Controversial Books for TransitionsVassar

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
1.249 3.2 Life: The Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality de Neal Gabler
1.156 3.44 Fallen de Lauren Kate
1.144 3.44 Understanding Global Conflict and Cooperation: An Introduction to Theory and History de Joseph S. Nye
1.1 3.61 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 2 Books Bundle Collection de J. K. Rowling
1.095 3.71 The Athenian Constitution de Aristotle
1.095 3.7 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man de James Joyce
1.093 3.66 Psychology de David G. Myers
1.09 4.14 Capital, Vol. 1: A Critique of Political Economy de Karl Marx
1.082 3.78 Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time de Greg Mortenson
1.082 3.75 Principles of Economics de N. Gregory Mankiw
1.08 3.9 Wuthering Heights de Emily Brontë
1.067 3.83 Theory of Religion de Georges Bataille
1.066 3.65 StrengthsFinder 2.0 de Tom Rath
1.064 3.89 Walden ; and, Civil Disobedience de Henry David Thoreau
1.059 3.87 The Book of Jonas de Stephen Dau
1.057 3.81 Principles of Biochemistry de David L. Nelson
1.05 3.65 O Falador de Mario Vargas Llosa
1.044 3.56 Spring Awakening de Frank Wedekind
1.043 3.75 Essential Cell Biology de Bruce Alberts
1.043 3.68 Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language de Eva Hoffman
1.041 3.57 The Official Guide to the Smithsonian de Smithsonian
1.037 3.64 The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today de Rob Dunn
1.037 3.76 The Satanic Verses de Salman Rushdie
1.032 3.56 The Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1.03 3.47 Hay Fever: A Play in Three Acts de Noël Coward
1.028 3.54 News from Nowhere de William Morris
1.027 4 All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life de Winona LaDuke
1.027 3.7 A Small Place de Jamaica Kincaid
1.027 3.95 The Mezzanine de Nicholson Baker
1.026 3.96 Contemporary Abstract Algebra de Joseph A. Gallian
1.007 3.82 The Marx-Engels Reader de Karl Marx
1.004 3.85 A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations de Kate L. Turabian
1.003 4.11 Consequence: A Memoir de Eric Fair
0.995 3.89 The Craft of Research de Wayne C. Booth
0.992 3.67 Phaedrus de Plato
0.992 4.05 Midnight's Children de Salman Rushdie
0.987 4.06 Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza de Gloria Anzaldúa
0.983 3.88 The Member of the Wedding de Carson McCullers
0.979 3.79 The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics [compilation] de Alan Aldridge
0.979 3.8 The Mapmakers: Revised Edition de John Noble Wilford
0.978 3.36 Linear Algebra and Its Applications de David C. Lay
0.977 3.84 The School and Society and The Child and the Curriculum (Centennial Publications of The University of Chicago Press) de John Dewey
0.973 4.13 Pedagogy of the Oppressed de Paulo Freire
0.972 3.76 Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions de Edwin A. Abbott
0.971 3.83 I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You de Ally Carter
0.968 4.17 The Elements of Style de William Jr. Strunk
0.961 3.9 The Aeneid de Virgil
0.959 3.89 Paper Towns de John Green
0.959 3.46 A Tempest de Aimé Césaire
0.958 3.92 The Tempest de William Shakespeare
0.958 3.68 The Satyricon de Petronius Arbiter
0.957 3.7 The Reader de Bernhard Schlink
0.956 3.66 Make Me a Woman de Vanessa Davis
0.956 3.93 Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl de Harriet A. Jacobs
0.955 4.19 Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide de Andrea Smith
0.955 3.68 Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier de Edward L. Glaeser
0.953 3.69 Agricola and Germania de P. Cornelius Tacitus
0.95 3.45 A Short Guide to Writing about Film de Timothy Corrigan
0.95 3.72 No Logo de Naomi Klein
0.949 3.73 Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America de Barbara Ehrenreich
0.942 4 God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time de Desmond Tutu
0.94 3.98 Black Boy de Richard Wright
0.936 4.15 Ana Karênina de Leo Tolstoy
0.934 3.74 Why Choose This Book?: How We Make Decisions de Read Montague
0.934 3.95 The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction de Michel Foucault
0.932 4 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave de Frederick Douglass
0.932 3.82 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism de Max Weber
0.931 4 Secrets in the Shadows (Bluford High Series #3) de Anne E. Schraff
0.931 3.71 Gulliver's Travels de Jonathan Swift
0.931 3.95 The Concept of Law de H. L. A. Hart
0.929 3.78 The Book of the City of Ladies de Christine de Pizan
0.929 4.08 Red Star Over China: The Classic Account of the Birth of Chinese Communism de Edgar Snow
0.927 3.7 Corregidora de Gayl Jones
0.925 3.62 The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life de Richard Florida
0.921 3.93 On Liberty de John Stuart Mill
0.921 4.2 The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War de Andrew Bacevich
0.92 3.4 The Greek Alexander Romance de Ps-Callisthenes
0.92 3.61 Le Banquet ; Phèdre de Plato
0.92 3.81 Season of Migration to the North de Tayeb Salih
0.919 3.91 Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism de Daniel Pinchbeck
0.918 4.07 A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 de Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
0.918 3.7 Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children de Ransom Riggs
0.917 3.62 No-No Boy de John Okada
0.912 3.84 In an Antique Land de Amitav Ghosh
0.91 3.88 Three Guineas de Virginia Woolf
0.91 4.25 Crime e Castigo de Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.91 4 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings de Maya Angelou
0.909 3.88 The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories de Daniel Halpern
0.908 4.27 War and Peace de Leo Tolstoy
0.906 3.98 Twelfth Night de William Shakespeare
0.906 3.94 The Halo Effect: ... and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers de Phil Rosenzweig
0.904 3.92 Nervous Conditions de Tsitsi Dangarembga
0.904 3.99 The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories de Leo Tolstoy
0.904 3.92 M. Butterfly. de David Henry Hwang
0.899 3.79 Where I Was From de Joan Didion
0.895 3.81 Psychopathia Sexualis de Richard von Krafft-Ebing
0.895 3.99 The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides de Aeschylus
0.895 3.64 Fobbit de David Abrams
0.888 3.33 The Two Gentlemen Of Verona de William Shakespeare
0.888 4.06 American Splendor and More American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar de Harvey Pekar
0.887 3.35 Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands de Mary Seacole
0.886 4.05 The Lost Books of The Odyssey de Zachary Mason
0.885 4.12 A Room of One's Own de Virginia Woolf
0.884 3.83 The Prisoner's Wife: A Memoir de Asha Bandele
0.883 3.73 Film History: An Introduction de Kristin Thompson
0.882 3.94 3 Plays: Alcestis / Bacchae / Medea de Euripides
0.882 4.14 Fangirl de Rainbow Rowell
0.88 4 Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion de David Hume
0.88 4.2 The Kite Runner de Khaled Hosseini
0.879 3.98 Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo de Mary Douglas
0.878 4.39 Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: The Beauty Supply District de Ben Katchor
0.878 3.71 Globalization and Its Discontents de Joseph E. Stiglitz
0.876 4.08 The Leopard de Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
0.876 4.09 Father and Son: A Study of Two Temperaments de Edmund Gosse
0.875 3.76 The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 de Paul Krugman
0.873 4.07 Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class de Jacob S. Hacker
0.871 3.95 Planet of Slums de Mike Davis
0.871 4.14 Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach de Stuart J. Russell
0.871 3.75 Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs de Ellen Galinsky
0.865 4.15 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life de Anne Lamott
0.858 3.97 Caucasia de Danzy Senna
0.857 3.9 Aimée & Jaguar de Erica Fischer
0.855 3.59 White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America de Nancy Isenberg
0.853 4.38 Guantánamo Diary de Mohamedou Ould Slahi
0.853 4.35 Developmental Biology de Scott F. Gilbert
0.852 4.37 Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic de Hans Wehr
0.851 4.04 On Intelligence de Jeff Hawkins
0.85 3.55 One World: the Ethics of Globalization de Peter Singer
0.849 3.88 How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines de Thomas C. Foster
0.847 3.87 The Lais of Marie de France de de France Marie
0.844 4.15 The House of Mirth [Norton Critical Edition] de Edith Wharton
0.84 3.74 Native Speaker de Chang-Rae Lee
0.839 3.98 Coming of Age in Mississippi de Anne Moody
0.837 3.93 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation de Joseph J. Ellis
0.837 3.95 Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China de Philip P. Pan
0.836 4.11 Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness de Bruce Rosenblum
0.836 4.24 The Accursed Share, Vol. 1: Consumption de Georges Bataille
0.836 3.43 Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers): A Puppet Play de Takeda Izumo
0.835 3.88 A First Course in Probability de Sheldon Ross
0.835 4.06 They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing de Gerald Graff
0.833 3.95 The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear de Seth Mnookin
0.833 4.18 Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic de Alison Bechdel
0.832 3.98 No Exit / Dirty Hands / The Flies / The Respectful Prostitute de Jean-Paul Sartre
0.832 3.24 Doing School: How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed-Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students de Denise Clark Pope
0.831 4 Down These Mean Streets de Piri Thomas
0.831 4.2 There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America de Alex Kotlowitz
0.828 3.71 From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant de Alex Gilvarry
0.827 4.27 The Autobiography of Malcolm X de Malcolm X
0.822 4.12 The Histories de Herodotus
0.822 3.96 Writing With Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing de John R. Trimble
0.821 3.87 4 Plays: Alcestis / Children of Heracles / Hippolytus / Medea de Euripides
0.821 3.56 Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City de Greg Grandin
0.82 4.09 The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II de Iris Chang
0.819 4.16 Notes of a Native Son {essays} de James Baldwin
0.816 3.56 Dogeaters de Jessica Hagedorn
0.812 4.18 Narrow Road to the Interior de Matsuo Bashō
0.812 3.96 God Dies By the Nile de Nawal El Saadawi
0.81 4 The Ethics of What We Eat de Peter Singer
0.81 3.41 Don't Cry, Tai Lake de Xiaolong Qiu
0.809 3.94 A People's History of the Supreme Court de Peter Irons
0.809 4.08 Pompeii: The Life of A Roman Town de Mary Beard
0.809 4.22 Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom de bell hooks
0.803 4.4 Elementary Latin Dictionary de Charlton T. Lewis
0.801 4.2 Kindred de Octavia E. Butler
0.801 4.01 Darwin: Norton Critical Edition de Philip Appleman
0.798 4.06 The Invention of Love de Tom Stoppard
0.796 3.76 Marx in Soho: A Play on History de Howard Zinn
0.796 4.18 Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood de Marjane Satrapi
0.796 4.11 Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography de Zora Neale Hurston
0.795 4.2 Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed de James C. Scott
0.793 4.19 The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America de Leo Marx
0.79 4.08 The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality de Brian Greene
0.785 3.97 Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century de Mark Mazower
0.784 4.01 Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues de Martin J. Blaser
0.783 3.89 Great Maps: The World's Masterpieces Explored and Explained de Jerry Brotton
0.779 3.71 Modern Romance: An Investigation de Aziz Ansari
0.777 3.99 Illness as Metaphor & AIDS and Its Metaphors de Susan Sontag
0.776 3.79 Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art de James Hall
0.775 4.28 Introduction to Algorithms de Thomas H. Cormen
0.768 3.65 Delizia!: The Epic History of the Italians and Their Food de John Dickie
0.767 4.3 The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol de Nikolai Gogol
0.767 4.04 Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope de Shirin Ebadi
0.766 4.11 In the Eye of the Sun de Ahdaf Soueif
0.763 4.39 Arcadia de Tom Stoppard
0.762 4.15 Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life de Annette Lareau
0.762 4.24 The control of nature de John McPhee
0.756 4.07 Persepolis II: The Story of a Return de Marjane Satrapi
0.75 3.76 The McDonaldization of Society de George Ritzer
0.739 4.42 Why We Can't Wait de Martin Luther King, Jr.
0.737 4.15 Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art de Michael Camille
0.735 4.36 Women, Race, and Class de Angela Y. Davis
0.733 4.21 Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis de Renato Rosaldo
0.733 4.44 The Heart Sutra de Red Pine
0.726 4.36 When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America de Ira Katznelson
0.722 4.02 $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America de Kathryn Edin
0.721 4.23 Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor de Paul Farmer
0.699 4.36 Genki 1: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese de Eri Banno
0.697 4.59 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare de William Shakespeare
0.696 3.77 Macroeconomics de N. Gregory Mankiw
0.691 4 The Portable Twentieth Century Russian Reader de Clarence Brown
0.69 4.26 The Complete Gospels : Annotated Scholars Version (Revised & expanded) de Robert J. Miller
0.69 4.09 Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance de Heldris de Cornuälle.
0.685 4.09 Tales of Henry James [Norton Critical Edition] de Henry James
0.676 4.3 King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa de Adam Hochschild
0.675 4.37 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood de Trevor Noah
0.675 4.08 Sherlock Holmes: Selected Stories de Arthur Conan Doyle
0.673 4.43 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness de Michelle Alexander
0.668 4.15 Havana Fever de Leonardo Padura
0.666 3.86 Transgender History (Seal Studies) de Susan Stryker
0.625 3.9 The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS de Helen Epstein
0.617 4.4 Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea de Barbara Demick
0.6 4.33 Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic de Chalmers Johnson
0.582 3.76 Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood de Jay MacLeod
0.484 4.04 The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable de Amitav Ghosh