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2010 book poll, second attempt

Sorry for the annoyance caused by my poll yesterday; I think I had jammed too much HTML into it for those who share my reading tastes reasonably closely. I'm therefore trying again, leaving out the hyperlinks to reviews this time; hopefully this will work better. (Leaving yesterday's poll up, though, and will post grand totals from the two in due course.)

Which of these 73 SF books have you read?

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude
21(2.7%)
William Golding: Lord of the Flies
47(6.0%)
Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
57(7.3%)
Philip Pullman: Northern Lights
35(4.5%)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Frankenstein
35(4.5%)
Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman: Good Omens
43(5.5%)
Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged
12(1.5%)
Terry Pratchett: Reaper Man
22(2.8%)
Thomas More: Utopia
12(1.5%)
Terry Pratchett: The Wee Free Men
17(2.2%)
Eoin Colfer: Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code
10(1.3%)
Dan Simmons: Hyperion
16(2.0%)
J.K. Rowling: Quidditch Through the Ages
24(3.1%)
Susan Cooper: The Dark Is Rising
29(3.7%)
Kim Stanley Robinson: Red Mars
19(2.4%)
Terry Pratchett: The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
14(1.8%)
Vernor Vinge: A Fire upon the Deep
11(1.4%)
Kim Stanley Robinson: Green Mars
12(1.5%)
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Book of Lost Tales 1
13(1.7%)
Kim Stanley Robinson: Blue Mars
14(1.8%)
David Brin: The Uplift War
11(1.4%)
Guy Gavriel Kay: The Wandering Fire
14(1.8%)
Terry Pratchett: The Unseen Academicals
11(1.4%)
Jacqueline Carey: Kushiel's Scion
3(0.4%)
Guy Gavriel Kay: The Darkest Road
14(1.8%)
China Mieville: The City & The City
10(1.3%)
Lois McMaster Bujold: Mirror Dance
17(2.2%)
Lois McMaster Bujold: The Vor Game
17(2.2%)
Lois McMaster Bujold: Barrayar
21(2.7%)
Diana Wynne Jones: Charmed Life
18(2.3%)
Lois McMaster Bujold: Shards of Honor
20(2.6%)
Diane Duane: A Wizard Abroad
14(1.8%)
Cherie Priest: Boneshaker
4(0.5%)
Paolo Bacigalupi: The Windup Girl
0(0.0%)
Diana Wynne Jones: The Lives of Christopher Chant
17(2.2%)
Diana Wynne Jones: Witch Week
17(2.2%)
Greg Egan: Diaspora
7(0.9%)
Connie Willis: Impossible Things
7(0.9%)
Diana Wynne Jones: The Magicians of Caprona
15(1.9%)
Hope Mirrlees: Lud-in-the-mist
9(1.1%)
Malorie Blackman: Noughts and Crosses
3(0.4%)
Ursula K. Le Guin: Lavinia
6(0.8%)
N.K. Jemisin: The Hundred-Thousand Kingdoms
9(1.1%)
David Day: Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia
3(0.4%)
Catherynne Valente: Palimpsest
5(0.6%)
Robert J. Sawyer: Wake
1(0.1%)
Lois McMaster Bujold: Cryoburn
10(1.3%)
Robert Charles Wilson: Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America
5(0.6%)
James Jr Tiptree: Ten Thousand Light Years From Home
3(0.4%)
Adam Roberts: Yellow Blue Tibia
1(0.1%)
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: Faust
7(0.9%)
David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer (eds): The Space Opera Renaissance
2(0.3%)
Ian McDonald: The Dervish House
2(0.3%)
John Scalzi: The God Engines
4(0.5%)
Edward Whittemore: Sinai Tapestry
1(0.1%)
David G. Hartwell: Year's Best SF 8 (2003, stories from 2002)
1(0.1%)
Stephen Baxter: Ark
1(0.1%)
Laurie J. Marks: Earth Logic
1(0.1%)
Colin Greenland: Seasons of Plenty
2(0.3%)
Gene Wolfe: The Wizard Knight
2(0.3%)
Kage Baker: The Women of Nell Gwynne's
3(0.4%)
J. A. Pitts: Black Blade Blues
0(0.0%)
David G. Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf (eds): Visions of Wonder: The Science Fiction Research Association Reading Anthology
0(0.0%)
John W Campbell (ed): Analog 6
1(0.1%)
Chris Beckett: The Turing Test
0(0.0%)
Colin Greenland: Mother of Plenty
0(0.0%)
Neal Barrett jr: Judge Dredd (novelisation)
1(0.1%)
Paul Kearney: A Different Kingdom
0(0.0%)
Nancy A. Collins (ed): Forbidden Acts
0(0.0%)
Neal Barrett jr: Stress Pattern
0(0.0%)
Jim McGarry (ed): Irish Tales of Terror
0(0.0%)
Dave Hutchinson: The Push
0(0.0%)
Dave Morris: Thunderbirds Bumper Storybook
0(0.0%)

Which of these 50 non-sf works of fiction have you read (or in a few cases seen on stage)?

Mark Twain: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
42(8.5%)
Khaled Hosseini: A Thousand Splendid Suns
6(1.2%)
Herman Melville: Moby-Dick
23(4.7%)
Markus Zusak: The Book Thief
17(3.4%)
Jodi Picoult: My Sister's Keeper
8(1.6%)
Ken Kesey: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
20(4.1%)
Ernest Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
13(2.6%)
Jane Austen: Mansfield Park
23(4.7%)
Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms
18(3.7%)
James Joyce: The Dubliners
21(4.3%)
Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey
26(5.3%)
William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury
16(3.2%)
Philippa Gregory: The Other Boleyn Girl
10(2.0%)
Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist
32(6.5%)
L.M. Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables
38(7.7%)
Arthur Miller: The Crucible
30(6.1%)
George Eliot: Silas Marner
23(4.7%)
Kiran Desai: The Inheritance of Loss
1(0.2%)
Colleen McCullough: The Thorn Birds
16(3.2%)
Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall
8(1.6%)
Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House
26(5.3%)
Rosamunde Pilcher: The Shell Seekers
8(1.6%)
Natsuo Kirino: Out
3(0.6%)
Nevil Shute: A Town Like Alice
10(2.0%)
Gao Xingjian: Soul Mountain
2(0.4%)
Ian Rankin: The Falls
2(0.4%)
Ian Rankin: Black and Blue
4(0.8%)
Leifur Eiricksson: Njal's Saga
6(1.2%)
Ian Rankin: Dead Souls
3(0.6%)
Ian Rankin: Set in Darkness
3(0.6%)
Anthony Trollope: Framley Parsonage
5(1.0%)
Ian Rankin: The Hanging Garden
2(0.4%)
Ian Rankin: Let It Bleed
2(0.4%)
Ian Rankin: Mortal Causes
3(0.6%)
Walter Dean Myers: Fallen Angels
1(0.2%)
Ruth Rendell: Thirteen Steps Down
3(0.6%)
Allen Drury: Advise And Consent
3(0.6%)
Marsha Mehran: Pomegranate Soup
1(0.2%)
Edmund Crispin: Holy Disorders
6(1.2%)
J.M.G. Le Clézio: Wandering Star
1(0.2%)
Tove Jansson: Fair Play
1(0.2%)
Barbara Delinsky: Twilight Whispers
3(0.6%)
Bernardine Evaristo: The Emperor's Babe
0(0.0%)
Florence L. Barclay: The Rosary
0(0.0%)
William Shakespeare: Double Falsehood Or The Distressed Lovers
1(0.2%)
William Harrison Ainsworth: Rookwood
1(0.2%)
David Forrest: The Great Dinosaur Robbery
0(0.0%)
Maureen O'Brien: Unauthorised Departure
0(0.0%)
Newton Emerson: The Portadown News
1(0.2%)
John Harvey: One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
1(0.2%)

Which of these 66 works of non-fiction have you read?

Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species
9(8.7%)
Barack Obama: Dreams from My Father
5(4.9%)
Åsne Seierstad: The Bookseller of Kabul
4(3.9%)
The Koran
6(5.8%)
Lucretius: On the Nature of the Universe
4(3.9%)
Bill Bryson: Shakespeare: The World as a Stage
6(5.8%)
Steven Pinker: The Stuff of Thought
6(5.8%)
Mary Roach: Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Sex and Science,
3(2.9%)
Stephen Jay Gould: The Panda's Thumb
4(3.9%)
Karen Armstrong: A Short History of Myth
5(4.9%)
Karen Armstrong: The Great Transformation
1(1.0%)
Stephen Jay Gould: Ever Since Darwin
3(2.9%)
Alan Bennett: Untold Stories
3(2.9%)
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction
9(8.7%)
Stuart Maconie: Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North
0(0.0%)
Wole Soyinka: Ake: The Years of Childhood
1(1.0%)
Tim Pat Coogan: The I.R.A.
0(0.0%)
Thomas Merton: Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander
0(0.0%)
John McWhorter: Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English
0(0.0%)
Arthur C. Clarke: Profiles of the Future
3(2.9%)
Lytton Strachey: Elizabeth and Essex
5(4.9%)
Diarmuid O Sé and Joe Sheils: Teach Yourself Irish
0(0.0%)
Philip Hoare: Leviathan or The Whale
0(0.0%)
Alister McGrath: The Twilight of Atheism
0(0.0%)
Edward Gibbon: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. 1 (ie vols 1 and 2 of the original 6)
4(3.9%)
F.R. Leavis: The Great Tradition
0(0.0%)
Thomas McCarthy: Tintin and the Secret of Literature
0(0.0%)
Deborah Cadbury: The Space Race
1(1.0%)
Stephen Schwartz: The Two Faces of Islam
0(0.0%)
Theodor Mommsen: The Provinces of the Roman Empire, from Caesar to Diocletian
0(0.0%)
Russell T. Davies: Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter
3(2.9%)
Paul Collier: Wars, Guns and Votes
0(0.0%)
Kathryn Harrison: Saint Therese of Lisieux
0(0.0%)
Pete Earley: Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War
0(0.0%)
Jack Vance: This Is Me, Jack Vance!: Or, More Properly, This Is "I"
0(0.0%)
Lars Pearson: I, Who: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who Novels
2(1.9%)
Lars Pearson: I, Who 2: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who Novels and Audios
2(1.9%)
J Shaun Lyon: Back to the Vortex: The Unoffical and Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2005
1(1.0%)
Lars Pearson: I, Who 3: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who Novels and Audios
2(1.9%)
Nicholas P. Money: Mr. Bloomfield's Orchard: The Mysterious World of Mushrooms, Molds, and Mycologists
0(0.0%)
Farah Mendlesohn and Edward James: A Short History of Fantasy
4(3.9%)
Ta Hsueh and Chung Yung
0(0.0%)
Brendan Simms: Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia
0(0.0%)
The Love Letters of Henry VIII
0(0.0%)
Charles King: The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture
0(0.0%)
Steven G. Ellis: Ireland in the Age of the Tudors, 1447-1603: English Expansion and the End of Gaelic Rule
0(0.0%)
Paul Marshall (ed): Radical Islams Rules: The Worldwide Spread of Extreme Sharia Law
0(0.0%)
Stephen Alford: Burghley: William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I
0(0.0%)
A Fortunate Life: The Autobiography of Paddy Ashdown
1(1.0%)
Kenneth Kraft: Wheel Of Engaged Buddhism
1(1.0%)
Swanee Hunt: Half-life of a Zealot
1(1.0%)
Francis Mading Deng: War of Visions: Conflicts of Identities in the Sudan
0(0.0%)
Richard Cockett: Sudan: Darfur and the Failure of an African State
0(0.0%)
Matt Hills: Triumph of a Time Lord: Regenerating Doctor Who in the Twenty-First Century
0(0.0%)
Brian J. Robb: Timeless Adventures: How Doctor Who Conquered TV
0(0.0%)
Michael Swanwick: Hope-In-The-Mist: The Extraordinary Career & Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees
1(1.0%)
Shane Coleman: Up the Poll: Great Irish Election Stories
1(1.0%)
A Viceroy's Vindication? Sir Henry Sidney's Memoir of Service in Ireland, 1556-78
0(0.0%)
Ian Smith and Morris T. Ama: Juba Arabic English Dictionary: Kamuus ta Arabi Juba wa Ingliizi
0(0.0%)
Andreas Theophanous: The Cyprus question and the EU: the challenge and the promise
0(0.0%)
Cormac Murphy O'Connor (ed): Faith in Europe? The Cardinal's Lectures
1(1.0%)
Ruth E. Richardson: Mistress Blanche: Queen Elizabeth I's Confidante
1(1.0%)
Abel Alier: Southern Sudan: Too Many Agreements Dishonoured
0(0.0%)
Eric Ruijssenaars: The Pensionnat Revisited: More Light Shed on the Brussels of the Brontes
0(0.0%)
Report of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry
0(0.0%)
Vitomir Miles Raguz: Who Saved Bosnia
0(0.0%)

Which of these 18 comics / graphic novels have you read?

Charles Burns: Black Hole
3(4.8%)
Bryan Lee O'Malley: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life (Volume 1)
8(12.7%)
Bill Willingham: Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall
5(7.9%)
Bryan Lee O'Malley: Scott Pilgrim vs the World (Volume 2)
7(11.1%)
Bryan Lee O'Malley: Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness (Volume 3)
6(9.5%)
Bryan Lee O'Malley: Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together (Volume 4)
6(9.5%)
Bryan Lee O'Malley: Scott Pilgrim vs The Universe (Volume 5)
6(9.5%)
Bill Willingham: Fables Vol 12: The Dark Ages
4(6.3%)
Neil Gaiman: Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?
5(7.9%)
Fumi Yoshinaga: Ooku: The Inner Chambers vol. 1
4(6.3%)
Brian Michael Bendis: Daredevil: Wake Up (Volume 3)
0(0.0%)
Keiko Tobe: With the Light (Volume 2)
1(1.6%)
Phil and Kaja Foglio: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm
2(3.2%)
Paul Cornell: Captain Britain And MI13 Volume 3: Vampire State
4(6.3%)
Keiko Tobe: With the Light... Vol. 3
1(1.6%)
Gerry Hunt: Blood Upon the Rose: Easter 1916: the Rebellion That Set Ireland Free
0(0.0%)
Yannick Laude: Het Aïda Protocol
0(0.0%)
Howard Tayler: Schlock Mercenary: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse
1(1.6%)

Which of these 71 Doctor Who (and related) books and audiobooks have you read / listened to? (In continuity order.)

Simon Guerrier: The Time Travellers (One, Ian, Susan, Barbara)
1(0.8%)
Steve Cole: Ten Little Aliens (One, Ben, Polly)
1(0.8%)
Steve Lyons: The Murder Game (Two, Ben, Polly)
2(1.7%)
Doctor Who Annual 1968 (Two, Ben, Polly)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1969 (Two, Jamie, Victoria)
0(0.0%)
Steve Lyons: The Final Sanction (Two, Jamie, Zoe)
2(1.7%)
Doctor Who Annual 1970 (Two, Jamie, Zoe)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1971 (Three, Brigadier, Liz)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1973 (Three, Brigadier, Jo)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1974 (Three, Brigadier, Jo)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1975 (Three, Jo, Sarah)
0(0.0%)
Doctor Who Annual 1976 (Four, Brigadier, Harry, Sarah)
1(0.8%)
Doctor Who Annual 1977 (Four, Brigadier, Harry, Sarah)
0(0.0%)
Jacqueline Rayner: Wolfsbane (Four, Eight, Harry, Sarah)
4(3.4%)
Justin Richards: System Shock (Four, Sarah, Harry)
3(2.5%)
Doctor Who Annual 1978 (Four, Sarah)
0(0.0%)
Jonathan Morris: Festival of Death (Four, Romana, K9)
2(1.7%)
Craig Hinton: The Crystal Bucephalus (Five, Tegan, Turlough, Kamelion)
2(1.7%)
Kate Orman: Blue Box (Six, Peri)
1(0.8%)
Keith Topping: The Hollow Men (Seven, Ace)
0(0.0%)
Marc Platt: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible (Seven, Ace)
2(1.7%)
Andrew Cartmel: Cat's Cradle: Warhead (Seven, Ace)
2(1.7%)
Andrew Hunt: Cat's Cradle: Witch Mark (Seven, Ace)
1(0.8%)
Mark Gatiss: Nightshade (Seven, Ace)
4(3.4%)
Ben Aaronovitch: Transit (Seven, Benny)
2(1.7%)
Gareth Roberts: The Highest Science (Seven, Benny)
3(2.5%)
Neil Penswick: The Pit (Seven, Benny)
2(1.7%)
Peter Darvill-Evans: Deceit (Seven, Ace, Benny)
1(0.8%)
Andy Lane: Lucifer Rising (Seven, Ace, Benny)
3(2.5%)
David A. McIntee: White Darkness (Seven, Ace, Benny)
1(0.8%)
Kate Orman and Jonathan Blum: Vampire Science (Eight, Sam)
4(3.4%)
Mark Morris: The Bodysnatchers (Eight, Sam)
2(1.7%)
John Peel: War of the Daleks (Eight, Sam)
2(1.7%)
Peter Anghelides: Kursaal (Eight, Sam)
2(1.7%)
Justin Richards: Option Lock (Eight, Sam)
1(0.8%)
Mike Collier: Longest Day (Eight, Sam)
2(1.7%)
John Peel: Legacy of the Daleks (Eight, Susan)
3(2.5%)
Paul Leonard: Dreamstone Moon (Eight, Sam)
3(2.5%)
Jonathan Blum: Seeing I (Eight, Sam)
4(3.4%)
Gary Russell: The Placebo Effect (Eight, Sam)
1(0.8%)
Christopher Bulis: Vanderdeken's Children (Eight, Sam)
1(0.8%)
Jonathan Blum and Kate Orman : Fallen Gods (Eight)
1(0.8%)
Gareth Roberts (ed): The Betrothal of Sontar (Ten, Rose)
2(1.7%)
Martin Day: Wooden Heart (Ten, Martha)
4(3.4%)
Mark Morris: Forever Autumn (Ten, Martha)
4(3.4%)
Paul Magrs: Sick Building (Ten, Martha)
4(3.4%)
Mark Michalowski: Wetworld (Ten, Martha)
5(4.2%)
Trevor Baxendale: Wishing Well (Ten, Martha)
2(1.7%)
Simon Guerrier: The Pirate Loop (Ten, Martha)
2(1.7%)
Terrance Dicks: Revenge of the Judoon (Ten, Martha)
1(0.8%)
Justin Richards: Martha In The Mirror (Ten, Martha)
2(1.7%)
Dale Smith: The Many Hands (Ten, Martha)
2(1.7%)
Dan Abnett: The Story of Martha (Ten, Martha)
4(3.4%)
Simon Guerrier: The Slitheen Excursion (Ten)
1(0.8%)
Trevor Baxendale: Prisoner of the Daleks (Ten)
0(0.0%)
James Goss: Dead Air (Ten)
2(1.7%)
Dan Abnett: The Last Voyage (Ten)
2(1.7%)
Justin Richards: Apollo 23 (Eleven, Amy)
2(1.7%)
Oli Smith: The Runaway Train (Eleven, Amy)
4(3.4%)
Brian Minchin: The Forgotten Army (Eleven, Amy)
0(0.0%)
Una McCormack: The King's Dragon (Eleven, Amy, Rory)
0(0.0%)
Stephen Cole: Ring of Steel (Eleven, Amy)
1(0.8%)
Justin Richards: The Only Good Dalek (Eleven, Amy)
0(0.0%)
Michael Moorcock: The Coming of the Terraphiles (Eleven, Amy)
1(0.8%)
Doctor Who Annual 2011 (Eleven, Amy)
0(0.0%)
Dan Abnett: Everyone Says Hello (Torchwood)
2(1.7%)
Joseph Lidster: In the Shadows (Torchwood)
2(1.7%)
Andy Lane (ed): Decalog 4: Re-generations (Doctor-less anthology)
1(0.8%)
Ian Farrington (ed): Short Trips: The Centenarian (anthology)
1(0.8%)
Nicholas Briggs (ed): Short Trips: Dalek Empire (anthology)
1(0.8%)
Stephen Savile (ed): Short Trips: Destination Prague (anthology)
1(0.8%)

Comments

( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
thermalsatsuma
Jan. 1st, 2011 04:47 pm (UTC)
You could argue that 'The Book Thief' has at least an element of the fantastical, featuring Death as a narrator ... :-)
nwhyte
Jan. 2nd, 2011 07:52 am (UTC)
There are a few other books on the list that could be classified one way or another - is, for instance, Utopia really non-fiction rather than fiction? if fiction, does it really have any sfnal elements?

For The Book Thief, I felt that Death, the narrator, really was not an actor in the story, so I put it in the non-genre list, though with reservations!
mizkit
Jan. 1st, 2011 05:38 pm (UTC)
You make me feel like such a piker. :)
hypatia
Jan. 3rd, 2011 01:07 am (UTC)
with the caveat that some of the non fiction I've not read page by page but chunks over time. The polls bring home to me how much less I manage to read than I used to - there are big gaps in the recent years where once there may not have been.
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