- The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga
- Girl in a Blue Dress, by Gaynor Arnold
- The Secret Scripture, by Sebastian Barry
- From A to X, by John Berger
- The Lost Dog, by Michelle de Kretser
- Sea of Poppies, by Amitav Ghosh
- The Clothes on Their Backs, by Linda Grant
- A Case of Exploding Mangoes, by Mohammed Hanif
- The Northern Clemency, by Philip Hensher
- Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill
- The Enchantress of Florence, by Salman Rushdie
- Child 44, by Tom Rob Smith
- A Fraction of the Whole, by Steve Toltz
The shortlist will be announced on September 9, and the prize awarded October 14. A more detailed news story can be found on the prize website, here.
Let the reading begin! Feel free to post reviews and opinions of shortlisted works on this blog.