Yes, Roth is the greatest living American novelist, said 77 percent of the illustrious panel, the Guardian reported.
The other 23 percent - ie the other 6.9 people - thought not, although Don DeLillo was the only other writer mentioned as a possibility, and some respondents declined to nominate anyone.
They were later asked if Roth is a misogynist. Yes, said 17 percent. No, said 30 percent, Umm, said a non-mathematical 52 percent.
43 percent said that his greatest subject was himself.
97 percent said that he deserves to win the Nobel Prize.
'Sabbath's Theater' was rated as his best book, receiving 24 percent votes.