Booker Award Winners

The Booker prize is awarded for the best full-length novel...written in English by a citizen of the United Kingdom, The Commonwealth,
Ireland, or South Africa. The Booker prize is sponsored by Booker and the Tetra Pak Laval Group.

Amsterdam: A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
McEwan, Ian
Call Number:
F McEwan
Description:

In Ian McEwan's novel, some compromising photographs lead two old friends to unlikely fates. (1998)

Bring up the Bodies
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mantel, Hilary
Call Number:
F Mantel
Description:

The novel follows the trial of Anne Boleyn and her suitors for adultery and treason, as seen through Cromwell’s eyes. (2012)

Disgrace
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coetzee, J. M.
Call Number:
F Coetzee
Description:

A professor has an affair with a student and retreats to his daughter’s farm to find meaning in his relationships. (1999)

G.

G.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Berger, John
Call Number:
F Berger
Description:

The story of "G.," a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early 20th century. (1972)

Heat and Dust
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
Call Number:
F Jhabvala
Description:

Heat and Dust tells the story of a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position. (1975)

Holiday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Middleton, Stanley
Call Number:
F Middleton
Description:

Edwin Fisher is on holiday at the English seaside -- but this revisiting of childhood haunts is no ordinary holiday. (1974)

Hotel du Lac
Artist/Author/Cast:
Brookner, Anita
Call Number:
F Brookner
Description:

When an author’s life begins to resemble her plots, she flees to Switzerland to restore herself to her senses. (1984)

How Late It Was, How Late
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kelman, James
Call Number:
F Kelman
Description:

A series of reflections from a petty crook who had one run-in with the police too many. (1994)

In a Free State: A Novel with Two Supporting Narratives
Artist/Author/Cast:
Naipaul, V. S.
Call Number:
F Naipaul
Description:

This novel is comprised of a masterful and stylishly rendered narrative of emigration, dislocation, and dread, accompanied by supporting narratives. (1971)

Last Orders
Artist/Author/Cast:
Swift, Graham
Call Number:
F Swift
Description:

A group of World War II survivors are forced to look at their life choices when one of them dies. (1996)

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