Yo! – Julia Alvarez

The Mercy Seat – Rilla Askew

Human Croquet – Kate Atkinson

Lava – Pamela Ball

The Untouchable – John Banville

Silk – Alessandro Baricco, translated from the Italian by Guido Waldman

Visible Worlds – Marilyn Bowering

Visitors – Anita Brookner

On the Road with the Archangel – Frederick Buechner

Andorra – Peter Cameron

Monkey Bridge – Lan Cao

Jack Maggs – Peter Carey

Class Trip – Emmanuel Carrère, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

Love and Longing in Bombay – Vikram Chandra

The Crab Nebula – Éric Chevillard, translated from the French by Jordan Stump and Eleanor Hardin

In the Deep Midwinter – Robert Clark

Boyhood: scenes from a provincial life – J.M. Coetzee

Night Talk – Elizabeth Cox

Quarantine – Jim Crace

Feeding the Ghosts – Fred D’Aguiar

The Diary of Mattie Spenser – Sandra Dallas

Pig Tales: a novel of lust and transformation – Marie Darrieussecq, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

Lambs of God – Marele Day

A God strolling in the cool of the evening – Mário de Carvalho, translated from the Portuguese by Gregory Rabassa

Underworld – Don DeLillo

Cloud Chamber – Michael Dorris

In Desolate Heaven – Robert Edric

Origin of the Earth – Jorge Edwards

She Loves Me – Péter Esterházy, translated from the Hungarian by Judith Sollosy

Wonderful Women by the Sea – Monika Fagerholm, translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate

The Sound of One Hand Clapping – Richard Flanagan

Women with Men – Richard Ford

Cold Mountain – Charles Frazier

Vita Brevis – Jostein Gaarder, translated from the Norwegian by Anne Born

The Agüero Sisters – Cristina García

Julie’s Wolf Pack – Jean Craighead George

Her Night on Red – Kostis Gimosoulis, translated from the Greek by Philip Ramp

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

The Ordinary seaman – Francisco Goldman

Z – a Love Story – Vigdís Grímsdóttir, translated from the Icelandic by Anne Jeeves

The Partner – John Grisham

Blue Mondays – Arnon Grunberg, translated from the Dutch by Arnold and Erica Pomerans

Dark Demon Rising – Tunku Halim

The Saskiad – Brian Hall

The Ministry of Hope – Roy Heath

The Telling of Angus Quain – Jenny Hobbs

The Woman and the Ape – Peter Høeg, translated from the Danish by Barbara Haveland

Here on Earth – Alice Hoffman

Round Rock – Michelle Huneven

Ramses 1: The Son of Light – Christian Jacq, translated from the French by Mary Feeney

The Three-arched Bridge – Ismail Kadare, translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson

The Grapevine Stories – Ngumi Kibera

Genre – John Kinsella

The Ultimate Intimacy – Ivan Klíma, translated from the Czech by A.G. Brain

Crooked Little Heart – Anne Lamott

Dust Devils – Robert Laxalt

Chira – Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye

Grace Notes – Bernard MacLaverty

The Oatmeal Ark – Rory MacLean

The Gospel according to the Son – Norman Mailer

Perhaps in Paradise – Ellina binti Abdul Majid

Le Testament Français – Andreï Makine, translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan

Voices – Dacia Maraini, translated from the Italian by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood

About Yvonne – Donna Masini

Lovesick – Ángeles Mastretta, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden

Chasing Cézanne – Peter Mayle

It Could be You – Sue McCauley

Enduring Love – Ian McEwan

A Face at the Window – Dennis McFarland

The Ventriloquist’s Tale – Pauline Melville

Ingenious Pain – Andrew Miller

Purple America – Rick Moody

The Magician’s Wife – Brian Moore

The Wind-up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami, translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin

The Scholar – Courttia Newland

The Thirteenth Daughter of the Moon – Steven Nightingale

Just One More Chance – Mwaura Njoroge

Panther in the Basement – Amos Oz, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

The Puttermesser Papers – Cynthia Ozick

The New Life – Orhan Pamuk, translated from the Turkish by Güneli Gün

The Secret Book of Grazia Dei Rossi – Jacqueline Park

An Instance of the Fingerpost – Iain Pears

In a Land of Plenty – Tim Pears

Mason & Dixon – Thomas Pynchon

The Dog King – Christoph Ransmayr, translated from the German by John E. Woods

Barney’s Version – Mordecai Richler

Little Miss Strange – Joanna Rose

The Von Veltheim file – Valerie Rosenberg

American Pastoral – Philip Roth

Of Illustrious Men – Jean Rouaud, translated from the French by Barbara Wright

The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy

Straight Man – Richard Russo

London – Edward Rutherfurd

The Butterfly Effect – Pernille Rygg, translated from the Norwegian by Joan Tate

Blindness – José Saramago, translated from the Portuguese Giovanni Pontiero

The Reader – Bernhard Schlink, translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway

Literature or Life – Jorge Semprun, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

Larry’s Party – Carol Shields

The Weight of Water – Anita Shreve

One Thousand Chestnut Trees – Mira Stout

Kowloon Tong – Paul Theroux

The Underpainter – Jane Urquhart

Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada – Zoé Valdés, translated from the Spanish by Sabina Cienfuegos

Leap Year – Etienne van Heerden, translated from the Afrikaans by Malcolm Hacksley

The Chin Kiss King – Ana Veciana-Suarez

Bringing up girls in Bohemia – Michal Viewegh, translated from the Czech by A. G. Brain

The Farewell Symphony – Edmund White

Four Letters of Love – Niall Williams

Gut Symmetries – Jeanette Winterson

Angel Falls – Tim Wynveen

Amrita – Banana Yoshimoto, translated from the Japanese by Russell F. Wasden