The International Dublin Literary Award

The International DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The Award is sponsored by Dublin City Council, and administered by Dublin City Public Libraries. The Award aims to promote excellence in world literature. Winner announced May.

*Shirley has read it. DNF: Shirley did not finish it.  Links are to author websites

  • 2018 Solar Bones, Mike McCormack
  • 2017 A General Theory of Oblivion, Eduardo Agualusa*
  • 2016 Family Life, Akhil Sharma
  • 2015 Harvest, Jim Crace*
  • 2014 The Sound of Things Falling, Juan Gabriel Vásquez*
  • 2013 City of Bohane, Kevin Barry 
  • 2012 Even the Dogs, Jon McGregor
  • 2011 Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann    
  • 2010 The Twin, Gerbrand Bakker
  • 2009 Man Gone Down, Michael Thomas
  • 2008 De Niro’s Game, Rawi Hage
  • 2007 Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson*
  • 2006 The Master, Colm Tóibín 
  • 2005 The Known World, Edward P. Jones 
  • 2004 This Blinding Absence of Light, Tahar Ben Jello 
  • 2003 My Name Is Red, Orhan Pamuk 
  • 2002 Atomised, Michel Houellebecq
  • 2001 No Great Mischief, Alistair MacLeod
  • 2000 Wide Open, Nicola Barker
  • 1999 Ingenious Pain, Andrew Miller 
  • 1998 The Land of Green Plums, Herta Müller   
  • 1997 A Heart So White, Javier Marías
  • 1996 Remembering Babylon, David Malouf