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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami shortlisted for IMPAC Award

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, translated by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel (Knopf), has been shortlisted for the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

The other books nominated are:

City of Bohane by Kevin Barry

The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq, translated from the original French by Gavin Bowd

Pure by Andrew Miller

The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón, translated from the original Icelandic by Victoria Cribb

The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am by Kjersti Skomsvold, translated from the original Norwegian by Kerri A. Pierce

Caesarion by Tommy Wieringa, translated from the original Dutch by Sam Garrett

The winner will be announced on June 6, 2013,  in Dublin.