Booker Challenge

For some time now I've wanted to read the Booker winners. I'm making it official by joining both the Complete Booker project and the Man Booker Challenge.

I have read a grand total of 2 Booker winners:
2000 - The Blind Assassin (Atwood) (read Aug. 2007)
1973 - The Siege of Krishnapur (Farrell) (read June, 2007)

These are the 6 I intend to read for the Challenge which runs from Jan to Dec. 2008
2007 - The Gathering (Enright)
2002 - Life of Pi (Martel)
2001 - True History of the Kelly Gang (Carey)
1997 - The God of Small Things (Roy)
1992 - The English Patient (Ondaatje)
1984 - Hotel Du Lac (Brookner)

For my reference, these are the remaining Bookers:

2006 - The Inheritance of Loss (Desai)
2005 - The Sea (Banville)
2004 - The Line of Beauty (Hollinghurst)
2003 - Vernon God Little (Pierre)
1999 - Disgrace (Coetzee)
1998 - Amsterdam: A Novel (McEwan)
1996 - Last Orders (Swift)
1995 - The Ghost Road (Barker)
1994 - How Late It Was, How Late (Kelman)
1993 - Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (Doyle)
1992 - Sacred Hunger (Unsworth)
1991 - The Famished Road (Okri)
1990 - Possession: A Romance (Byatt)
1989 - The Remains of the Day (Ishiguro)
1988 - Oscar and Lucinda (Carey)
1987 - Moon Tiger (Lively)
1986 - The Old Devils (Amis)
1985 - The Bone People (Hulme)
1983 - Life & Times of Michael K (Coetzee)
1982 - Schindler's List (Keneally)
1981 - Midnight's Children (Rushdie)
1980 - Rites of Passage (Golding)
1979 - Offshore (Fitzgerald)
1978 - The Sea, the Sea (Murdoch)
1977 - Staying on (Scott)
1976 - Saville (Storey)
1975 - Heat and Dust (Jhabvala)
1974 - The Conservationist (Gordimer)
1972 - G. (Berger)
1971 - In a Free State (Naipaul)
1970 - The Elected Member (Rubens)
1969 - Something to Answer For (Newby)

Comments

  1. Thanks for joining! Looks like you have a great list.

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