French and German prizewinners 2017

Following on from the recent post on Italian prizewinners, we now turn our attentions to the latest winners of major French (last covered in May 2017) and German (last covered in March 2017) prizes.

The Prix Goncourt was awarded to L’ordre du jour by Éric Vuillard (C205.d.4186).

The Prix Interallié went to Jean-René Van der Plaetsen for Nostalgie de l’honneur       (C205.d.4224).

Daniel Rondeau won the Grand prix du roman de l’Académie française for Mécaniques du chaos (C205.d.4223).

The Prix Médicis was awarded to Yannick Hanenel’s Tiens ferme ta couronne (C205.d.4222).



The Prix Femina was won by La serpe by Philipe Jaenada (C213.c.6623).

The Prix Renaudot went to Olivier Guez for La disparition de Josef Mengele (C205.d.4221).



The Deutsche Buchpreis was won by Die Hauptstadt by Robert Menasse (C205.d.3121).

The Bremer Literaturpreis was awarded to Thomas Lehr for Schlafende Sonne (C213.c.3645).

Esther Kinsky won the Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse (Belletristik) for Hain: Gelände-roman (C213.c.8695)



The Österreichische Buchpreis went to Eva Menasse (Robert’s sister) for Tiere für Fortgeschrittene (C205.d.820).

Jonas Lüscher won the Schweizer Buchpreis for Kraft (C205.d.461)

Katharine Dicks

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