Man Booker Prize Winners Quiz
The novel The God of Small Things is set in what country?
- Author Arundhati Roy won the Man Booker Prize for his novel, The God Small Things, in 1997.
What novel by DBC Pierre, set in a small town in Texas during the aftermath of a school shooting, won the Booker Prize in 2003?
- DBC Pierre is the pen name of author Peter Finlay.
The Gathering, written by Anne Enright, takes place in what island country?
- The Gathering won the Man Booker Prize in 2007.
Kazuo Ishiguro wrote what Booker Prize-winning novel in 1989 that was later adapted into an Academy-Award nominated film, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson?
- Author Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Japan and moved to England with his parents in 1960.
English author, David Storey, wrote what novel about a young boy who lives in a Yorkshire mining village in the mid-20th century?
- Saville won the Man Booker Prize in 1976.
What English author wrote The Ghost Road, which won the 1995 Man Booker Prize?
- Pat Barker published The Ghost Road as the last part of a trilogy called the Regeneration Trilogy.
True History of the Kelly Gang is a novel based on what historical figure?
- True History of Kelly Gang, set in Australia and written by Peter Carey, won the Man Booker Prize for fiction in 2001.
What novel by Thomas Keneally won the Man Booker Award in 1982 and was made into a feature film directed by Steven Spielberg in 1993?
- The film starring Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes won seven Academy Awards.
What novel won the Man Booker Award in 1981 and the Booker of Bookers Prize in 1993?
- Midnight's Children also won the Best of the Booker Award in 2008.
What novel won the inaugural Man Booker Prize, in 1969?
- Something to Answer For, which was written by English author P.H. Newby, is no longer in print.