Booker Prize Long List


Key:OwnedReadAvailable
YearFiction
2001
If the Invader Comes
Derek Beaven
4th Estate
A Son of War
Melvyn Bragg
Sceptre
Shamrock Tea
Ciaran Carson
Granta Books
The Element of Water
Stevie Davies
Women’s Press
The Pickup
Nadine Gordimer
Bloomsbury
Dogside Story
Patricia Grace
Women’s Press
By the Sea
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Bloomsbury
How to be Good
Nick Hornby
Viking
Wolfy and the Strudelbakers
Zvi Jagendorf
Dewi Lewis Publishing
Translated Accounts
James Kelman
Secker & Warburg
The Blue Tango
Eoin McNamee
Faber & Faber
Fairness
Ferdinand Mount
Chatto & Windus
Half a Life
V S Naipaul
Picador
The Amber Spyglass
Philip Pullman
Scholastic
The Death of Vishnu
Manil Suri
Bloomsbury
The Stone Carvers
Jane Urquhart
Bloomsbury
The Leto Bundle
Marina Warner
Chatto & Windus
According to Queeney
Beryl Bainbridge
Little, Brown
2002
The Strange Case of Dr Simmonds & Dr Glas
Dannie Abse
Robson Books
Shroud
John Banville
Picador
Critical Injuries
Joan Barfoot
Women’s Press
Any Human Heart
William Boyd
Hamish Hamilton
The Next Big Thing
Anita Brookner
Viking
Peacetime
Robert Edric
Doubleday
Spies
Michael Frayn
Faber and Faber
Still Here
Linda Grant
Little, Brown
The Mulberry Empire
Philip Hensher
Flamingo
Who’s Sorry Now?
Howard Jacobson
Jonathan Cape
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
Jon McGregor
Bloomsbury
Dorian
Will Self
Viking
The Autograph Man
Zadie Smith
Hamish Hamilton
To the Last City
Colin Thubron
Chatto & Windus
2003
A Distant Shore
Caryl Phillips
Knopf (US)/Secker & Warburg (UK)
Yellow Dog
Martin Amis
Jonathan Cape
Turn Again Home
Carol Birch
Virago
Crossing the Lines
Melvyn Bragg
Sceptre
Elizabeth Costello
J. M. Coetzee
Secker & Warburg
The Taxi Driver’s Daughter
Julia Darling
Viking Penguin
Schopenhauer’s Telescope
Gerald Donovan
Scribner
The Romantic
Barbara Gowdy
Flamingo
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Mark Haddon
The Nick of Time
Francis King
Arcadia
Heligoland
Shena Mackay
Jonathan Cape
Jazz etc
John Murray
Flambard Fiction
Something Might Happen
Julie Myerson
Jonathan Cape
Judge Savage
Tim Parks
Secker & Warburg
Waxwings
Jonathan Raban
Picador
The Light of Day
Graham Swift
Hamish Hamilton
Frankie & Stankie
Barbara Trapido
Bloomsbury
2004
Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
4th Estate
Maps for Lost Lovers
Nadeem Aslam
Faber & Faber
Clear: A Transparent Novel
Nicola Barker
4th Estate
The Island Walkers
John Bemrose
John Murray
Havoc, in its Third Year
Ronan Bennett
Bloomsbury
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Bloomsbury
Always the Sun
Neil Cross
Scribner
Becoming Strangers
Louise Dean
Scribner
A Blade of Grass
Lewis Desoto
Maia Press
Cooking with Fernet Branca
James Hamilton Paterson
Faber & Faber
The Honeymoon
Justin Haythe
Picador
The Great Fire
Shirley Hazzard
Farrar, Straus & Giroux (US), Virago (UK)
Sixty Lights
Gail Jones
Harvill Press
The Unnumbered
Sam North
Scribner
Snowleg
Nicholas Shakespeare
Harvill Press
Cherry
Matt Thorne
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
2005
The Harmony Silk Factory
Tash Aw
Fourth Estate
Slow Man
J. M. Coetzee
Secker & Warburg
In the Fold
Rachel Cusk
Faber & Faber
All For Love
Dan Jacobson
Hamish Hamilton
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
Marina Lewycka
Viking
Beyond Black
Hilary Mantel
Fourth Estate
Saturday
Ian McEwan
Jonathan Cape
The People’s Act of Love
James Meek
Canongate
Shalimar The Clown
Salman Rushdie
Jonathan Cape
This Thing Of Darkness
Harry Thompson
Headline Review
This Is The Country
William Wall
Sceptre
2006
The Ruby in her Navel
Barry Unsworth
Hamish Hamilton
The Testament of Gideon Mack
James Robertson
Hamish Hamilton
Be Near Me
Andrew O’Hagan
Faber & Faber
The Perfect Man
Naeem Murr
William Heinemann
Black Swan Green
David Mitchell
Sceptre
The Emperor’s Children
Claire Messud
Picador
So Many Ways to Begin
Jon McGregor
Bloomsbury
The Other Side of the Bridge
Mary Lawson
Chatto & Windus
Seven Lies
James Lasdun
Jonathan Cape
Kalooki Nights
Howard Jacobson,
Jonathan Cape
Get a Life
Nadine Gordimer
Bloomsbury
Gathering the Water
Robert Edric
Doubleday
Theft: A Love Story
Peter Carey
Faber & Faber
2007
Self Help
Edward Docx
Picador
The Gift Of Rain
Tan Twan Eng
Myrmidon
The Welsh Girl
Peter Ho Davies
Sceptre
Gifted
Nikita Lalwani
Viking
What Was Lost
Catherine O’Flynn
Tindal Street
Consolation
Michael Redhill
William Heinemann
Winnie & Wolf
A.N.Wilson
Hutchinson
2008
Girl in a Blue Dress
Gaynor Arnold
From A to X
John Berger
The Lost Dog
Michelle de Kretser
A Case of Exploding Mangoes
Mohammed Hanif
Netherland
Joseph O'Neill
The Enchantress of Florence
Salman Rushdie
Child 44
Tom Rob Smith
2009
How to Paint a Dead Man
Sarah Hall
Faber & Faber
The Wilderness
Samantha Harvey
Jonathan Cape
Me Cheeta
James Lever
Fourth Estate
Not Untrue & Not Unkind
Ed O’Loughlin
Penguin
Heliopolis
James Scudamore
Harvill Secker
Brooklyn
Colm Toibin
Penguin
Love and Summer
William Trevor
Penguin
YearFiction
2010
The Betrayal
Helen Dunmore
Penguin - Fig Tree
The Stars in the Bright Sky
Alan Warner
Random House - Jonathan Cape
The Slap
Christos Tsiolkas
Grove Atlantic - Tuskar Rock
Trespass
Rose Tremain
Random House - Chatto & Windus
Skippy Dies
Paul Murray
Penguin - Hamish Hamilton/Faber & Faber
February
Lisa Moore
Random House - Chatto & Windus
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
David Mitchell
Hodder & Stoughton - Sceptre
2011
On Canaan's Side
Sebastian Barry
Faber
A Cupboard Full of Coats
Yvvette Edwards
Oneworld
The Stranger's Child
Alan Hollinghurst
Picador - Pan Macmillan
The Last Hundred Days
Patrick McGuinness
Seren Books
Far to Go
Alison Pick
Headline Review
The Testament of Jessie Lamb
Jane Rogers
Sandstone Press
Derby Day
D.J. Taylor
Chatto & Windus - Random House
2012
The Yips
Nicola Barker
Fourth Estate
Communion Town
Sam Thompson
Fourth Estate
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
Doubleday
Skios
Michael Frayn
Faber & Faber
Philida
André Brink
Harvill Secker
The Teleporation Accident
Ned Beauman
Sceptre
2013
Five Star Billionaire
Tash Aw
Fourth Estate
The Marrying of Chani Kaufman
Eve Harris
Sandstone Press
The Kills
Richard House
Picador
Unexploded
Alison MacLeod
Hamish Hamilton
TransAtlantic
Colum McCann
Bloomsbury
Almost English
Charlotte Mendelson
Mantle
The Spinning Heart
Donal Ryan
Doubleday Ireland
2014
The Blazing World
Siri Hustvedt
Sceptre
The Wake
Paul Kingsnorth
Unbound
The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell
Sceptre
Us
David Nicholls
Hodder & Stoughton
The Dog
Joseph O'Neill
Fourth Estate
Orfeo
Richard Powers
Atlantic Books
History of the Rain
Niall Williams
Bloomsbury
2015
Lila
Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The Chimes
Anna Smaill
Sceptre
Sleeping on Jupiter
Anuradha Roy
MacLehose Press, Quercus
The Illuminations
Andrew O’Hagan
Faber & Faber
The Moor's Account
Laila Lalami
Periscope, Garnet Publishing
The Green Road
Anne Enright
Jonathan Cape
Did You Ever Have a Family
Bill Clegg
Jonathan Cape
2016
The Schooldays of Jesus
J.M. Coetzee
Harvill Secker
Serious Sweet
A.L. Kennedy
Jonathan Cape
The North Water
Ian McGuire
Scribner UK
Hystopia
David Means
Faber & Faber
The Many
Wyl Menmuir
Salt
Work Like Any Other
Virginia Reeves
Scribner UK
My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout
Viking
2017
Home Fire
Kamila Shamsie
Bloomsbury
The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy
Hamish Hamilton
Reservoir 13
Jon McGregor
4th Estate
Solar Bones
Mike McCormack
Canongate
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry
Faber & Faber
Swing Time
Zadie Smith
Penguin Press
The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
Doubleday/Penguin Random House
2018
Snap
You Belinda Bauer
Bantam Press
Sabrina
Nick Drnaso
Granta Books
In Our Mad and Furious City
Guy Gunaratne
Tinder Press
The Water Cure
Sophie Mackintosh
Hamish Hamilton
Warlight
Michael Ondaatje
Jonathan Cape
Normal People
Sally Rooney
Faber & Faber
From a Low and Quiet Sea
Donal Ryan
Doubleday Ireland