The Complete Booker

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This is the official list of winners, to 2010.

The List

2010 – The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
þ 2009 – Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, see Lisa’s review
þ 2008 – The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, see Lisa’s review.
þ 2007 – The Gathering by Anne Enright, see Lisa’s review.
þ 2006 – The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai, See Lisa’s review.
þ 2005 – The Sea by John Banville see Lisa’s review.
þ 2004 – The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
þ 2003 – Vernon God Little by D.B.C. Pierre see Lisa’s review.
þ 2002 – Life of Pi by Yann Martel see Lisa’s review.
2001 – True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
þ 2000 – The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood see Lisa’s review.
þ 1999 – Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
þ 1998 – Amsterdam: A Novel by Ian McEwan, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1997 – The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1996 – Last Orders by Graham Swift, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1995 – The Ghost Road by Pat Barker, see Lisa’s review.
1994 – How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman
þ 1993 – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1992 – The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
1992 – Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
1991 – The Famished Road  by Ben Okri
þ 1990 – Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt
þ 1989 – The Remains of the Day  by Kasuo Ishiguro, See Lisa’s review.
þ 1988 – Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
þ 1987 – Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
1986 – The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
þ 1985 – The Bone People  by Keri Hulme
þ 1984 – Hotel Du Lac  by Anita Brookner, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1983 – Life & Times of Michael K  by J.M. Coetzee, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1982 – Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally
1981 – Midnight’s Children  by Salman Rushdie
þ 1980 – Rites of Passage by William Golding,  see Lisa’s review.
1979 – Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
þ 1978 – The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch,  see Lisa’s review.
þ 1977 – Staying on by Paul Scott
1976 – Saville  by David Storey
þ 1975 – Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1974 – The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer
1974 – Holiday by Stanley Middleton
þ 1973 – The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell,  see Lisa’s review.
þ 1972 – G. by John Berger, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1971 – In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1970 – The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens, see Lisa’s review.
þ 1969 – Something to Answer For by P.H. Newby, See Lisa’s review.

Progress so far:

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Some of these I read so long ago that they pre-date keeping a reading journal.  Those read after 2009 are reiewed on this blog or at The Complete Booker.  (Click the ‘review’ links above.)


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