Video Rex Ryan performs an excerpt from Cloud Cuckoo Land

Discover the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist – Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr. Actor Rex Ryan gives us a taste of the novel as we count down to the winner announcement on 25th May as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin.


Published by 4th Estate, Scribner
Nominated by Katona József Library of Bács-Kiskun County, Hungary

The Dublin Literary Award is presented and solely sponsored by Dublin City Council.

Agency: Bellow (
Client: Dublin Literary Award and Dublin City Libraries
Director: Tristan Hutchinson (
Director of Photography: Conor Hayes (
Sound Recordist: Tony Crosse
Script Supervisor: Anna Jacobs
Actor: Rex Ryan


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Eva-Jane Gaffney performs an excerpt from Em

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