Announcing the 2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal Book Group Prize Award for the Best Book We’ve Read in 2016

It’s with great honour I can announce the long list for the 2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal Book Group Prize Award for the Best Book We’ve Read in 2016.

2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal Book Group Prize Award for the Best Book We've Read in 2016

I’m not writing the title of this yet again

The winning author* of this prestigious award will be presented with the 2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal in a ceremony due to take place in early 2017.

2016 represents an interesting year of reading for the Brixton Book Group, with 58% of the authors read being female and half of the authors being dead.

Since Brixton Book Group is run along democratic** principals, we’d like to invite our esteemed members to vote in the following poll to choose the shortlist for the 2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal Book Group Prize Award for the Best Book We’ve Read in 2016, which will be discussed in detail during our curry night in December.

Please vote for the 2016 Brixton Book Group Award Winning Golden Medal Book Group Prize Award for the Best Book We've Read in 2016

  • Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (34%, 13 Votes)
  • His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman (11%, 4 Votes)
  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (11%, 4 Votes)
  • Orlando by Virginia Woolf (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Bone Clocks by David Mitchell (8%, 3 Votes)
  • High Rise by JG Ballard (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Edith's Diary by Patricia Highsmith (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (5%, 2 Votes)
  • The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien (5%, 2 Votes)
  • I Love DICK by Chris Kraus (3%, 1 Votes)
  • The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (3%, 1 Votes)
  • Quiet by Susan Cain (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 24

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If you have a compelling reason for why you’re preferred book should win, please leave it in the comments below. If you’re reading this on email you may need to click through to the site to vote. The poll will close on the 14th of December at 7.17pm so vote before then!

*probably.
**in 2016 democracy has been a bit overrated, so the curry night will determine the winner.

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