The winner of the Dublin Literary Award for 2016 (formerly known as the IMPAC Award) has been announced. The winning novel is Family Life by Akhil Sharma. The author was born in Delhi, India and moved with his family to the United States when he was eight. He now lives in New York. The award, worth €100,000, is sponsored by Dublin County Council, and the winner is selected from titles nominated by public libraries from all over the world.