POLL RESULTS: Award-Winning Books

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll.

QUESTION

Have you ever been unable to complete a Hugo or Nebula Award winning book because you disliked it so much?

RESULTS

64% – Yes, what were they thinking?

14% – No, I liked all the award winners I read.

21% – No, I haven’t read any award winners.

(Total votes: 14)

I’m glad to see I wasn’t the only one who was unable to finish an award-winning book. For me, it was Ursula Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness. I just couldn’t get into it at all. Three of the fourteen voters haven’t read any award-winning fiction at all. And I’m curious to know how many award-winners were read by the folks who liked ‘em all.

2 thoughts on “POLL RESULTS: Award-Winning Books”

  1. given the low numbers that we usually get in these poll, maybe you can just cite how many votes in each response (rather than the percentage).

  2. Lacking Taste

    SciFi Signal recently ran a poll that I thought was particularly interesting. Their question was:

    Have you ever been unable to complete a Hugo or Nebula Award winning book because you disliked it so much?

    The reason I find this so intriguing is t…

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