) de Andrew Bacevich
1.006 4.02 Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West de John Ralston Saul
1.004 4.06 The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done de Peter F. Drucker
1.003 4.11 Shadow & Claw: The First Half of The Book of the New Sun de Gene Wolfe
0.999 3.92 Euthyphro / Apology / Crito / Meno / Phaedo de Plato
0.993 3.55 Good News: A Novel (Plume) de Edward Abbey
0.991 3.66 The Once and Future Spy de Robert Littell
0.987 3.5 Greenmantle de John Buchan
0.986 3.83 Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare de Philip Short
0.985 4.01 A Guide for the Perplexed de E. F. Schumacher
0.981 3.93 The Starship and the Canoe de Kenneth Brower
0.973 3.89 The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One de David Kilcullen
0.968 3.72 The Prince de Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 3.84 A arte da guerra de Sun Tzu
0.96 3.96 Grammatical Man: Information, Entropy, Language and Life de Jeremy Campbell
0.96 3.63 True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society de Farhad Manjoo
0.952 3.55 Juggling for the Complete Klutz de John Cassidy
0.952 2.95 Does America Need a Foreign Policy? : Toward a Diplomacy for the 21st Century de Henry Kissinger
0.946 3.99 The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are de Alan Watts
0.943 3.42 Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World de Daniel McNeill
0.943 3.37 Our Kind of Traitor: A Novel de John Le Carré
0.938 3.92 On War de Carl von Clausewitz
0.934 4.05 Desert Notes/River Notes de Barry Lopez
0.933 3.76 How to Grow More Vegetables and Fruits (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine de John Jeavons
0.926 3.08 The Mediterranean Diet de Marissa Cloutier
0.925 4.2 Cryptonomicon de Neal Stephenson
0.92 3.95 The Mote in God's Eye de Larry Niven
0.92 3.81 Season of Migration to the North de Tayeb Salih
0.918 4.03 Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest de Mark J. Plotkin
0.918 3.53 What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy de Thomas Nagel
0.917 4.09 Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam de Frances FitzGerald
0.915 3.94 The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation de Matt Ridley
0.912 3.94 Laurel's Kitchen: A Handbook for Vegetarian Cookery and Nutrition de Laurel Robertson
0.907 3.74 Smilla's Sense of Snow de Peter Høeg
0.904 3.61 Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa de Dambisa Moyo
0.902 3.43 Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic de Bart Kosko
0.902 4.19 The Things They Carried de Tim O'Brien
0.901 4.01 Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process de Peter Elbow
0.901 3.73 Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary de Martin H. Manser
0.891 3.53 The 39 Steps de John Buchan
0.89 4 The Crossing de Cormac McCarthy
0.888 3.47 A Most Wanted Man de John Le Carré
0.886 3.72 See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism de Robert Baer
0.886 3.89 The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder de David Quammen
0.885 3.78 Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War de Barbara Ehrenreich
0.884 4.12 Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies de Jared Diamond
0.884 4.06 The Art of Worldly Wisdom de Baltasar Gracián
0.882 4.23 Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness de Edward Abbey
0.878 4.05 Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered de E. F. Schumacher
0.877 3.92 Race Matters de Cornel West
0.875 4.15 The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements de Eric Hoffer
0.874 4.14 The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas 1934-1952 de Dylan Thomas
0.873 4.13 On Writing Well de William Zinsser
0.869 4.06 The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else de Hernando de Soto
0.867 3.95 A History of Warfare de John Keegan
0.866 3.99 Writing Without Teachers de Peter Elbow
0.864 3.77 The Post-American World de Fareed Zakaria
0.86 3.84 No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days de Chris Baty
0.855 3.87 The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy de Raj Patel
0.855 3.92 How to Speak How to Listen de Mortimer J. Adler
0.854 3.8 American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century de Kevin Phillips
0.852 3.74 Learn Any Language de Barry Farber
0.841 3.9 Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind de David Quammen
0.84 3.67 Dead Lagoon de Michael Dibdin
0.833 3.67 Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam de John A. Nagl
0.831 3.76 The Pacific and Other Stories de Mark Helprin
0.83 3.61 Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India de Lawrence James
0.825 4.35 Sword & Citadel: The Second Half of The Book of the New Sun de Gene Wolfe
0.823 3.82 Berlin Game de Len Deighton
0.815 4.04 Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System de Raj Patel
0.813 3.6 Recipes for a Small Planet de Ellen Buchwald Ewald
0.81 3.8 A Delicate Truth de John le Carré
0.809 3.63 Blood Rain de Michael Dibdin
0.809 4.04 A City in Winter de Mark Helprin
0.804 3.93 In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz de Michela Wrong
0.802 3.95 The Rise and Fall of the British Empire de Lawrence James
0.799 4.3 The Killer Angels de Michael Shaara
0.797 3.84 Plain Tales from the Raj de Charles Allen
0.796 4.05 Another Day of Life de Ryszard Kapuściński
0.791 3.78 Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude de Robert Baer
0.791 3.63 Così Fan Tutti de Michael Dibdin
0.789 4.2 The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time de Jonathan Weiner
0.788 3.99 Cities of the Plain de Cormac McCarthy
0.787 4.24 The Complete Richard Hannay Stories (Wordsworth Classics) de John Buchan
0.786 4.43 The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction de David Quammen
0.785 3.97 Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe de Laurence Bergreen
0.783 4.19 Scum of the Earth de Arthur Koestler
0.78 3.58 The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima de Henry Scott Stokes
0.779 3.38 Crockery Cookery de Mable Hoffman
0.776 4.17 River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze de Peter Hessler
0.775 4.13 Selected Poems 1956–1968 de Leonard Cohen
0.775 3.94 When Money Dies de Adam Fergusson
0.768 4.16 Self-Editing for Fiction Writers de Renni Browne
0.767 4.05 Diet for a Small Planet de Frances Moore Lappé
0.765 3.47 India: From Midnight to the Millennium de Shashi Tharoor
0.743 3.69 Call for the Dead de John le Carré
0.712 3.76 A Long Finish de Michael Dibdin
0.703 4.6 The Hobbit / The Lord of the Rings de J. R. R. Tolkien
0.674 3.46 Seven Theories of Human Nature de Leslie Stevenson
0.663 3.62 Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China de Arthur Waley
0.604 3.67 Growth Fetish de Clive Hamilton
0.533 4.74 The complete Aubrey/Maturin novels de Patrick O'Brian