Tag: literary fiction

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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Burning the Palace: Women Writing Austria

From Elfriede Jelinek to Ingeborg Bachmann, Marianne Fritz to Friederike Mayröcker, the Austrian literary canon includes many celebrated women writers. Known for their often postmodern, subversive approaches – to both style and substance – they have helped secure this Alpine nation an impact on German-language literature that its size might belie.

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