Price per page

0.01 to 0.05 cents per page or less -> 10

0.06 to 0.09 cents per page -> 9

0.10 to 0.13 cents per page -> 8

0.14 to 0.17 cents per page -> 7

0.18 to 0.20 cents per page -> 6

0.21 to 0.23 cents per page -> 5

0.24 to 0.26 cents per page -> 4

0.27 to 0.30 cents per page -> 3

0.31 to 0.35 cents per page -> 2

0.35 to 0.99 cents per page -> 1

Popularity

Amazon rank < 5,000 -> 10

Amazon rank < 10,000 -> 9

Amazon rank < 25,000 -> 8

Amazon rank < 50,000 -> 7

Amazon rank < 100,000 -> 6

Amazon rank < 250,000 -> 5

Amazon rank < 500,000 -> 4

Amazon rank < 750,000 -> 3

Amazon rank < 1,000,000 -> 2

Amazon rank > 1,000,000 -> 1

Book Quality and Formatting

Book that is in Latex, good binding, nice cover, and well laid out -> 10

Book has above average organization and Latex -> 9

Book looks kind of funny like equations in Microsoft Word -> 8

Book has organizational issues and poor table of contents -> 7

Book looks like it has not been edited -> 6

Book not really edited and poor formatting -> 5

Book low quality and pages fall out -> 4

Book is low quality and binding easily falls apart -> 3

Book is bad -> 2

Book is really bad -> 1

Classic

Book every self-respecting physicist should own -> 10

Book every physicist should have read -> 9

Book every physicist knows is good -> 8

Book that is generally popular -> 7

Book that is not so popular but still good -> 6

Book that is of average popularity -> 5

Book of below average popularity -> 4

Book that nobody knows of -> 3

Book you should try to sell off -> 2

Book you should throw out -> 1

Content Selection

Book core topics plus lots of original topics -> 10

Book core topics plus some original topics -> 9

Book only addresses the core syllabus topics -> 8

Book has good topics but missing some of the core topics -> 7

Book has average topics -> 6

Book has only core topics but is missing some core topics -> 5

Book is mostly off topics -> 4

Book contains poorly chosen topics -> 3

Book contains really poorly chosen topics -> 2

Book is off of the syllabus and talks about the wrong topics -> 1

Learning Power

Book covers really hard topics and makes them easy -> 10

Book covers hard topics and makes them easy -> 9

Book covers average topics and makes them easy -> 8

Book only covers basic topics and makes them easy -> 7

Book makes easy topics difficult to understand -> 6

Book makes average topics difficult to understand -> 5

Book makes hard topics difficult to understand -> 4

Book is very hard to read -> 3

Book is impossible to understand -> 2

Book teaches false things -> 1

Insight

Book is of outstanding merit -> 10

Book is of great merit -> 9

Book is of above average merit -> 8

Book is of average merit -> 7

Book is of below average merit -> 6

Book is of poor merit -> 5

Book is of low merit -> 4

Book is of very low merit -> 3

Book is of no merit -> 2

Book is of negative merit -> 1

Problem Selection

Book has truly outstanding original problems -> 10

Book has great problems -> 9

Book has good problems -> 8

Book has above average problems -> 7

Book has average problems -> 6

Book has below average problems -> 5

Book has poor problems -> 4

Book has bad problems -> 3

Book has ill-posed problems -> 2

Book has no problems -> 1

Examples

Book has outstanding examples -> 10

Book has great examples -> 9

Book has good examples -> 8

Book has above average examples -> 7

Book has average examples -> 6

Book has below average examples -> 5

Book has below average examples doesn’t help you do the problems -> 4

Book has bad examples -> 3

Book has incorrect examples -> 2

Book has no examples -> 1

Overall

Outstanding book, wouldn’t sell it -> 10

Great book, wouldn’t sell it -> 9

Above average book, I would like to own -> 8

Average book, I would keep -> 7

Average book, looking to sell -> 6

Below average book, looking to sell -> 5

Poor book, looking to sell -> 4

Poor book, not even worth selling -> 3

Poor book, not worth keeping with my other books -> 2

Poor book I might as well throw it out, firewood -> 1