Here’s a list of the finalists with links to our reviews (where available):
“The Round House,” by Louise Erdrich (Random House).
“Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” by Ben Fountain (HarperCollins).
“The Orphan Master’s Son,” by Adam Johnson (Random House).
“The Life of Objects,” by Susanna Moore (Random House).
“The Coldest Night,” by Robert Olmstead (Algonquin).
“The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers (Little, Brown).
“Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” by Katherine Boo (Random House).
“Pax Ethnica,” by Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac (Public Affairs).
“Burying the Typewriter,” by Carmen Bugan (Graywolf).
“Escape from Camp 14,” by Blaine Harden (Viking).
“Devil in the Grove,” by Gilbert King (HarperCollins).
“Far From the Tree,” by Andrew Solomon (Scribner).