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2016
The Sellout
Click to search this book in our catalog   Paul Beatty

Library Journal Dickens, CA, is so embarrassing yet so inconsequential that it has disappeared from the map. ...More

2015
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Click to search this book in our catalog   Marion James

Library Journal In his novels, Jamaican-born James centers on his homeland while giving larger scope to the A...More

2014
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Flanagan

Library Journal One of Australia's most celebrated authors, Flanagan has garnered multiple awards for hi...More

 
2013
The Luminaries
 Eleanor Catton

Library Journal Step into the world of 1886 and New Zealand's goldfields in this Man Booker Prize-winnin...More

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2012
Bring Up the Bodies
 Hilary Mantel

Publishers Weekly When last we saw Thomas Cromwell, hero of Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf ...More

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2011
The Sense of An Ending
 Julian Barnes

Book list At once commanding and subtle, Barnes has created a refined novel intensely suspenseful in its emot...More

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2010
The Finkler Question
Click to search this book in our catalog   Howard Jacobson

Library Journal In tribute to his childhood pal, Samuel Finkler, Julian Treslove, a former BBC arts producer...More

2009
Wolf Hall: A Novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Hilary Mantel
Library Journal : Starred Review. As Henry VIII's go-to man for his dirty work, Thomas Cromwell (1485–1540...More
2008
The White Tiger
Click to search this book in our catalog   Aravind Adiga
Publishers Weekly : Starred Review. A brutal view of India's class struggles is cunningly presented in Adiga'...More
 
2007
The Gathering
 Anne Enright
Library Journal : It seems that large, extended families are brought together for two events, weddings and funerals,...More
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2006
The Inheritance of Loss
 Kiran Desai
Library Journal: A shell of his once imposing self, retired magistrate Patel retreats from society to live on what w...More
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2005
The Sea
 John Banville
Library Journal: âI have carried the memory of that moment through a whole half century, as if it were the emb...More
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2004
The Line of Beauty
Click to search this book in our catalog   Alan Hollinghurst
Publishers Weekly : Among its other wonders, this almost perfectly written novel, recently longlisted for the Mann B...More
2003
Vernon God Little
Click to search this book in our catalog   DBC Pierre
Library Journal : Published to critical acclaim in England, this first novel is a satirical look at contemporary Ame...More
2002
Life of Pi
Click to search this book in our catalog   Yann Martel
Library Journal : Named for a swimming pool in Paris the Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel begins this extraordin...More
 
2001
True History of the Kelly Gang
 Peter Carey
Library Journal : Whether it is possible to write the "true" history of anything in a work of fiction is a...More
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2000
The Blind Assassin
 Margaret Atwood
Library Journal : Atwood does not mess around in her riveting new tale: by the end of the first sentence, we know th...More
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1999
Disgrace
 J M Coetzee
Library Journal : The "disgrace" of the title belongs to David Lurie, a white, middle-aged professor at Ca...More
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1998
Amsterdam
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ian McEwan

Library Journal Two lovers of feisty Molly Lane, both influential men, make a pact upon her death that leads ...More

1997
The God of Small Things
Click to search this book in our catalog   Arundhati Roy

Publishers Weekly With sensuous prose, a dreamlike style infused with breathtakingly beautiful images and kee...More

1996
Last Orders
Click to search this book in our catalog   Graham Swift

Kirkus Britisher Swift's sixth novel (Ever After, 1992 etc.) and fourth to appear here is a slow-to-start...More

 
1995
The Ghost Road
 Pat Barker

Publishers Weekly The Booker Prize recently awarded to Barker for this book, the culmination of her astonishi...More

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1994
How Late It Was, How Late
 James Kelman
Publisher's Weekly : Set in Glasglow and written in dialect, Scottish novelist Kelman's controversial black comedy w...More
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1993
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
 Roddy Doyle
Publishers Weekly : Doyle's Booker Prize-winning novel, told from the perspective of Irish, working-class 10-year-ol...More
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1992
The English Patient
Click to search this book in our catalog   Michael Ondaatje
Publishers Weekly : Canadian author Ondaatje offers a poetic novel set in a desolate Italian villa in the final days...More
1992
Sacred Hunger
Click to search this book in our catalog   Barry Unsworth

Publishers Weekly This vast, vividly realistic historical novel follows the crew of a slave-trading vessel fr...More

1991
The Famished Road
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ben Okri

Publishers Weekly Teeming with fevered, apocalyptic visions as well as harrowing scenes of violence and wretc...More

 
1990
Possession
 A S Byatt
Publishers Weekly : Two contemporary scholars, each studying one of two Victorian poets, reconstruct their subjects'...More
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1989
The Remains of the Day
 Kazuo Ishiguro
Publishers Weekly : Stevens, an elderly butler who has spent 30 years in the service of Lord Darlington, ruminates o...More
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1988
Oscar and Lucinda
 Peter Carey

Choice There are two main strands in Carey's novel; the relationship between the two compulsive gamblers ...More

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1987
Moon Tiger
Click to search this book in our catalog   Penelope Lively

Book list Lively's Booker Prize-winning novel, in which an elderly historian reflects on her life and wor...More

1986
The Old Devils
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kingsley Amis
Library Journal : ``The Old Devils'' are aged drinking partners whose number is enlarged and enlivened when poet Alu...More
1985
The Bone People
Click to search this book in our catalog   Keri Hume
Publishers Weekly : Winner of the 1985 Booker Prize, this novel by a New Zealander of Maori, Scottish and English an...More
 
1984
Hotel du Lac
 Anita Brookner

Publishers Weekly The winner of the 1984 Booker Prize, this novel tells the story of Edith Hope, 40, unmarrie...More

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1983
Life and Times of Michael K
 J M Coetzee
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1982
Schindlers Ark
 Thomas Keneally
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1981
Midnights Children
Click to search this book in our catalog   Salman Rushdie

Kirkus When Indian novelist Rushdie arrived with Grimus in 1979 we called him "an imagination to watch.&...More

1980
Rites of Passage
Click to search this book in our catalog   William Golding

Kirkus A different sort of Golding novel--at least until his familiar themes rise all too clearly (and rather...More

1979
Offshore
Click to search this book in our catalog   Penelope Fitzgerald
Library Journal : Fitzgerald was red hot in 1998. Not only did her most recent work, The Blue Flower, win top fictio...More
 
1978
The Sea, the Sea
 Iris Murdoch

Kirkus There is a faint smell of fire and brimstone when something of the past comes tearing to the surface v...More

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1977
Staying On
 Paul Scott
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1976
Saville
 David Storey

Kirkus Here is a new novel of Dickensian scope and Flaubertian restraint that one reads with the instant trus...More

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1975
Heat and Dust
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nadine Gordimer

Kirkus Jhabvala's eighth novel intertwines two stories of two Indias over half a century, and what the bo...More

1974
The Conservationist
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nadine Gordimer

Kirkus A novel with the same carefully exhaled quality of Gordimer's short stories -- less like storytell...More

1974
Holiday
Click to search this book in our catalog   Stanley Middleton
 
1973
The Seige of Krishnapur
 J G Farrell

Kirkus An isolated British garrison falls prey to the 1857 Sepoy rebellion. The native Indian mutineers never...More

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1972
G
 John Berger
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1971
In a Free State
 V S Naipaul
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1970
The Elected Member
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1969
Something to Answer For
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