Booker Prize Winners

The Booker Prize, judged in England, is awarded to the best novel written in English by a citizen of the UK, the Commonwealth, Eire, Pakistan, or South Africa, and has been awarded since 1969.

2002 – Yann Martel. Life of Pi

2001 – Peter Carey. True History of the Kelly Gang

2000 — Margaret Atwood. The Blind Assassin

1999 — J.M. Coetzee. Disgrace

1998 — McEwan, Ian. Amsterdam

1997 — Roy, Arundhati. The God of Small Things

1996 — Swift, Graham. Last Orders

1995 — Barker, Pat. The Ghost Road

1994 — Kelman, James. How Late It Was, How Late

1993 — Doyle, Roddy. Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha

1992 — Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient

1991 — Okri, Ben. The Famished Road

1990 — Byatt, A. S. Possession

1989 — Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Remains of the Day

1988 — Carey, Peter. Oscar and Lucinda

1987 — Lively, Penelope. Moon Tiger

1986 — Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils

1985 — Hulme, Keri. The Bone People

1984 — Brookner, Anita. Hotel du Lac

1983 — Coetzee, J. M. Life and Times of Michael K.

1982 — Keneally, Thomas. Schindler’s List

1981 — Rushdie, Salman. Midnight’s Children

1980 — Golding, William. Rites of Passage

1979 — Fitzgerald, Penelope. Offshore

1978 — Murdoch, Iris. The Sea, The Sea

1977 — Scott, Paul. Staying On

1976 — Storey, David. Saville

1975 — Jhabvala, Ruth Prawar. Heat and Dust

1974 — Gordimer, Nadine. The Conservationist

1973 — Farrell, J. G. The Siege of
Krishnapur

1972 — Berger, John. G.

1971 — Naipaul, V. S. In a Free State

1970 — Rubens, Bernice. The Elected Member

1969 — Newby, P. H. Something to Answer For

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