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Ten novels have been selected for the 2014 IMPAC shortlist.

  • The Detour (published in the U.S. as Ten White Geese), by Gerbrand Bakker; tr. from the Dutch by David Colmer
  • Questions of Travel, by Michelle De Kretser
  • Absolution, by Patrick Flanery
  • A Death in the Family (published in the U.S. as My Struggle: Book 1), by Karl Ove Knausgaard; tr. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett
  • Three Strong Women, by Marie NDiaye; tr. from the French by John Fletcher
  • Traveller of the Century (published in the U.S. as Traveler of the Century :-) ), by Andrés Neuman; tr. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia
  • The Light of Amsterdam, by David Park
  • The Spinning Heart, by Donal Ryan
  • The Garden of Evening Mists, by Tan Twan Eng
  • The Sound of Things Falling, by Juan Gabriel Vasquez; tr. from the Spanish by Anne McLean
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