Novel Award -- Pure by Andrew Miller WINNER

First Novel Award — Kishwar Desai, Witness the Night
Novel Award — Maggie O'Farrell, The Hand That First Held Mine
Children's Book Award — Jason Wallace, Out of Shadows

First Novel Award — Raphael Selbourne, Beauty
Novel Award — Colm Tóibin, Brooklyn
Children's Book Award — Patrick Ness,The Ask and the Answer

First Novel Award — Sadie Jones, The Outcast
Novel Award — Sebastian Barry, The Secret Scripture WINNER
Children's Book Award — Michelle Magorian, Just Henry

First Novel Award – Catherine O'Flynn, What Was Lost
Novel Award — A.L. Kennedy, Day WINNER
Children's Book Award — Ann Kelley, The Bower Bird

First Novel Award – Stef Penney, The Tenderness of Wolves WINNER
Novel Award — William Boyd, Restless
Children's Book Award — Linda Newbery, Set in Stone

2005 - Hilary Spurling, Matisse The Master WINNER
First Novel Award - Tash Aw, The Harmony Silk Factory
Novel Award - Ali Smith, the accidental
Children's Book Award - Kate Thompson, The New Policeman

First Novel Award - Susan Fletcher, Eve Green
Novel Award - Andrea Levy, Small Island WINNER
Children's Book Award - Geraldine McCaughrean, Not the End of the World

First Novel Award - DBC Pierre, Vernon God Little
Novel Award - Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time WINNER
Children's Book Award - David Almond, The Fire-Eaters

2002 - Claire Tomalin, Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self WINNER
First Novel Award - Norman Lebrecht, The Song of Names
Novel Award - Michael Frayn, Spies
Children's Book Award - Hilary McKay, Saffy's Angel

First Novel Award - Sid Smith, Something Like A House
Novel Award - Patrick Neate, Twelve Bar Blues
Children's Book Award - Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass WINNER

First Novel Award - Zadie Smith, White Teeth
Novel Award - Matthew Kneale, English Passengers WINNER
Children's Book Award - Jamila Gavin, Coram Boy

1999 - Seamus Heaney, Beowulf
1999 - Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters
1998 - Ted Hughes, Tales from Ovid
1996 - Salman Rushdie, The Moor's Last Sigh
1994 - William Trevor, Felicia's Journey
1993 - Joan Brady, Theory of War
1992 - Jeff Torrington, Swing Hammer Swing!
1991 - John Richardson, A Life of Picasso
1990 - Nicholas Mosley, Hopeful Monsters
1989 - Richard Holmes, Coleridge: Early Visions
1988 - Paul Sayer, The Comforts of Madness
1987 - Christopher Nolan, Under the eye of the clock
1986 - Kazuo Ishiguro, An Artist of the Floating World
1985 - Douglas Dunn, Elegies
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
1980 - David Lodge, How Far Can You Go?