Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez has won this year’s Impac award for his novel The Sound of Things Falling. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

For only the second time in its 19-year history the International Impac Dublin Literary Award has been won by a Spanish-language work. Colombian write(...)

Donal Ryan, author of The Spinning Heart, has been shortlisted with nine other writers for the €100,000 2014 International Impac Dublin Literar(...)

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Why travel when you can go anywhere by tapping on a keyboard? Has a century of mass tourism made real travel easier or harder? And when people (...)