2006 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

The 10 novels shortlisted for the 2006 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award have been announced. The list
consists of:

Graceland by Chris Abani
Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam
Havoc in Its Third Year by Ronan Bennett
The Closed Circle by Jonathan Coe
An Altered Light by Jens Christian Grøndahl
Breaking the Tongue by Vyvyane Loh
Don't Move by Margaret Mazzantini
The Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra
The Master by Colm Tóibin
The Logogryph by Thomas Wharton

Novels are entered for this award on the recommendations of various libraries around the world. Using the number of nominating libraries as a quick guide to the likely winner we have The Master by Colm Tóibin, with 17 nominations, getting the award from The Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra, with 4. And what do you know, Paddy Power betting has Tóibin at 2-1, followed by Abani at 4-1, and Khadra at 6-1.

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