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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

2011 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award shortlist

10 novels have been shortlisted for the International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, from a total of 162 novels nominated by 166 public library systems in 126 cities worldwide:

* Galore by Michael Crummey (Canadian). Doubleday Canada
* The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver (American). Faber & Faber, HarperCollins, USA
* The Vagrants by Yiyun Li (Chinese / American) Random House, USA
* Ransom by David Malouf (Australian) Random House Australia
* Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann (Irish) Bloomsbury, UK, Random House, USA
* Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates (American) Ecco Press, USA
* Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey (Australian) Allen & Unwin
* Brooklyn by Colm ToibĂ­n (Irish) Viking UK, Scribner, USA
* Love and Summer by William Trevor (Irish) Viking, UK
* After the Fire, a Still, Small Voice by Evie Wyld (Australian) Pantheon Books, USA

The five member international judging panel, chaired by Hon. Eugene R. Sullivan, will select one winner which will be announced by The Patron of the Award, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Gerry Breen on Wednesday, 15th June 2011

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