MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNERS

MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNERS

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded annually for the best full-length novel written in English by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, and Zimbabwe. On 18 September 2013 it was announced that future Man Booker Prize awards would consider authors from anywhere in the world, so long as their work is in English and published in the UK. The winner of the Man Booker Prize is of great significance for the book trade.

Year

Author

Title

Country

1969

P. H. Newby

Something to Answer For

United Kingdom

1970

Bernice Rubens

The Elected Member

United Kingdom

1970

J. G. Farrell

Troubles

United Kingdom
Ireland

1971

V. S. Naipaul

In a Free State

United Kingdom
Trinidad and Tobago

1972

John Berger

G.

United Kingdom

1973

J. G. Farrell

The Siege of Krishnapur

United Kingdom
Ireland

1974

Nadine Gordimer

The Conservationist

South Africa

Stanley Middleton

Holiday

United Kingdom

1975

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Heat and Dust

United Kingdom
Germany

1976

David Storey

Saville

United Kingdom

1977

Paul Scott

Staying On

United Kingdom

1978

Iris Murdoch

The Sea, the Sea

Ireland
United Kingdom

1979

Penelope Fitzgerald

Offshore

United Kingdom

1980

William Golding

Rites of Passage

United Kingdom

1981

Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children

United Kingdom
India

1982

Thomas Keneally

Schindler’s Ark

Australia

1983

J. M. Coetzee

Life & Times of Michael K

South Africa

1984

Anita Brookner

Hotel du Lac

United Kingdom

1985

Keri Hulme

The Bone People

New Zealand

1986

Kingsley Amis

The Old Devils

United Kingdom

1987

Penelope Lively

Moon Tiger

United Kingdom

1988

Peter Carey

Oscar and Lucinda

Australia

1989

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day

United Kingdom
Japan

1990

A. S. Byatt

Possession

United Kingdom

1991

Ben Okri

The Famished Road

Nigeria

1992

Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient

Canada
Sri Lanka

Barry Unsworth

Sacred Hunger

United Kingdom

1993

Roddy Doyle

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Ireland

1994

James Kelman

How Late It Was, How Late

United Kingdom

1995

Pat Barker

The Ghost Road

United Kingdom

1996

Graham Swift

Last Orders

United Kingdom

1997

Arundhati Roy

The God of Small Things

India

1998

Ian McEwan

Amsterdam

United Kingdom

1999

J. M. Coetzee

Disgrace

South Africa

2000

Margaret Atwood

The Blind Assassin

Canada

2001

Peter Carey

True History of the Kelly Gang

Australia

2002

Yann Martel

Life of Pi

Canada

2003

DBC Pierre

Vernon God Little

Australia

2004

Alan Hollinghurst

The Line of Beauty

United Kingdom

2005

John Banville

The Sea

Ireland

2006

Kiran Desai

The Inheritance of Loss

India

2007

Anne Enright

The Gathering

Ireland

2008

Aravind Adiga

The White Tiger

India

2009

Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall

United Kingdom

2010

Howard Jacobson

The Finkler Question

United Kingdom

2011

Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending

United Kingdom

2012

Hilary Mantel

Bring Up the Bodies

United Kingdom

2013

Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries

New Zealand

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