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Booker Prize


  1. The Booker Prize was known by what name from 2002 to 2019?
  2. Which novel by Salman Rushdie won the Booker Prize in 1981?
  3. The UK edition of Life of Pi won which Canadian author the 2001 prize?
  4. The 2012 winner, Bring Up the Bodies, was a sequel to which 2009 winning book?

  5. Which South African writer was the first person to win twice and described the Booker as 'the ultimate prize to win in the English speaking world'?
  6. Which novel by Kingsley Amis, about a writer's return to Wales with his wife, won the Booker Prize in 1986?
  7. 'Amsterdam' is a 1998 winning novel by which British writer?
  8. In 2008, The Times ranked which author twelfth on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945"? She won the Booker Prize for her 1978 novel 'The Sea, the Sea'.
  9. Which 1989 novel by Booker Prize-winning British author Kazuo Ishiguro was adapted into a film in 1993 which was nominated for eight Academy Awards?
  10. There was disapproval in 1974 when Kingsley Amis’ novel 'Ending Up' appeared on the shortlist chosen by a judging panel that included author Elizabeth Howard. Why?
  11. Who was announced joint winner with Margaret Atwood in 2019?
  12. Which 1992 novel by Michael Ondaatje was adapted into a 1996 film with the same title starring Ralph Fiennes?
  13. 'True History of the Kelly Gang' is a winning novel by which Australian writer?
  14. 'The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida' is a 2022 Booker Prize winning novel set in which country?
  15. Awarded the 2020 Booker Prize, which debut novel by Douglas Stuart is an exploration of the love that only children can have for their damaged parents?


  1. The Man Booker Prize ( The Man Booker Prize when the Man Group plc came on board as sponsor,)
  2. Midnight's Children
  3. Yann Martel
  4. Wolf Hall (by Hilary Mantel, who won the Booker Prize twice)
  5. J.M. Coetzee (winning with 'Life & Times of Michael K' in 1983, and 'Disgrace' in 1999)
  6. The Old Devils
  7. Ian McEwan
  8. Iris Murdoch
  9. The Remains of the Day
  10. Elizabeth Jane Howard is Kingsley Amis' wife
  11. Bernardine Evaristo
  12. The English Patient
  13. Peter Carey (2001)
  14. Sri Lanka (the author is Shehan Karunatilak)
  15. Shuggie Bain