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The six finalists
20.09.2016

The six finalists

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2016.

Authors longlisted for the German Book Prize at Blind Date readings © Claus Setzer
26.08.2016

Authors longlisted for the German Book Prize at Blind Date readings

Blind Date readings with authors longlisted for the German Book Prize / ten readings in Germany and Luxemburg / applications from over 270 bookstores

Listen to the Longlist
23.08.2016

Listen to the Longlist

An audio sample (in German) is available for every nominated novel

Jury nominates 20 novels
23.08.2016

Jury nominates 20 novels

Longlist published today / 178 titles were in the running / Shortlist to be announced on 20 September

Longlist Reading Samples 2016
22.08.2016

Longlist Reading Samples 2016

Reading samples and information on the nominated novels and their authors in the publication "The Longlist 2016 - Reading Samples"

156 novels submitted for the German Book Prize 2016 © Claus Setzer
05.04.2016

156 novels submitted for the German Book Prize 2016

98 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participate / Christoph Schröder is speaker of the jury / Award ceremony to be held on 17 October 2016 in the Kaisersaal of the Frankfurt Römer

The jury for the German Book Prize 2016 has been selected
09.02.2016

The jury for the German Book Prize 2016 has been selected

The German Book Prize Academy appoints Thomas Andre, Lena Bopp, Berthold Franke, Susanne Jäggi, Christoph Schröder, Sabine Vogel and Najem Wali to the jury / Publishers may submit titles until 24 March 2016

Frank Witzel wins the German Book Prize 2015 © Claus Setzer / Börsenverein
12.10.2015

Frank Witzel wins the German Book Prize 2015

The winner of the German Book Prize 2015 is Frank Witzel for his novel “Die
Erfindung der Roten Armee Fraktion durch einen manisch-depressiven Teenager
im Sommer 1969” (Matthes & Seitz Berlin).

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