Two Irish novelists on long list for 2007 IMPAC Award
Two Irish authors are among 138 novelists included on the long list for next year's International IMPAC Award.
John Banville is included for his Booker Prize-winning novel The Sea, while Sebastian Barry is also on the list of nominations for his book A Long, Long Way.
The nominations are made by libraries in 49 countries around the world.
The shortlist will be announced in April, with the winner receiving the prize in June.