Man Booker Challenge

MAN BOOKER

Laura has been kind enough to provide these wonderful reviews of the nominee’d books for the Man Booker Prize.

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2015

06 – A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James
05 – Satin Island – Tom McCarthy
04 – A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara
03 – The Fishermen – Chigozie Obioma
02 – A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler
01 – The Year of the Runaways – Sunjeev Sahota

2014

06 – J – Howard Jacobson
05 – The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee
04 – How to be both – Ali Smith
03 – We are all completely beside ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
02 – The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanaghan*
01 – To Rise Again at a Decent hour – Joshua Ferris

2013

06 – The Luminaries – Eleanor Catton*
05 – We Need New Names – NoViolet Bulawayo
04 – Harvest – Jim Crace
03 – A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki
02 – The Testament of Mary – Colm Tóibín
01 – The Lowland – Jhumpa Lahiri

2012

06 – The Garden of Evening Mists – Tan Twan Eng
05 – Narcopolis – Jeet Thayil
04 – Swimming Home – Deborah Levy
03 – The Lighthouse – Alison Moore
02 – Bring Up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel*
01 – Umbrella – Will Self

Leeds Book Club Challenge

THE FULL LIST

1969 P. H. Newby – Something to Answer For

1970 Bernice Rubens – The Elected Member

1970 J. G. Farrell – Troubles

1971 V. S. Naipaul – In a Free State

1972 John Berger – G.

1973 J. G. Farrell – The Siege of Krishnapur

1974 Nadine Gordimer – The Conservationist

         Stanley Middleton – Holiday

1975 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala – Heat and Dust

1976 David Storey – Saville

1977 Paul Scott – Staying On

1978 Iris Murdoch – The Sea, the Sea #

1979 Penelope Fitzgerald – Offshore

1980 William Golding – Rites of Passage

1981 Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children

1982 Thomas Keneally – Schindler’s Ark #

1983 J. M. Coetzee – Life & Times of Michael K

1984 Anita Brookner – Hotel du Lac

1985 Keri Hulme – The Bone People #

1986 Kingsley Amis – The Old Devils

1987 Penelope Lively – Moon Tiger #

1988 Peter Carey – Oscar and Lucinda #

1989 Kazuo Ishiguro – The Remains of the Day #

1990 A. S. Byatt – Possession: A Romance #

1991 Ben Okri – The Famished Road

1992 Michael Ondaatje – The English Patient #

        Barry Unsworth – Sacred Hunger

1993 Roddy Doyle – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha #

1994 James Kelman – How Late It Was, How Late

1995 Pat Barker – The Ghost Road

1996 Graham Swift – Last Orders

1997 Arundhati Roy – The God of Small Things #

1998 Ian McEwan – Amsterdam #

1999 J. M. Coetzee – Disgrace

2000 Margaret Atwood – The Blind Assassin #

2001 Peter Carey – True History of the Kelly Gang

2002 Yann Martel – Life of Pi #

2003 DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little

2004 Alan Hollinghurst – The Line of Beauty

2005 John Banville – The Sea

2006 Kiran Desai – The Inheritance of Loss

2007 Anne Enright – The Gathering

2008 Aravind Adiga – The White Tiger and full write up#

2009 Hilary Mantel – Wolf Hall (and Part two) #

2010 Howard Jacobson – The Finkler Question #

2011 – Julian Barnes – Sense of an Ending #

2012 – Hilary Mantel – Bring Up the Bodies #

2013 – Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries

2014 – Richard Flanaghan – The Narrow Road to the Deep North

2015 – ?

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