Booker Prize

Booker Prize

The Booker Prize is awarded annually to the best novel of the year, originally written in English, and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland, regardless of the author’s nationality. This prestigious award has brought recognition and readership to outstanding fiction for five decades. Booker winning novels include The English Patient (1992), Wolf Hall (2009), and Midnight’s Children (1981).
    • Milkman

    • By: Anna Burns
    • Narrated by: Bríd Brennan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477

    Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy trying to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle and rumors start to swell, middle sister becomes "interesting"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narration made it even better

    • By Alan on 01-20-19
    • By: Anna Burns
    • Narrated by: Bríd Brennan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 12-04-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 509 ratings
    • Man Booker Prize Winner, 2018

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Lincoln in the Bardo

    • A Novel
    • By: George Saunders
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,774
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,288
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,248

    A moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Mixed Bag

    • By Thomas More on 02-24-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Sellout

    • A Novel
    • By: Paul Beatty
    • Narrated by: Prentice Onayemi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,939
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,729
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,720

    A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book, fantastic narrator!

    • By Bonnie B. on 07-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Brief History of Seven Killings

    • By: Marlon James
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean, Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, and others
    • Length: 26 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,794
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,666
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,658

    On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just Brilliant!

    • By Philip on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Narrow Road to the Deep North

    • By: Richard Flanagan
    • Narrated by: David Atlas
    • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,442
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,299
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,298

    In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thailand - Burma Death Railway in 1943, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exquisite

    • By Lee Chemel on 10-25-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Luminaries

    • By: Eleanor Catton
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 29 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2,005
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,738
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,770

    It is 1866 and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not So Luminous

    • By Mel on 11-10-13

    Regular price: $24.75

    • Bring Up the Bodies

    • A Novel
    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,454
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,157

    The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times best seller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfection in story and the telling

    • By Ry Young on 09-18-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Sense of an Ending

    • By: Julian Barnes
    • Narrated by: Richard Morant
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 995
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 839

    The powerful, unsettling and beautifully crafted new novel from one of England’s greatest contemporary writers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Something Happened'...

    • By Mel on 01-09-12

    Regular price: $16.71

    • Finkler Question

    • By: Howard Jacobson
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 108

    The Finkler Question is a scorching story of friendship and loss and of the wisdom and humanity of maturity....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Meh. This novel ends with a whimper.

    • By Darwin8u on 01-19-13

    Regular price: $25.86

    • Wolf Hall

    • By: Hilary Mantel
    • Narrated by: Simon Slater
    • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,876
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,949
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,955

    In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII's court, only one man dares to gamble his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Divorced, beheaded, died...

    • By Tim on 09-30-11

    Regular price: $55.93

    • The White Tiger

    • A Novel
    • By: Aravind Adiga
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,930
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,674
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,671

    Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, informative tale

    • By Barry Feinstein on 05-19-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Gathering

    • By: Anne Enright
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92

    The Gathering is a deeply insightful family saga, steeped in secrets and intrigue, unfolding over three generations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not For Everyone

    • By Lori on 11-07-08

    Regular price: $30.07

    • The Inheritance of Loss

    • By: Kiran Desai
    • Narrated by: Meera Simhan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 234

    In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga lives an embittered old judge. He only wants to retire in peace, but then his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gorgeous prose but grim

    • By Bob on 06-08-07

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Sea

    • By: John Banville
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    The narrator is Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who, soon after his wife's death, has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OVERWHELMINGLY FINE

    • By Karen on 07-20-07
    • By: John Banville
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 08-11-06
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 288 ratings
    • Man Booker Prize Winner, 2005

    Regular price: $21.27

    • True History of the Kelly Gang

    • By: Peter Carey
    • Narrated by: Gianfranco Negroponte
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 207

    Ned Kelly's name resonates in Australia the same way the name Jesse James does in America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and Poetic

    • By Margaret on 02-11-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Blind Assassin

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Margot Dionne
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,544
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 927
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 925

    For the past twenty-five years, Margaret Atwood has written works of striking originality and imagination. In The Blind Assassin...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible audio quality

    • By G. Sierra on 04-12-10

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Disgrace

    • By: J M Coetzee
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Harrowing

    • By Menahem Fuchs on 09-06-18
    • By: J M Coetzee
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 01-12-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 30 ratings
    • Man Booker Prize Winner, 1999

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Amsterdam

    • By: Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The best-selling author of Atonement and Enduring Love, Ian McEwan is known as one of contemporary fiction’s most acclaimed writers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quick and engaging, well-read

    • By Bronwen on 12-28-11

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The God of Small Things

    • By: Arundhati Roy
    • Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 661
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 606
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602

    This extraordinarily accomplished debut novel is a brilliantly plotted story of forbidden love and piercing political drama, centered on the tragic decline of an Indian family....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worthy Booker winner!

    • By Saman on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $24.47

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