All the Man Booker prize winners, sales and reviews
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YearWinning authorTitlePublisherSales Vol in units (1998 - 13 Oct 2012)Sales Vol in £ (1998 - 13 Oct 2012)Sales Vol in units (1998 - 8 October 2011)Sales Vol in £ (1998 - 8 October 2011)Sales Vol in units (1998 - 4 Sept 2010) Sales Vol in £ (1998 - 4 Sept 2010) Guardian link (review where available)
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1969PH NewbySomething To Answer ForFaber & Faber423£ 5,519.15361£ 4,717.77257£ 3,389.41http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2007/nov/21/lookingbackatthebookerph
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1970Bernice RubensThe Elected MemberEyre & Spottiswoode3,906£ 25,126.173,827£ 24,507.563,644£ 23,028.67http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2007/dec/12/lookingbackatthebookerber
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1971VS NaipaulIn a Free StateDeutsch13,541£ 91,705.0613,313£ 89,984.1212,829£ 86,952.28http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2007/dec/21/lookingbackatthebookervs
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1972John BergerGWeidenfeld & Nicolson3,881£ 23,759.693,658£ 21,996.413,388£ 19,971.73http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/jan/09/lookingbackatthebookerjoh
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1973JG FarrellThe Siege of KrishnapurWeidenfeld & Nicolson50,321£ 336,049.8847,320£ 314,880.0140,443£ 269,421.85http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/jan/23/lookingbackatthebookerjg
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1974Stanley MiddletonHolidayHutchinson1,465£ 11,240.781,374£ 10,569.811,232£ 9,397.42http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/mar/13/holidaystanleymiddleton
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1974Nadine GordimerThe ConservationistJonathan Cape11,298£ 74,136.4810,999£ 72,077.7810,443£ 68,698.33http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/feb/27/lookingbackatthebookernad
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1975Ruth Prawer JhabvalaHeat and DustJohn Murray12,746£ 85,850.5912,349£ 82,587.3611,778£ 78,733.52http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/mar/28/heatanddustirecently
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1976David StoreySavilleJonathan Cape4,229£ 30,647.374,135£ 29,853.843,972£ 28,559.96http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/nov/18/david-storey-monty-python
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1977Paul ScottStaying OnWilliam Heinemann19,134£ 134,104.7818,256£ 127,174.3417,319£ 120,204.22http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/dec/19/booker-india
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1978Iris MurdochThe Sea, The SeaChatto & Windus95,089£ 692,664.4492,084£ 667,588.6687,687£ 635,441.96http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/feb/10/iris-murdoch-sea-booker
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1979Penelope FitzgeraldOffshoreCollins15,648£ 102,598.4814,870£ 97,175.9511,473£ 74,745.11http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/mar/13/booker-prize-fitzgerald-offshore
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1980William GoldingRites of PassageFaber & Faber10,901£ 69,923.8210,369£ 66,264.499,846£ 62,821.40http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/apr/14/booker-william-golding-rites-passage
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1981Salman RushdieMidnight's ChildrenJonathan Cape201,959£ 1,372,358.32194,735£ 1,316,251.95185,657£ 1,255,168.72http://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-files/Books/documents/2008/07/10/midnightschildren.pdf
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1982Thomas KeneallySchindler's ArkHodder & Stoughton43,536£ 288,637.0535,117£ 237,224.6031,987£ 219,435.56http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/may/15/booker-club-schindlers-ark-keneally
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1983JM CoetzeeLife & Times of Michael KSecker & Warburg30,871£ 207,090.0530,045£ 201,402.1428,816£ 193,381.47http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/jun/16/booker-club-jm-coetzee
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1984Anita BrooknerHotel du LacJonathan Cape21,786£ 154,266.3420,801£ 146,250.8017,893£ 124,874.70http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/aug/05/booker-club-hotel-du-lac
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1985Keri HulmeThe Bone PeopleHodder & Stoughton27,334£ 215,400.2326,581£ 209,662.0825,623£ 202,896.95http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2000/feb/04/top10s.womens.novels
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1986Kingsley AmisThe Old DevilsHutchinson13,889£ 102,668.6813,037£ 95,550.0310,645£ 77,627.52http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2006/oct/08/fiction.features1
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1987Penelope LivelyMoon TigerDeutsch25,336£ 189,413.7122,367£ 164,123.8918,421£ 133,577.02http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jul/25/life-books-penelope-lively-interview
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1988Peter CareyOscar and LucindaFaber & Faber65,910£ 454,828.5664,062£ 440,743.1363,106£ 433,599.21http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2008/may/28/lookingbackatthebookerpet
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1989Kazuo IshiguroThe Remains of the DayFaber & Faber179,056£ 1,195,436.82156,256£ 1,037,460.03153,126£ 1,018,538.45http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/17/1000-novels-love-part-two
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1990AS ByattPossessionChatto & Windus92,849£ 665,586.2088,422£ 630,933.9782,621£ 587,767.16http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/jun/18/book-club-possession-as-byatt
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1991Ben OkriThe Famished RoadJonathan Cape48,019£ 365,349.3147,179£ 358,859.4145,969£ 350,160.37http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/22/1000-novels-science-fiction-fantasy-part-two
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1992Barry UnsworthSacred HungerHamish Hamilton15,038£ 122,567.7513,353£ 107,095.6712,690£ 101,336.57http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2001/jan/27/fiction
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1992Michael OndaatjeThe English PatientBloomsbury94,478£ 607,021.2292,202£ 589,486.5587,989£ 558,272.97http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/17/1000-novels-love-part-three
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1993Roddy DoylePaddy Clarke Ha Ha HaSecker & Warburg95,186£ 622,024.1992,360£ 602,554.7489,986£ 589,004.35http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/aug/15/guardian-book-club
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1994James KelmanHow Late It Was, How LateSecker & Warburg12,522£ 84,885.3111,986£ 80,801.5911,460£ 77,147.99http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/21/fiction-bestbooks
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1995Pat BarkerThe Ghost RoadViking92,180£ 657,137.7789,929£ 640,212.2585,968£ 613,061.60http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1995/nov/08/fiction
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1996Graham SwiftLast OrdersPicador66,674£ 445,936.4564,509£ 430,283.2264,378£ 429,396.64http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1996/jan/12/fiction.grahamswift
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1997Arundhati RoyThe God of Small ThingsFlamingo597,117£ 4,281,168.22585,654£ 4,209,546.07568,962£ 4,105,803.93http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/20/1000-novels-family-self-part-three
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1998Ian McEwanAmsterdamJonathan Cape306,692£ 2,370,502.37303,372£ 2,346,212.96294,625£ 2,287,795.90http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1999/apr/24/fiction.ianmcewan
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1999JM CoetzeeDisgraceSecker & Warburg257,381£ 2,012,574.13252,003£ 1,975,678.70244,154£ 1,925,176.89http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/1999/jul/17/fiction
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2000Margaret AtwoodThe Blind AssassinBloomsbury509,038£ 4,138,861.43505,399£ 4,110,149.26493,100£ 4,021,604.58http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2000/sep/30/fiction.bookerprize2000
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2001Peter CareyTrue History of the Kelly GangFaber & Faber261,110£ 2,218,226.23258,952£ 2,202,875.02255,673£ 2,180,745.90http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2001/jan/06/fiction.bookerprize2001
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2002Yann MartelLife of PiCanongate1,319,061£ 9,648,315.121,303,022£ 9,525,988.021,277,295£ 9,360,680.04http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2002/may/25/fiction.reviews1
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2003DBC PierreVernon God LittleFaber & Faber365,070£ 2,607,198.41362,435£ 2,591,758.64359,237£ 2,572,034.49http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2003/jan/18/featuresreviews.guardianreview18
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2004Alan HollinghurstThe Line of BeautyPicador242,308£ 1,947,257.50237,091£ 1,908,107.14229,325£ 1,854,714.44http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2004/apr/10/fiction.alanhollinghurst
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2005John BanvilleThe SeaPicador200,012£ 1,543,500.15197,929£ 1,528,702.22195,758£ 1,514,518.78http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2005/jun/25/bookerprize2005.bookerprize
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2006Kiran DesaiThe Inheritance of LossHamish Hamilton184,505£ 1,491,884.85181,677£ 1,471,806.37178,263£ 1,448,487.34http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2006/aug/26/featuresreviews.guardianreview17
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2007Anne EnrightThe GatheringJonathan Cape225,484£ 1,608,210.24223,536£ 1,594,351.85220,738£ 1,575,337.17http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2007/sep/04/bookerclubthegatheringbya
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2008Aravind AdigaThe White TigerAtlantic556,791£ 3,781,368.64550,056£ 3,729,714.87523,079£ 3,557,607.21http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/apr/19/featuresreviews.guardianreview19
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2009Hilary MantelWolf HallFourth Estate633,133£ 5,453,531.66587,851£ 5,069,469.24498,981£ 4,460,201.01http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/apr/26/hilary-mantel-wolf-hall
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1970 "Lost Booker"JG FarrellTroublesPhoenix43,488£ 277,006.9341,595£ 263,744.18http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/may/20/troubles-jg-farrell-extract-lost-booker
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2010Howard JacobsonThe Finkler QuestionBloomsbury285,785£ 2,490,081.67265,926£ 2,361,405.323,505£ 54,614.36http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/aug/14/finkler-question-howard-jacobson-review
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2011Julian BarnesThe Sense of an EndingJonathan Cape288,221£ 2,228,407.0925,038£ 247,671.90http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jul/26/sense-ending-julian-barnes-review1
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2012Hilary MantelBring Up the BodiesFourth Estate108,342£ 1,376,870.04http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/may/04/bring-up-the-bodies-hilary-mantel-review
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NOTE: Sales figures are from 1998 onwards (when Nielsen records began), so direct comparisons cannot be drawn between pre- and post-1998 winners
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SOURCESMan Booker Prize; Nielsen BookScan; guardian.co.uk
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DATALINKhttp://www.themanbookerprize.com
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