Tan Twan Eng - The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books)
Deborah Levy - Swimming Home (And Other Stories/Faber & Faber)
Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)
Alison Moore - The Lighthouse (Salt)
Will Self - Umbrella (Bloomsbury)
Jeet Thayil – Narcopolis (Faber & Faber)
The judges this year were Sir Peter Stothard, editor of the Times Literary Supplement, who was joined by actor Dan Stevens, critic Dinah Birch, historian Amanda Foreman and writer Bharat Tandon.
Have you read any of these? Any favourites to win?