Controversial Books for WesCosand

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
1.382 3.54 The Message: The New Testament in Contemporary Language de Eugene H. Peterson
1.279 3.37 The Living Bible de Kenneth Nathaniel Taylor
1.224 3.95 Elijah: A Man of Heroism and Humility de Charles R. Swindoll
1.213 3.42 Stories Behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas (Stories Behind Books) de Ace Collins
1.171 2.98 Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad de Jacqueline L. Tobin
1.169 3.62 The Gospel According to Mark: The English Text with Introduction, Exposition and Notes de William L. Lane
1.16 3.81 Moby Dick de Herman Melville
1.143 3.61 Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 de William Bradford
1.142 4 New Bible Dictionary de J. D. Douglas
1.088 3.98 Oxford Bible Atlas de Herbert G. May
1.086 3.71 Skippack School de Marguerite De Angeli
1.073 3.82 Painted Horses de Malcolm Brooks
1.065 3.63 Psalms 1-72 de Derek Kidner
1.065 3.84 The Epistle to the Romans de Karl Barth
1.065 3.98 The New English Bible With Apocrypha de Oxford University Ress (Publisher
1.061 3.71 A Religious History of the American People de Sydney E. Ahlstrom
1.057 3.52 The Road to Character de David Brooks
1.054 3.93 The Confessions of St. Augustine de Saint Augustine
1.052 3.95 The New Testament in Modern English de J. B. Phillips
1.05 3.56 Genesis and the Big Bang : The Discovery of Harmony Between Modern Science and the Bible de Gerald L. Schroeder
1.046 3.55 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe de George Dyson
1.042 3.6 The Essential Erasmus de Desiderius Erasmus
1.037 4.08 Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 1: Genesis 1-15 de Gordon J. Wenham
1.034 3.7 Murder in the Cathedral de T. S. Eliot
1.03 3.83 A Field Guide to Western Birds (Peterson Field Guides) de Roger Tory Peterson
1.021 3.67 Eerdmans' Handbook to the History of Christianity de Tim Dowley
1.018 3.54 The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience, Why Are Christians Living Just Like the Rest of the World? de Ronald J. Sider
1.012 3.81 The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America de Frances FitzGerald
1.008 3.93 A Tale of Two Cities de Charles Dickens
1.008 3.82 Coming Apart de Charles Murray
1.008 4 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament de John H. Walton
1.007 3.94 Housekeeping de Marilynne Robinson
1.003 3.69 Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible de David Alexander
1 3.78 Uncle Tom's Cabin de Harriet Beecher Stowe
0.997 3.99 Wolf Hall de Hilary Mantel
0.989 3.31 Bismarck: A Life de Jonathan Steinberg
0.988 3.9 As Aventuras de Huckleberry Finn de Mark Twain
0.979 3.63 Sex With Kings de Eleanor Herman
0.979 3.61 Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises de Timothy F. Geithner
0.978 3.64 A Complicated Kindness de Miriam Toews
0.965 4 The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays de Richard Hofstadter
0.958 3.71 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court de Mark Twain
0.949 3.77 Silas Marner de George Eliot
0.946 3.38 Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street de John Brooks
0.945 3.88 Growing Up de Russell Baker
0.943 3.91 The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies de Alan Taylor
0.94 3.9 A Woman of Independent Means de Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
0.94 3.77 Bone River de Megan Chance
0.934 4.04 The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament de Craig S. Keener
0.933 4.14 LIFE: Our Century in Pictures de Richard B. Stolley
0.93 3.73 The Gospel According to Peanuts de Robert L. Short
0.929 4.03 Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World de David Brion Davis
0.926 3.9 Great Plains de Ian Frazier
0.922 3.75 Heat and Light de Jennifer Haigh
0.918 3.88 The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good? de Michael J. Sandel
0.918 3.82 Treasure Island de Robert Louis Stevenson
0.917 4.06 The Space Trilogy de C. S. Lewis
0.916 3.94 A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada de Mark A. Noll
0.914 3.96 The Daughter of Time de Josephine Tey
0.913 3.43 Mesopotamia: The Invention of the City de Gwendolyn Leick
0.913 3.5 Letters from an American Farmer de J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur
0.912 3.85 Pygmalion de George Bernard Shaw
0.911 3.76 The Highest Tide de Jim Lynch
0.911 3.82 Red Sparrow de Jason Matthews
0.909 3.46 Octopus: Sam Israel, the Secret Market, and Wall Street's Wildest Con de Guy Lawson
0.908 3.51 The 4 Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality de Richard Panek
0.906 3.98 Galatians de F. F. Bruce
0.906 4.26 Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century de George Packer
0.906 2.76 Crossing Over: One Woman's Escape from Amish Life de Ruth Irene Garrett
0.903 4.21 The HarperCollins Study Bible de Wayne A. Meeks
0.903 3.8 Scoop de Evelyn Waugh
0.902 4.18 A Suitable Boy de Vikram Seth
0.902 3.64 History Of The Amish de Steven M. Nolt
0.898 3.89 The Early Church de Henry Chadwick
0.897 4.2 Sometimes a Great Notion de Ken Kesey
0.896 3.87 The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard de Elmore Leonard
0.893 3.88 The Message of Galatians (Bible Speaks Today) de John R. W. Stott
0.892 3.98 Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups de Richard J. Foster
0.891 4.19 Gettysburg: The Last Invasion de Allen C. Guelzo
0.886 3.61 The Night Manager de John le Carré
0.884 3.95 Anatomy of a Murder de Robert Traver
0.883 4 The Zondervan NIV Exhaustive Concordance de Edward W. Goodrick
0.883 3.82 The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution de Gregory Zuckerman
0.883 4.06 The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos de Michael Freeman
0.881 4.2 Tyndale's New Testament de William Tyndale
0.881 4.09 The Oxford Study Bible: Revised English Bible with Apocrypha de M. Jack Suggs
0.879 3.98 O Jerusalem! de Larry Collins
0.876 4.13 The Color Purple de Alice Walker
0.871 4.12 Anti-Intellectualism in American Life de Richard Hofstadter
0.871 4.29 National Geographic: The Photographs de Leah Bendavid-Val
0.87 4.41 Pride and Prejudice de Jane Austen
0.869 4.19 Sapiens: Uma Breve Historia da Humanidade de Yuval Noah Harari
0.867 3.9 The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames de Kai Bird
0.866 3.92 Uma Breve Historia do Tempo de Stephen Hawking
0.865 3.87 Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade de James Reston Jr.
0.861 3.79 Christ and Culture de H. Richard Niebuhr
0.858 4.21 The Family of Man de Edward Steichen
0.856 3.82 Dear Committee Members de Julie Schumacher
0.852 4.38 Os Irmãos Karamazóv de Fyodor Dostoevsky
0.851 4.04 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: London de Michael Leapman
0.85 3.73 A History of the Arab Peoples de Albert Hourani
0.85 3.83 Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America de Randall Balmer
0.848 3.9 Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past de David Reich
0.846 4.25 Never Call Retreat de Bruce Catton
0.846 3.92 Jerusalem: The Biography de Simon Sebag Montefiore
0.845 4.06 Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy de Donald B. Kraybill
0.841 3.73 Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations de Martin Goodman
0.839 3.5 The Theory that Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy de Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
0.838 3.98 The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today) de John R. W. Stott
0.836 4.13 American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America de Colin Woodard
0.835 3.65 Rosanna of the Amish de Joseph Warren Yoder
0.835 3.8 I am Hutterite de Mary-Ann Kirkby
0.835 4.11 The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind de Mark A. Noll
0.834 4.12 The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution de Walter Isaacson
0.834 4.12 The English and Their History de Robert Tombs
0.832 4.06 The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin de H. W. Brands
0.831 3.86 The Riddle of Amish Culture de Donald B. Kraybill
0.825 4.09 Benediction de Kent Haruf
0.824 3.77 The Verse by the Side of the Road de Frank Rowsome
0.823 3.51 Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? And Other Imponderables de David Feldman
0.822 3.83 Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved de Kate Bowler
0.821 4.36 Terrible Swift Sword de Bruce Catton
0.82 3.84 A History of Israel de John Bright
0.818 4.09 Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation de Bill Nye
0.815 4.08 Lab Girl de Hope Jahren
0.815 3.99 The Spy Who Came in From the Cold de John le Carré
0.814 3.36 James Madison de Garry Wills
0.811 4.39 East of Eden de John Steinbeck
0.811 4.44 Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents de Isabel Wilkerson
0.81 3.63 The Gospel According to St. Luke de Leon Morris
0.81 3.64 History of the Persian Empire de A. T. Olmstead
0.809 4.31 Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape de Galen A. Rowell
0.806 4.34 The Politics of Jesus de John Howard Yoder
0.804 4.01 Alex Haley's Queen: The Story of an American Family de Alex Haley
0.804 3.92 Bad Land: An American Romance de Jonathan Raban
0.803 3.68 An Available Man de Hilma Wolitzer
0.802 4.27 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee de Dee Brown
0.801 3.84 The Last Hurrah de Edwin O'Connor
0.8 4.12 Amish Society de John A. Hostetler
0.799 3.9 Wanderings: History of the Jews de Chaim Potok
0.799 4.3 The Killer Angels de Michael Shaara
0.798 3.83 The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon de Brad Stone
0.797 4.28 The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power de Daniel Yergin
0.797 4.66 The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (ESV) de Crossway Bibles
0.794 3.69 Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82 de Elizabeth A. Fenn
0.794 4.23 John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide de John Shaw
0.792 4.07 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt de Michael Lewis
0.791 3.83 The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth de Mark Mazzetti
0.788 4.19 Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art de John Szarkowski
0.785 3.93 Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West de Blaine Harden
0.785 4.38 The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior de David Allen Sibley
0.783 3.87 A History of the Christian Church de Williston Walker
0.782 4.13 Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East de Scott Anderson
0.778 4.28 The Guns of August de Barbara W. Tuchman
0.775 4.18 The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation de Jon Gertner
0.774 3.94 It's even worse than it looks de Thomas E. Mann
0.772 4.24 Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty de John M. Barry
0.771 4.32 John Adams de David McCullough
0.77 4.32 What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 de Daniel Walker Howe
0.77 4.05 Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World de Jack Weatherford
0.767 3.88 Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization de Paul Kriwaczek
0.765 4.45 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era de James M. McPherson
0.759 4.16 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex de Nathaniel Philbrick
0.755 4.23 Picture This: How Pictures Work de Molly Bang
0.75 4.14 Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed de Philip Hallie
0.75 4.32 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics de Daniel James Brown
0.75 4.05 Transcendent Kingdom de Yaa Gyasi
0.749 3.22 A Spark of Death: A Professor Bradshaw Mystery (Professor Bradshaw Mysteries) de Bernadette Pajer
0.748 4.04 The Bartender's Tale de Ivan Doig
0.747 3.96 The Oxford Book of Prayer de George Appleton
0.746 4.01 Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times de H. W. Brands
0.746 4.17 The Anabaptist Story de William Roscoe Estep
0.745 4.04 John Quincy Adams de Harlow Giles Unger
0.743 3.82 Boone: A Biography (Shannon Ravenel Books) de Robert Morgan
0.743 3.85 Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites...and Other Lies You've Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media de Bradley R.E. Wright
0.742 4.34 Alexander Hamilton de Ron Chernow
0.737 4.33 The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War de Ben Macintyre
0.736 3.99 The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way de Amanda Ripley
0.734 4.08 Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel de Ivan Doig
0.731 4.1 The Rise of Christianity de Rodney Stark
0.731 4.04 Mammals (Peterson Field Guides) de William Henry Burt
0.73 4.35 Washington's Crossing de David Hackett Fischer
0.73 3.98 Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival de Peter Stark
0.725 4.31 Why Evolution Is True de Jerry A. Coyne
0.721 3.96 National Geographic Society Wild Animals of North America de National Geographic Society
0.721 4.33 These Truths: a History of the United States de Jill Lepore
0.719 4.18 Black River de S. M. Hulse
0.717 4.51 Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) de Daniel Nayeri
0.715 4.03 John Shaw's Closeups in Nature de John Shaw
0.712 3.85 The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street de Justin Fox
0.709 4.3 The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency de Chris Whipple
0.708 4.05 Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West de Tom Holland
0.701 4.25 The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz de Erik Larson
0.7 4.02 A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II de Sonia Purnell
0.686 4.34 The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 de William Manchester
0.675 4.08 Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa de Jason Stearns
0.67 4.36 The Complete Peanuts: 1973-1974 Dailies & Sundays de Charles M. Schulz
0.667 4.19 An Officer and a Spy de Robert Harris
0.662 4.49 The Complete Peanuts: 1953-1954 Dailies & Sundays de Charles M. Schulz
0.65 3.85 The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris de Mark Honigsbaum
0.647 4.56 The Jewish Study Bible: Featuring the Jewish Publication Society Tanakh Translation de Adele Berlin
0.628 4.04 Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War de Tony Horwitz
0.619 3.62 Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi de Timothy R. Pauketat
0.59 4.67 The Sibley Guide to Birds de David Allen Sibley
0.585 4.59 The War That Saved My Life de Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
0.584 4.33 Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle de Murray Morgan
0.575 4.32 The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston de Marquis James
0.531 4.33 Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs de Henry Carroll
0.496 4.73 Pogo: Through the Wild Blue Wonder: The Complete Syndicated Comic Strips, Volume 1 de Walt Kelly