|Notes||The award ceremony was held on 12 Oct 2010.|
The shortlisted authors were:
Howard Jacobson with the winning novel 'The Finkler Question', published by Bloomsbury,
Peter Carey with 'Parrot and Olivier in America', published by Faber & Faber,
Emma Donoghue with 'Room', published by Picador,
Damon Galgut with 'In a Strange Room', published by Grove Atlantic,
Andrea Levy with 'The Long Song', published by Headline Review, and
Tom McCarthy with 'C', published by Jonathan Cape.
The Judges were Sir Andrew Motion (Chair), Rosie Blau, Deborah Bull, Tom Sutcliffe, and Frances Wilson.
The Lost Man Booker Prize, a one-off prize to honour the books published in 1970, but not considered for the prize when its rules were changed, was awarded to J. G. Farrell for his novel 'Troubles'. The shortlist was chosen by Rachel Cooke, Katie Derham, and Tobias Hill. The winning book was voted for by the reading public via the Man Booker Prize website.