Four Irish novels have been nominated for the 2011 International IMPAC Dublin Award.

They include ‘Let the Great World Spin’ by Colum McCann – ‘Brooklyn’ by Colm Toibín – ‘Love and Summer’ by William Trevor and ‘John the Revelator’ by Peter Murphy.

A total of 162 titles have been nominated for the award of €100,000, the world's most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of fiction published in English.