Leipzig Book Fair Prize

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The Leipzig Book Fair Prize (German: Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse) is a literary award assigned annually during the Leipzig Book Fair to outstanding newly released literary works in the categories "Fiction", "Non-fiction" and "Translation".[1] It has been called "the second most important German book-prize, after the German Book Prize".[2] The winner in each category is awarded €15,000.

The City of Leipzig also awards the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding (German: Leipziger Buchpreis zur Europäischen Verständigung) which has been given since 1994.[3]

Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding[edit]

Source: [3]

Leipzig Book Fair Prize[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

2015[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

  • Translation: Eva Lüdi Kong: a translation of Chinese popular folk tales and legends, Die Reise in den Westen

2018[edit]

  • Non-fiction: Karl Schlögel: Das sowjetische Jahrhundert. Archäologie einer untergegangenen Welt

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Website of the prize
  2. ^ M. A. Orthofer, "Literary prize: Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse", The Literary Saloon at complete review, March 16, 2012
  3. ^ a b "Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding". City of Leipzig. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 

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