The Humanity Project, by Jean Thompson

The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer

Middle C, by William Gass

Harvest, by Jim Crace

The Tenth of December, by George Saunders

May We Be Forgiven, by A. M. Homes

The Elephant Keeper's Children, by Peter Hoeg

In Between Days, by Andrew Porter

The Fall of Alice K, by Jim Heynen

Nine Months, by Paula Bomer

The Man Within My Head, by Pico Iyer

The New Republic, by Lionel Shriver

The Beginner's Goodbye, by Anne Tyler

A Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks

The Girl in the Blue Beret, by Bobbie Ann Mason

Crossbones, by Nuruddin Farah

So Much for That, by Lionel Shriver

Private Life, by Jane Smiley

Beatrice and Virgil, by Yann Martel

Summertime, by J. M. Coetzee

The Infinities, by John Banville

The Theory of Light and Water, by Andrew Porter

Solar, by Ian McEwan

Shadow Tag, by Louise Erdrich

Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro

The Year of the Flood, by Margaret Atwood

A Gates at the Stairs, by Lorrie Moore

That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo

The Bolter, by Frances Osborne

Byron in Love, by Edna O'Brien

Fordlandia, by Greg Grandin

Don't Cry, by Mary Gaitskill

Ten Days in the Hills, by Jane Smiley and The Emperor's Children, by Claire Messud

Accordion Crimes, by E. Annie Proulxl

Splitting, by Fay Weldon

Heartsongs and Other Stories, by E. Annie Proulx

On the Edge, by Elizabeth Drew

The Ice Storm, by Rick Moody

The Rest of Life, by Mary Gordon