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Six novels in the final round © Petra Gass / Börsenverein
12.09.2017

Six novels in the final round

The jury has selected six novels for the shortlist of the German Book Prize 2017.

The German Book Prize on book tour: Meet the 2017 nominees © Claus Setzer
18.08.2017

The German Book Prize on book tour: Meet the 2017 nominees

Surprise readings with authors longlisted for the German Book Prize / Nine readings in Germany, one in Denmark / Applications from over 316 bookstores / For the first time, an evening of readings with numerous longlisted candidates in Hamburg on 30 August

Listen to the Longlist
15.08.2017

Listen to the Longlist

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

Jury nominates 20 novels for the longlist
15.08.2017

Jury nominates 20 novels for the longlist

The jury has chosen the Longlist out of 200 titles.

174 novels submitted © Christina Weiß
04.04.2017

174 novels submitted

More submissions than ever before / 106 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland participating / Katja Gasser is speaker of the jury

German Book Prize 2017: New jury, new academy members © Monique Wüstenhagen
07.02.2017

German Book Prize 2017: New jury, new academy members

Seven jury members for 2017 have been nominated.

Publishers may submit their titles
07.02.2017

Publishers may submit their titles

The search has started. Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 29 March 2017.

Bodo Kirchhoff wins the German Book Prize 2016 © Claus Setzer
17.10.2016

Bodo Kirchhoff wins the German Book Prize 2016

The winner of the German Book Prize 2016 is Bodo Kirchhoff for his novel “Widerfahrnis” (Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt).

The German Book Prize from 2005 to 2016 © Monique Wüstenhagen
05.10.2016

The German Book Prize from 2005 to 2016

What has the German Book Prize reached in the 12 years of its existence? An overview

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