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The Man Booker Prize is an annual award for English fiction written by an author from the Commonwealth or Ireland. (Originally this prize was created as the Booker McConnell Prize and previously known as the "Booker Prize".)

The prize celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008.

Year Title Author
2011 The Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes
2010 The Finkler Question Howard Jacobson
2007 The Gathering Anne Enright
2006 The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai
2005 The Sea John Banville
2004 The Line of Beauty Alan Hollinghurst
2003 Vernon God Little DBC Pierre
2002 Life of Pi Yann Martel
1985 The Bone People Keri Hulme
1984 Hotel du Lac Anita Brookner
1983 Life & Times of Michael K J. M. Coetzee
1982 Schindler's Ark Thomas Keneally
1975 Heat and Dust Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
1974 Holiday Stanley Middleton (shared)
1974 The Conservationist Nadine Gordimer (shared)
1973 The Siege of Krishnapur J. G. Farrell
1972 G John Berger
1971 In a Free State V. S. Naipaul
1970 The Elected Member Bernice Rubens
1969 Something to Answer For P. H. Newby

The prize committee also announces its "short list" each year and sometimes its "long list" as well. Those are the other books considered for the prize.

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