Controversial Books for ThomasCDent

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 Titel
1.247 3.28 In the Castle of My Skin af George Lamming
1.192 3.78 Mumbo Jumbo af Ishmael Reed
1.165 3.75 Heart of Darkness [Norton Critical Edition] af Joseph Conrad
1.16 3.81 Moby-Dick eller Hvalen af Herman Melville
1.141 3.45 Adventures in the Skin Trade, and other stories af Dylan Thomas
1.14 3.67 Where Love Is, There God Is Also af Leo Tolstoy
1.119 3.9 The Longest Memory af Fred D'Aguiar
1.118 4.19 Life and Times of Frederick Douglass af Frederick Douglass
1.108 3.84 Gorilla, My Love af Toni Cade Bambara
1.092 3.91 From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans af John Hope Franklin
1.082 3.64 Sultens vej af Ben Okri
1.081 3.9 Airships af Barry Hannah
1.08 3.74 My Life in the Bush of Ghosts af Amos Tutuola
1.077 3.71 Rejsen til Ixtlan af Carlos Castaneda
1.067 3.74 The Voyeur af Alain Robbe-Grillet
1.065 3.91 Elskede : roman af Toni Morrison
1.06 3.56 The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness af Paul Gilroy
1.05 3.36 Interpreters af Wole Soyinka
1.05 3.64 Don Juans ring af kraft af Carlos Castaneda
1.049 3.73 Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, New and Expanded Edition af James H. Jones
1.049 3.72 Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer af Joseph Conrad
1.042 3.75 Madame Bovary af Gustave Flaubert
1.038 4.01 Let Us Now Praise Famous Men af James Agee
1.036 3.87 De små tings gud : roman af Arundhati Roy
1.031 3.34 The Blacks af Jean Genet
1.028 3.7 Bless Me, Ultima af Rudolfo Anaya
1.025 3.7 A Void af Georges Perec
1.023 4.19 Illuminations, and Other Prose Poems af Arthur Rimbaud
1.021 4.12 Absalom, Absalom! af William Faulkner
1.017 4.06 Don Quixote af Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
1.001 3.75 A House for Mr Biswas af V. S. Naipaul
1 3.78 Onkel Toms Hytte af Harriet Beecher Stowe
0.997 3.92 Den afrikanske Farm af Isak Dinesen
0.997 4 Usynlig mand af Ralph Ellison
0.996 4.03 How Europe Underdeveloped Africa af Walter Rodney
0.994 3.57 The Palm-Wine Drinkard and his Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town af Amos Tutuola
0.993 3.62 The Salt Eaters af Toni Cade Bambara
0.988 3.98 Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son af William Alexander Percy
0.988 4.03 Beyond a Boundary af C. L. R. James
0.988 3.89 Huckleberry Finn af Mark Twain
0.984 3.99 Ve, mit elskede land : en fortælling om hjælp i nøden af Alan Paton
0.982 3.63 Ting af Georges Perec
0.979 3.54 African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man af Robert Ardrey
0.978 3.41 Delta blues af Walter Mosley
0.976 3.55 At the Bottom of the River af Jamaica Kincaid
0.976 3.99 Their Eyes Were Watching God af Zora Neale Hurston
0.975 3.79 A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories af Robert Olen Butler
0.972 3.76 Alt falder fra hinanden af Chinua Achebe
0.969 3.77 Cane af Jean Toomer
0.967 3.62 Eva's Man af Gayl Jones
0.965 4.03 Salomons sang af Toni Morrison
0.965 3.73 Det kolde hus i ørkenen af Richard Brautigan
0.963 4 Bloods: Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History af Wallace Terry
0.96 3.84 The Pill versus the Springhill Mine Disaster af Richard Brautigan
0.959 3.92 Blå blå øjne af Toni Morrison
0.956 4.04 Culture and Imperialism af Edward W. Said
0.956 3.95 Native Son af Richard Wright
0.954 3.63 Nova af Samuel R. Delany
0.953 3.96 When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace af Le Ly Hayslip
0.953 3.48 Flight to Canada af Ishmael Reed
0.952 4.02 The History of the Peloponnesian War af Thucydides
0.949 3.75 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman af Ernest J. Gaines
0.947 3.62 The Natural af Bernard Malamud
0.946 3.84 Hans tredje liv af Alice Walker
0.944 4.26 Livet - en brugsanvisning. Romaner af Georges Perec
0.944 3.97 The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations af Robert Ardrey
0.943 3.9 Dublinfolk af James Joyce
0.94 3.81 The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born af Ayi Kwei Armah
0.94 4 Sort ungdom af Richard Wright
0.938 4.09 In the Spirit of Crazy Horse af Peter Matthiessen
0.938 4.11 Ingen kender mit navn af James Baldwin
0.932 4.02 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave af Frederick Douglass
0.931 3.92 Life on the Mississippi af Mark Twain
0.93 3.92 Tumbling af Diane McKinney-Whetstone
0.927 3.67 Corregidora af Gayl Jones
0.927 3.68 India: A Million Mutinies Now af V. S. Naipaul
0.927 3.48 M. C. Higgins, the Great af Virginia Hamilton
0.926 3.89 Great Plains af Ian Frazier
0.926 4.17 Blues People: Negro Music in White America af Amiri Baraka
0.925 4 A Gathering of Old Men af Ernest J. Gaines
0.925 3.84 Continental Drift af Russell Banks
0.925 3.75 Skam af Salman Rushdie
0.924 3.63 Blues for Mister Charley af James Baldwin
0.923 3.86 Mules and Men af Zora Neale Hurston
0.922 3.96 Sappho: A New Translation af Sappho
0.919 4.17 Crowds and Power af Elias Canetti
0.919 4.21 The Life of Samuel Johnson af James Boswell
0.917 3.89 Time of the Assassins af Henry Miller
0.915 4.15 Ødemarken og andre digte af T. S. Eliot
0.914 3.77 Coming Through Slaughter af Michael Ondaatje
0.914 3.59 The Travels of Marco Polo af Marco Polo
0.912 4.11 Fordømte her på jorden af Frantz Fanon
0.911 3.39 A Turn in the South af V. S. Naipaul
0.91 4.02 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings af Maya Angelou
0.905 3.71 No Telephone to Heaven af Michelle Cliff
0.898 4.14 The Mind of the South af W. J. Cash
0.898 3.88 The Art of Dramatic Writing; Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives af Lajos Egri
0.896 3.63 Tar Baby af Toni Morrison
0.894 3.7 Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President af Jimmy Carter
0.893 3.63 The Penguin Atlas of African History af Colin McEvedy
0.892 3.88 Go Tell It on the Mountain af James Baldwin
0.892 3.86 Midnat i det gode og ondes have : roman af John Berendt
0.891 3.54 The King's Indian af John Gardner
0.891 3.95 Up from Slavery af Booker T. Washington
0.889 3.85 Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction af Melissa Fay Greene
0.883 4.12 Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference af David J. Garrow
0.879 3.31 The Last Days of Louisiana Red af Ishmael Reed
0.879 3.4 The Dark Child af Camara Laye
0.878 4.16 Ildens erindring I. Oprindelserne af Eduardo Galeano
0.878 3.84 On Sparta (Penguin Classics) af Plutarch
0.878 3.64 Salvador af Joan Didion
0.877 3.71 Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure af Stuart Stevens
0.877 3.86 The Age of Alexander af Plutarch
0.876 3.8 Historien om et mord af Carson McCullers
0.876 4.14 The Color Purple af Alice Walker
0.874 3.82 The Rise And Fall Of Athens: Nine Greek Lives af Plutarch
0.873 3.87 Tempest Rising af Diane McKinney-Whetstone
0.872 4.13 Dead Man Walking af Helen Prejean
0.872 4.16 The Mis-Education of the Negro af Carter Godwin Woodson
0.869 3.85 Brothers and Keepers af John Edgar Wideman
0.867 4.01 The Forest People: A Study of the Pygmies of the Congo af Colin Turnbull
0.867 3.76 Middle Passage af Charles Johnson
0.866 3.97 The Big Sea: An Autobiography af Langston Hughes
0.866 3.4 In a Free State af V. S. Naipaul
0.865 4.09 Den persiske dreng af Mary Renault
0.864 3.97 Miracle of the Rose af Jean Genet
0.862 4.05 Blue Highways: A Journey into America af William Least Heat-Moon
0.859 3.9 In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women af Alice Walker
0.857 3.82 The Heart of a Woman af Maya Angelou
0.851 4.16 The Black Unicorn: Poems af Audre Lorde
0.845 3.65 Praisesong for the Widow af Paule Marshall
0.844 4.06 Parable of the Sower af Octavia E. Butler
0.844 3.96 Eddie Coyles venner af George V. Higgins
0.844 4 Shadow and Act af Ralph Ellison
0.842 4.31 Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families af J. Anthony Lukas
0.841 3.74 Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down af Ishmael Reed
0.841 3.48 No Sweetness Here and Other Stories af Ama Ata Aidoo
0.839 3.99 Coming of Age in Mississippi af Anne Moody
0.838 3.73 Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Vol. 1: The Fabrication of Ancient Greece, 1785-1985 af Martin Gardiner Bernal
0.838 4.12 Manchild in the promised land af Claude Brown
0.836 4.03 The Spook Who Sat By the Door af Sam Greenlee
0.836 3.77 The Marrow of Tradition af Charles W. Chesnutt
0.834 4.09 Sea of Tranquillity af Paul Russell
0.834 4.19 The Souls of Black Folk af W. E. B. Du Bois
0.834 3.92 The Duke of Deception: Memories of My Father af Geoffrey Wolff
0.831 4.05 The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination af Robert Coles
0.829 3.76 In My Father's House af Ernest J. Gaines
0.829 3.99 The Chaneysville Incident af David Bradley
0.828 4.2 Selected Poems of Langston Hughes af Langston Hughes
0.827 4.1 Miles : en selvbiografi af Miles Davis
0.827 3.97 Aké af Wole Soyinka
0.827 4.27 The Autobiography of Malcolm X af Malcolm X
0.825 4.14 The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance af Laurie Garrett
0.823 4.19 Tøbruddet af Primo Levi
0.823 3.8 Selected Poems af Rabindranath Tagore
0.822 4.21 Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America af Lerone Bennett
0.819 3.72 Farvel til Berlin af Christopher Isherwood
0.816 4.16 Det Þperiodiske system af Primo Levi
0.815 4.15 Dispatches af Michael Herr
0.813 3.57 Meridian af Alice Walker
0.813 4.07 Dessa Rose af Sherley A. Williams
0.811 4.3 Zami: A New Spelling of My Name af Audre Lorde
0.809 4.02 Tut-ankh-amon's grav : opdaget af den afdøde jarl af Carnarvon og Howard Carter af Howard Carter
0.809 4.32 The Death and Life of Great American Cities af Jane Jacobs
0.808 3.81 Hear Me Talkin' to Ya: The Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It af Nat Shapiro
0.807 4.06 Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica af Zora Neale Hurston
0.807 3.85 Hamlet's Mill: An Essay Investigating the Origins of Human Knowledge and Its Transmission Through Myth af Giorgio De Santillana
0.806 3.85 The Magic Barrel: Stories af Bernard Malamud
0.806 4.23 Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery af Leon F. Litwack
0.805 3.99 God's Bits of Wood af Ousmane Sembene
0.804 3.98 Capitalism and Slavery af Eric Williams
0.803 4.2 Children of Sanchez af Oscar Lewis
0.803 3.99 Maud Martha af Gwendolyn Brooks
0.802 4.31 The Complete Stories af Franz Kafka
0.802 4.27 Begrav mit hjerte ved Wounded Knee af Dee Brown
0.801 3.82 The Makers of Rome: Nine Lives (Penguin Classics) af Plutarch
0.799 4.19 Op i det blå af Jon Krakauer
0.798 4.06 October 1964 af David Halberstam
0.797 4.24 100 Selected Poems af E. E. Cummings
0.795 3.98 How I Became Hettie Jones af Hettie Jones
0.794 3.63 En mand af folket af Chinua Achebe
0.794 4.32 Hvis dette er et menneske af Primo Levi
0.794 3.96 Colored People: A Memoir af Henry Louis Jr Gates
0.788 3.96 The Mountain People af Colin M. Turnbull
0.788 3.95 Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi af Jonathan Raban
0.787 4.3 The Black Jacobins af C. L. R. James
0.786 4.01 Naples '44: An Intelligence Officer in the Italian Labyrinth af Norman Lewis
0.786 4.03 The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams af Darcy Frey
0.785 4.22 A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam af Neil Sheehan
0.784 3.99 The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South af John W. Blassingame
0.78 4.37 The Complete Poems of Stephen Crane af Stephen Crane
0.78 4.27 Lige over mit hoved af James Baldwin
0.777 4.02 Den of Thieves af James B. Stewart
0.777 4.15 The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects af Lewis Mumford
0.77 4.08 Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism af Derrick Bell
0.77 3.98 One Writer's Beginnings af Eudora Welty
0.765 4.44 Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era af James M. McPherson
0.763 4.1 Jubilee af Margaret Walker
0.762 4.52 Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 af W. E. B. Du Bois
0.761 4.2 Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America af John M. Barry
0.761 4.08 Om ikke nu, hvornår så? af Primo Levi
0.759 4.11 Bloodchild and Other Stories af Octavia E. Butler
0.758 4 All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw af Theodore Rosengarten
0.755 4.08 Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. af Stephen B. Oates
0.751 4.2 Dødsskibet af B. Traven
0.747 3.98 A Short History of Reconstruction af Eric Foner
0.747 4.17 Poet in New York af Federico García Lorca
0.747 4.03 Black Sea af Neal Ascherson
0.744 3.65 The Radiance of the King af Camara Laye
0.742 3.67 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: The Life of Jimi Hendrix af David Henderson
0.739 4.42 Why We Can't Wait af Martin Luther King, Jr.
0.73 4.58 The Civil War: A Narrative af Shelby Foote
0.73 3.84 Searching for Robert Johnson: The Life and Legend of the "King of the Delta Blues Singers" af Peter Guralnick
0.726 3.48 Back to the Congo af Lieve Joris
0.723 4.27 The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks af Donald Harrington
0.719 4.12 Uncle Tom's Children af Richard Wright
0.71 3.68 The French Quarter: An Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld af Herbert Asbury
0.706 4.11 Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present af Peter Nabokov
0.704 3.89 Coasting af Jonathan Raban
0.702 4.16 The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America af Nicholas Lemann
0.693 4.11 Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta af Robert Palmer
0.689 3.86 The Heat's On af Chester Himes
0.688 3.91 Mit liv i New Orleans af Louis Armstrong
0.687 4.53 Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 af Taylor Branch
0.687 4.33 The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village {revised} af Samuel R. Delany
0.686 3.99 Other People's Trades af Primo Levi
0.68 4.49 The Baseball Encyclopedia: The Complete and Definitive Record of Major League Baseball af Joseph Reichler
0.678 3.88 Cotton Comes to Harlem af Chester Himes
0.676 4.08 Worse than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice af David M. Oshinsky
0.671 4.33 Moments of Reprieve af Primo Levi
0.654 4.09 Levels of the Game af John McPhee
0.64 4.5 Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? (King Legacy) af Martin Luther King, Jr.
0.631 4.58 The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo af Tom Feelings
0.627 4.55 Simple Justice af Richard Kluger
0.614 4.38 Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom af Peter Guralnick
0.534 4.08 Of Love and Dust af Ernest J. Gaines