The Mookse and the Gripes

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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Booker Index
By Trevor · 1 post · 194 views
last updated Mar 18, 2016 09:59AM
2018 Booker Winner: Milkman
By Trevor · 401 posts · 257 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 08:12AM
2019 Man Booker Speculation
By Hugh · 39 posts · 133 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 08:16AM
2018 Booker Shortlist: The Overstory
By Trevor · 109 posts · 156 views
last updated Dec 19, 2018 07:52PM
2018 Booker Longlist: Normal People
By Trevor · 176 posts · 172 views
last updated Dec 16, 2018 05:58AM
* 2019 MBI speculation
By Paul · 122 posts · 148 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 04:28PM
* Ranking the winners (MBI and IFFP)
By Paul · 12 posts · 139 views
last updated Oct 10, 2018 03:08PM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Frankenstein in Baghdad
By Hugh · 12 posts · 71 views
last updated Jan 07, 2019 08:31AM
2018 MBI Longlist: Die, My Love
By Hugh · 16 posts · 58 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 02:57AM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Flights
By Hugh · 71 posts · 105 views
last updated Dec 02, 2018 07:01AM
* Ranking the BTBA Winners
By Trevor · 22 posts · 163 views
last updated Jun 25, 2018 05:50AM
2019 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 115 posts · 122 views
last updated Jan 14, 2019 12:28PM
2018 Best Translated Book Award Discussion
By Trevor · 195 posts · 147 views
last updated Nov 06, 2018 12:57PM
2018 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 65 posts · 163 views
last updated Apr 10, 2018 07:03AM
2017 BTBA: Shortlist Discussion
By Paul · 33 posts · 103 views
last updated May 05, 2017 12:20PM
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+ Mookse Madness
* 2019 Mookse Madness: The List
By Trevor · 201 posts · 192 views
last updated Dec 22, 2018 07:42PM
2019 Mookse Madness - Salman Rushdie
By Hugh · 12 posts · 40 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 02:19AM
2019 Mookse Madness - Penelope Fitzgerald
By Hugh · 27 posts · 52 views
last updated Jan 13, 2019 01:34PM
2019 Mookse Madness - Penelope Lively
By Hugh · 14 posts · 49 views
last updated Jan 08, 2019 06:28AM
2019 Mookse Madness - Ali Smith
By Hugh · 3 posts · 41 views
last updated Jan 07, 2019 02:27PM
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+ The Goldsmiths Prize
* 2018 Goldsmiths Prize general discussion
By Paul · 429 posts · 191 views
last updated Jan 04, 2019 11:05AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - First Love
By Paul · 32 posts · 59 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 05:47AM
2018 Goldsmiths shortlist - The Cemetery in Barnes
By Paul · 65 posts · 59 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 10:14AM
2018 Goldsmiths Prize Winner - The Long Take
By Paul · 33 posts · 50 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 05:45AM
2018 Goldsmiths Prize dynamic rankings
By Hugh · 21 posts · 81 views
last updated Nov 14, 2018 07:22AM
* 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize: Longlist Dynamic Rankings
By Hugh · 13 posts · 50 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 05:48AM
* 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize
By Paul · 41 posts · 73 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 07:13AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Die, My Love
By Ang · 22 posts · 51 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 03:24AM
2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize general discussion
By Ang · 232 posts · 115 views
last updated Nov 02, 2018 05:24PM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Darker with the Lights On
By Ang · 34 posts · 57 views
last updated May 26, 2018 11:19PM
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+ Other Prizes
Costa Prize
By Paul · 288 posts · 160 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 07:40AM
EBRD Literature Prize
By Viv · 8 posts · 60 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 02:50AM
The Folio Prize
By Ang · 36 posts · 119 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 04:09AM
Pen/America Awards
By Sam · 1 post · 34 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 05:57AM
Center for Fiction First Novel Prize shortlist
By Sam · 12 posts · 56 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 05:52AM
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+ Favorite Presses
* Folder Rules
By Trevor · 14 posts · 61 views
last updated Jun 08, 2018 11:04AM
Charco Press
By Viv · 23 posts · 56 views
last updated Jan 14, 2019 04:59AM
Tilted Axis
By Paul · 11 posts · 39 views
last updated Jan 06, 2019 10:20AM
Galley Beggar press
By Hugh · 53 posts · 86 views
last updated Jan 04, 2019 02:21PM
Fitzcarraldo Editions
By Paul · 46 posts · 71 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 06:46AM
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+ Book Chat
General Book News
By Trevor · 103 posts · 134 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 05:04AM
Writing book reviews
By Antonomasia · 97 posts · 93 views
last updated Jan 09, 2019 05:14AM
Our favourite books of 2018 - nominations / general chat
By Hugh · 134 posts · 120 views
last updated Jan 03, 2019 07:46PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Our favourite books of 2018 - Dynamic rankings
By Hugh · 27 posts · 78 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 09:22AM
Best books of 2018 (so far)?
By Antonomasia · 60 posts · 95 views
last updated Nov 06, 2018 06:10PM
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+ Author Chat
* In Memoriam
By Trevor · 118 posts · 190 views
last updated Dec 30, 2018 07:33AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Index to Author Chat
By Trevor · 1 post · 41 views
last updated May 09, 2016 01:32PM
* Author Chat Format
By Trevor · 17 posts · 58 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 02:11PM
Thomas Bernhard
By Paul · 20 posts · 73 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 12:37AM
Separating the art from the artist?
By Antonomasia · 56 posts · 70 views
last updated Jan 14, 2019 02:03PM
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Murmur
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Crudo
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Kudos
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The Long Take
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Washington Black
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Everything Under
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Milkman
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The Mars Room
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The Overstory
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Normal People
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