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.

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

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

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

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

Artist/Author/Cast:
Beatty, Paul
Call Number:
F Beatty
Description:

(2016) A raucous satire that explores the legacy of slavery and racial inequality in America.

The Sense of an Ending
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barnes, Julian
Call Number:
F Barnes
Description:

(2011) After reflecting on his past, a middle-aged man is forced to revise his place in the world. 

Shuggie Bain
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stuart, Douglas
Call Number:
F Stuart
Description:

(2020) Hugh "Shuggie" Bain spends his 1980s childhood with an alcoholic mother in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Siege of Krishnapur
Artist/Author/Cast:
Farrell, J. G.
Call Number:
F Farrell
Description:

(1973) This novel is a modern classic of narrative excitement that also digs deep to explore fundamental questions of civilization and life. 

Something to Answer For
Artist/Author/Cast:
Newby, P. H.
Call Number:
F Newby
Description:

(1969) In this weirdly disorientating world, Townrow is forced towards a re-examination of the rules by which he has been living. 

Staying On
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scott, Paul
Call Number:
F Scott
Description:

(1977) A British colonel and his wife decide to remain in India after British Raj leaves in the 1940s. 

The testaments
Artist/Author/Cast:
Atwood, Margaret
Call Number:
F Atwood
Description:

(2019) Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale picks up fifteen years later with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

True History of the Kelly Gang
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carey, Peter
Call Number:
F Carey
Description:

(2001) The legendary Ned Kelly speaks for himself, scribbling his narrative on scraps of paper as he flees from the police. 

Vernon God Little
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pierre, D. B. C.
Call Number:
F Pierre
Description:

(2003) Vernon Little is in trouble. His friend, the mysterious Jesus, has just blown away his classmates and himself. 

The White Tiger: A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adiga, Aravind
Call Number:
F Adiga
Description:

(2008) Balram Halwai writes a letter to the president of China which he exemplifies the contradictions and complications of Indian society. 

Wolf Hall
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mantel, Hilary
Call Number:
F Mantel
Description:

(2009) Six years of King Henry VIII's reign as told from the perspective of Thomas Cromwell, one of Henry's closest advisers. 

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