The shortlisted titles are:
- The Garden of Evening Mists (Tan Twan Eng, Myrmidon Books)
- Swimming Home (Deborah Levy, And Other Stories)
- Bring up the Bodies (Hilary Mantel, Fourth Estate)
- The Lighthouse (Alison Moore, Salt Publishing)
- Umbrella (Will Self, Bloomsbury)
- Narcopolis (Jeet Thayil, Faber).
The winner of this year’s prize will be announced at a dinner in London on Tuesday 16 October.
Good luck to the shortlisted authors.