Thu, 14/06/2012 - 08:41
Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor has won the 2012 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, chosen from a longlist of 147 titles.
The €100,000 prize is the largest for a single novel published in English, and titles are nominated from public libraries around the world.
"Even the Dogs is an intimate...
Mon, 12/04/2010 - 06:44
Marilynne Robinson's Orange Prize-winning novel Home (Virago) has made the shortlist for the world's richest English-language book prize, the Impac Dublin Literary Award.
The eight-strong list for the €100,000 prize includes Zoe Heller, Ross Raisin and Joseph O'Neill in the international line-up.
Sun, 14/06/2009 - 09:50
Debut novelist Michael Thomas has beaten longlisted authors including Philip Roth, Doris Lessing and Joyce Carol Oates to the €100,000 (£85,000) International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
New York-based Thomas won for his novel Man Gone Down, published by Grove/Atlantic; it was published by Atlantic Books, home...
Thu, 02/04/2009 - 07:30
Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Faber), winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Critics Circle award, was selected as one of eight finalists in the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, worth €100,000, reports Bloomberg.
The other finalists are Jean Echenoz for Ravel (New Press...
Thu, 14/06/2007 - 14:37
Norwegian author Per Petterson won the 12th International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for Out Stealing Horses (Harvill Secker), the only translated work on the shortlist this year.
The novel was one of 138 novels nominated by 169 library systems in 49 countries, and was chosen from a shortlist of eight, which also included...
Wed, 18/04/2007 - 08:57
The unveiling of the Orange prize shortlist yesterday comes amid murmurings that the award, now in its 12th year, is dated and otiose, notes an opinion piece in the Guardian written by one of this year's judges Maya Jaggi.
"What gets read should not be determined solely by the size of publishers' promotion budgets or the...
Thu, 05/04/2007 - 08:44
Julian Barnes and Ireland's Sebastian Barry were among eight authors shortlisted for the world's richest prize for a single work of fiction in English, reports Reuters. The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award -- set up 12 years ago to underline the Irish capital's importance as an artistic centre -- is worth 100,000 euros (...