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.

Life and Times of Michael K: A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coetzee, J. M.
Call Number:
F Coetzee
Description:

Michael K. is left alone in war-torn South Africa. When imprisoned, he escapes, fleeing to find a life of dignity and hope. (1983)

Life of Pi
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martel, Yann
Call Number:
F Martel
Description:

Stranded on a raft with a tiger, Pi used his knowledge, wits, and faith to keep himself alive. (2002)

Midnight`s Children
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rushdie, Salman; Desai, Anita (Introduction by)
Call Number:
F Rushdie
Description:

A classic novel that chronicles the story of a child and a nation that both came into existence in 1947. (1981)

Moon Tiger
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lively, Penelope
Call Number:
F Lively
Description:

This novel is a journey into the past of Claudia, an elderly author living in London. (1987)

Offshore
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fitzgerald, Penelope
Call Number:
F Fitzgerald
Description:

A fast-moving story about life among the down, out and quirky, housed precariously in barges on the river Thames. (1979)

Oscar and Lucinda
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carey, Peter
Call Number:
F Carey
Description:

This novel is a romance that culminates in a half-mad expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback. (1988)

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Artist/Author/Cast:
Doyle, Roddy
Call Number:
F Doyle
Description:

The story of Paddy that charts the triumphs, indignities, and bewilderment of as he tries to make sense of his changing world. (1993)

Possession: A Romance
Artist/Author/Cast:
Byatt, A. S.
Call Number:
F Byatt
Description:

Byatt creates a haunting counterpoint of passion around a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets. (1990)

Rites of Passage
Artist/Author/Cast:
Golding, William
Call Number:
F Golding
Description:

Sailing to Australia, Edmund Talbot keeps a journal to amuse his godfather back in England. (1980)

Sacred Hunger
Artist/Author/Cast:
Unsworth, Barry
Call Number:
F Unsworth
Description:

A graphic depiction of the 18th-century slave trade and a society driven to maximize profit regardless of human cost. (1992)

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