WHITBREAD BOOK AWARD 
FOR 
FIRST NOVEL
1981-2003
DBC PIERRE

The Whitbread Book Awards, established in 1971, aim to celebrate and promote the best of British writing. The winners of the Awards for Poetry, Biography, Novel and First Novel are selected in each case by a panel of three judges. The Award for First Novel was initiated in 1981.

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2003 DBC Pierre Vernon God Little
2002 Norman Lebrecht The Song of Names
2001 Sid Smith Something Like a House
2000 Zadie Smith White Teeth
1999 Tim Lott White City Blue
1998 Giles Foden The Last King of Scotland
1997 Pauline Melville The Ventriloquist's Tale
1996 John Lanchester A Debt to Pleasure
1995 Kate Atkinson Behind the Scenes at the Museum
1994 Fred A'Aguiar The Longest memory
1993 Rachel Cusk Saving Agnes
1992 Jeff Torrington Swing Hammer Swing!
1991 Gordon Burn Alma Cogan
1990 Hanif Kureishi The Buddah of Suburbia
1989 James Hamilton-Paterson Gerontius
1988 Paul Sayer The Comfort of Madness
1987 Francis Wyndham The Other Garden
1986 Jim Crace Continent
1985 Jeanette Winterson Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
1984 James Buchan A Parish of Rich Women
1983 John Fuller Flying to Nowhere
1982 Bruce Chatwin On the Black Hill
1981 William Boyd A Good Man in Africa

 
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