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Robert Menasse wins German Book Prize 2017

Oct 10, 2017 | 2017 Deutsche Welle
Robert Menasse wins German Book Prize 2017

Robert Menasse is this year's recipient of the most prestigious German-language literary award - the German Book Prize. The Austrian author wins the prize for his novel 'Die Hauptstadt'.

Education Executives strengthen ties with Germany

Sep 29, 2017 | German Embassy New Delhi
Visit of Cultural Counsellor Dietrich Graf v.d. Schulenburg to NCERT (From L to R) Prof. Mandal, Prof. Rajput, Prof. Sahoo, Mr. Schulenburg & Prof. Senapaty (Director NCERT)

The visit of the high ranking representatives of the National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT) to Germany in September gave the delegation a first-hand impression of the German school system.

German Book Prize reveals shortlist for best novel

Sep 14, 2017 | 2017 Deutsche Welle
An open book

Six titles were shortlisted for the most prestigious literary accolade for recently published German-language novels. The prize will be awarded at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 9th October.

Indian publisher Urvashi Butalia among winners of Goethe Medal

Aug 29, 2017 | 2017 Deutsche Welle
India's Urvashi Butalia among is one of the 3 recipients of the prestigious Goethe Medal

Indian publisher Urvashi Butalia is among the winners of the prestigious Goethe Medal this year. The award is always presented on 28th August- the birthday of renowned thinker and writer John Wolfgang von Geothe.

German Book Prize announces longlist for best novel

Aug 18, 2017 | 2017 Deutsche Welle
German Book Prize 2017

The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing - the German Book Prize. On 9th October the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.


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