Guardian First Book Award

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Guardian First Book Award, issued before 1999 as Guardian Fiction Prize or Guardian Fiction Award, is awarded to new writing in fiction and non-fiction.

Established in 1965 as the Guardian Fiction Award by The Guardian newspaper, the prize is worth £10,000 to the winner. In 1965 the prize money was 200 guineas (£210) and was awarded to a work of fiction by British or Commonwealth writer and published in the UK.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardian_Fiction_Award

  1. 1965
    Crumb Borne
    by Clive Barry

  2. 1966
    The Dear Green Place
    by Archie Hind

  3. 1967
    ?
    Winter Journey
    by Eva Figes

  4. 1968
    ?
    A song and dance,
    by P. J Kavanagh

  5. 1969
    ?
    Poor Lazarus
    by Maurice Leitch

  6. 1970
    ?
    When Did You Last See Your Father?
    by Margaret Blount

  7. 1971
    The Big Chapel (Revival)
    by Thomas Kilroy

  8. 1972
    ?
    G
    by John Berger

  9. 1973
    ?
    In the Country of the Skin.
    by Peter. REDGROVE

  10. 1974
    The Bottle Factory Outing
    by Beryl Bainbridge

  11. 1975
    ?
    Friends and Romans
    by Sylvia Clayton

  12. 1976
    Falstaff: A Novel
    by Robert Nye

  13. 1977
    The Condition of Muzak (The Gregg Press science fiction series)
    by Michael Moorcock

  14. 1978
    Night in Tunisia: Stories
    by Neil Jordan

  15. 1979
    The House of Hunger (African Writers)
    by Dambudzo Marechera

  16. 1980

  17. 1981
    Kepler: A novel
    by John Banville

  18. 1982
    ?
    Where I Used to Play on the Green
    by Glyn Hughes

  19. 1983
    Waterland
    by Graham Swift

  20. 1984
    Empire of the Sun
    by J. G. Ballard

  21. 1985
    Hawksmoor
    by Peter Ackroyd

  22. 1986
    Continent
    by Jim Crace

  23. 1987
    ?
    The Levels (Education)
    by Peter Benson

  24. 1988
    ?
    Sweet Desserts
    by Lucy Ellmann

  25. 1989
    Rosehill: Portraits from a Midlands City
    by Carol Lake

  26. 1990
    Shape-shifter (Picador Books)
    by Pauline Melville

  27. 1991
    ?
    The Devil's Own Work
    by Alan Judd

  28. 1992
    Poor Things (British Literature)
    by Alasdair Gray

  29. 1993
    The Eye in the Door
    by Pat Barker

  30. 1994
    Debatable Land
    by Candia McWilliam

  31. 1995
    Heart's Journey in Winter
    by James Buchan

  32. 1996
    Reading in the Dark: A Novel
    by Seamus Deane

  33. 1997
    Fugitive Pieces: A Novel
    by Anne Michaels

  34. 1998
    Trumpet: A Novel
    by Jackie Kay

  35. 2000
    White Teeth: A Novel
    by Zadie Smith

  36. 2001
    Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
    by Chris Ware

  37. 2002
    Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel
    by Jonathan Safran Foer

  38. 2003
    Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    by Robert Macfarlane

  39. 2004
    Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body
    by Armand Marie Leroi

  40. 2005
    Stuart: A Life Backwards
    by Alexander Masters

  41. 2006
    A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
    by Yiyun Li

  42. 2007
    The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
    by Dinaw Mengestu

  43. 2008

  44. 2009
    An Elegy for Easterly: Stories
    by Petina Gappah

  45. 2011
    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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