1. Interesting Women, Andrea Lee
  2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  3. The Known World, Edward P. Jones
  4. Tenth of December, George Saunders
  5. NW, Zadie Smith
  6. Disgrace, JM Coetzee
  7. Blow-Up and Other Stories, Julio Cortazar
  8. Portnoy's Complaint, Philip Roth
  9. Singing from the Well, Reinaldo Arenas