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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).

The Shortlist in film
06.10.2015

The Shortlist in film

Six short films to give you an impression of the nominated titles

Literature live: The German Book Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair
24.10.2014

Literature live: The German Book Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Experience the German Book Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Readings and discussions with the winner and longlisted authors and an exhibition about the German Book Prize in the German Publishers & Booksellers Association Centre, Hall 3.1, Stand H 65

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English
17.09.2015

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English

Excerpts of the nominated books are translated in English and published by “New Books in German”.

Six novels in the final round
16.09.2015

Six novels in the final round

The finalists have been chosen. The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2015.

Longlist 2015: Jury nominates 20 novels
19.08.2015

Longlist 2015: Jury nominates 20 novels

Having read 199 relevant novels, the jury has chosen 20 for the Longlist 2015.

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