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International & Special Prizes Year Shortlist Winner Author Translator Publisher Read
  • Glory, NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwean)
  • The Trees, Percival Everett (American)
  • Treacle Walker, Alan Garner (British)
  • Small Things Like These, Claire Keegan (Irish)
  • Oh William!, Elizabeth Strout (American)
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida
Shehan Karunatilaka

Sort Of Books

  • Cursed Bunny Bora Chung (trans. Anton Hur)
  • A New Name: Septology VI-VII Jon Fosse (trans. Damion Searls)
  • Heaven Mieko Kawakami (trans. Samuel Bett and David Boyd_
  • Elena Knows Claudia Piñeiro (trans. Frances Riddle)
  • The Books of Jacob Olga Tokarczuk (trans. Jennifer Croft)
Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree
Tomb of Sand
Shree, Geetanjali Rockwell, Daisy

Tilted Axis Press

2021 The Promise by Damon Galgut
The Promise
Galgut, Damon Jonathan Cape
  • The Dangers of Smoking in Bed Mariana Enríquez (trans. Megan McDowell)
  • The Employees Olga Ravn (trans. Martin Aitken)
  • When We Cease to Understand the World Benjamín Labatut (trans. Adrian Nathan West)
  • In Memory of Memory Maria Stepanova (trans. Sasha Dugdale)
  • The War of the Poor Éric Vuillard (trans. Mark Polizzotti)
At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop
At Night All Blood is Black
Diop, David Moschovakis, Anna Pushkin Press
  • The New Wilderness Diane Cook
  • This Mournable Body Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Burnt Sugar Avni Doshni
  • The Shadow King Maaza Mengiste
  • Real Life Brandon Taylor
Shuggie Bain
Shuggie Bain
Stuart, Douglas Grove Press
  • The Enlightenment of The Greengage Tree Shokoofeh Azar (Iran) (trans. Anonymous)
  • The Adventures of China Iron Gabriela Cabezón Cámara (Argentina) (trans. Iona Macintyre and Fiona Mackintosh)
  • Tyll Daniel Kehlmann (Germany) (trans. Ross Benjamin)
  • Hurricane Season Fernanda Melchor (Mexico) (trans. Sophie Hughes)
  • The Memory Police Yoko Ogawa (Japan) (trans. Stephen Snyder)
The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
The Discomfort of Evening
Rijneveld, Marieke Lucas Hutchinson, Michele Faber & Faber
  • Ducks, Newburyport Lucy Ellmann
  • An Orchestra of Minorities Chigozie Obioma
  • Quichotte Salman Rushdie
  • 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Elif Shafak
The Testaments
The Testaments
Atwood, Margaret Chatto & Windus
  • Ducks, Newburyport Lucy Ellmann
  • An Orchestra of Minorities Chigozie Obioma
  • Quichotte Salman Rushdie
  • 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World Elif Shafak
Girl, Woman, Other
Girl, Woman, Other
Evaristo, Bernadine Hamish Hamilton
  • The Years Annie Ernaux (France) (trans. Alison L Strayer)
  • The Pine Islands Marion Poschmann (Germany) (trans.Jen Calleja)
  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead Olga Tokarczuk (Poland) (trans. Antonia Lloyd-Jones)
  • The Shape of the Ruins Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Columbia) (trans. Anne McLean)
  • The Remainder Alia Trabucco Zeran (Chile) (trans. Sophie Hughes)
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
Celestial Bodies
Alharthi, Jokha Booth, Marilyn Sandston Press
  • Washington Black Esi Edugyan
  • Everything Under Daisy Johnson
  • The Mars Room Rachel Kushner
  • The Overstory Richard Powers
  • The Long Take Robin Robertson
Burns, Anna Faber & Faber
  • Vernon Subutex 1 Virginie Despentes (France) (trans. Frank Wynne)
  • The White Book Han Kang (South Korea) (trans. Deborah Smith)
  • The World Goes On László Krasznahorkai (Hungary) (trans. John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet and George Szirtes)
  • Like a Fading Shadow Antonio Muñoz Molina (Spain) (trans. Camilo A. Ramirez)
  • Frankenstein in Baghdad Ahmed Saadawi (Iraq) (trans. Jonathan Wright)
Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
Tokarczuk, Olga Croft, Jennifer Text Publishing
  • 4 3 2 1 Paul Auster
  • History of Wolves Emily Fridlund
  • Exit West Mohsin Hamid
  • Elmet Fiona Mozley
  • Autumn Ali Smith
Lincoln in the Bardo
Lincoln in the Bardo
Saunders, George Bloomsbury
  • Compass Mathias Énard (France) (trans. Charlotte Mandell)
  • The Unseen Roy Jacobsen (Norway) (trans. Don Bartlett and Don Shaw)
  • Mirror, Shoulder, Signal Dorthe Nors (Denmark) (trans. Misha Hoekstra)
  • Judas Amos Oz (Israel) (trans. Nicholas de Lange)
  • Fever Dream Samanta Schweblin (Argentina) (trans. Megan McDowell)
A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman
A Horse Walks into a Bar
Grossman, David Cohen, Jessica Jonathan Cape
  • Hot Milk Deborah Levy
  • His Bloody Project Graeme Macrae Burnet
  • Eileen Ottessa Moshfegh
  • All That Man Is David Szalay
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing Madaleine Thien
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Sellout
Beatty, Paul Oneworld
  • A General Theory of Oblivion José Eduardo Agualusa (Angola)(trans. Daniel Hahn)
  • The Story of the Lost Child Elena Ferrante (Italy) (trans. Ann Goldstein)
  • The Four Books Yan Lianke (China) (trans. Carlos Rojas)
  • A Strangeness in My Mind Orhan Pamuk (Turkey) (trans. Ekin Oklap)
  • A Whole Life Robert Seethaler (Austria) (trans. Charlotte Collins)
The Vegetarian by Han Kang
The Vegetarian
Kang, Han Smith, Deborah Portobello
  • Satin Island Tom McCarthy
  • The Fishermen Chigozie Obioma
  • The Year of the Runaways Sunjeev Sahota
  • A Spool of Blue Thread Anne Tyler
  • A Little Life Hanya Yanagihara
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
A Brief History of Seven Killings
James, Marlow Oneworld
  • To Rise Again at a Decent Hour Joshua Ferris
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Karen Joy Fowler
  • J Howard Jacobson
  • The Lives of Others Neel Mukherjee
  • How to be Both Ali Smith
The Narrow Road To The Deep North by Richard Flanagan
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Flanagan, Richard Vintage
  • We Need New Names NoViolet Bulawayo
  • Harvest Jim Crace
  • The Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri
  • A Tale for the Time Being Ruth Ozeki
  • The Testament of Mary Colm Tóibín
The Luminaries by Elaenor Catton
The Luminaries
Catton, Eleanor Granta
  • Swimming Home Deborah Levy
  • The Lighthouse Alison Moore
  • Umbrella Will Self
  • The Garden of Evening Mists Tan Twan Eng
  • Narcopolis Jeet Thayil
Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Bring Up the Bodies
Mantel, Hilary Fourth Estate
The Best of Beryl Bainbridge Prize 2011
  • An Awfully Big Adventure Beryl Bainbridge
  • Every Man for Himself Beryl Bainbridge
  • The Bottle Factory Outing Beryl Bainbridge
  • The Dressmaker Beryl Bainbridge
Master Georgie by Beryl Bainbridge
Master Georgie
Bainbridge, Beryl Abacus
  • Jamrach's Menagerie Carol Birch
  • The Sisters Brother Patrick deWitt
  • Half-Blood Blues Esi Edugyan
  • Pigeon English Stephen Kelman
  • Snowdrops A.D.Miller
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Sense of an Ending
Barnes, Julian Vintage
  • Parrot and Olivier in America Peter Carey
  • Room Emma Donoghue
  • In a Strange Room Damon Galgut
  • The Long Song Andrea Levy
  • C Tom McCarthy
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
The Finkler Question
Jacobson, Howard Bloomsbury
  • The Children's Book A.S.Byatt
  • Summertime J.M.Coetzee
  • The Quickening Maze Adam Foulds
  • The Glass Room Simon Mawer
  • The Little Stranger Sarah Waters
Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
Mantel, Hilary Fourth Estate
  • The Secret Scripture Sebastian Barry
  • Sea of Poppies Amitav Ghosh
  • The Clothes of Their Backs Linda Grant
  • The Northern Clemency Philip Hensher
  • A Fraction of the Whole Steve Toltz
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
The White Tiger
Adiga, Aravind Atlantic
  • Darkmans Nicola Barker
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid
  • Master Pip Lloyd Jones
  • On Chesil Beach Ian McEwan
  • Animals's People Indra Sinha
The Gathering by Anne Enright
The Gathering
Enright, Anne Vintage
  • The Secret River Kate Grenville
  • Carry Me Down M.J.Hyland
  • In the Country of Men Hisham Matar
  • Mother's Milk Edward St Aubyn
  • The Night Watch Sarah Waters
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
The Inheritance of Loss
Desai, Kiran Penguin
  • Arthur & George Julian Barnes
  • A Long Long Way Sebastian Barry
  • Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Accidental Ali Smith
  • On Beauty Zadie Smith
The Sea by John Banville
The Sea
Banville, John Picador
  • Bitter Fruit Achmat Dangor
  • The Electric Michelangelo Sarah Hall
  • Cloud Atlas David Mitchell
  • The Master Colm Tóibín
  • I'll Go To Bed at Noon Gerard Woodward
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
The Line of Beauty
Hollinghurst, Alan Picador
  • Brick Lane Monica Ali
  • Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood
  • The Good Doctor Damon Galgut
  • Notes on a Scandal Zoë Heller
  • Astonishing Splashes of Colour Clare Morrall
Vernon God Little by D.B.C.Pierre
Vernon God Little
Pierre, D.B.C. Faber & Faber
  • Family Matters Rohinton Mistry
  • Unless Carol Shields
  • The Story of Lucy Gault William Trevor
  • Fingersmith Sarah Walters
  • Dirt Music Tim Winton
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi
Martel, Yann Canongate
  • Atonement Ian McEwen
  • Oxygen Andrew Miller
  • number9dream David Mitchell
  • The Dark Room Rachel Seiffert
  • Hotel World Ali Smith
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
The True History of the Kelly Gang
Carey, Peter Faber & Faber
  • The Hiding Place Trezza Azzopardi
  • The Keepers of Truth Michael Collins
  • When We Were Orphans Kazuo Ishiguro
  • English Passengers Matthew Kneale
  • The Deposition of Father McGreevy Brian O'Doherty
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Blind Assassin
Atwood, Margaret Bloomsbury
  • Fasting, Feasting Anita Desai
  • Headlong Michael Frayn
  • Andrew O'Hagen Our Fathers
  • The Map of Love Ahdaf Souief
  • The Backwater Lightship Colm Tóibín
Disgrace by J.M.Coetzee
Coetzee, J.M. Vintage
  • Master Georgie Beryl Bainbridge
  • England, England Julian Barnes
  • The Industry of Souls Martin Booth
  • Breakfast on Pluto Patrick McCabe
  • The Restrain of Beasts Magnus Mills
Amsterdam by Ian McEwen
McEwen, Ian Vintage
  • Quarantine Jim Crace
  • The Underground Man Mick Jackson
  • Grace Notes Bernard MacLaverty
  • Europa Tim Parks
  • The Essence of the Thing Madeleine St John
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The God of Small Things
Roy, Arundhati Fourth Estate
  • Alias Grace Margaret Atwood
  • Every Man For Himself Beryl Bainbridge
  • Reading in the Dark Seamus Heane
  • The Orchard on Fire Shena Mackay
  • A Fince Balance Rohinto Mistry
Last Orders by Graham Swift
Last Orders
Swift, Graham Picador
  • In Every Face I Meet Justin Cartwright
  • The Moor's Last Sigh Salman Rushdie
  • Morality Play Barry Unsworth
  • The Riders Tim Winton
The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
The Ghost Road
Barker, Pat Penguin
  • Reef Romesh Gunesekera
  • Paradise Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • The Folding Star Alan Hollinghurst
  • Beside the Ocean of Time George Mackay Brown
  • Knowledge of Angels Jill Paton Walsh
How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman
How Late It Was, How Late
Kelman, James Vintage
  • Under the Frog Tibor Fischer
  • Scar Tissue Michael Ignatieff
  • Remembering Babylon David Malouf
  • Crossing the River Caryl Phillips
  • The Stone Diaries Carol Shields
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Doyle, Roddy Vintage
Golden Booker Prize Winner 2018
  • Serenity House Christopher Hope
  • The Butcher Boy Patrick McCabe
  • Black Dogs Ian McEwen
  • Daughters of the House Michèle Roberts
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient
Ondaatje, Michael Bloomsbury
  • Serenity House Christopher Hope
  • The Butcher Boy Patrick McCabe
  • Black Dogs Ian McEwen
  • Daughters of the House Michèle Roberts
Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
Sacred Hunger
Unsworth, Barry Penguin
  • Time's Arrow Martin Amis
  • The Van Roddy Doyle
  • Such a Long Journey Rohinton Mistry
  • The Redundancy of Courage Timothy Mo
  • Reading Turgenev William Trevor
The Famished Road by Ben Okri
The Famished Road
Okri, Ben Vintage
  • An Awfully Big Adventure Beryl Bainbridge
  • The Gates of Angels Penelope Fitzgerald
  • Amongst Women John McGahern
  • Lies of Silence Brian Moore
  • Solomon Gurski Was Here Mordecai Richler
Possession by A.S.Byatt
Byatt, A.S. Vintage
  • Cat's Eye Margaret Atwood
  • The Book of Evidence John Banville
  • Jigsaw Sybille Bedford
  • A Disaffection James Kelman
  • Restoration Rose Tremain
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kazuo Faber & Faber
  • Utz Bruce Chatwin
  • The Beginning of Spring Penelope Fitzgerald
  • Nice Work David Lodge
  • The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie
  • The Lost Father Marina Warner
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
Oscar and Lucinda
Carey, Peter Faber & Faber
  • Anthills of the Savannah Chinua Achebe
  • Chatterton Peter Ackroyd
  • Circles of Deceit Nina Bawden
  • The Colour of Blood Brian Moore
  • The Book and the Brotherhood Iris Murdoch
Moon Tiger
Moon Tiger
Lively, Penelope Penguin
  • The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
  • Gabriel's Lament Paul Bailey
  • What's Bred in the Bone Robertson Davies
  • An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro
  • An Insular Possession Timothy Mo
The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
The Old Devils
Amis, Kingley Vintage
  • Illywhacker Peter Carey
  • The Battle of Pollocks Crossing J.L.Carr
  • The Good Terrorist Doris Lessing
  • Last Letters from Hav Jan Morris
  • The Good Apprentice Iris Murdoch
The Bone People by Keri Hulme
The Bone People
Hulme, Keri Picador
  • Empire of the Sun J.G.Ballard
  • Flaubert's Parrot Julian Barnes
  • In Custody Anita Desai
  • According to Mark Penelope Lively
  • Small World David Lodge
Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
Hotel Du Lac
Brookner, Anita Penguin
  • Rates of Exchange Malcolm Bradbury
  • Flying to Nowhere John Fuller
  • The Illusionist Anita Mason
  • Shame Salman Rushdie
  • Waterland Graham Swift
Life and Times of Michael K
The Life and Times of Michael K
Coetzee, J.M. Vintage
  • Silence Among the Weapons John Arden
  • An Ice-Cream War William Boyd
  • Constance or Solitary Practices Lawrence Durrell
  • The 27th Kingdom Alice Thomas Ellis
  • Sour Sweet Timothy Mo
Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally
Schindler's Ark
Keneally, Thomas Sceptre
The Booker of Bookers Prize 1993
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The Best of Booker Prize 2008
  • Good Behaviour Molly Keane
  • The Sirian Experiments Doris Lessing
  • The Comfort of Strangers Ian McEwen
  • Rhine Journey Anne Schlee
  • Loitering With Intent Muriel Spark
  • The White Hotel D.M.Thomas
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
Midnight's Children
Rushdie, Salman Vintage
  • Earthly Powers Anthony Burgess
  • Clear Light of Day Anita Desai
  • The Beggar Maid Alice Munro
  • No Country for Young Men Julia O'Faolain
  • Pascali's Island Barry Unsworth
  • A Month in the Country J.L.Carr
Rites of Passage by William Golding
Rites of Passage
Golding, William Faber & Faber
  • Confederates Thomas Keneally
  • A Bend in the River V.S.Naipaul
  • Joseph Julian Rathbone
  • Praxis Fay Weldon
Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Penelope Fourth Estate
  • Jake's Thing Kingsley Amis
  • Rumours of Rain André Brink
  • The Bookshop Penelope Fitzgerald
  • God on the Rocks Jane Gardem
  • A Five-Year Sentence Bernice Rubens
The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
The Sea, The Sea
Murdoch, Iris Vintage
  • Peter Smart's Confessions Paul Bailey
  • Great Granny Webster Caroline Blackwood
  • Shadows on Our Skin Jennifer Johnston
  • The Road to Lichfeld Penelope Lively
  • Quartet in Autumn Barbara Pym
Staying On by Paul Scott
Staying On
Scott, Paul Arrow
  • An Instant in the Wind André Brink
  • Rising R.C.Hutchinson
  • The Doctor's Wife Brian Moore
  • King Fisher Lives Julian Rathbone
  • The Children of Dynmouth William Trevor
Storey, David Vintage
  • Gossip From the Forest Thomas Keneally
Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Heat and Dust
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer Abacus
  • Ending Up Kingsley Amis
  • The Bottle Factory Outing Berly Bainbridge
  • In Their Wisdom C.P.Snow
The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer
The Conservationist
Gordimer, Nadine
  • Ending Up Kingsley Amis
  • The Bottle Factory Outing Berly Bainbridge
  • In Their Wisdom C.P.Snow
Holiday by Stanley Middleton
Middleton, Stanley Windmill Books
  • The Dressmaker Beryl Bainbridge
  • The Green Equinox Elizabeth Mavor
  • The Black Prince Iris Murdoch
The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G.Farrell
The Seige of Krishnapur
Farrell, J.G. Orion
  • The Bird of Night Susan Hill
  • The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Thomas Keneally
  • Pasmore David Storey
G by John Berger
Berger, John Bloomsbury
  • The Big Chapel Thomas Kilroy
  • Briefing for a Descent into Hell Doris Lessing
  • St. Urbain's Horsemen Mordecai Richler
  • Goshawk Squadron Derek Robinson
  • Mrs. Palfey at the Claremont Elizabeth Taylor
In A Free State by V.s.Naipaul
In a Free State
Naipaul, V.S. Picador
The Lost Man Booker Prize 1970
  • The Birds on the Trees Nina Bawden
  • The Bay of Noon Shirley Hazzard
  • Fire From Heaven Mary Reneault
  • The Driver's Seat Muriel Spark
  • The Vivisector Patrick White
Troubles by J.G.Farrel
Farrell, J.G. Orion Read0
  • John Brown's Body A.L.Barker
  • Eva Trout Elizabeth Bowen
  • Bruno's Dream Iris Murdoch
  • Mrs Eckdorf in O'Neill's Hotel William Trevor
  • The Conjunction Terence Wheeler
The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens
The Elected Member
Rubens, Bernice Abacus Read1
  • Figures in a Landcsape Barry England
  • The Impossible Object Nicholas Mosley
  • The Nice and the Good Iris Murdoch
  • The Public Image Muriel Spark
  • From Scenes Like These Gordon Williams
Something To Answer For by P.H. Newby
Something to Answer For
Newby, P.H. Faber & Faber Read1