Originally Posted by Rizla
With all due respect, any sci-fi poll that does not include a work by Iain M. Banks is a joke. He is undoubtedly the greatest living science-fiction writer and has developed the genre the most since the greats (and deserves to be included in their number). These nominations are absurdly out-of-touch. Oh well and ho-hum.
Funny I was thinking that I hadn't nominated any of his and yet I've still got many to read. Would have been fun discussing one of his books.
But oh well - there's always next year.
Just in case...you do realise this isn't a poll for best science fiction writers/books?