Library Association of Ireland Author of the Year

Shortlisted 2022

John Boyne

John Boyne is the author of thirteen novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. His 2006 novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide and has been adapted for cinema, theatre, ballet and opera. His many international bestsellers include The Heart’s Invisible Furies and A Ladder to the Sky. He has won three Irish Book Awards, along with a host of other international literary prizes. His novels are published in over fifty languages.

Other authors shortlisted in this category...

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Sarah Webb

Sally Rooney

Roisin Meaney

Louise O’Neill

Catherine Ryan Howard


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