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Man Booker Prize Award Winners

Description: Bookshare is pleased to offer the following titles awarded the Man Booker Prize for fiction.


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Lincoln in the Bardo

by George Saunders

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and

Date Added: 10/23/2017


Year: 2017

The Sellout

by Paul Beatty

A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty's The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality―the black Chinese restaurant.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James

In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James combines brilliant storytelling with his unrivaled skills of characterization and meticulous eye for detail to forge an enthralling novel of dazzling ambition and scope.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James

In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James combines brilliant storytelling with his unrivaled skills of characterization and meticulous eye for detail to forge an enthralling novel of dazzling ambition and scope.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by Richard Flanagan

August, 1943: Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. His life, in a brutal Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, is a daily struggle to save the men under his command.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

The Luminaries

by Eleanor Catton

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to stake his claim in New Zealand's booming gold rush.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Bring Up the Bodies

by Hilary Mantel

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

The Sense of an Ending

by Julian Barnes

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 with Nothing to Be Frightened Of and, most recently, Pulse.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

The Finkler Question

by Howard Jacobson

As Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular former BBC radio producer, makes his way home, he is attacked and mugged outside a violin dealer's window. Treslove is convinced the crime was a misdirected act of anti-Semitism, and in its aftermath, his whole sense of self will ineluctably change.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2010

Wolf Hall

by 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...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2009

The White Tiger: A Novel

by 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.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

The White Tiger

by Aravind Adiga

Through the life instances of driver turned murderer turned entrepreneur Balram,the author portrays deeply rooted social issues in India.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

The Gathering

by Anne Enright

The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan are gathering in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother, Liam, drowned in the sea. His sister, Veronica, collects the body and keeps the dead man company, guarding the secret she shares with him—something that happened in their grandmother’s house in the winter of 1968...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2007

The Inheritance of Loss

by Kiran Desai

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2006

The Sea

by 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 summer holidays as a child to cope with

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2005

The Line of Beauty

by Alan Hollinghurst

In the summer of 1983, twenty-year-old Nick Guest moves into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens: conservative Member of Parliament Gerald, his wealthy wife Rachel, and their two children, Toby-whom Nick had idolized at Oxford-and Catherine, highly critical of her family's assumptions and ambitions.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2004

Vernon God Little

by Dbc Pierre

When 16 kids are shot on high school grounds, everyone looks for someone to blame. Meet Vernon Little, who's pinned as an accomplice. So he takes off for Mexico.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2003

Life of Pi (Illustrated)

by Yann Martel and Tomislav Torjanac

After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan--and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2002

Life of Pi

by Yann Martel

After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan--and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2002

True History of the Kelly Gang

by Peter Carey

“I lost my own father at 12 yr.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2001

The Blind Assassin

by Margaret Atwood

"Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." These words are spoken by Iris Chase Griffen, married at eighteen to a wealthy industrialist but now poor and eighty-two.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2000

Disgrace

by J. M. Coetzee

Set in post-apartheid South Africa, J. M. Coetzee's searing novel tells the story of David Lurie, a twice divorced, 52-year-old professor of communications and Romantic Poetry at Cape Technical University.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 1999

Amsterdam

by 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...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 1998

The God of Small Things

by Arundhati Roy

The international publishing sensation of 1997 -- translated into 18 languages -- a magical, sophisticated tour de force. The God of Small Things heralds a voice so powerful and original that it burns itself into the reader's memory.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 1997

The God of Small Things

by Arundhati Roy

The author tells of small people with large hearts who pay the price for breaking the love rules.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 1997


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