The Booker Prize is a major literary prize in the English writing world.
The award brought recognition, reward and reading to outstanding fiction.
Each year it is awarded to the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom or Ireland.
Man Booker prize History
1- The Booker Prize, in full Man Booker Prize, formerly known as the Booker McConnell Prize, a British prize awarded annually for a complete novel in English.
Booker McConnell, a multinational, created the prize in 1968 to provide a colleague for the Prix Goncourt in France.
Its first awards were given in 1969, which has now completed 53 years.
The first Booker Prize was given for a Nobel which was in English.
Important facts about Booker prize
• The Booker Prize has previously called the Booker Prize –from 2002- 2001 and then from 2002- 2019 the McConnell Prize and the Man Booker Prize .
It was first awarded in 1969.
• It aimed to encourage the reading and discussion of contemporary fiction
• In 1970, Bernice Rubens became the first woman to win a Booker Prize, as an elected member.
• The youngest sister to win the Booker Prize is the International Booker Prize for Fiction in Translation.
• The Booker Fiction Prize has previously received the Booker – McConnell Prize (1969-2001) and the Man Booker Prize (2002-2019).
It was first awarded in 1969.
• The International Man Booker Prize was established to provide the Man Booker Prize internationally.
It was given first time in the year of 2004
Prize Amount for Man Booker prize
• 50000 £ prize is awarded to each person who wins this price.
Each author gets 2500 £.
readers are guaranteed to the winner and shortlisted authors as well as a significant increase in book sales.
International Man Booker prize
The Booker Prize International is an international literary prize held in the United Kingdom.
.The International Booker Prize was started in 2004.
Due to the introduction of this award, the Man Booker Prize has expanded to all over the world, now the International Booker Prize is given to English writers of the world.
It’s given by Mac-group 2005 until 2015 the award was given every two years to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or generally available in English translation.It recognized an author’s “continued creativity, development, and overall contribution to world-class fiction”, and was recognition of the writer’s work rather than a single title.
Ismail kadare was awarded the first international Man Booker Prize in 2005 for his novel translated into English.
The £ 50,000 prize for the International Booker Prize is shared equally between the author and the translator.
Each shortlisted author and translator also receives £ 1,000.
*International Man Booker prize winner list 2021
Shakur Mizar who belongs to Iran won the Man Booker Prize for 2021 for his book The Enlightenment of the Green tree.
• In addition, Spanish writer Gabriella Cabezón Cámara for her work The Adventures of China iron.
• German writer Daniel Celmon received the Man Booker Prize for the year 2021 for his work Tyll.
• Spanish writer Fernanda Melchior awarded Booker Prize of the Year for her beautiful copy of Hurricane Season.
• Japanese author Yoko Ogawa (Japanese-Japan ) for his work The Memory Police .
• Along with this, it was also given to writer Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Dutch-Netherlands) for the book The Discomfort of Evening.
Man Booker prize winner 2021- List
Below is the table of winners in 2021…..
Diane Cook for his book The New Wilderness
Tsitsi Dangarembger for This Mournable Bod
Avni dhosi for Given for
his beautiful work Burnt Sugar
Maaza Mengiste for his book The Shadow King
Brandon Taylor for his masterpiece Real Life
Douglas Stuart for his beautiful copy of Shuggie Bain.
Winners from 2010 to 2020
• In 2019 it is given to the author Margaret Elwood for his work the testament.
• In 2018 it's given to Anna burns for the beautiful book milkman.
• In 2017 International Booker prize was given to George Saunder for his book Lincoin in the Bardo.
• In 2016 it was goes to the Paul Beatty for his beautiful work the shellout.
• In 2015 author Marlon jams for his work a brief history of seven killings.
• In 2014 it’s given to Richard flanagan for his work the narrow road to the deep north.
• In 2013 it's given to Telenor Ketan for his book The luminaries.
• In 2012 it is given to Julian burners for his work the scenes of an ending.
• In 2010 it is given to Howard Jacobson for the work the Finnkler question.
International booker prize winner from 2016- 2021:
2019 Jokha al-Harthi (Oman) Celestial Bodies Marilyn Booth (Arabic)
2018 Olga Tokarczuk( Poland )Flights Jennifer Croft ( Polish)
2017 David Grossman (Israel )A Horse Walks Into a Bar Jessica Cohen (Hebrew)
2016 Han Kang (South Korea) The Vegetarian Deborah Smith ( Korean)
*List of Indian Man Booker prize winners
In the history of Man Booker Prize so far, many Indians have also won the Man Booker Prize. The first Man Booker Prize winner was BS Nagpal. all the Indians who have won the Man Booker Prize so far is given below…..
1- 1971( In a Free State ) V.S. Naipaul
2 - 1981( Midnight’s Children )Salman Rushdie
3- 1997 (The God of Small Things) Arundhati Roy
4- 2006 (The Inheritance of Loss) Kiran Desai
5- 2008 ( The White Tiger ) Aravind Adiga
Answer-After months of reading and rereading submissions, the Booker Prize Foundation awarded Damon Galgut's "The Promise" — which dissects the downfall of a white South African family — the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize.
Answer-It was called The Booker Prize from 1969 to 2001. PH Newby was the first winner of the prize in 1969 with Something to Answer For.
Answer- It was modeled after the Prix Goncourt, a similar award for French fiction. The Booker Prize was named after its original sponsor, the Booker McConnell Company. From 2002 to 2019, the name of the award was changed to the Man Booker Prize after a new sponsor, the Man Group.
Answer-Arundhati Roy is the first Indian Citizen to win the Booker Prize.
Answer- B J M Coetzee (South Africa) won with his novels Life & Times of Michael K (1983) and Disgrace (1999). Peter Carey (Australia) won with Oscar and Lucinda (in 1988) and True History of the Kelly Gang (in 2001). Most recently, Hilary Mantel (UK) won with her novels Wolf Hall (2009) and Bring Up the Bodies (2012).