Saturday, 8 June 2013

Congratulations to Kevin Barry!

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City of Bohane by Kevin Barry is the winner of the 2013 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award.

The winning novel beat off competition from 153 other titles, nominated by 160 libraries from 44 countries. It was first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape. The shortlist of ten novels, as chosen by an international panel of judges included novels from France, Iceland, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, the UK and the USA. Kevin Barry is the third Irish author to win the prize. It was awarded to Colm Tóibín in 2006 for The Master and to Colum McCann in 2011 for Let the Great World Spin. Read more...

And guess what? Its one of the many titles recommended in our Summer Reading list!

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