Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Book Mark: 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker (Dutch) in translation

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (French) in translation.

In Zodiac Light by Robert Edric (British)

Settlement by Christoph Hein (German) in translation

The Believers by Zoƫ Heller (British)

Netherland by Joseph O’Neill (Irish)

God’s Own Country by Ross Raisin (British)

Home by Marilynne Robinson (American)

The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language.

The Award, an initiative of Dublin City Council, is a partnership between Dublin City Council, the Municipal Government of Dublin City, and IMPAC, a productivity improvement company which operates in over 50 countries. The Award is administered by Dublin City Public Libraries.

The winner will be announced June 17.

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