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Friday, April 20, 2018

2018 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

The shortlist of the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award was announced earlier this week:

Baba Dunja's Last Love by Alina Bronsky (Germany)

The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera (Spain)

The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen (Norway)

Human Acts by Han Kang (South Korea)

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride (Ireland)

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack (Ireland)

Distant Light by Antonio Moresco (Italy)

Ladivine by Marie Ndiaye (France)

The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso (South Africa)

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (United States) - See my review at https://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2016/01/todays-new-release-review-of-my-name-is.html.

See http://www.dublinliteraryaward.ie/2018-shortlist/ for information about each of the books and their authors.  The winner will be announced on June 13.

If you are interested in the complete longlist of 150 novels, see http://www.dublinliteraryaward.ie/nominees/ and my blog entry where I provide links to my reviews of the books I have read from that list:  https://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/11/2018-international-dublin-literary.html