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About My Library

The books I have listed on LT are ones I have read since 2008. My ongoing project is to read all the Booker Prize winners, I also have a shelf of Pulitzer Prize winning books which I am making my way through.

Booker Winners I have read
2020: Douglas Stuart, Shuggie Bain
2019: Bernardine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other
2018: Anna Burns, Milkman
2017: George Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo
2013: Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries
2011: Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
2008: Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger
2007: Anne Enright, The Gathering
2005: John Banville, The Sea
2004: Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty
2002: Yann Martel, Life of Pi
2000: Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin
1999: J. M. Coetzee, Disgrace
1998: Ian McEwan, Amsterdam
1997: Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things
1996: Graham Swift, Last Orders
1995: Pat Barker, The Ghost Road
1994: James Kelman, How late it was, How Late
1992: Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient
1987: Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger
1985: Keri Hulme, The Bone People
1984: Anita Brookner, Hotel du Lac
1981: Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children
1980: William Golding, Rites of Passage
1979: Penelope Fitzgerald, Offshore
1975: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Heat and Dust
1974: Nadine Gordimer, The Conservationist

Booker Winners still to read

2021: Damon Galgut, The Promise
2019: Margaret Atwood, The Testaments
2016: Paul Beatty, The Sellout
2015: Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings
2014: Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North
2012: Hilary Mantel, Bring Up the Bodies
2010: Howard Jacobson, The Finkler Question
2009: Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall
2006: Kiran Desai, The Inheritance of Loss
2003: DBC Pierre, Vernon God Little
2001: Peter Carey, True History of the Kelly Gang
1993: Roddy Doyle, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
1992: Barry Unsworth, Sacred Hunger
1991: Ben Okri, The Famished Road
1990: A. S. Byatt, Possession: A Romance
1989: Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day
1988: Peter Carey, Oscar and Lucinda
1986: Kingsley Amis, The Old Devils
1983: J. M. Coetzee, Life & Times of Michael K
1982: Thomas Keneally, Schindler's Ark
1978: Iris Murdoch, The Sea, The Sea
1977: Paul Scott, Staying On
1976: David Storey, Saville
1974: Stanley Middleton, Holiday
1973: J. G. Farrell, The Siege of Krishnapur
1972: John Berger, G.
1971: V. S. Naipaul, In a Free State
1970: J. G. Farrell, Troubles (awarded in 2010 as the Lost Man Booker Prize)
1970: Bernice Rubens, The Elected Member
1969: P. H. Newby, Something to Answer For

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Bookstores: Elizabeth’s Bookshop, Perth, New Edition Bookshop, Scorpio Books, UBS University Bookshop on Campus

Libraries: Halswell Library, New Brighton Library, South Christchurch Library, Upper Riccarton Community and School Library

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