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.