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Book Awards: Booker Prize

Various book awards and links to the books in our collection. Happy reading!

About the award

2019 Booker Prize Shortlist – Locus OnlineThe Booker Prizes (formerly the Booker-McConnell and Man Booker) which include the Booker Prize and the International Booker Prize, were established in 1969. The winner receives £50,000 as well as the £2,500 awarded to each of the shortlisted authors. Both the winner and the shortlisted authors are guaranteed a worldwide readership plus an increase in book sales.

Present-1969

2020 - Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
2019 - The Testaments by Margaret Atwood and Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
2018 - Milkman by Anna Burns
2017 - Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
2016 - The Sellout by Paul Beatty
2015 - A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
2014 - The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
2013 - The Luminaries by Elanor Catton
2012 - Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
2011 - The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
2010 - The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
2009 - Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel
2008 - The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
2007 - The Gathering by Anne Enright
2006 - The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
2005 - The Sea by John Banville
2004 - The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
2003 - Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre
2002 - Life of Pi by Yann Martel
2001 - True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
2000 - The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
1999 - Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
1998 - Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
1997 - The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
1996 - Last Orders by Graham Swift
1995 - The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
1994 - How Late it Was, How Late by James Kelman
1993 - Paddy Clarke, Ha-Ha-Ha by Roddy Doyle
1992 - The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
1991 - The Famished Road by Ben Okri
1990 - Possession by A. S. Byatt
1989 - The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
1988 - Oscar & Lucinda by Peter Carey
1987 - Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
1986 - The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
1985 - The Bone People by Keri Hulme
1984 - Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
1983 - Life and Times of Michael K. by J. M. Coetzee
1982 - Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally (published as Schindler's List in the USA)
1981 - Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
1980 - Rites of Passage by William Golding
1979 - Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
1978 - The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
1977 - Staying On by Paul Scott
1976 - Saville by David Storey
1975 - Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1974 - The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer
1974 - Holiday by Stanley Middleton
1973 - The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. Farrell
1972 - G by John Berger
1971 - In a Free State by V. S. Naipaul
1970 - The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens
1969 - Something to Answer For by P.H. Newby

1969- present

2019- Girl, Woman, Other

1998 - Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

1986 - The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis

1984 - Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

1980 - Rites of Passage by William Golding

1974 - Holiday by Stanley Middleton

1972 - G by John Berger

1970 - The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens

1969 - Something to Answer For by P.H. Newby

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