The six shortlisted authors will read their work at Queen Elizabeth Hall, part of the Southbank Centre.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah
Hannah Kent – Burial Rites
Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland
Audrey Magee – The Undertaking
Eimear McBride – A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch