Novel of the year 2016

The jury has chosen

The award ceremony 2016 took place on October 17 © Claus Setzer

The award ceremony 2016 took place on October 17 © Claus Setzer

The shortlisted novels

Short Films

Get an impression of the six shortlisted novels by watching the short films produced by Deutsche Welle.

Discover the longlisted novels. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

Discover the longlisted novels. Photo © Monique Wüstenhagen

12 years German Book Prize

Archives

What was on the Longlist 2008? Who was in the jury 2014? You can search all novels, authors, jury members and publishers in the archives of the German Book Prize. © Claus Setzer

Archives

German Book Prize 2017

Outlook

On February 7, the jury 2017 will be announced. At the same time, publishers can start submitting their books for the German Book Prize 2017. The award ceremony will take place on October 7.

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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Stiftung Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhanndels
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Deutsche Bank Stiftung
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