Thursday, July 7, 2011

Man Booker Prize

Last week, we offered a list of Nobel Prize winners. This week, let's take a look at Man Booker Prize Winners. This prize is awarded every October for the best English-language novel by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa.

 2010: Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
2009: Wolf Hall by Hilary 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
1992: Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
1991: The Famished Road by Ben Okri
1990: Possession by A.S. Byatt
1989: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
1988: Oscar and 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
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: Elected Member by Bernice Rubens
1969: Something to Answer For by P.H. Newby

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