2016 International Dublin literary Award shortlist announced

Syndetics book coverTen novels have been shortlist for the year’s International Dublin Literary Award. These have been selected from novels nominated by over 130 libraries around the world, most nominating up to 3 titles.

Included in the shortlist is the 2015 Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James’s novel titled, A Brief History of Seven Killings, and the 2015 Folio Prize winner Akhil Sharma’s novel titled, Family life. Syndetics book coverThey are joined by Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson and two debut novelists, Mary Costello from Ireland and Scholastique Mukasonga from Rwanda.

The winner of the €100,000 prize will be announced in Dublin 9th June 2016.