- Jim Crace was shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel Harvest (Nan A. Talese/Picador). Crace was previously shortlisted for the Booker Prize for his 1997 novel Quarantine.
- Jayne Anne Phillips's latest novel Quiet Dell was published by Scribner in October.
- Julian Barnes's book Levels of Life was published by Knopf in September.
- Russell Banks's new story collection, A Permanent Member of the Family, was published by Ecco/HarperCollins in November.
The archives of Banks, Barnes, Crace, and Phillips are held at the Ransom Center.