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Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020 © vntr.media
12.10.2020

Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020

Anne Weber receives German Book Prize 2020 for her novel “Annette, ein Heldinnenepos” (Annette, an Epic of a Heroine”)

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English
09.10.2020

German Book Prize: the Shortlist in English

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

Films: These are the finalists
08.10.2020

Films: These are the finalists

Six short films portray the novels and authors on the Shortlist

Experience the award ceremony live © vntr.media
07.10.2020

Experience the award ceremony live

Watch live when the novel of the year is announced on October 12th at 6:00 p.m.

The six finalists © vntr.media
15.09.2020

The six finalists

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2020

The nominees have been chosen
18.08.2020

The nominees have been chosen

The Longlist is published: The jury nominated 20 novels from over 200 submissions for the German Book Prize 2020

More submissions and participating publishers than ever before
07.04.2020

More submissions and participating publishers than ever before

120 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland recommended a total of 187 titles / Hanna Engelmeier is appointed speaker of the jury

Saša Stanišić receives German Book Prize 2019 for “Herkunft” (“Origins”) © vntr.media
14.10.2019

Saša Stanišić receives German Book Prize 2019 for “Herkunft” (“Origins”)

The winner of the German Book Prize 2019 is Saša Stanišić for his novel “Herkunft” (Luchterhand).

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