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14 years of the German Book Price

The prize ceremony on 8 October © Sascha Erdmann

The prize ceremony on 8 October © Sascha Erdmann

The novel of the year will be announced in October

Dates 2019

5th February: Announcement of the judges
20th August: Announcement of the Longlist
17th September: Announcement of the Shortlist
14th October: Award ceremony

Get to know the 2018 shortlist © Christina Weiß

Get to know the 2018 shortlist © Christina Weiß

Browse the 20 nominated novels © Christina Weiß

Browse the 20 nominated novels © Christina Weiß

"Archipel" by Inger-Maria Mahlke

The novel of the year 2018

Read here what the award-winning novel is about and how the jury explained their decision.

The novel of the year 2018
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