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The Man Booker Prize
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

Book list Mantel fictionalizes the life and times of Thomas Cromwell, crafty architect of Henry VIII's an...More

2008
The White Tiger
Click to search this book in our catalog   Aravind Adiga

Library Journal This first novel by Indian writer Adiga depicts the awakening of a low-caste Indian man to t...More

 
2007
The Gathering
 Anne Enright

Book list *Starred Review* The blessing and the curse of family bonds have been addressed by some of our best...More

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2006
The Inheritance of Loss
 Kiran Desai

Publishers Weekly This stunning second novel from Desai (Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard) is set in mid-1980...More

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2005
The Sea
 John Banville

Publishers Weekly Banville's magnificent new novel, which won this year's Man Booker Prize and is be...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 ...More

2003
Vernon God Little
Click to search this book in our catalog   DBC Pierre

Publishers Weekly Pierre takes a freewheeling, irreverent look at teenage Sturm und Drang in his erratic, som...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 extr...More

 
2001
True History of the Kelly Gang
 Peter Carey

Library Journal Australia's Jesse James, Irish immigrant Ned Kelly was an outlaw beloved by the little gu...More

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2000
The Blind Assassin
 Margaret Atwood

Book list Stories spin within stories in this spellbinding novel of avarice, love, and revenge. It begins in ...More

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1999
Disgrace
 J M Coetzee

Publishers Weekly As a writer, Coetzee is a literary cascade, with a steady output of fiction and criticism (...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

Publishers Weekly Set in Glasglow and written in dialect, Scottish novelist Kelman's controversial black ...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 1...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...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 subj...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, rumina...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 ...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 Engli...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 With her latest effort, The Blue Flower, making many best lists for 1997 as well as winning t...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
Click to search this book in our catalog   Bernice Rubens
1969
Something to Answer For
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