International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Shortlist Announced Today

Winner will be announced on 12th June

Ø The Detour by Gerbrand Bakker, (Dutch) translated by David Colmer (ISBN: 9780099563679)

Ø Questions of Travel by Michelle De Kretser (Sri Lankan / Australian) (ISBN: 9781743316641)

Ø Absolution by Patrick Flanery (American) (First novel) (ISBN: 9780857892027)

Ø A Death in the Family by Karl Ove Knausgaard (Norwegian) Translated by Don Bartlett (ISBN: 9780099555162)

Ø Three Strong Women by Marie NDiaye (French) Translated by John Fletcher (ISBN: 9780857051073)

Ø Traveller of the Century by Andrés Neuman (Argentinian) Translated from the original Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia (ISBN: 9781908968388)

Ø The Light of Amsterdam by David Park (Northern Irish) (ISBN: 9781408831540)

Ø The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan (Irish) (First novel) (ISBN: 9781781620083)

Ø The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng (Malaysian) (ISBN: 9781782110187)

Ø The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Colombian) Translated from the original Spanish by Anne McLean (ISBN: 9781408831618)