Swiss Book Prize

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The Swiss Book Prize (German: Schweizer Buchpreis) is a literary award awarded annually by a jury on behalf of the Swiss Booksellers' Association. The prize amount is CHF 30,000. The award was instituted in 2008 following the example of the German Book Prize. Only German language works of authors living in Switzerland or of Swiss nationality are eligible.[1]

Honorees[edit]

Blue Ribbon (Blue ribbon) = Winner

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012[4]

2013[6]

2014

2015

2016

2017

The longlist was announced in August 2017.[7] The shortlist was later announced. The winner was announced in November 2017.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swiss Book Prize" (in German). Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  2. ^ Adolf Muschg withdrew from consideration, telling media that he felt uncomfortable competing with other writers. Kedves, Alexandra (November 17, 2008). "Adolf Muschg rebelliert wie Marcel Reich-Ranicki". Der Bund. Retrieved November 17, 2008.
  3. ^ "Der Schweizer Buchpreis geht an Ilma Rakusa". Tages Anzeiger (in German). November 15, 2009. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  4. ^ Von Christine Richard (November 7, 2012). "Endspurt zum Schweizer Buchpreis". Basler Zeitung (in German). Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  5. ^ "Peter von Matt gewinnt den Schweizer Buchpreis". Tages Anzeiger (in German). November 11, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  6. ^ Medienmitteilung des Vereins LiteraturBasel und des SBVV Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine., 19. September 2013.
  7. ^ Platthaus, Andreas (2017-08-15). "Longlist des Buchpreises: Interessanter als der Preisträger selbst". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). ISSN 0174-4909. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
  8. ^ "2017 winner" (in German). Schweizer Buchpreis. Retrieved November 14, 2017.

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