The International Dublin Literary Award 2019 winner has been announced. This unique literary award considers publications of ‘high literary merit’ from all around the world, both in original English and in translation. Congratulations to Emily Ruskovich who has won the award for her novel Idaho.
One hot August day a family drives to a mountain clearing to collect birch wood. The two daughters, June and May, aged nine and six, drink lemonade, swat away horseflies, bicker, sing snatches of songs as they while away the time.