The Booker Prize, formerly known as the Booker Prize for Fiction (1969–2001) and the Man Booker Prize (2002–2019), is a literary prize awarded each year for the best novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland. The winner of the Booker Prize receives international publicity which usually leads to a sales boost.
The following is a list of winners and shortlisted authors of the Booker Prize for Fiction.Winning titles are listed in yellow, first in their year. The prize has been awarded each year since 1969 to the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations or the Republic of Ireland.
The five judges, led by Frank Wynne, bring together a wealth of experience as world-class readers, writers, critics and translators. The discussions they will have about the books in contention for the 2022 International Booker Prize will be a masterclass of modern literary appreciation.
May 02, 2019 · Bernardine Evaristo, joint winner of the Booker Prize 2019, with her specially bound copy of Girl, Woman, Other. A must-read about modern Britain and womanhood. This is an impressive, fierce novel about the lives of black British families, their struggles, pains, laughter, longings and loves
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 One family. One promise. One chance to tell a new story. **AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME** 'A moving, brilliantly told family epic' Elizabeth Day 'Superb' Paula Hawkins 'Gripping' Daily Mail THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER _____ On a farm outside Pretoria, the Swarts are gathering for Ma's funeral.
In the latest episode of this literary podcast, The Straits Times journalists Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li take on six books shortlisted for the International Booker Prize – from Nobel laureate Olga ...