Jury recommendations Autumn 2022

We are thrilled to share our selection for Autumn 2022. The jury chose these titles from over a hundred that publishers sent to us for consideration: the books here stood out to the jurors as excellent titles that are also suitable for an English language readership.

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German Book Prize 2022: the longlist

As the English-language media partner for the German Book Prize we proudly announce the twenty longlisted titles in alphabetical order below.

Our congratulations to all authors and publishers who made the list!

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What Concerns Us – a novel exploring female identity

What Concerns Us scrutinises gender roles within our society, examining what it means to be a mother and the nature of femininity, as well as how to remain independent in a variety of different types of relationship. New Books in German speaks to the book's author and translator in advance of the publication of this punchy contemporary read in English.

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Twenty-five favourites for twenty-five years!

New Books in German has helped bring a wealth of German-language literary treasures to an English-speaking readership. To celebrate our role in championing great German-language literature, colleagues from all over the literary world have chosen their favourite NBG title in English translation. We are pleased to bring you this collection of twenty-five recommendations of remarkable books.

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Monsters Like Us

New Books in German talks with Professor Karen Leeder, Professor of Modern German Literature and Fellow of New College Oxford, about translating the work of Ulrike Almut Sandig.

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