Originally Posted by issybird
Lurkers get to vote. I'm sure there are lurkers voting for I, Robot, too. If you have a preference and will be encouraged to read a book or follow the discussion, why not?
Yes, I have observed that the ratio of voters to those who participate in ensuing discussions seldom exceeds 20-30%. Those who either read the selected book, are at least made aware of it, or enjoy the discussion is no doubt much higher.