2016

Shortlist

The candidates for the German Book Prize

Readings and events with the German Book Prize © Claus Setzer

Readings and events with the German Book Prize © Claus Setzer

Announcement of the prize winner on october 17

Dates 2016

February 9th: Announcement of the Jury
August 23rd: Longlist
September 20th: Shortlist
October 17th: Award Ceremony

Discover the longlisted novels. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

Discover the longlisted novels. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

Background information

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Information on the 20 novels on Facebook: background reports, the opinions of the Book Prize Bloggers and more. © Photo Monique Wüstenhagen

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156 novels have been submitted

Submissions

89 publishers presented the jury with their new novels in 2016. In addition, they were able to suggest further titles for the jury to choose from.

Submission Numbers

2016

Germany / Austria / Switzerland
98 Publishers
156 Novels

2016

The jury

The Academy of the German Book Prize selects the members of the jury.

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