- Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending
- Sebastian Barry On Canaan's Side
- Carol Birch Jamrach's Menagerie
- Patrick deWitt The Sisters Brothers
- Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues
- Yvvette Edwards A Cupboard Full of Coats
- Alan Hollinghurst The Stranger's Child
- Stephen Kelman Pigeon English
- Patrick McGuinness The Last Hundred Days
- A.D. Miller Snowdrops
- Alison Pick Far to Go
- Jane Rogers The Testament of Jessie Lamb
- D.J. Taylor Derby Day
As usual, what we don't have, we'll get as soon as we can and update this list accordingly.
The shortlist of six authors will be announced on Tuesday 6 September and the winner will be announced on Tuesday 18 October at a dinner at London's Guildhall and will be broadcast on the BBC.