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All nominated books and award winners

The novel of the year 2021 is "Blaue Frau" by Antje Rávik Strubel © vntr.media

Award ceremony in October

Dates 2022

8 February: Announcement of the judges
23 August: Announcement of the nominees
20 September: Announcement of the Shortlist
17 October: Award ceremony

The nominees of the German Book Prize 2021 © vntr.media

The nominees 2021 in film © vntr.media

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2021 Impressions

The award ceremony 2021 18 October

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