Man Booker Prize

Founded in 1968, 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, Ireland, or Zimbabwe.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. It is… (plus)

 

Sélection 2014

The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel

Man Booker Prize 2014

de Richard Flanagan

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post

From the author of the acclaimed Gould’s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of...


Sélection 2013

The Luminaries

Man Booker Prize 2013, Governor General's Award for Fiction 2013

de Eleanor Catton

The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st, something utterly new. The...


Sélection 2012

Bring Up the Bodies

Man Booker Prize 2012, Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2012

de Hilary Mantel

Winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize

Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Award

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of...


Sélection 2011

The Sense of an Ending

Man Booker Prize 2011

de Julian Barnes

Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize

By an acclaimed writer at the height of his powers, The Sense of an Ending extends a streak of extraordinary books that began with the best-selling Arthur & George and continued...


Sélection 2010

The Finkler Question: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2010

de Howard Jacobson

A staggeringly brilliant new novel from bestselling and award-winning giant of literature Howard Jacobson, shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.


Sélection 2009

Wolf Hall

Walter Scott Prize 2010, Man Booker Prize 2009, National Book Critics Circle for Fiction 2009

de Hilary Mantel

In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII’s court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king’s favor and ascend to the heights of political power

England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster....


Sélection 2008

The White Tiger: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2008

de Aravind Adiga

A stunning literary debut critics have likened to Richard Wright’s Native Son, The White Tiger follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India’s caste society....


Sélection 2007

The Gathering

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2008, Man Booker Prize 2007

de Anne Enright

Anne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland’s most singular voices. Now she delivers The Gathering, a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh...


Sélection 2005

The Sea

Man Booker Prize 2005

de John Banville

In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his...


Sélection 2004

The Line of Beauty

Man Booker Prize 2004

de Alan Hollinghurst

The National Bestseller, Winner of the 2004 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist.


Sélection 2003

Vernon God Little

Man Booker Prize 2003, Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2003, Whitbread Book Award for First Novel 2003

de Dbc Pierre

In the town jail of Martirio - the barbecue sauce capital of Central Texas - sits fifteen-year-old Vernon Little, dressed only in New Jack trainers and underpants. He is in trouble. His friend Jesus has just...


Sélection 2002

Life of Pi

Man Booker Prize 2002

de Yann Martel

The beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, Life of Pi.

New York Times Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Washington Post Bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller * Chicago...


Sélection 2001

True History of the Kelly Gang: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2001, Commonwealth Best Book Prize 2001

de Peter Carey

“I lost my own father at 12 yr. of age and know what it is to be raised on lies and silences my dear daughter you are presently too young to understand a word I write but this history is for you and will contain...


Sélection 2000

The Blind Assassin: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2000, Hammett Prize 2000

de Margaret Atwood

The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister's death in 1945...


Sélection 1998

Amsterdam: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 1998

de Ian Mcewan

On a chilly February day, two old friends meet in the throng outside a London crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane. Both Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday had been Molly's lovers in the days before...


Sélection 1997

The God of Small Things: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 1997

de Arundhati Roy

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide. Equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and...


Sélection 1993

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Man Booker Prize 1993

de Roddy Doyle

In this national bestseller and winner of the Booker Prize, Roddy Doyle, author of the "BarrytownTrilogy," takes us to a new level of emotional richness with the story of ten-year-old Padraic Clarke.Witty and...


Sélection 1992

The English Patient

Trillium Book Award 1993, Man Booker Prize 1992

de Michael Ondaatje

With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted...


Sacred Hunger

Man Booker Prize 1992

de Barry Unsworth

Winner of the Booker Prize

A historical novel set in the eighteenth century, Sacred Hunger is a stunning, engrossing exploration of power, domination, and greed in the British Empire as it entered fully into...


Sélection 1990

Possession

Man Booker Prize 1990

de A.S. Byatt

Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as "a gifted observer, able to discern the exact details that bring whole worlds into being" and "a storyteller who could keep a sultan on the edge of his throne for...


Sélection 1989

The Remains of the Day

Man Booker Prize 1989

de Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens...


Sélection 1988

Oscar and Lucinda: movie tie-in edition

Miles Franklin Award 1989, Man Booker Prize 1988

de Peter Carey

The Booker Prize-winning novel--now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight  Pictures.

This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance, but a romance of the sort that could only take place in  nineteenth-century...


Sélection 1984

Hotel Du Lac

Man Booker Prize 1984

de Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question "Why love?" It tells the story of Edith Hope, who...


Sélection 1982

Schindler's List

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 1983, Man Booker Prize 1982

de Thomas Keneally

The acclaimed bestselling classic of Holocaust literature, winner of the Booker Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Fiction, and the inspiration for the classic film—“a masterful account of the...


Sélection 1978

The Sea, The Sea

Man Booker Prize 1978

de Iris Murdoch & Mary Kinzie

Charles Arrowby, leading light of England's theatrical set, retires from glittering London to an isolated home by the sea. He plans to write a memoir about his great love affair with Clement Makin, his mentor,...


Sélection 1974

The Conservationist

Man Booker Prize 1974

de Nadine Gordimer

Mehring is rich. He has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. His wife, son, and mistress leave him; his foreman and workers become...


Sélection 1973

The Siege of Krishnapur

Man Booker Prize 1973

de J.G. Farrell & Pankaj Mishra

Winner of the Booker Prize.

 

India, 1857—the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell's...


Sélection 1972

G.: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 1972, James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1972

de John Berger

In this luminous novel -- winner of Britain's prestigious Booker Prize -- John Berger relates the story of "G.," a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early years of this century....


Sélection 1971

In a Free State: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 1971

de V.S. Naipaul

No writer has rendered our boundariless, post-colonial world more acutely or prophetically than V. S. Naipaul, or given its upheavals such a hauntingly human face. A perfect case in point is this riveting novel,...