2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Shortlist and Winner

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The TwinThe 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award judging panel chose 8 titles to be shortlisted for the 2010 Award. These were selected from a (very) longlist of 156 novels, nominated by libraries all over the world. 

The shortlisted titles were

  • The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker (Dutch), translated from the original Dutch by David Colmer.
  • In Zodiac Light by Robert Edric (British).
  • Home by Marilynne Robinson (American).
  • Netherland by Joseph O’Neill (Irish).
  • Settlement by Christoph Hein (German), translated from the original German by Philip Boehm.
  • The Believers by Zoë Heller (British).
  • God’s Own Country by Ross Raisin (British).
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (French), translated from the original French by Alison Anderson.

The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker was announced as the winner on 17th June.

Winner's Speech 2010:

Award Website

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