Favourite books (Warning, long)

Emma Comerford emmaco at tpg.com.au
Sat Dec 11 05:15:56 EST 2004


Aaargh! Now I'm feeling guilty I wasn't more expansive about my favourite 
authors, especially as love most of the authors below ;)

Very interesting results, though!

At 04:51 PM 10/12/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>So because I've got so much Free Time, I've collated everyone's favourite 
>authors as mentioned in the intros. Those with 3 or more mentions are 
>below, followed by the complete list.
>Favourite individual books may follow (on Monday, most likely). [Exciting 
>preliminary result! The Perilous Gard is mentioned 3 times.]
>Jennifer
>
>The most-mentioned author is Bujold.
>
>Jane Austen, 7
>Kage Baker, 3
>Steven Brust, 4
>Lois McMaster Bujold, 15
>Emma Bull, 3
>Jasper Fforde, 3
>Georgette Heyer, 7
>Ursula LeGuin, 5
>Patricia McKillip, 3
>Robin McKinley, 6
>Margaret Mahy, 4
>E. Nesbit, 3
>Garth Nix, 5
>Tim Powers, 4
>Terry Pratchett, 10
>Dorothy L Sayers, 6
>Caroline Stevermer, 4
>Josephine Tey, 3
>Megan Whalen Turner, 3
>P. G. Wodehouse, 5
>Patrica Wrede, 6
>
>Douglas Adams 2/Joan Aiken/Margery Allingham/Asimov/Margaret Atwood 2/Jane 
>Austen 7/Kage Baker 3/Iain Banks/Nevada Barr/Dave Barry 2/EF 
>Benson/Lawrence Block/David Brin/the Brontes/Steven Brust 4/Lois McMaster 
>Bujold 15/Emma Bull 3/Jim Butcher/Octavia Butler 2/Charles Causley/Suzy 
>McKee Charnas/Leslie Charteris 2/C.J. Cherryh 2/G.K. Chesterton/Agatha 
>Christie/Louise Cooper/Susan Cooper/Ivy Compton-Burnett/Douglas 
>Coupland/Leah Cutter Roald Dahl/Elizabeth David/Robertson Davies/Lindsay 
>Davis/Richard Dawkins/Charles de Lint/Warwick Deeping/Samuel R Delany 
>2/Lester Dent (i.e. Doc Savage)/Philip K. Dick/Stephen R. Donaldson/John 
>Donne/Diane Duane 2/Dave Duncan/J.W. Dunne/Dorothy Dunnett/Gerald Durrell 
>2/Edward Eager/Theresa Edgerton/Stephanie Evanovich/Anne Fadiman/Jasper 
>Fforde 3/Timothy Findley/Antonia Forest/Richard Fortey/Dick Francis 
>2/George Macdonald Fraser/Neil Gaiman 5/Alan Garner/the Gawain 
>Poet/Gosciny and Uderzo/Elizabeth Goudge/Stephen Jay Gould/Sue 
>Grafton/Graham G!
>reene/Kerry Greenwood/Nicola Griffith/Barbara Hambly/Lian Hearn/Robert 
>Heinlein 3/Zenna Henderson/Dorothy Heydt aka Katherine Blake/Georgette 
>Heyer 7/Saki Hiwatari/P. C. Hodgell 2/Tanya Huff/Eva Ibbotson/Michael 
>Innes/Paul Jennings 2/Geoff Johns/Yuki Kaori/Guy Gavriel Kay 2/Laurie R. 
>King 2/Barbara Kingsolver/Rudyard Kipling 2/Gary Larson/John Le 
>Carre/Sharon Lee & Steve Miller/Tanith Lee 2/Ursula K. LeGuin, 5/Fritz 
>Leiber/C.S. Lewis 2/Jaqueline Lichtenberg/John Lydgate/Jack McDevitt/Ian 
>McEwan 2/Patricia McKillip 3/Robin McKinley 6/Alistair MacLean/Ken 
>Macleod/Sean McMullen/Margaret Mahy 4/Henning Mankell/Thomas Mann/Ruth 
>Manning-Sanders/George R. R. Martin 2/Andrew  Marvell/John 
>Masefield/Somerset Maugham/O.R. Melling,/Miss Manners/L.M. Montgomery 
>2/Michael Moorcock/E. Nesbit 3/Niven & Pournelle, Larry Niven/Garth Nix 
>5/Andre Norton 2/Mary Norton/Peter O'Donnell 2/Mary O'Hara/George 
>Orwell/Elsie J. Oxenham/Elizabeth Peters 2/Ellis Peters 2/Tamora Pierce 
>2/Tim Powers 4/Terr!
>y Pratchett 10/Philip Pullman 2/Julia Quinn /Arthur Ransome/R!
>uth Rendell aka Barbara Vine/J. D. Robb/Spider Robinson/J. K. Rowling/Greg 
>Rucka/Rudy Rucker/Joanna Russ/Eric Frank Russell/Saki/Dorothy L. Sayers 
>6/James H. Schmitz/Melissa Scott/Sellar and Yeatman 2/Dr. Seuss/Robert 
>Silverberg/Clark Ashton Smith/Cordwainer Smith/Dodie Smith/Sherwood Smith 
>2/ Spenser/Staynes and Storey/James Stephens/Neal Stephenson 2/Caroline 
>Stevermer 4/Jack Stewart/Mary Stewart 2/Sean Stewart/Noel 
>Streatfield/Theodore Sturgeon/Essie Summers/Rosemary Sutcliff/Judith 
>Tarr/Sheri S. Tepper 2/Josephine Tey 3/Angela Thirkell 2/Tolkien 2/Barbara 
>Trapido/Anthony Trollope/Megan Whalen Turner 3/Wendelin Van Draanen/Jack 
>Vance 2/Vivian Vande Velde/Joan Vinge/Brian Vickers/Mark Waid/Bill 
>Watterson 2/David Weber/Martha Wells 3/T.H. White/James Wicox/Tad 
>Williams/Connie Willis 5/Tim Winton/P. G. Wodehouse 5/Virginia 
>Woolf/Patricia Wrede 6/Wu Ch'eng En/Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.
>
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