2018 International DUBLIN Literary Award Shortlist

April 6, 2018 | 7 books mentioned

The 23rd Annual International DUBLIN Literary Award, which is given to a novel written in English or translated into English, announced their 2018 Shortlist. Sponsored by Dublin City Council and Dublin’s municipal government, the award is administered by Dublin City Public Libraries with nominations being submitted by “library systems in major cities throughout the world.”


Here is the 2018 shortlist:

Baba Dunja’s Last Love by Alina Bronsky (Translated from the German by Tim Mohr)
The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera (Translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman)
The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen (Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw)
Human Acts by Han Kang (Translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith)
The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride
Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
Distant Light by Antonio Moresco (Translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon)
Ladivine by Marie Ndiaye (Translated from the French by Jordan Stump)
The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

The winner of the 2018 International DUBLIN Literary Award will be announced on June 13th.

is an associate editor for The Millions. She works in academic publishing by day and is a freelance writer and book reviewer by night. She tweets at @CarolynQuimby.

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