Critique.org Best Ever Poll - Mainstream/Literary Book

Welcome to the Preditors & Editors / Critters Best Ever Readers' Poll
Mainstream/Literary Book
 [about/FAQ]

The Preditors & Editors / Critters Best Ever Readers' Poll honors the best works ever published and their creators. Vote for your favorites!

Entries for each category are listed in order by score by default. Click the name for more information about that entry.

Add a new entry using the row at the bottom. Please be sure it is not already on the list first.
Vote 1-10 for any of the following (1=worst ever ... 10=best ever; decimals are okay):

[Sort by: Score | #Votes | Alphabetical | Recent   {help} ]

Vote#Score#VotesTitleAuthorType[*]
380.8914 Angels and DemonsDan Brown
372.4042 AnnaKarenina
146.5351 AnthemAyn Rand
57.5351 As Meat Loves SaltMaria McCann
57.5351 As Meat Loves SaltMaria McCann
176.3739 Breakfast of ChampionsKurt Vonnegut
37.8306 CONFEDERACY OF DUNCESJohn Kennedy Toole
343.8306 Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger
18.5223 Collected Works of William FaulknerWilliam FaulknerC
285.1893 CreationGore Vidal
77.3914 Cry, The Beloved CountryAlan Paton
245.5398 Dandelion WineRay Bradbury
196.1893 Devil's CubGeorgette Heyer
265.3914 Far From the Madding CrowdThomas Hardy
39-1.4651 GileadMarilynne RobinsonS1
294.9976 Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
235.86211 Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad
215.9042 I, ClaudiusRobert Graves
107.1414 Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte
275.3435 Jonathon Livingston SeagullRichard Bach
97.1435 Last of the MohicansJames Fenimore Cooper
225.8914 Les MiserablesVictor Hugo
87.3367 Little WomanLouisa May Alcott
334.1893 Lord JimJoseph Conrad
206.1435 Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert
255.5351 Martin EdenJack London
107.1414 Of Human BondageW. Somerset Maugham
67.4976 One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia Marquez
47.59810 Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen
304.9042 RoomEmma Donoghue
57.5351 SashaBrian porter
324.5223 Skin of a LionMichael Ondaatje
27.8563 Still Life with WoodpeckerTom Robbins
77.3914 The Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoevsky
353.4042 The CitadelA.J. Cronin
136.60711 The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck
117.04720 The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
186.2477 The Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding
196.1893 The Quiet AmericanGraham Greene
166.4042 The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemingway
156.5223 The Violent Bear it AwayFlannery O'Connor
362.5223 Tropic of CancerHenry Miller
Title not listed: by:
Type of book (only if adding a new book; and key for "Type" column):
Standalone
Omnibus (a whole series of books, e.g. "The Lord of the Rings")
One book in a Series: this single book is number in the series
Collection (single author)
Anthology (multiple authors)
This voting site is operated by Andrew Burt

▶ Best EVER Written Poll

▶ Best IDEA Contest - $$

Future of the Book Blog
▶ Read Aburt's Future of the Book Blog

▶ Ebook Pricing Survey

▶ Critique.org — Workshops for Everything

(Please check your vote for accuracy before submitting to avoid typos.)

Your email address is required to validate your vote. (It will be kept strictly confidential and not used for mailing lists, etc.)

Your email address:
(Email to finalize your vote will be sent to you when you submit this form. Please add bestpoll_noreply@critique.org to your approved senders list to receive the email. You only need to validate your email address once. Do not send email to this address; it is not read. You may only vote once per item in each category; a subsequent vote for the same item in the same category will override your prior vote.)

Remember your email address for later? (This will set a cookie with your email address so it can be filled in automatically into other voting categories now and when you return. You can uncheck the box and clear your cookies to remove it.)

To prevent automated submissions, please enter the two words (and help proofread scanned texts :). (If you've already clicked the email validation you can skip this test.)

Notify you when new entries are added to this category so you can rate them?
Yes     No

Return to the Best Ever Poll Home Page
or

DONATIONS

$
[via ►PayPal or: Square]
Very Happy minion   Very Happy minion — last donation was yesterday. A big Thank You! to Bill Leonard, Fran Eisemann, Ed Kratz, and lots of other Critterfolk for their contributions!

Critters is entirely funded by donations from Critterfolk like you, so yours is most appreciated. Click here to make the minions happy. Every dollar helps. Thanks for your support!

COOL BOOK