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The Green Road was shortlisted for the 2015's Costa novel award.
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The shortlisted books are: Cynthia Bond - Ruby (Two Roads) - American - 1st Novel.
Enright, the first laureate for Irish fiction, was shortlisted in 2012 for The Forgotten Waltz.