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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language. The Award is a joint initiative of the Dublin, Ireland City Council, the Municipal Government of Dublin City, and the productivity improvement company IMPAC. The award is administered by Dublin City public libraries.

2003 - Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Read

Others Short Listed:
  • Dennis Bock, The Ash Garden
Achmat Dangor, Bitter Fruit
Per Olov Enquist, The Royal Physician's Visit
Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections
Lidia Jorge, The Migrant Painter of Birds
John McGahern, That They May Face the Rising Sun
Ann Patchett, Bel Canto

2002 - Michel Houellebecq, The Elementary Particles (Atomized)
Others Short Listed:
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin
Michael Collins, The Keepers of Truth
Helen DeWitt, The Last Samurai
Carlos Fuentes, The Years with Laura Diaz
Antoni Libera, Madame

2001 - Alistair MacLeod, No Great Mischief
Others Short Listed:
  • Margaret Cezair-Thompson , The True History of Paradise
Silvia Molina, The Love You Promised Me
Andrew O'Hagan, Our Fathers
Victor Pelevin, Buddha's Little Finger
Colm Toibin, The Blackwater Lightship

2000 - Nicola Barker, Wide Open
Others Short Listed:
Jackie Kay, Trumpet
Colum McCann, This Side of Brightness
Alice McDermott, Charming Billy
Toni Morrison, Paradise
Philip Roth, I Married a Communist

1999 - Andrew Miller, Ingenious Pain
Others Short Listed:
  • Jim Crace, Quarantine
Don DeLillo, Underworld
Francisco Goldman, The Ordinary Seaman
Ian McEwan, Enduring Love
Haruki Murakami, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle
Cynthia Ozick, The Puttermesser Papers
Bernard Schlink, The Reader

1998 - Herta Muller, The Grand of Green Plums
Others Short Listed:
Andre Brink, Imaginings of Sand
David Dabydeen, The Counting House
David Foster, The Glade within the Grove
Jamaica Kincaid, Autobiography of my Mother
Earl Lovelace, Salt
Lawrence Norfolk, The Pope's Rhinoceros
Graham Swift, Last Orders
Guy Vanderhaeghe, The Englishman's Boy

1997 - Javier Marias, A Heart So White
Others Short Listed:
  • Sherman Alexie, Reservation Blues
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance
Duong Thu, Novel Without A Name
Antonio Tabucchi, Declares Pereira
Lars Gustafsson, A Tiller's Afternoon
A.J. Verdelle, The Good Negress
Morvern Callar, Alan Warner

1996 - David Malouf, Remembering Babylon
Others Short Listed:
  • John Banville, Ghosts
V.S Naipaul, A Way In The World
Cees Noteboom, The Following Story
Connie Palmen, The Laws
Jose Saramago, The Gospel According To Jesus Christ
Jane Urquhart, Away