The full shortlist
Published 12/04/2011 | 05:00
'Galore' by Michael Crummey (Canadian), Doubleday Canada.
'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver (American), Faber, Harper Collins, USA.
'The Vagrants' by Yiyun Li (Chinese/American), Random House, USA.
'Ransom' by David Malouf (Australian), Random House Australia.
'Let the Great World Spin' by Colum McCann (Irish) Bloomsbury, UK, Random House, USA.
'Little Bird of Heaven' by Joyce Carol Oates (American), Ecco Press, USA.
'Jasper Jones' by Craig Silvey (Australian), Allen & Unwin.
'Brooklyn' by Colm Toibin (Irish), Viking UK, Scribner, USA.
'Love and Summer' by William Trevor (Irish), Viking UK.
'After the Fire, a Still, Small Voice' by Evie Wyld (Australian), Pantheon Books, USA.