They've announced the German Hotlist 30 -- the longlist for the prize which honors the best books by independent/small German-language publishers.
Readers get to vote for three of the finalists, with the remaining seven places being filled by the official jury (I guess they don't have much faith in readers' opinions...).
A very mixed bag, which includes Killing the Black Dog by Les Murray, ?????? by Tamta Melaschwili, and Oil on Water by Helon Habila.
They've announced the shortlist for the German Book Prize. love german books offered her Take on the Longlist a few days ago, which gives you some idea of the books that were (and the ones that remain) in the running. None of the bo... Read Post
Less than ten days after the longlist for the (US) Best Translated Book Award was announced, now the (UK) Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012 longlist announced -- and while eligibility requirements (published in the respective c... Read Post