The 2020 German Book Prize was awarded to Anne Weber for her ‘breathtaking’ and ‘epic’ biography of Anne Beaumanoir.
The German Book Prize Names Its 2020 Shortlist of Novels
The six titles on the German Book Prize shortlist are said to ‘demonstrate political urgency in a particularly clever manner.’
German Book Prize Jury Names 20 Novels to Its 2020 Longlist
‘A diverse range of themes’ and experimentation with form are reflected in the 2020 longlist announced by the jury of the German Book Prize.
Inaugural German Nonfiction Prize Attracts 240 Submissions
The newly created German Nonfiction Prize has entries not only from German publishers but also from houses in Switzerland and Austria.
Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize
Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for ‘Origins,’ about recollection and identity.
Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts
Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming.
German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Shortlist: ‘Generational Shift’
Jury chair Jörg Magenau says that issues of family relationships and contemporary male identity are at play in the German Book Prize 2019 shortlist.
German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Longlist: A ‘Stimulating Discussion’
Citing ‘so many successful debuts to discover’ among its list of 20 titles, the jury of the German Book Prize has released its 2019 longlist.
Germany’s Börsenverein Will Award First Nonfiction Prize in 2020
The new German Nonfiction Prize is designed to be ‘a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate.’
German Book Prize Draws 173 Titles for This Year’s Competition
German Book Prize jurors are reviewing the submissions for the 2019 literary award: 173 titles in total, of which 71 won’t be published until this fall.