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.

The Finkler Question
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jacobson, Howard
Call Number:
F Jacobson
Description:

A very interesting and entertaining novel that questions what it means to be Jewish in an inherently anti-Semitic world. (2010)

The Gathering
Artist/Author/Cast:
Enright, Anne
Call Number:
F Enright
Description:

The Gathering is an evocative portrait of a large Irish family haunted by the past. (2007)

The Ghost Road
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barker, Pat
Call Number:
F Barker
Description:

The novel revolves around a psychologist, who pioneered the treatment of shell shock, and his patients during the World War I. (1995)

The God of Small Things
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roy, Arundhati
Call Number:
F Roy
Description:

The story of an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969. (1997)

The Inheritance of Loss
Artist/Author/Cast:
Desai, Kiran
Call Number:
F Desai
Description:

Desai's characters face numerous choices that majestically illuminate the consequences of colonialism as it collides with the modern world. (2006)

The Line of Beauty
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hollinghurst, Alan
Call Number:
F Hollinghurst
Description:

A saga of love, sex, class, and money set against the backdrop of the Thatcher era. (2004)

The Old Devils : A Novel
Call Number:
F Amis
Description:

Set in Wales, a group of old friends reconnect and find that they are more deeply intertwined than imagined. (1986)

The Remains Of The Day
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Call Number:
F Ishiguro
Description:

A profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world in postwar England. (1989)

The Sea
Artist/Author/Cast:
Banville, John
Call Number:
F Banville
Description:

Escaping the numbness, grief, and anger after his wife’s death, Max retreats to the seaside town of his childhood summers. (2005)

The Sea, the Sea
Artist/Author/Cast:
Murdoch, Iris; Kinzie, Mary (Introduction by)
Call Number:
F Murdoch
Description:

Murdoch depicts a tale of the strange obsessions that haunt a self-satisfied playwright as he writes his memoirs. (1978)

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