. . . . is announced.
The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Barry
The Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh Murray
The Clothes on Their Backs - Linda Grant
The Northern Clemency - Philip Hensher
A Fraction of The Whole - Steve ToltzThe White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
The shortlisted authors were informed last Wednesday as keen-eyed readers of this site might have worked out.
All shortlisted authors will be doing a reading at the South Bank Centre in London 13 October. Details here