Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded annually for the best original full-length novel written in the English language and published in the UK. The prize money awarded with the Booker Prize was originally £21,000, and was subsequently raised to £50,000 in 2002 under the sponsorship of the Man Group.

2016 - Paul Beatty for The Sellout (1962-)
2015 - Marlon James for A Brief History of Seven Killings (1970-)
2014 - Richard Flanagan for The Narrow Road to the Deep North (1961-)
2013 - Eleanor Catton for The Luminaries (1985-)
2012 - Hilary Mantel for Bring Up the Bodies (1952-)
2011 - Julian Barnes for A Sense of An Ending (1946-)
2010 - Howard Jacobson for The Finkler Question (1942-)
2009 - Hilary Mantel for Wolf Hall (1952-)
2008 - Aravind Adiga for The White Tiger (1974-)
2007 - Anne Enright for The Gathering (1962-)
2006 - Kiran Desai for The Inheritance of Loss (1971-)
2005 - John Banville for The Sea (1945-)
2004 - Alan Hollinghurst for The Line of Beauty (1954-)
2003 - DBC Pierre for Vernon God Little (1961-)

2002 - Yann Martel for Life of Pi (1963-)
2001 - Peter Carey for True History of the Kelly Gang (1943-)
2000 - Margaret Atwood for The Blind Assassin (1939-)
1999 - J.M. Coetzee for Disgrace (1940-)
1998 - Ian McEwan for Amsterdam (1948-)
1997 - Arundhati Roy for The God of Small Things (1961-)
1996 - Graham Swift for Last Orders (1949-)
1995 - Pat Barker for The Ghost Road (1943-)
1994 - James Kelman for How Late It Was, How Late (1946-)
1993 - Roddy Doyle for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (1958-)
1992 - Michael Ondaatje for The English Patient (1943-) & Barry Unsworth for Sacred Hunger (1930-2012)
1991 - Ben Okri for The Famished Road (1959-)
1990 - A S Byatt for Possession (1936-)

1989 - Kazuo Ishiguro for The Remains of the Day (1954-)
1988 - Peter Carey for Oscar and Lucinda (1943-)
1987 - Penelope Lively for Moon Tiger (1933-)
1986 - Kingsley Amis for The Old Devils (1922-1995)
1985 - Keri Hulme for The Bone People (1947-)
1984 - Anita Brookner for Hotel du Lac (1928-2016)
1983 - J.M. Coetzee for Life & Times of Michael K (1940-)
1982 - Thomas Keneally for Schindler's Ark (1935-)
1981 - Salman Rushdie for Midnight's Children (1947-)
1980 - William Golding for Rites of Passage (1911-1993)
1979 - Penelope Fitzgerald for Offshore (1916-2000)

1978 - Iris Murdoch for The Sea, The Sea (1919-1999)
1977 - Paul Scott for Staying On (1920-1978)

1976 - David Storey for Saville (1933-2017)
1975 - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala for Heat and Dust (1927-2013)

1974 - Nadine Gordimer for The Conservationist (1923-2014) & Stanley Middleton for Holiday (1919-2009)
1973 - J.G. Farrell for The Siege of Krishnapur (1935-1979)

1972 - John Berger for G (1926-2017)
1971 - V.S. Naipaul for In a Free State (1932-)
1970 - Bernice Rubens for The Elected Member (1928-2004)
1969 - P.H. Newby for Something to Answer For (1918-1997)

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