Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize aims to reward the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. The Man Booker judges are selected from the country's finest critics, writers and academics to maintain the consistent excellence of the prize.
    • 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 7,115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,677
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,641

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Creative

    • By Sharey on 09-04-17

    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 2,754
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,558
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,550

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

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just OK - a few funny sections

    • By kurdis teed on 10-19-17

    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 1,681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,557
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,549

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Tough Read

    • By KP on 05-07-16

    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 1,400
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,258
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,257

    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 1,947
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,686
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,717

    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 2,380
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,079
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,094

    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 983
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 829

    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: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 107

    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 3,779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,863
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,870

    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 2,815
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,564
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,561

    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 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    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 479
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 221

    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 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    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 54 mins
    • Release date: 08-11-06
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 277 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 365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    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 1,480
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 871
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 868

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 27 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 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61

    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

    • Last Orders

    • By: Graham Swift
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Gigi Marceau Clarke, Jenny Sterlin, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80

    When four men carry out another's final wishes, they are forced to take stock of who they are...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't hesitate

    • By Robert on 03-23-06

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Ghost Road

    • The Regeneration Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Pat Barker
    • Narrated by: Peter Firth
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    This novel challenges our assumptions about relationships between the classes, doctors and patients, men and women, and men and men....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superior across the board

    • By Jeff Lacy on 04-12-17

    Regular price: $13.93

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