Seven Irish novels longlisted for Dublin Literary Award

Seven Irish novels longlisted for Dublin Literary Award
Colm Toíbín, who won the award in 2006

The winner of the €100,000 prize will be announced on June 9 next year

Seven Irish novels are among the 160 titles nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award.

The longlist for the award, the world's most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of fiction, includes 53 translated novels and works by 44 American, 25 British, 10 Canadian, 10 Australian, six German and three South African authors. The titles were nominated by libraries in 118 cities and 44 countries worldwide.

The Irish titles nominated for the 2016 award include The Temporary Gentleman...

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