Dublin Literary Award1996

Given by Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive

Other Names: International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
118 Works 195,927 Books 3,663 Reviews ½ 3.8
At the heart of the Dublin Literary Award is a vast network of libraries; not just the network of Dublin City Libraries who have happily been serving communities since 1884 but libraries in show more cities, big and small around the world.



Dublin Literary Award honours excellence in world literature since 1996. Presented annually, the Award is one of the most significant literature prizes in the world, worth €100,000 for a single work of fiction in original English or translated into English. If the winning book is in English translation, the author receives €75,000 and the translator, €25,000.



Each year, a longlist is created of nominated books from invited public libraries in cities around the world. Our esteemed panel of judges then face the monumental task of narrowing these titles down to a shortlist of no more than ten titles. From this shortlist of exceptional work, one winner is selected and announced in a ceremony during the International Literature Festival Dublin.



Since 2015, the Award has been sponsored solely by Dublin City Council, administered by Dublin City Libraries and kindly supported by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.
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Stages:
All, Winner (29), Shortlist (226), Longlist (2,412)
Years:
All, 2024 (64), 2023 (68), 2022 (74), 2021 (46), 2020 (155), 2019 (136), 2018 (141), 2017 (77), 2016 (157), 2015 (142), 2014 (147), 2013 (81), 2012 (140), 2011 (155), 2010 (155), 2009 (144), 2008 (20), 2007 (17), 2006 (11), 2005 (14), 2004 (11), 2003 (9), 2002 (85), 2001 (95), 2000 (101), 1999 (108), 1998 (83), 1997 (110), 1996 (118)
Announced:
May 23: Winner2024 Recent
March 26: Shortlist2024 Recent

Winner 1

Shortlist 13

Longlist 104

WorkYear
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez1996
The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood1996
The Eye in the Door by Pat Barker1996
A Second Life by Dermot Bolger1996
Theory of War by Joan Brady1996
The Red-haired Khumalo (Literature: Young Africa Series) by Elana Bregin1996
On the Contrary by André Brink1996
Louisiana by Erna Brodber1996
Beside the Ocean of Time by George Mackay Brown1996
Bridge of Triangles (Uqp Black Australian Writers) by John Muk Muk Burke1996
Brothers and Sisters by Bebe Moore Campbell1996
The Palace Thief by Ethan Canin1996
Commission by Finn Carling1996
A Keeper of Sheep by William Carpenter1996
The Alienist by Caleb Carr1996
Masai Dreaming by Justin Cartwright1996
Face of an Angel by Denise Chávez1996
The Master of Petersburg by J. M. Coetzee1996
The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell1996
Every Man Is a Race by Mia Couto1996
Signals of Distress by Jim Crace1996
Saving Agnes by Rachel Cusk1996
Inca Gold by Clive Cussler1996
Disappearance by David Dabydeen1996
The Longest Memory by Fred D'Aguiar1996
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernières1996
The Waterworks by E. L. Doctorow1996
Taratuta and Still Life With Pipe: Two Novellas by José Donoso1996
Konfidenz by Ariel Dorfman1996
Sapphires by Sara Dowse1996
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle1996
Here We Are in Paradise: Stories by Tony Earley1996
Captain Nemo's Library by Per Olov Enquist1996
The Bingo Palace by Louise Erdrich1996
The Book of Hrabal by Péter Esterházy1996
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides1996
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks1996
The Day after Tomorrow by Allan Folsom1996
Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder1996
A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis1996
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines1996
Across the Bridge by Mavis Gallant1996
Sweetbitter: A Novel by Reginald Gibbons1996
The Good Husband by Gail Godwin1996
None to Accompany Me by Nadine Gordimer1996
The Book of Intimate Grammar by David Grossman1996
Reef by Romesh Gunesekera1996
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson1996
The Grisly Wife by Rodney Hall1996
A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton1996
Ekaterina by Donald Harrington1996
The Cardinals by Bessie Head1996
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi1996
Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg1996
The Unfastened Heart by Lane Von Herzen1996
The Sweet-smelling Jasmine by Jenny Hobbs1996
For the Life of Laetitia by Merle Hodge1996
The Folding Star by Alan Hollinghurst1996
Moving House Stories: Stories by Paweł Huelle1996
Bulibasha King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera1996
Shrine of Rears by Francis D Imbuga1996
The Day Tito Died: Contemporary Slovenian Stories by Drago Jancar1996
Earth in the Mouth: A Story by Carsten Jensen1996
Stone Haven (Caribbean Writers Series) by Evan Jones1996
How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman1996
The Way to the Cats: A Novel by Yehoshua Kenaz1996
Cosmic Dance by Harischandra Khemraj1996
The World Waiting to Be Made by Simone Lazaroo1996
In Praise of Truth by Torgny Lindgren1996
Letter to Constantine by Joan London1996
Consolation: Longman Caribbean Writers Series by Earl G. Long1996
The Journalist by Harry Mathews1996
The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy1996
The Orchard by Drusilla Modjeska1996
First Gray, Then White, Then Blue by Margriet de Moor1996
Waiting for Time by Bernice Morgan1996
Open Secrets by Alice Munro1996
The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk1996
The Inner Side of the Wind, or The Novel of Hero and Leander by Milorad Pavić1996
The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac1996
Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips1996
Operation Wandering Soul by Richard Powers1996
The Grass Dancer by Susan Power1996
Jennie by Douglas Preston1996
The Flanders Panel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte1996
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx1996
Invisible Man at the Window by Monique Proulx1996
All the World's Mornings by Pascal Quignard1996
The Celestine Prophecy: A Pocket Guide to the Nine Insights by James Redfield1996
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth1996
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields1996
Brother Jacob by Henrik Stangerup1996
The Kommandant's Mistress by Sherri Szeman1996
Requiem by Antonio Tabucchi1996
In the Tennessee Country by Peter Taylor1996
Felicia's Journey by William Trevor1996
The Book of Secrets by M. G. Vassanji1996
The Folly by Ivan Vladislavić1996
In the Mother's Land by Élisabeth Vonarburg1996
Montana 1948 by Larry Watson1996
Not Where I Started From by Kate Wheeler1996
The Drowned Land, and La Vita Breve by Paul Willems1996
What Remains by Christa Wolf1996
NP by Banana Yoshimoto1996

Descriptions

At the heart of the Dublin Literary Award is a vast network of libraries; not just the network of Dublin City Libraries who have happily been serving communities since 1884 but libraries in cities, big and small around the world.

Dublin Literary Award honours excellence in world literature since 1996. Presented annually, the Award is one of the most significant literature prizes in the world, worth €100,000 for a single work of fiction in original English or translated into English. If the winning book is in English translation, the author receives €75,000 and the translator, €25,000.

Each year, a longlist is created of nominated books from invited public libraries in cities around the world. Our esteemed panel of judges then face the monumental task of narrowing these titles down to a shortlist of no more than ten titles. From this shortlist of exceptional work, one winner is selected and announced in a ceremony during the International Literature Festival Dublin.

Since 2015, the Award has been sponsored solely by Dublin City Council, administered by Dublin City Libraries and kindly supported by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.

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URL: https://dublinliteraryaward.ie/about/
International literary award for new works of high literary merit in the English language. (English, Member-written)

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