Booker Prize Winners 1969 – Present

Booker Prize Winners 2019This timeline details the yearly Booker Prize Winners for works of Fiction written in English and published in the United Kingdom. It was known as the Booker-McConnell Prize from 1969 – 2001 (after the company that sponsored the event). It is now officially called the Man Booker Prize but is generally referred to as the Booker Prize.

1969
Something to Answer for by P H Newby
1970
The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens
1970
Troubles by J G Farrell
This second winner was due to changes in the rules which meant that the winning book was published in the year of the award rather than the previous year as had been the case.
1971
In a Free State by V S Naipaul
1972
G by John Berger
1973
The Siege of Krishnapur by J G Farrell
1974
The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer
and
Holiday by Stanley Middleton
1975
Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1976
Saville by David Storey
1977
Staying On by Paul Scott
1978
The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
1979
Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
1980
Rites of Passage by William Golding
1981
Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
1982
Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally
1983
Life and Times of Michael K by J M Coetzee
1984
Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
1985
The Bone People by Keri Hulme
1986
The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
1987
Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
1988
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
1989
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
1990
Possession by A S Byatt
1991
The Famished Road by Ben Okri
1992
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
and
Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
1993
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle
1994
How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman
1995
The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
1996
Last Orders by Graham Swift
1997
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
1998
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
1999
Disgrace by J M Coetzee
2000
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
2001
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
2002
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
2003
Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre
2004
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
2005
The Sea by John Banville
2006
The Interitance of Loss by Kiran Desai
2007
The Gathering by Anne Enright
2008
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
2009
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
2010
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
2011
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
2012
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
2013
Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
2014
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
2015
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
2016
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
2017
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
2018
Milkman by Anna Burns
2019
The Testaments by Margaret Atwoor
and
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo

 

Published Nov 20, 2019 @ 5:46 pm – Updated – Nov 20, 2019 @ 5:50 pm

 

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2019). Booker Prize Winners 1969 – Present. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/booker-prize-winners Last accessed December 9th, 2019