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Man Booker Prize Winners Complete List (1969-2017) for SSC, Bank

Man Booker Prize Winners Complete List (1969-2017) for SSC, Bank

Man Booker Prize Winners Complete List (1969-2017) for SSC, Bank

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Dear Readers, when you look at the question papers of SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC MTS, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS SO, LIC AAO, etc. you may find a lot of questions related to Lists of award winners. Questions based on Books and Authors form a part of the General Awareness section of many Govt. and Bank exams. The SSC CGL Exam 2017 also has many questions related to Awards And Honours. But chances are that if a particular book was in news, then it can be in your SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS, etc. exam too.

 

List of Award recipients – Award winners List – Moth wise Current Affairs GK 2017– Dear Readers, here we are providing The list of Award winners i.e. Nobel Prize Winners, Rio Olympic Medalists, Padma Award winners, Awards in Literature, Awards in Sports (Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards), Awards in Films (National Film Awards, OSCAR Awards) etc. which will be asked for 1 or 2 Marks under General Awareness, Current Affairs Section in All Govt Job competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Civil Services, RRB Railway Exams, IBPS PO Clerk Exams, TSPSC, APSPSC and other Public Service Commission Exams.

 

Previously Asked Questions on Books and Authors

Read the article carefully to study the list of Khel Ratna, Arjuna and Dronacharya award winners for 2017 and get ready to solve any question asked about books in the coming exams. If you are curious to know the kind of questions asked in previous examinations of SSC CGL, SSC CPO, Banking exams, etc., then click on the link below and download the compilation of Previously Asked Questions on National Sports Awards.

 

Man Booker Prize Winners Complete List (1969-2017) for SSC, Bank

 

The Complete List of the Man Booker Winners

Here’s the list of Man Booker Prize winners since the 1968 creation of the award, below:

 

2016 
The Sellout
by Paul Beatty
United States

 

2015
A Brief History of Seven Killings
by Marlon James
Jamaica

 

2014
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
by Richard Flanagan
Australia

 

2013
The Luminaries
by Eleanor Catton
Canada / New Zealand

 

2012
Bring Up The Bodies
by Hilary Mantel
United Kingdom

 

2011
The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes
United Kingdom

 

2010
The Finkler Question
by Howard Jacobson
United Kingdom

 

2009
Wolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel
United Kingdom

 

2008
The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga
India

 

2007
The Gathering
by Anne Enright
Ireland

 

2006
The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
India

 

2005
The Sea
by John Banville
Ireland

 

2004
The Line of Beauty
by Allan Hollnghurst
United Kingdom

 

2003
Vernon God Little
by DBC Pierre
Australia

 

2002
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
Canada

 

2001
True History of the Kelly Gang
by Peter Carey
Australia

 

The Blind Assassin
by Margaret Atwood
Canada

Disgrace
by J.Coetzee
South Africa 1998

 

Amsterdam
by Ian McEwan
United Kingdom 

 

The God of Small Things
by Arundhati Roy
India 

 

Last Orders
by Graham Swift
United Kingdom 

 

The Ghost Road
by Pat Barker
United Kingdom 

 

How Late It Was, How Late
by James Kelman
United Kingdom 

 

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
by Roddy Doyle
Ireland 

 

Sacred Hunger
by Barry Unsworth
United Kingdom

and

The English Patient
by Michael Ondaatje
Canada / Sri Lanka

 

The Famished Road
by Ben Okri
Nigeria

 

Possession
by A. S. Byatt
United Kingdom

 

The Remains of the Day
by Kazuo Ishiguro
United Kingdom / Japan

 

Oscar and Lucinda
by Peter Carey
Australia

 

Moon Tiger
by Penelope Lively
United Kingdom

 

The Old Devils
by Kingsley Amis
United Kingdom

 

The Bone People
by Keri Hulme
New Zealand

 

Hotel du Lac
by Anita Brookner
United Kingdom

 

Life & Times of Michael K
by J. M. Coetzee
South Africa

 

Schindler’s Ark
by Thomas Keneally
Australia

 

Midnight’s Children
by Salman Rushdie
United Kingdom / India

 

Rites of Passage
by William Golding
United Kingdom

 

Offshore
by Penelope Fitzgerald
United Kingdom

 

The Sea, The Sea
by Iris Murdoch
Ireland / United Kingdom

 

Staying On
by Paul Scott
United Kingdom

1976
Saville
by David Storey
United Kingdom

 

Heat and Dust
by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
United Kingdom / Germany

 

The Conservationist
by Nadine Gordimer
South Africa

&

Holiday
by Stanlely Middleton
United Kingdom

 

The Siege of Krishnapur
by J.G. Farrell
United Kingdom / Ireland

 

G.
by John Berger
United Kingdom

 

In a Free State (short story

by V. S. Naipaul
United Kingdom / Trinidad and Tobago

 

Troubles
by J. G. Farrell
United Kingdom / Ireland

 

The Elected Member
by Bernice Rubens
United Kingdom

 

Something to Answer For
by P. H. Newby
United Kingdom

 

 

Who is The First Indian Woman To Win Man Booker Prize??

First Indian Woman To Win Man Booker Prize is Arundhati Roy (born on November 24, 1961) won the Booker prize for her brilliant and poetic novel “The God of Small Things” in the year 1997 making her the first Indian to receive the prestigious award.

 

Arundhati Roy - First Indian Woman To Win Man Booker Prize

Arundhati Roy – First Indian Woman To Win Man Booker Prize

 

 

List of Indian Booker Prize Winners

Year

Name

Name of Work

1971

V.S. Naipaul

Ina Free State

1980

Anita Desai

Clear Right Day

1981

Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children

1993

Salman Rushdie Booker of Booker(Best Novel in 25 Years of Booker)

Midnight’s Children

1997

Arundhati Roy*

The God of Small Thing

2002

Rohinton Mistry

Such a Long journey

2006

Kiran Desai

The Inheritance of Loss

2007

Indra Sinha

Animal People

2008

Arvind Adiga*

The White Tiger

2011

Amitav Ghosh

River of Smoke

2012

Jeet Thayil

Narcopolis

 

 

Nobel Prize Winners 2017 – Award winners List

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne(for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves)
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson(for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young(for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm)
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017Kazuo Ishiguro(who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world)
The Nobel Peace Prize 2017International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ICAN(for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons)
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences Richard H. Thaler

(for his contributions to behavioural economics)

 

 

Books and Authors – Autobiographies

Autobiographies are self-written biographies. Here are some autobiographies that have made a global impact and are related to important causes:

 

Books

Author

I am Malala

Malala Yousafzai

The Autobiography Of
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin
Franklin

Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela

Story Of my Experiments
with truth

Mahatma
Gandhi

An autobiography of
Agatha Christie

Agatha
Christie

Wings of Fire

A P J Abdul
Kalam

An autobiography

Jawaharlal Nehru

Playing It My way

Sachin Tendulkar

Straight From the
Heart

Kapil Dev

Story of my Life

Hellen Keller

The Bandit Queen
Of India

Phoolan Devi

Truth Love and a
Little Malice

Khushwant
Singh

Why I am an Atheist

Bhagat Singh

Baburnama

Babur

The autobiography of Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Up From Slavery

Robert T Washington

Unbroken

Laura
Hillenbrand

 

 

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