Shortlist 2012 – International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

10 novels have been shortlisted for the International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, managed by Dublin City Libraries. 

Rocks in the Belly by Jon Bauer (British / Australian). Scribe Publications (First Novel)

The Matter with Morris by David Bergen (Canadian). Harper Collins, Canada

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan  (American) Alfred A. Knopf

The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna  (Born in Britain, raised in Sierra Leone) Bloomsbury Publishing

Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor  (British) Bloomsbury

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes  (American) Atlantic Monthly Press (First novel)

Landed by Tim Pears  (British) William Heinemann

Limassol by Yishai Sarid  (Israeli) translated from Hebrew by Barbara Harshav Europa Editions

The Eternal Son by Cristovão Tezza, (Brazilian) translated from Portuguese by Alison Entrekin, Scribe Publications

Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin (American) Faber & Faber