The Mookse and the Gripes

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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Booker Index
By Trevor · 1 post · 190 views
last updated Mar 18, 2016 05:59PM
2018 Booker Longlist: Normal People
By Trevor · 176 posts · 167 views
last updated 7 hours, 19 min ago
2018 Booker Shortlist: Everything Under
By Trevor · 101 posts · 155 views
last updated Dec 15, 2018 08:05AM
2018 Booker Longlist: In Our Mad and Furious City
By Trevor · 94 posts · 127 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 11:34PM
2018 Booker Winner: Milkman
By Trevor · 391 posts · 237 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 09:19PM
* 2019 MBI speculation
By Paul · 108 posts · 132 views
last updated Nov 05, 2018 03:08PM
* Ranking the winners (MBI and IFFP)
By Paul · 12 posts · 138 views
last updated Oct 11, 2018 12:08AM
2018 MBI Longlist: Die, My Love
By Hugh · 16 posts · 58 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 11:57AM
2018 MBI Shortlist: Flights
By Hugh · 71 posts · 102 views
last updated Dec 02, 2018 04:01PM
2018 MBI Longlist: 7th Function of Language
By Hugh · 32 posts · 70 views
last updated May 30, 2018 11:01AM
* Ranking the BTBA Winners
By Trevor · 22 posts · 162 views
last updated Jun 25, 2018 02:50PM
2019 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 100 posts · 113 views
last updated Dec 15, 2018 08:33AM
2018 Best Translated Book Award Discussion
By Trevor · 195 posts · 144 views
last updated Nov 06, 2018 09:57PM
2018 BTBA Speculation
By Trevor · 65 posts · 162 views
last updated Apr 10, 2018 04:03PM
2017 BTBA: Shortlist Discussion
By Paul · 33 posts · 101 views
last updated May 05, 2017 09:20PM
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+ Mookse Madness
* 2019 Mookse Madness: The List
By Trevor · 183 posts · 166 views
last updated Dec 13, 2018 04:26PM
2019 Mookse Madness - Penelope Lively
By Hugh · 12 posts · 39 views
last updated 34 minutes ago
2019 Mookse Madness - Beryl Bainbridge
By Hugh · 15 posts · 31 views
last updated 7 hours, 22 min ago
2019 Mookse Madness - Thomas Keneally
By Hugh · 24 posts · 36 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 12:21PM
2019 Mookse Madness - William Trevor
By Hugh · 20 posts · 40 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 09:59AM
Showing 5 of 21 topics — 1,584 comments total
+ The Goldsmiths Prize
* 2018 Goldsmiths Prize general discussion
By Paul · 425 posts · 186 views
last updated Nov 20, 2018 05:19AM
2017 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist - First Love
By Paul · 32 posts · 58 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 02:47PM
2018 Goldsmiths shortlist - The Cemetery in Barnes
By Paul · 65 posts · 58 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 07:14PM
2018 Goldsmiths Prize Winner - The Long Take
By Paul · 33 posts · 47 views
last updated Nov 19, 2018 02:45PM
2018 Goldsmiths Prize dynamic rankings
By Hugh · 21 posts · 81 views
last updated Nov 14, 2018 04:22PM
* 2018 RoC shortlist dynamic rankings
By Paul · 10 posts · 80 views
last updated Mar 20, 2018 11:21AM
* 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize general discussion
By Ang · 232 posts · 112 views
last updated Nov 03, 2018 01:24AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Die, My Love
By Ang · 22 posts · 49 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 12:24PM
2018 RoC Shortlist: Darker with the Lights On
By Ang · 34 posts · 57 views
last updated May 27, 2018 08:19AM
2018 RoC Shortlist: We That Are Young
By Ang · 68 posts · 58 views
last updated Apr 28, 2018 12:19AM
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+ Other Prizes
The Folio Prize
By Ang · 36 posts · 113 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 01:09PM
Pen/America Awards
By Sam · 1 post · 27 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 02:57PM
Center for Fiction First Novel Prize shortlist
By Sam · 12 posts · 54 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 02:52PM
The National Book Critics Circle Award
By Will · 66 posts · 115 views
last updated Dec 12, 2018 02:50PM
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards
By Sam · 6 posts · 48 views
last updated Dec 07, 2018 09:47PM
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+ Favorite Presses
* Folder Rules
By Trevor · 14 posts · 59 views
last updated Jun 08, 2018 08:04PM
Fitzcarraldo Editions
By Paul · 39 posts · 63 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 11:28AM
Galley Beggar press
By Hugh · 47 posts · 79 views
last updated Oct 19, 2018 02:02AM
Charco Press
By Viv · 11 posts · 46 views
last updated Sep 16, 2018 02:48PM
Catapult
By WndyJW · 11 posts · 42 views
last updated Sep 05, 2018 03:12AM
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+ Book Chat
Our favourite books of 2018 - nominations / general chat
By Hugh · 107 posts · 88 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 11:11PM
Our favourite books of 2018 - Dynamic rankings
By Hugh · 24 posts · 63 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 04:33AM
General Book News
By Trevor · 79 posts · 126 views
last updated Nov 08, 2018 10:19PM
Best books of 2018 (so far)?
By Antonomasia · 60 posts · 93 views
last updated Nov 07, 2018 03:10AM
Writing book reviews
By Antonomasia · 90 posts · 81 views
last updated Aug 28, 2018 09:23AM
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+ Author Chat
* In Memoriam
By Trevor · 100 posts · 181 views
last updated Nov 17, 2018 06:54AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Index to Author Chat
By Trevor · 1 post · 40 views
last updated May 09, 2016 10:32PM
* Author Chat Format
By Trevor · 17 posts · 57 views
last updated Mar 01, 2018 11:11PM
Richard Powers
By Neil · 11 posts · 40 views
last updated 6 hours, 52 min ago
Elena Ferrante
By Trevor · 19 posts · 67 views
last updated Dec 05, 2018 02:53AM
Café Quito: 'pub' thread for general discussions
By Antonomasia · 156 posts · 69 views
last updated Nov 25, 2018 02:15AM
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 · 71 views
last updated Sep 05, 2018 01:37AM
Getting to Know You
By Trevor · 126 posts · 183 views
last updated Jul 30, 2018 11:17PM
Rankings, Ratings, Lists, Prizes, Book Games?
By Patrick · 35 posts · 40 views
last updated Feb 27, 2018 10:21AM
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