Booker Prize Nominee

By Irish America Staff
October / November 2003

Schopenhauer’s Telescope, the first novel by Irish Poet Gerard Donovan, has been announced as a selection for the prestigious Booker Prize. Donovan lives in Long Island, New York. His collection of poems, The LightHouse, was a nominee for the Irish Times Literature Prize. His short stories “Glass” and “A Crime About Martha” were finalists in the Chicago tribune’s Nelson Algren Short Story Award (200) and shortlisted for the Hennesy Award in Fiction, respectively.

Schopenhauer’s Telescope is published in the U.S. by Counterpoint and was a summer pick for Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program. ♦

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