The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2016 take place tonight in Dublin - the awards ceremony will be broadcast on RTÉ One this Saturday night, 19th November, at 11.20pm.

Read the shortlist (and watch interviews with some of the nominees) below:

Eason Novel of the Year

· All We Shall Know – Donal Ryan (Doubleday Ireland)

· Days Without End – Sebastian Barry (Faber & Faber)

· Solar Bones - Mike McCormack (Tramp Press)

· The Lesser Bohemians – Eimear McBride (Faber & Faber)

· The Wonder - Emma Donoghue (Pan Macmillan/Picador)

· This Must Be The Place – Maggie O’Farrell (Tinder Press)

The Best Irish published Book of the Year

· All Through the Night – Edited by Marie Heaney (Poetry Ireland)

· Dublin since 1922 – Tim Carey (Hachette Books Ireland)

· Looking Back: The Changing Faces of Ireland – Eric Luke (The O’Brien Press)

· Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks – Edited by Fintan O’Toole  (Royal Irish Academy)

· The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016 – Michael Dervan (New Island Books)

· The Glass Shore – Sinéad Gleeson (New Island Books)

Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year

· Himself – Jess Kidd (Canongate Books)

· Red Dirt – E.M. Reapy (Head of Zeus)

· The Last Days of Summer - Vanessa Ronan (Penguin Ireland)

· The Maker of Swans – Paraic O’Donnell (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

· The Things I Should Have Told You – Carmel Harrington (HarperCollins)

· This Living and Immortal Thing - Austin Duffy (Granta Books)

National Book Tokens Nonfiction Book of the Year

· I Read The News Today, Oh Boy – Paul Howard (Picador)

· Ireland The Autobiography – John Bowman (Penguin Ireland)

· The Hurley Maker’s Son – Patrick Deeley (Doubleday Ireland)

· The Supreme Court – Ruadhán Mac Cormaic (Penguin Ireland)

· Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir – John Banville & Paul Joyce (Hachette Books Ireland)

· When Ideas Matter – Michael D. Higgins (Head of Zeus)

RTE Radio One Ryan Tubridy Show Listener’s Choice

· Lying In Wait – Liz Nugent (Penguin Ireland)

· Conclave – Robert Harris (Hutchinson)

· Dictatorship: My Teenage War With OCD – Rebecca Ryan (On Stream Publications Ltd)

· All Through the Night – Edited by Marie Heaney (Poetry Ireland)

· All We Shall Know – Donal Ryan (Transworld Ireland)

· Victim Without A Face – Stefan Ahnhem (Head of Zeus)

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year (Junior)

· A Child of Books – Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers (Walker Books)

· Goodnight Everyone – Chris Haughton (Walker Books)

· Historopedia – Fatti and John Burke (Gill Books)

· Pigín of Howth – Kathleen Watkins (Gill Books)

· Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits – Julian Gough & Jim Field (Hachette Children’s Group)

· Rover and the Big Fat Baby – Roddy Doyle (Pan Macmillan)

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year (Senior)

· Knights of the Borrowed Dark – Dave Rudden (Puffin)

· The Book of Shadows – E.R. Murray (Mercier Press)

· The Making of Mollie – Anna Carey (The O’Brien Press)

· Needlework – Deirdre Sullivan (Little Island Books)

· Nothing Tastes As Good – Claire Hennessy (Hot Key Books)

· Flawed – Cecelia Ahern (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year

· In Glasnevin – Jane Clarke (From: The Irish Times)

· Patagonia – Emma McKervey (From: The Compass Magazine)

· Suppose I Lost – Andrew Soye (From: Abridged Magazine)

· Love / Hotel / Love – Michael Naghtan Shanks (From: Poetry Ireland Review)

Avonmore Cookbook of the Year

· Recipes For A Nervous Breakdown - Sophie White (Gill Books)

· The World of The Happy Pear - Stephen and David Flynn (Penguin Ireland)

· Natural Born Feeder – Roz Purcell (Gill Books)

· The Little Green Spoon - Indy Power (Ebury Press)

· Neven Maguire’s Complete Family Cookbook - Neven Maguire (Gill Books)

· The Brother Hubbard - Garrett Fitzgerald (Gill Books)

Irish Independent Popular Fiction Book of the Year

· Game of Throw-Ins - Ross O'Carroll-Kelly (Penguin Ireland)

· Lyrebird - Cecelia Ahern (HarperCollins)

· Rebel Sisters - Marita Conlon-McKenna (Transworld Ireland)

· The Girl From The Savoy - Hazel Gaynor (HarperCollins)

· The Privileged - Emily Hourican (Hachette Books Ireland)

· Holding - Graham Norton (Hodder & Stoughton)

Ireland AM Popular Nonfiction Book of the Year

· Adventures of a Wonky-Eyed Boy – Jason Byrne (Gill Books)

· Fat Chance – Louise McSharry (Penguin Ireland)

· Making It Up As I Go Along – Marian Keyes (Michael Joseph)

· Pippa – Pippa O’Connor (Penguin Ireland)

· Talking to Strangers – Michael Harding (Hachette Books Ireland)

· Mr. Pussy: Before I Forget to Remember – Alan Amsby/David Kenny (New Island Books)

Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

· Blood, Sweat & McAteer – Jason McAteer (Hachette Books Ireland)

· Coolmore Stud, Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Success Story – Alan Conway (Mercier Press)

· My Life in Rugby – Donal Lenihan (Transworld Ireland)

· Out of Control – Cathal Mc Carron (Simon & Schuster)

· The Battle - Paul O’Connell (Penguin Ireland)

· Win or Learn – John Kavanagh (Penguin Ireland) Short Story of the Year

· Here We Are – Lucy Caldwell (Faber & Faber)

· K-K-K – Lauren Foley (Ol Society – Australia)

· The Visit – Orla McAlinden (Sowilo Press)

· Green Amber Red – Jane Casey (New Island)

· The Birds of June – John Connell (Granta Magazine)

· What a River Remembers of its Course – Gerard Beirne (Numero Cinq Magazine)

Books Are My Bag Crime Fiction Award

· Distress Signals - Catherine Ryan Howard (Atlantic Books (Corvus)

· Little Bones - Sam Blake (Bonnier Zaffre)

· Lying In Wait - Liz Nugent (Penguin Ireland)

· The Constant Soldier - William Ryan (Mantle)

· The Drowning Child - Alex Barclay (HarperCollins)

· The Trespasser - Tana French (Hachette Ireland)