The Mookse and the Gripes

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+ The Man Booker Prize
* The Man Booker Prize Publicity and News
By Trevor · 126 posts · 248 views
last updated Jul 09, 2018 07:41AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Booker Index
By Trevor · 1 post · 151 views
last updated Mar 18, 2016 09:59AM
2018 Man Booker Prize speculation
By Hugh · 262 posts · 245 views
last updated 1 hour, 9 min ago
Ranking the Booker Winners
By Trevor · 92 posts · 201 views
last updated 8 hours, 16 min ago
The Golden Man Booker
By Paul · 134 posts · 142 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 01:47AM
* 2018 MBI shortlist dynamic rankings
By Paul · 17 posts · 89 views
last updated May 19, 2018 10:04AM
* 2018 MBI longlist and shortlist discussion
By Paul · 259 posts · 146 views
last updated May 26, 2018 12:04AM
* Ranking the winners (MBI and IFFP)
By Paul · 12 posts · 113 views
last updated May 25, 2018 07:01AM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Flights
By Hugh · 66 posts · 69 views
last updated Jun 03, 2018 10:45PM
2018 MBI Longlist: 7th Function of Language
By Hugh · 32 posts · 64 views
last updated May 30, 2018 02:01AM
* Ranking the BTBA Winners
By Trevor · 22 posts · 148 views
last updated Jun 25, 2018 05:50AM
2019 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 15 posts · 54 views
last updated Jul 04, 2018 04:45PM
2018 Best Translated Book Award Discussion
By Trevor · 186 posts · 114 views
last updated Jun 20, 2018 01:35PM
2018 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 65 posts · 152 views
last updated Apr 10, 2018 07:03AM
2017 BTBA: Shortlist Discussion
By Paul · 33 posts · 95 views
last updated May 05, 2017 12:20PM
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+ Mookse Madness
This topic has been closed to new comments. * 2018 Match-ups, Calendar, and Link to Polls
By Trevor · 33 posts · 86 views
last updated Apr 03, 2018 08:23AM
2018 Mookse Madness: General Discussion
By Trevor · 103 posts · 82 views
last updated Apr 03, 2018 02:48PM
2018 Mookse Madness: The List
By Trevor · 55 posts · 173 views
last updated Feb 17, 2018 03:34AM
Ideas for the Next Mookse Madness
By Trevor · 34 posts · 82 views
last updated Aug 15, 2017 12:04AM
Mookse Madness 2017 -- General Discussion
By Trevor · 148 posts · 124 views
last updated Apr 05, 2017 03:24PM
* 2018 Goldsmiths Prize general discussion
By Paul · 85 posts · 111 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 10:27AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - Reservoir 13
By Paul · 51 posts · 72 views
last updated Mar 16, 2018 06:10AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - Playing Possum
By Paul · 57 posts · 61 views
last updated Feb 14, 2018 12:22AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - H(A)PPY
By Paul · 45 posts · 66 views
last updated Nov 19, 2017 03:57AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize - general discussion
By Paul · 278 posts · 131 views
last updated Nov 15, 2017 12:35PM
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+ The Nobel Prize
2018 Nobel Prize
By Meike · 32 posts · 94 views
last updated Jul 07, 2018 01:39PM
2017 Nobel Prize
By Trevor · 105 posts · 176 views
last updated Apr 12, 2018 01:29AM
Nobel Prize 50 year old lists
By Michele · 3 posts · 33 views
last updated Jan 10, 2018 05:24AM
2016 Nobel Prize
By Trevor · 67 posts · 107 views
last updated Nov 04, 2016 12:02AM
List of Nobel Prize Winners
By Trevor · 2 posts · 51 views
last updated Oct 13, 2016 04:16AM
* 2018 RoC shortlist dynamic rankings
By Paul · 10 posts · 64 views
last updated Mar 20, 2018 03:21AM
* 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize general discussion
By Ang · 212 posts · 89 views
last updated May 19, 2018 10:54AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Darker with the Lights On
By Ang · 34 posts · 54 views
last updated May 26, 2018 11:19PM
2018 RoC Shortlist: We That Are Young
By Ang · 68 posts · 53 views
last updated Apr 27, 2018 03:19PM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Blue Self-Portrait
By Ang · 14 posts · 37 views
last updated Apr 21, 2018 07:56AM
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+ Other Prizes
French Book Prizes
By Trevor · 42 posts · 95 views
last updated Jun 29, 2018 03:31AM
Desmond Elliott Prize for debut fiction
By Paul · 36 posts · 70 views
last updated Jun 22, 2018 03:32PM
Edge Hill Prize for Short Stories
By Paul · 8 posts · 30 views
last updated Jun 20, 2018 01:33PM
Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction
By Ang · 25 posts · 71 views
last updated Jun 17, 2018 06:19PM
International Dublin Literary Award (formerly IMPAC Prize)
By Paul · 98 posts · 118 views
last updated Jun 13, 2018 10:19AM
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+ Favorite Presses
* Folder Rules
By Trevor · 14 posts · 55 views
last updated Jun 08, 2018 11:04AM
Dostoyevsky Wannabe
By Paul · 5 posts · 49 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 04:11AM
Verso Books
By Ang · 2 posts · 29 views
last updated Jul 01, 2018 02:08AM
Galley Beggar press
By Hugh · 11 posts · 50 views
last updated Jun 25, 2018 01:07AM
Salt Publishing
By WndyJW · 28 posts · 50 views
last updated May 31, 2018 11:44PM
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+ Book Chat
Exciting New Queer Literature
By jo · 27 posts · 67 views
last updated Jun 28, 2018 09:53AM
General Book News
By Trevor · 52 posts · 104 views
last updated May 26, 2018 08:37AM
BBC Culture's Stories that Shaped the World
By Sam · 1 post · 20 views
last updated May 24, 2018 05:16AM
Best Years in Books
By Trevor · 23 posts · 40 views
last updated Apr 20, 2018 06:19AM
The best British and Irish novelists today
By Paul · 44 posts · 56 views
last updated Apr 09, 2018 05:27AM
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+ Author Chat
* In Memoriam
By Trevor · 81 posts · 158 views
last updated Jun 28, 2018 01:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Index to Author Chat
By Trevor · 1 post · 37 views
last updated May 09, 2016 01:32PM
* Author Chat Format
By Trevor · 17 posts · 56 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 02:11PM
Elizabeth Taylor
By Trevor · 11 posts · 65 views
last updated Jul 07, 2018 09:28AM
Richard Powers
By Neil · 8 posts · 28 views
last updated Jul 03, 2018 09:11AM
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+ The M&G Podcast
Episode 3: "Quadraturin," by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
By Trevor · 3 posts · 19 views
last updated May 14, 2018 07:46AM
Episode 2: The Unknown Man—The Silent Screaming of Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
By Trevor · 6 posts · 22 views
last updated Mar 21, 2018 06:01PM
Episode 1: Anita Brookner's Start in Life
By Trevor · 13 posts · 38 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 08:25AM
Version 2.0: Request for Input
By Trevor · 9 posts · 47 views
last updated Feb 17, 2018 10:45PM
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The North Water
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The Many
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Work Like Any Other
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My Name Is Lucy Barton
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