And Then There Were Eight

The shortlist of for 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been announced, and it’s a varied selection. Libraries around the world–including the (former) Minneapolis Public Library–nominated 146 recent works of fiction for consideration. IMPAC’s judges narrowed the field to eight:

The winner will be announced in November. You can bet the authors are on the edge of their seats. The IMPAC is worth a whopping £100,000–about $150,000. Details are here. (Thanks to GalleyCat for the tip.)–David E

2 thoughts on “And Then There Were Eight

  1. I must have missed something, what is the “(former) Minneapolis Public Library”? did it close, get renamed, or became a private library where only the elite can browse?

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