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News on the German Book Prize

The jury has been selected
06.02.2018

The jury has been selected

Seven jury members for the German Book Prize 2018 have been nominated.

Publishers may submit their titles
06.02.2018

Publishers may submit their titles

The search has started. Starting now, publishers may submit their titles until 23 March 2018.

Robert Menasse wins the German Book Prize 2017 © Christina Weiß
09.10.2017

Robert Menasse wins the German Book Prize 2017

The winner of the German Book Prize 2017 is Robert Menasse for his novel “Die Hauptstadt” (Suhrkamp).

Live broadcast of the award ceremony © Claus Setzer
05.10.2017

Live broadcast of the award ceremony

Follow the award ceremony live on October 9th

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”.

Clear the stage for the German Book Prize 2017: : Events at the Frankfurter Buchmesse © Claus Setzer
27.09.2017

Clear the stage for the German Book Prize 2017: : Events at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

Prize winner reads at the book fair / exhibition around the German Book Prize in the Zentrum Börsenverein, Hall 3.1, J 83 / thematic tour on the Buchmesse app

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.

Press contact

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German Book Prize office

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