AtwoodThe Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Nominated by: Central Openbare Bibliotheek, Ghent, Belgium; Cork City Libraries, Cork, Ireland;  Stadtbuchereien Frankfurt, Germany;  London Libraries, England; Bibliotheek Tweebronnen, Leuven, Belgium; Kansas City Public Library, U.S.A ; Tampere City Library, Finland;  Cape Breton Regional Library, Nova Scotia, Canada;  Toronto Public Library Board, Canada;  Ottawa Public Library, Canada;  Durban Metropolitan Library Services, South Africa

Publisher of Nominated Edition: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, Canada; Bloomsbury, UK; Nan A. Talese, USA

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CareyTrue History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey

Nominated by: State Library of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia + State Library of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia + Waterford County Library, Waterford, Ireland

Publisher of Nominated Edition: University of Queensland Press

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CollinsThe Keepers of Truth by Michael Collins

Nominated by: Waterford County Library, Waterford, Ireland

Publisher of Nominated Edition: Weidenfeld & Nicholson

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DeWittThe Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt

Nominated by: Free Library of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

Publisher of Nominated Edition: Miramax

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FuentesThe Years with Laura Diaz by Carlos Fuentes

Translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam 

Nominated by: Biblioteca Daniel Cosio Villegas of El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Publisher of Nominated Edition: Farrar Straus & Giroux

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HouellebecqAtomised by Michel Houellebecq

Translated from the French by Frank Wynne

Nominated by: Deichmanske Bibliothek, Oslo, Norway + Munchner Stadtbibliothek, Munich, Germany + Stadbuchereien Hannover, Hannover, Germany + Leipziger Stadtische Bibliotheken, Leipzig, Germany

Publisher of Nominated Edition: Cornerstone + Alfred A. Knopf

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LiberaMadame by Antoni Libera

Translated from the Polish by Agnieszka Kolakowska

Nominated by: Biblioteka Publiczna M.St. Warszawy, Warsaw, Poland + Helsingin Kaupunginkirjasto, Helsinki, Finland

Publisher of Nominated Edition: Farrar Straus & Giroux