Here is the shortlist:
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy (UK) Jonathan Cape.
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (Jamaica) Oneworld.
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler (US) Chatto & Windus.
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota (UK) Picador.
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (US) Picador.
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria) One/Pushkin Press.