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#IMPAC Award

From TheJournal.ie Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy" IMPAC Award

Jim Crace interview: "I'm an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy"

That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.

From TheJournal.ie This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide IMPAC Award

This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide

The winner of this prestigious award is €100,000 richer.

From TheJournal.ie What does it take to translate a best-seller into another language? It's Only Words

What does it take to translate a best-seller into another language?

We asked an award-winning author and his translator what it’s like to translate a best-seller from Spanish to English.

From TheJournal.ie A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires... IMPAC Award

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

From TheJournal.ie €100k IMPAC award goes to author of Colombian thriller Juan Gabriel Vasquez

€100k IMPAC award goes to author of Colombian thriller

Juan Gabriel Vásquez will share the award for The Sound of Things Falling with his translator Anne McClean.

From TheJournal.ie Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there? IMPAC DUBLIN AWARD

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?

Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize IMPAC Award

Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize

This year has seen the most ever Irish writers make the shortlist for the €100,000 prize, which sees authors nominated by public libraries world-wide.