imageAbsolution by Patrick Flanery and The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (translated from original Spanish by Anne McLean), published by Riverhead in 2013, are finalists for this year’s €100,000 (US$137,950) IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The winner of one of the world’s richest literary awards will be named June 12.