The Mookse and the Gripes

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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Booker Index
By Trevor · 1 post · 199 views
last updated Mar 18, 2016 05:59PM
2019 Man Booker Speculation
By Hugh · 71 posts · 151 views
last updated Feb 16, 2019 06:52AM
Ranking all-time shortlisted and longlisted books
By Antonomasia · 44 posts · 148 views
last updated Feb 15, 2019 04:34PM
2018 Booker Longlist: In Our Mad and Furious City
By Trevor · 95 posts · 131 views
last updated Feb 14, 2019 05:23PM
The Man Booker Prize Publicity and News
By Trevor · 228 posts · 318 views
last updated Feb 04, 2019 09:52AM
* 2019 MBI speculation
By Paul · 217 posts · 170 views
last updated 46 minutes ago
* Ranking the winners (MBI and IFFP)
By Paul · 12 posts · 142 views
last updated Oct 11, 2018 12:08AM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Frankenstein in Baghdad
By Hugh · 12 posts · 75 views
last updated Jan 07, 2019 05:31PM
2018 MBI Longlist: Die, My Love
By Hugh · 16 posts · 60 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 11:57AM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Flights
By Hugh · 71 posts · 105 views
last updated Dec 02, 2018 04:01PM
* Ranking the BTBA Winners
By Trevor · 22 posts · 165 views
last updated Jun 25, 2018 02:50PM
2019 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 136 posts · 138 views
last updated Jan 29, 2019 09:19PM
2018 Best Translated Book Award Discussion
By Trevor · 195 posts · 152 views
last updated Nov 06, 2018 09:57PM
2018 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 65 posts · 163 views
last updated Apr 10, 2018 04:03PM
2017 BTBA: Shortlist Discussion
By Paul · 33 posts · 104 views
last updated May 05, 2017 09:20PM
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+ Mookse Madness
* 2019 Mookse Madness: The List
By Trevor · 213 posts · 203 views
last updated 22 hours, 46 min ago
2019 Mookse Madness - Doris Lessing
By Hugh · 26 posts · 55 views
last updated Feb 08, 2019 07:08AM
2019 Mookse Madness - Beryl Bainbridge
By Hugh · 16 posts · 40 views
last updated Jan 30, 2019 06:00PM
2019 Mookse Madness - Penelope Fitzgerald
By Hugh · 28 posts · 62 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 11:58PM
2019 Mookse Madness - Salman Rushdie
By Hugh · 12 posts · 47 views
last updated Jan 17, 2019 11:19AM
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+ The Goldsmiths Prize
* 2018 Goldsmiths Prize general discussion
By Paul · 429 posts · 194 views
last updated Jan 04, 2019 08:05PM
2018 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - Murmur
By Paul · 80 posts · 74 views
last updated Feb 05, 2019 06:43PM
2019 Goldsmiths Prize general discussion
By Paul · 7 posts · 49 views
last updated Jan 24, 2019 03:27PM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - First Love
By Paul · 32 posts · 59 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 02:47PM
2018 Goldsmiths shortlist - The Cemetery in Barnes
By Paul · 65 posts · 61 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 07:14PM
* 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize: Longlist Dynamic Rankings
By Hugh · 13 posts · 62 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 02:48PM
* 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize
By Paul · 66 posts · 94 views
last updated Feb 14, 2019 10:04AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Die, My Love
By Ang · 22 posts · 52 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 12:24PM
2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize general discussion
By Ang · 232 posts · 115 views
last updated Nov 03, 2018 01:24AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Darker with the Lights On
By Ang · 34 posts · 58 views
last updated May 27, 2018 08:19AM
2019 Women's Prize Speculation
By Ang · 22 posts · 66 views
last updated Feb 11, 2019 08:22PM
(Baileys) Women's Prize for Fiction
By Antonomasia · 359 posts · 205 views
last updated Nov 16, 2018 04:30PM
2018 Women's Prize Shortlist Discussion and Rankings
By Val · 61 posts · 122 views
last updated Aug 30, 2018 04:12PM
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+ Other Prizes
National Book Awards
By Will · 220 posts · 193 views
last updated 22 hours, 31 min ago
The Rathbones Folio Prize
By Ang · 38 posts · 126 views
last updated Feb 13, 2019 12:20PM
Stella Prize
By Sam · 1 post · 26 views
last updated Feb 07, 2019 11:02PM
The International Dylan Thomas Prize
By Paul · 25 posts · 68 views
last updated Jan 31, 2019 02:06PM
Costa Prize
By Paul · 298 posts · 165 views
last updated Jan 29, 2019 08:36PM
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+ Favorite Presses
* Folder Rules
By Trevor · 14 posts · 62 views
last updated Jun 08, 2018 08:04PM
And Other Stories
By Ang · 1 post · 19 views
last updated Feb 13, 2019 11:23AM
Fitzcarraldo Editions
By Paul · 49 posts · 74 views
last updated Feb 12, 2019 04:58PM
Boiler House Press
By Louise · 3 posts · 32 views
last updated Jan 28, 2019 05:13AM
Charco Press
By Viv · 23 posts · 57 views
last updated Jan 14, 2019 01:59PM
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+ Book Chat
Our favourite books of 2018 - nominations / general chat
By Hugh · 135 posts · 130 views
last updated 22 hours, 12 min ago
'Optimistic' blurbs
By Paul · 9 posts · 41 views
last updated Feb 14, 2019 03:39AM
General Book News
By Trevor · 108 posts · 143 views
last updated Feb 01, 2019 02:39AM
Writing book reviews
By Antonomasia · 97 posts · 95 views
last updated Jan 09, 2019 02:14PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Our favourite books of 2018 - Dynamic rankings
By Hugh · 27 posts · 84 views
last updated Dec 29, 2018 06:22PM
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+ Author Chat
* In Memoriam
By Trevor · 124 posts · 192 views
last updated Feb 15, 2019 05:44PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Index to Author Chat
By Trevor · 1 post · 42 views
last updated May 09, 2016 10:32PM
* Author Chat Format
By Trevor · 17 posts · 58 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 11:11PM
Thomas Bernhard
By Paul · 20 posts · 75 views
last updated Jan 15, 2019 09:37AM
Separating the art from the artist?
By Antonomasia · 56 posts · 72 views
last updated Jan 14, 2019 11:03PM
Café Quito: 'pub' thread for general discussions
By Antonomasia · 159 posts · 73 views
last updated Feb 13, 2019 11:56PM
Getting to Know You
By Trevor · 131 posts · 193 views
last updated Jan 23, 2019 03:01AM
Feedback and Suggestions
By Trevor · 69 posts · 107 views
last updated Sep 28, 2018 12:34AM
Other Folders/Prizes You'd Like
By Trevor · 25 posts · 72 views
last updated Sep 05, 2018 01:37AM
Rankings, Ratings, Lists, Prizes, Book Games?
By Patrick · 35 posts · 41 views
last updated Feb 27, 2018 10:21AM
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+ Film
2019 Oscars, BAFTAs and other film awards
By Antonomasia · 11 posts · 34 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 04:41PM
Film noir
By Antonomasia · 2 posts · 28 views
last updated Nov 12, 2018 04:52PM
Biopics
By Ang · 6 posts · 27 views
last updated Nov 10, 2018 02:17PM
Ingmar Bergman (1918 - 2007)
By Trevor · 14 posts · 24 views
last updated Nov 06, 2018 09:44PM
General Film Discussion
By Trevor · 14 posts · 36 views
last updated Nov 02, 2018 10:15PM
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Crudo
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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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