Winners of the Man Booker Award for Fiction

  • 2012 Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  • 2011 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  • 2010 The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
  • 2009 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  • 2008 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  • 2007 The Gathering by Anne Enright (dnf)
  • 2006 The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
  • 2005 The Sea by John Banville
  • 2004 The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
  • 2003 Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre
  • 2002 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • 2001 True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
  • 2000 The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  • 1999 Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
  • 1998 Amsterdam: A Novel by Ian McEwan
  • 1997 The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • 1996 Last Orders by Graham Swift
  • 1995 The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
  • 1994 How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman
  • 1993 Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle
  • 1992 The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje(co-winner)
  • 1992 Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth(co-winner)
  • 1991 The Famished Road by Ben Okri
  • 1990 Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt
  • 1989 The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 1988 Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
  • 1987 Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
  • 1986 The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
  • 1985 The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  • 1984 Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner
  • 1983 Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee
  • 1982 Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally
  • 1981 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  • 1980 Rites of Passage by William Golding
  • 1979 Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
  • 1978 The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch
  • 1977 Staying on by Paul Scott
  • 1976 Saville by David Storey
  • 1975 Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  • 1974 The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer
  • 1973 The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. Farrell
  • 1972 G. by John Berger
  • 1971 In a Free State by V. S. Naipaul
  • 1970 The Elected Member by Bernice. Rubens
  • 1969 Something to Answer For by P. H. Newby
Author Comments: 

Those highlighted items are books I have read. "dnf" = "did not finish" for one reason or another. usually because the book was tedious or filthy. (It takes a lot for me to not finish a book.I'm becoming more fussy, I suppose.)