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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:23 am

Listyguy wrote:So we're down to 10! I'd love to see some predictions for how you think the list will play out.

Got a good feeling about my #1 at this point.
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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Henry » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:28 am

This is great! Hopefully, we'll do it again in a year or two.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby madzong » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:47 am

Fight Club must be in the top 10

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby DaveC » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:04 am

Well I'm expecting

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
The Catcher in the Rye (wish this had gone already)
Pride & Prejudice
1984 (Most likely #1)
Crime & Punishment
The Brothers Karamazov
To Kill a Mockingbird
Slaughterhouse 5
Animal Farm

Drawing a blank on the last one. I would have picked Moby-dick & War&Peace for top 10 so I'm not going to attempt any predictions beyond 1984 at #1.

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Postby antonius » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:49 am

Fear and Loathing at #11 - didn't see that one coming.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby antonius » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:00 am

For the tenth book still to come, I'll go with "Watchmen", since Listy mentioned that there would be one "borderline" entry.

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Postby antonius » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:14 am

And thank you Listy for organising this!

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Petri » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:43 am

My prediction
10. Wathcmen
9. Pride and Prejudice
8. The Brothers Karamazov
7. Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
6. Crime and Punishment
5. Catcher in the Rye
4. Animal Farm
3. Slaughterhouse 5
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
1. 1984

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby madzong » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:46 am

I think all of you are right! Come on Watchmen and The Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy for the top 10!

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Postby veganvalentine » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:04 am

It's great to see Brave New World do so well. It has some narrative shortcomings, but it's prescience cannot be overstated. I'm a little surprised Harry Potter ranked so highly, but they are good books.

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Postby Krurze » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:23 am

antonius wrote:For the tenth book still to come, I'll go with "Watchmen", since Listy mentioned that there would be one "borderline" entry.


My guess would be he meant Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas with that remark

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby antonius » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:21 am

Krurze wrote:
antonius wrote:For the tenth book still to come, I'll go with "Watchmen", since Listy mentioned that there would be one "borderline" entry.


My guess would be he meant Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas with that remark

Yes, that could also be true, since it's largely autobiographcal.

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Postby Listyguy » Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:01 pm

Krurze wrote:
antonius wrote:For the tenth book still to come, I'll go with "Watchmen", since Listy mentioned that there would be one "borderline" entry.


My guess would be he meant Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas with that remark

Yeah, that comment was about Fear and Loathing. Watchmen is definitely fiction.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Listyguy » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:59 pm

Here's are first group of the top ten! Hopefully the remaining seven will be revealed later today...

10. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger (1951)




Score:
354.54

Voters:
Listyguy (#2)
Dexter (#5)
Chambord (#12)
Michel (#26)
prosecutorgodot (#29)
DocBrown (#46)
Nick (#48)
Petri (#59)
Greg (#71)
antonius (#77)

Mr. Salinger's rendering of teen-age speech is wonderful: the unconscious humor, the repetitions, the slang and profanity, the emphasis, all are just right. Holden's mercurial changes of mood, his stubborn refusal to admit his own sensitiveness and emotions, his cheerful disregard of what is sometimes known as reality are typically and heart breakingly adolescent.
–Nash K. Burger, for New York Times

The Greatest Books rank: 25


9. Watchmen – Alan Moore and David Gibbons (1987)




Score:
362.49

Voters:
StevieFan13 (#3)
ordinaryperson (#5)
whuntva (#6)
Nick (#9)
madzong (#16)
Petri (#46)
Dexter (#59)

The next comic book artist who argues that his medium needs more realism…ought to be socked on the jaw. Failing that, he should march himself to the nearest comic book store, thumb through the latest pulp chronicles of crime-fighters who kill and villains who commit rape and advocate genocide, and decide for himself if the modern graphic novel isn't sufficiently graphic already. Better yet, he should simply reread the comics of Alan Moore.
–Dave Itzkoff, for New York Times

The Greatest Books rank: 393


8. Animal Farm – George Orwell (1945)




Score:
392.71

Voters:
Listyguy (#4)
Styrofoam Boots (#8)
prosecutorgodot (#9)
StevieFan13 (#10)
Chambord (#27)
antonius (#30)
whuntva (#39)
DocBrown (#45)
Nick (#47)
Dexter (#94)
Miguel (#94)

Mr. George Orwell's Animal Farm, described as a fairy story, is a delightfully humorous and caustic satire on the rule of the many by the few.
The Guardian

The Greatest Books rank: 60

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Postby Styrofoam Boots » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:17 am

:mrgreen: Hoping for Hitchhiker's Guide in the top 5...

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Listyguy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:20 am

Update: not doing the results tonight. Almost definitely tomorrow though.

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Postby madzong » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:44 am

Come on Hitch-Hikers!

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Postby Listyguy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:17 pm

7. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee (1960)




Score:
398.85

Voters:
StevieFan13 (#1)
Dexter (#2)
Listyguy (#7)
DocBrown (#11)
prosecutorgodot (#16)
whuntva (#22)
bonnielaurel (#72)

Lee 's prose has an edge that cuts through cant, and she teaches the reader an astonishing number of useful truths about little girls and about Southern life. (A notable one: "Naming people after Confederate generals makes slow steady drinkers.")
Time magazine

The Greatest Books rank: 54


6. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Doxtoevsky (1866)



Also Known As: Prestupleniye i nakazaniye

Score:
423.94

Voters:
Chambord (#1)
Michel (#2)
ordinaryperson (#3)
bonnielaurel (#7)
DaveC (#16)
Greg (#40)
Dexter (#49)

At the end of November much had been written and was ready; I burned it all; I can confess that now. I didn't like it myself. A new form, a new plan excited me, and I started all over again.
–Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Greatest Books rank: 14


5. The Brothers Karamazov – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1880)



Also Known As: Brat'ya Karamazovy

Score:
428.26

Voters:
bonnielaurel (#1)
Krurze (#4)
Greg (#4)
schaefer.tk (#7)
Chambord (#14)
antonius (#37)
DaveC (#43)
Dexter (#57)

There's no denying the delirious melodrama in these books. But having lived with Karamazov for 20-odd years, I am certain Kafka judged it correctly in arguing that Dostoyevsky's characters are not all lunatics – just "incidentally mad", like the rest of us.
–Richard T. Kelly, for The Independet

The Greatest Books rank: 15

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby antonius » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:59 pm

Great! So we still have Hitchhiker, Slaughterhouse, Pride & Prejudice and 1984.
To me the biggest surprise at this stage is "Slaughterhouse 5". Never would have thought it's this popular. This will be the first one I'm going to re-read. Then I'm going to finally read "To Kill A Mockingbird".

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Nick » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:44 pm

Predictions...

4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
3. Pride and Prejudice
2. Slaughterhouse-Five
1. 1984

I've read the entire top 4, and voted for them too, so I'm pretty content with this.

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Postby Listyguy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:03 pm

4. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (1813)




Score:
438.13

Voters:
StevieFan13 (#2)
prosecutorgodot (#4)
DocBrown (#4)
Chambord (#10)
bonnielaurel (#14)
schaefer.tk (#15)
Nick (#38)
Dexter (#41)

You could not shock her more than she shocks me,
Beside her Joyce seems innocent as grass.
It makes me most uncomfortable to see
An English spinster of the middle class
Describe the amorous effects of 'brass',
Reveal so frankly and with such sobriety
The economic basis of society.
–W.H. Auden

The Greatest Books rank: 16


3. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams (1979)




Score:
449.59

Voters:
madzong (#1)
Styrofoam Boots (#2)
whuntva (#4)
StevieFan13 (#5)
DaveC (#20)
Nick (#33)
schaefer.tk (#37)
Dexter (#44)

Though the subsequent period of Hitchhiker-mania – by 1984 encompassing two radio series, four novels, a TV series, computer game and three major stage productions – may be over, the phenomenon has proved as indestructible as its constantly reincarnated bit-part character, Agrajag…The franchise even survived the 2001 death of creator Douglas Adams: a film version and three further radio series have appeared within the last five years.
–Marcus O’Dair, for The Guardian

The Greatest Books rank: 299


2. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut (1969)



Full Title: Slaugherhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death

Score:
501.71

Voters:
Ordinaryperson (#2)
Nick (#4)
Krurze (#5)
Petri (#5)
Styrofoam Boots (#5)
Listyguy (#10)
Dexter (#18)
DaveC (#54)

Kurt Vonnegut knows all the tricks of the writing game. So he has not even tried to describe the bombing. Instead he has written around it in a highly imaginative, often funny, nearly psychedelic story…This problem of Billy's enables Mr. Vonnegut to tell his story fluidly, jumping forward and backward in time, free from the strictures of chronology.
New York Times

The Greatest Books rank: 107


1. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell (1949)



Also Known As: 1984

Score:
724.49

Voters:
Listyguy (#1)
Styrofoam Boots (#1)
antonius (#3)
Dexter (#4)
Chambord (#7)
Petri (#7)
Miguel (#7)
Nick (#12)
whuntva (#19)
prosecutorgodot (#31)
bonnielaurel (#40)
schaefer.tk (#46)
DaveC (#92)

Mr. Orwell's analysis of the lust for power is one of the less satisfactory contributions to our enlightenment, and he also leaves us in doubt as to how much he means by poor Smith's "faith" in the people (or "proles"). Smith is rather let down by the 1984 Common Man, and yet there is some insinuation that common humanity remains to be extinguished.
The Guardian

The Greatest Books rank: 20

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Listyguy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:09 pm

A few final notes:

  • I'll post the entire top 100 in list form, along with the excel sheet with all of the voting information, within a few days
  • I too was surprised when I saw Slaughterhouse Five finish in second place. It makes sense, looking at the voters, but while tabulating I never saw it coming
  • If anyone is interested in any kinds of breakdowns (i.e. "voters of [x] vs voters who didn't vote for [x]" I'm open to suggestions

Now, a few words on my personal (and the forum's) number one:

The sheer domination of 1984 is remarkable. The gap between #1 and #2 isn't seen by a single book on our list until we hit the top 30!

I'm glad to see the forum loves the book, but I didn't expect such an impressive turnout for it. I think it's a combination of the fact that it's one of the most taught books in schools, it has wide appeal to science fiction fans, and I know it has a pretty large uptick in popularity earlier this year after the fallout of the US presidential election. Plus it's a great book.

There are also few books that have permeated culture as much as 1984. Terms like "big brother", "thinkcrime", etc. are as timeless as the book itself. There's a reason my avatar on this forum hasn't changed since my first day here.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Nick » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:21 pm

A great rollout! Thanks Listyguy for putting this poll on!

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Postby DaveC » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:20 pm

Thanks Listguy for running this. Really good list too. Greatest books would be the better for including it. My only regrets are that George Elliot and Virginia Woolf didn't get much appreciation.

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Postby prosecutorgodot » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:32 pm

Thanks so much Listyguy! Great poll, great rollout.

I never finished reading Slaughterhouse Five... time to get to it!

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby DocBrown » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:41 pm

Thanks, ListyGuy, for pulling together this great poll.

A lot of dystopian worlds in the top 50. Is that a product of our times, or of the relative youth of our members?
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Postby Gillingham » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:55 am

Thank a lot Listyguy, it's appreciated. Great roll-out, enjoyed the ride. Hope this will start a tradition of doing novel polls once every couple of years.

Not so enamoured of the results, but a lot of others obviously are, so that's alright.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Petri » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:05 am

Thank you ListyGuy! Very interesting results. And like I said earlier I am going to (try to) read every book inside top 20 (or maybe top 50) that I haven't read yet. So J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter I think I'm going to give you a new chance one day (I read the first book in 2001 and didn't like it that much).

Gillingham wrote:Not so enamoured of the results, but a lot of others obviously are, so that's alright.

Wow you didn't vote for a single book in top 10. How many have you read of them by the way?

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Gillingham » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:20 pm

Only four, of which:
1. I wasn't impressed by 1984. Yes, it's very influential indeed, but I didn't like the style (which is very important for me) and knew all about it's legacy which probably didn't help it either. Read it quite a long time ago, but it isn't a book in which you can 'miss' a lot as it's all quite out in the open compared to some other literature. And I do like science fiction by the way.
2. I do like Slaughterhouse-Five, which was just outside my top 50.
6. Also disappointed by Crime and Punishment with very high expectations. I suspect quite a bit of it is lost in translation, unfortunately can't read Russian.
10. The Catcher in the Rye is certainly good and a very important novel. Didn't make my top 50 though.

Of the other six:
3. I would definitely like to read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, but I was VERY surprised to see it end this high. I expect some good laughs and am willing to be surprised by it's impact.
4. I've read Sense and Sensibility, which I thought was pretty good but a bit repetitive as well. I know Pride and Prejudice is generally regarded as the better book, so will read it at some point.
5. Probably won't read The Brothers Karamazov any time soon because of my experience with Crime and Punishment. Maybe some day.
7. To Kill a Mockingbird is very high on my to-read list, probably the first out of the top 10 books I haven't read that I will get to. Pretty soon I guess.
8. Don't feel the urge to read Animal Farm. I know the story, which is interesting enough, but Orwell's style is just not very much to my liking.
9. Although I'm not very familiar with the acclaimed graphic novels, I will read Watchmen some time. Definitely after Maus though. Don't really know what to expect of comic book style in serious form, will be interesting.

I've read four more out of the next five. And only Fear and Loathing Las Vegas of those made my top 50, if only just. Some of my personal favorites are lower in the list, but there are also some choices I can't really understand, like The Hobbit, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, High Fidelity (alright, maybe on this forum...) and Never Let Me Go (Nobel prize or not. Although it's at least better than The Buried Giant!). Also Harry Potter, although I'm not in a positions to judge that since I haven't read any of the books. Give me AMF's music or film tastes over it's literature tastes any day. ;)

There are so many books to read, so I have to be picky about what to read. Did gain some great recommendations that are on my to read list now though. And enjoyed this anyway.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Dexter » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:10 am

Thank you Listyguy! Very smooth roll-out and excellent presentation. Though there are surprises (Top 5 for Hitchhiker!), as a whole I like the rankings. I too have some books here to read, the one which placed highest is 'The Master and Margarita.'

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Duncan Thaw » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:44 pm

A little disappointed to see my own favourite, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, miss out. I didn't take part because there are so many of the big classics I haven't read - I might have been more tempted if the format had been us all ranking the same 100 books in order (as far as each of us were able), but I certainly enjoyed reading the results.

I'd echo a couple of Gillingham's thoughts - High Fidelity's actually a favourite of mine but it seems to have done a LOT better on this forum than it would have done elsewhere. And while recognising the importance of 1984, I wouldn't put a book as stylistically flawed as that near my #1. Animal Farm, although less ambitious, is far better realised in my view.
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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby bonnielaurel » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:57 am

Thanks, ListyGuy. I voted for six books in the top 10, so I'm quite positive about the result. Three scifi books (more or less) in the top 3 is a bit much, but in general this list contains a lot of true classics. The biggest missing name is probably Graham Greene, but that might be due to split voting. I'm glad to see Agatha Christie too, who's often missing in official canons. The Russian classics have a good placement as well. Finally I was surprised to see a few titles that I hadn't heard of, but I've put those on my reading list.

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Listyguy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:56 pm

As promised, here is the full list, and the excel sheet is attached:

1. Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
2. Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
4. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
5. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky
6. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
7. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
8. Animal Farm - George Orwell
9. Watchmen - Alan Moore and David Gibbons
10. The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
11. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson
12. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
13. Moby-Dick - Herman Melville
14. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
15. Harry Potter Series - J.K. Rowling
16. The Trial - Franz Kafka
17. The Lord of the Rings Series - J.R.R. Tolkien
18. Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse
19. Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes
20. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
21. Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
22. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
23. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
24. Farenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
25. The Stranger - Albert Camus
26. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
27. His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
28. Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace
29. Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
30. A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
31. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32. Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
33. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
34. High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
35. Steppenwolf - Hermann Hesse
36. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
37. Perfume - Patrick Susking
38. Neuromancer - William Gibson
39. The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
40. The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
41. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
42. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
43. Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy
44. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
45. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie
46. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
47. Clous Atlas - David Mitchell
48. Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee
49. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
50. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
51. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
52. Ficciones/Labyrinths - Jorge Luis Borges
53. American Pyscho - Bret Easton Ellis
54. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John le Carre
55. Journey to the End of the Night - Louis-Ferdinand Celine
56. New York Trilogy - Paul Auster
57. The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
58. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
59. Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
60. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
61. Portnoy's Complaint - Philip Roth
62. Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
63. Ulysses - James Joyce
64. Hunger - Knut Hamsun
65. The Elementary Particles - Michel Houellebecq
66. The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
67. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
68. Hamlet - William Shakespeare
69. A Canticle For Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
70. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
71. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
72. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
73. The Shining - Stephen King
74. One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey
75. The Plague - Albert Camus
76. If on a Winter's Night a Traveller - Italo Calvino
77. The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoevsky
78. The Makioka Sisters - Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
79. American Gods - Neil Gaiman
80. Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
81. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
82. Battle Royale - Koushun Takami
83. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
84. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
85. Millennium Series - Stieg Larsson
86. Why We Took the Car - Wolfgang Herrndorf
87. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
88. Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
89. Ubik - Philip K. Dick
90. The Odyssey - Homer
91. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92. Ishmael - Daniel Quinn
93. Sentimental Education - Gustave Flaubert
94. The World of Yesterday - Stefan Zweig
95. Narcissus and Goldmund - Hermann Hesse
96. 2666 - Roberto Bolano
97. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
98. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
99. The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
100. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Listyguy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:25 pm

And here are the top 10 authors, by number of points their books received:

1. George Orwell (1172.32)
2. Fyodor Dostoevsky (1025.66)
3. Cormac McCarthy (664.3)
4. Hermann Hesse (629.22)
5. Leo Tolstoy (601.3)
6. Kurt Vonegut (579.81)
7. Charles Dickens (573.99)
8. Franz Kafka (533.9)
9. Agatha Christie (527.16)
10. William Shakespeare (527.13)

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Gillingham » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:43 pm

Thanks Listyguy

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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby Duncan Thaw » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:56 pm

First and foremost well done to Listyguy for doing a great job with a project of this size.

Surprised not to see a single person vote for Paradise Lost or The Canterbury Tales.
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Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Postby notbrianeno » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:23 pm

Very sad I didn't have time to participate in this poll, or read more books these last few months, but glad to see the great turnout and rollout! Great job listyguy
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