IMPAC DUBLIN literary awards 2012

April 12, 2012

Impac Dublin Literary Awards

Shortlist 2012


From a total of 147 nominated novels,
from 162 nominating public library systems
in 45 countries,
the following 10 novels
have been shortlisted.


Rocks in the Belly  by Jon Bauer

The Matter with Morris by David Bergen

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Memory of Love by Animatta Forna

Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Landed by Tim Pears

Limasso by Yishai Sarid

The Eternal Son by Cristovao Tezza

Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin

The above list includes 2 debut novels  and two translations. The winning novel will be announced on June 13th - winning the most valuable English language fiction award of €100,000.