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Man Booker Prize

Man Booker Prizes

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, or Zimbabwe. Beginning in 2014, it will 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 generally assured of international renown and success; therefore, the prize is of great significance for the book trade. The Booker Prize is greeted with great anticipation and fanfare. It is also a mark of distinction for authors to be selected for inclusion in the shortlist or even to be nominated for the "longlist". The 2013 winner, announced on 15 October, was The Luminaries by Canadian-born New Zealand author Eleanor Catton.

Check all the winners of Man Booker Prize presented under Man Booker Prizes since 1969 .

Hilary Mantel

Honored for : Bring Up the Bodies

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Will Self Umbrella
Hilary Mantel Bring Up the Bodies
Tan Twan Eng The Garden of Evening Mists
Jeet Thayil Narcopolis
Alison Moore The Lighthouse
Deborah Levy Swimming Home

Julian Barnes

Honored for : The Sense of an Ending

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending
Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers
Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues
Carol Birch Jamrach's Menagerie
Andrew Miller Snowdrops
Stephen Kelman Pigeon English

Howard Jacobson

Honored for : The Finkler Question

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America
Emma Donoghue Room
Damon Galgut In a Strange Room
Howard Jacobson The Finkler Question
Andrea Levy The Long Song
Tom McCarthy C

Hilary Mantel

Honored for : Wolf Hall

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall
A. S. Byatt The Children's Book
J. M. Coetzee Summertime
Adam Foulds The Quickening Maze
Simon Mawer The Glass Room
Sarah Waters The Little Stranger

Aravind Adiga

Honored for : The White Tiger: A Novel

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Aravind Adiga The White Tiger: A Novel
Sebastian Barry The Secret Scripture
Amitav Ghosh Sea of Poppies
Linda Grant The Clothes On Their Backs
Philip Hensher The Northern Clemency
Steve Toltz A Fraction of the Whole

Anne Enright

Honored for : The Gathering

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anne Enright The Gathering
Ian McEwan On Chesil Beach
Indra Sinha Animal's People
Mohsin Hamid The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Lloyd Jones Mister Pip
Nicola Barker Darkmans

Kiran Desai

Honored for : The Inheritance of Loss

Nominations 2006 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Hisham Matar In the Country of Men
Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss
Kate Grenville The Secret River
Sarah Waters The Night Watch
M. J. Hyland Carry Me Down
Edward St Aubyn Mother's Milk

John Banville

Honored for : The Sea

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Sebastian Barry A Long Long Way
Ali Smith The Accidental
Kazuo Ishiguro Never Let Me Go
Julian Barnes Arthur & George
Zadie Smith On Beauty
John Banville The Sea

Alan Hollinghurst

Honored for : The Line of Beauty

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Sarah Hall The Electric Michelangelo
Gerard Woodward I'll Go to Bed at Noon
Colm Tóibín The Master
David Mitchell Cloud Atlas
Alan Hollinghurst The Line of Beauty
Achmat Dangor Bitter Fruit

D. B. C. Pierre

Honored for : Vernon God Little

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Clare Morrall Astonishing Splashes of Colour
Zoë Heller Notes on a Scandal
Monica Ali Brick Lane
D. B. C. Pierre Vernon God Little
Margaret Atwood Oryx and Crake
Damon Galgut The Good Doctor

Yann Martel

Honored for : Life of Pi

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tim Winton Dirt Music
Sarah Waters Fingersmith
Carol Shields Unless
William Trevor The Story of Lucy Gault
Yann Martel Life of Pi
Rohinton Mistry Family Matters

Peter Carey

Honored for : True History of the Kelly Gang

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Andrew Miller Oxygen
Ali Smith Hotel World
Rachel Seiffert The Dark Room
Peter Carey True History of the Kelly Gang
Ian McEwan Atonement
David Mitchell Number9Dream

Margaret Atwood

Honored for : The Blind Assassin

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Matthew Kneale English Passengers
Trezza Azzopardi The hiding place
Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin
Brian O'Doherty The Deposition of Father McGreevey
Michael Collins The Keepers of Truth
Kazuo Ishiguro When We Were Orphans

J. M. Coetzee

Honored for : Disgrace

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Colm Tóibín The Blackwater Lightship
Ahdaf Soueif The Map of Love
Andrew O'Hagan Our Fathers
Anita Desai Fasting, Feasting
J. M. Coetzee Disgrace
Michael Frayn Headlong

Ian McEwan

Honored for : Amsterdam

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Patrick McCabe Breakfast on Pluto
Magnus Mills The Restraint of Beasts
Ian McEwan Amsterdam
Beryl Bainbridge Master Georgie
Julian Barnes England, England
Martin Booth The Industry of Souls

Arundhati Roy

Honored for : The God of Small Things

Nominations 1997 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tim Parks Europa
Jim Crace Quarantine
Bernard MacLaverty Grace Notes
Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things
Mick Jackson The Underground Man
Madeleine St John The Essence of the Thing

Graham Swift

Honored for : Last Orders

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Shena Mackay The Orchard on Fire
Graham Swift Last Orders
Margaret Atwood Alias Grace
Beryl Bainbridge Every Man for Himself
Seamus Deane Reading in the Dark
Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance

Pat Barker

Honored for : The Ghost Road

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Salman Rushdie The Moor's Last Sigh
Justin Cartwright In Every Face I Meet
Tim Winton The Riders
Pat Barker The Ghost Road
Barry Unsworth Morality Play

James Kelman

Honored for : How Late It Was, How Late

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
George Mackay Brown Beside the Ocean of Time
James Kelman How Late It Was, How Late
Abdulrazak Gurnah Paradise
Romesh Gunesekera Reef
Alan Hollinghurst The Folding Star
Jill Paton Walsh Knowledge of Angels

Roddy Doyle

Honored for : Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Caryl Phillips Crossing the River
Michael Ignatieff Scar Tissue
Tibor Fischer Under the Frog
Carol Shields The Stone Diaries
David Malouf Remembering Babylon
Roddy Doyle Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Michael Ondaatje

Honored for : The English Patient

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger
Ian McEwan Black Dogs
Christopher Hope Serenity House
Michèle Roberts Daughters of the House
Patrick McCabe The Butcher Boy
Michael Ondaatje The English Patient

Barry Unsworth

Honored for : Sacred Hunger

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger
Ian McEwan Black Dogs
Christopher Hope Serenity House
Michèle Roberts Daughters of the House
Patrick McCabe The Butcher Boy
Michael Ondaatje The English Patient

Ben Okri

Honored for : The Famished Road

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Rohinton Mistry Such a Long Journey
Roddy Doyle The Van
William Trevor Reading Turgenev
Ben Okri The Famished Road
Timothy Mo The Redundancy of Courage
Martin Amis Time's Arrow

A. S. Byatt

Honored for : Possession: A Romance

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
A. S. Byatt Possession: A Romance
Brian Moore Lies of Silence
John McGahern Amongst Women
Mordecai Richler Solomon Gursky Was Here
Penelope Fitzgerald The Gate of Angels
Beryl Bainbridge An Awfully Big Adventure

Kazuo Ishiguro

Honored for : The Remains of the Day

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Banville The Book of Evidence
Rose Tremain Restoration
Margaret Atwood Cat's Eye
Sybille Bedford Jigsaw
Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day
James Kelman A Disaffection

Peter Carey

Honored for : Oscar and Lucinda

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Penelope Fitzgerald The Beginning of Spring
Peter Carey Oscar and Lucinda
David Lodge Nice Work
Marina Warner The Lost Father
Bruce Chatwin Utz
Salman Rushdie The Satanic Verses

Penelope Lively

Honored for : Moon Tiger

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Nina Bawden Circles of Deceit
Peter Ackroyd Chatterton
Iris Murdoch The Book and the Brotherhood
Penelope Lively Moon Tiger
Chinua Achebe Anthills of the Savannah
Brian Moore The Colour of Blood

Kingsley Amis

Honored for : The Old Devils

Nominations 1986 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Timothy Mo An Insular Possession
Margaret Atwood The Handmaid's Tale
Kazuo Ishiguro An Artist of the Floating World
Robertson Davies What's Bred in the Bone
Kingsley Amis The Old Devils
Paul Bailey Gabriel's Lament

Keri Hulme

Honored for : The Bone People

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Keri Hulme The Bone People
Iris Murdoch The Good Apprentice
J. L. Carr The Battle of Pollocks Crossing
Doris Lessing The Good Terrorist
Peter Carey Illywhacker
Jan Morris Last Letters from Hav

Anita Brookner

Honored for : Hotel du Lac

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anita Desai In Custody
J. G. Ballard Empire of the Sun
Penelope Lively According to Mark
Julian Barnes Flaubert's Parrot
Anita Brookner Hotel du Lac
David Lodge Small World: An Academic Romance

J. M. Coetzee

Honored for : Life & Times of Michael K

Nominations 1983 »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Fuller Flying to Nowhere
Graham Swift Waterland
J. M. Coetzee Life & Times of Michael K
Anita Mason The Illusionist
Salman Rushdie Shame
Malcolm Bradbury Rates of Exchange

Thomas Keneally

Honored for : Schindler's Ark

Nominations 1982 »

Nominee Nominated Work
William Boyd An Ice-Cream War
Lawrence Durrell Constance or Solitary Practices
John Arden Silence Among the Weapons
Thomas Keneally Schindler's Ark
Alice Thomas Ellis The 27th Kingdom
Timothy Mo Sour Sweet

Salman Rushdie

Honored for : Midnight's Children

Nominations 1981 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anne Schlee Rhine Journey
Molly Keane Good Behaviour
Muriel Spark Loitering with Intent
Salman Rushdie Midnight's Children
Doris Lessing The Sirian Experiments
D. M. Thomas The White Hotel
Ian McEwan The Comfort of Strangers

William Golding

Honored for : Rites of Passage

Nominations 1980 »

Nominee Nominated Work
William Golding Rites of Passage
Anthony Burgess Earthly Powers
Julia O'Faolain No Country for Young Men
J. L. Carr A Month in the Country
Alice Munro Who Do You Think You Are?
Anita Desai Clear Light of Day
Barry Unsworth Pascali's Island

Penelope Fitzgerald

Honored for : Offshore

Nominations 1979 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Thomas Keneally Confederates
Fay Weldon Praxis
Julian Rathbone Joseph
Penelope Fitzgerald Offshore
V.S. Naipaul A Bend in the River

Iris Murdoch

Honored for : The Sea, the Sea

Nominations 1978 »

Nominee Nominated Work
André Brink Rumours of Rain
Bernice Rubens A Five-Year Sentence
Penelope Fitzgerald The Bookshop
Iris Murdoch The Sea, the Sea
Jane Gardam God on the Rocks
Kingsley Amis Jake's Thing

Paul Scott

Honored for : Staying On

Nominations 1977 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Paul Scott Staying On
Jennifer Johnston Shadows on our Skin
Paul Bailey Peter Smart's Confessions
Penelope Lively The Road to Lichfield
Barbara Pym Quartet in Autumn
Lady Caroline Blackwood Great Granny Webster

David Storey

Honored for : Saville

Nominations 1976 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Brian Moore The Doctor's Wife
R. C. Hutchinson Rising
William Trevor The Children of Dynmouth
David Storey Saville
Julian Rathbone King Fisher Lives
André Brink An Instant in the Wind

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Honored for : Heat and Dust

Nominations 1975 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Thomas Keneally Gossip from the Forest
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Heat and Dust

Nadine Gordimer

Honored for : The Conservationist

Nominations 1974 »

Nominee Nominated Work
C. P. Snow In Their Wisdom
Nadine Gordimer The Conservationist
Kingsley Amis Ending Up
Beryl Bainbridge The Bottle Factory Outing
Stanley Middleton Holiday

Stanley Middleton

Honored for : Holiday

Nominations 1974 »

Nominee Nominated Work
C. P. Snow In Their Wisdom
Nadine Gordimer The Conservationist
Kingsley Amis Ending Up
Beryl Bainbridge The Bottle Factory Outing
Stanley Middleton Holiday

J. G. Farrell

Honored for : The Siege of Krishnapur

Nominations 1973 »

Nominee Nominated Work
J. G. Farrell The Siege of Krishnapur
Elizabeth Mavor The Green Equinox
Beryl Bainbridge The Dressmaker
Iris Murdoch The Black Prince

John Berger

Honored for : G.

Nominations 1972 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Susan Hill The Bird of Night
Thomas Keneally The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
David Storey Pasmore
John Berger G.

V.S. Naipaul

Honored for : In a Free State

Nominations 1971 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Derek Robinson Goshawk Squadron
Thomas Kilroy The Big Chapel
Doris Lessing Briefing for a Descent into Hell
V.S. Naipaul In a Free State
Mordecai Richler St. Urbain's Horseman
Elizabeth Taylor Mrs. Palfrey at the Clarmemont

Bernice Rubens

Honored for : The Elected Member

Nominations 1970 »

Nominee Nominated Work
T. W. Wheeler The Conjunction
William Trevor Mrs Eckdorf in O'Neill's Hotel
Elizabeth Bowen Eva Trout
Bernice Rubens The Elected Member
Iris Murdoch Bruno's Dream
A. L. Barker John Brown's Body

P. H. Newby

Honored for : Something to Answer For

Nominations 1969 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gordon Williams From Scenes like These
Iris Murdoch The Nice and the Good
P. H. Newby Something to Answer For
Nicholas Mosley Impossible Object
Barry England Figures in a Landscape