Kevin Barry and Mary Costello on the Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year shortlist

25 October 2019

We’re delighted that two brilliant novels we publish have been shortlisted at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2019 for Eason Novel of the Year. Congratulations to Kevin Barry (with Night Boat to Tangier) and Mary Costello (with The River Capture). Night Boat to Tangier is also shortlisted in the RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners’ Choice Award.

Two very different books, they are nonetheless alike in how original they both are, as well as how flawlessly they are written, and it is wonderful to see them being honoured together.

The Irish Book Awards winners are announced on 20 November 2019.