IMPAC Shortlist-2007

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, an initiative of Dublin City Council, is a partnership between Dublin City Council, the Municipal Government of Dublin City, and IMPAC, a productivity improvement company which operates in over 50 countries.
The Award is administered by Dublin City Public Libraries.

Arthur and George by Julian Barnes

Nominated by:
* Veria Central Public Library, Greece
* M.I. Rudomino State Library for Foreign Literature, Russia
* Deichmanske Bibliotek, Norway
* Belfast Education & Library Board, Northern Ireland
* Tampere City Library, Tampere, Finland
* Liverpool Libraries & Information Services, Liverpool, England

A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry

Nominated by:
* Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek, Norway
* Liverpool Libraries & Information Services, England
* State Library of Queensland, Australia
* Dublin City Public Libraries, Ireland
* Provincial Information & Library Resources Board, Gander, Canada
* Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA
* San Diego Public Library, San Diego, USA

Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
Nominated by:

* Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia
* Cork City Libraries, Cork, Ireland

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Nominated by:

* Halifax Regional Library, Halifax, Canada
* Jacksonville Public Library, Jacksonville, USA
* New Hampshire State Library, Concord, USA
* Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Cincinnat, USA
* Richmond Public Library, Richmond, USA
* New York Public Library, New York, USA
* Stedelijke Openbare Bibliotheek Gent, Ghent, Belgium
* Stadtbücherei Frankfurt-am-Main, Frankfurt, Germany

The Short Day Dying by Peter Hobbs

Nominated by:

* Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek, Bergen, Norway

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Nominated by:

* Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, USA
* Deichmanske Bibliotek, Oslo, Norway
* Lincoln City Libraries, Lincoln, USA

Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
Translated from Norwegian by Anne Born
Nominated by:

* Deichmanske Bibliotek, Oslo, Norway
* Sølvberget KF - Stavanger Bibliotek og Kulturhus, Stavanger, Norway

Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie

Nominated by:
* Zentral-und Landesbibliothek Berlin, Berlin, Germany