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Dany Laferrière Wins Internationaler Literaturpreis

Posted at 7:39AM Tuesday 24 Jun 2014

The Internationaler Literaturpreis - Haus der Kulturen der Welt is the leading German book award for a work-in-translation (and, at €25,000 for the author of the winning title, and €10,000 for its translator, more remunerative than any of the translation-only English language prizes (Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, Best Translated Book Award)), and this year's prize has gone to Beate Thill's translation of Dany Laferrière's L'énigme du retour (which has already done well in the prize-winning department elsewhere, including picking up the 2009 prix Médicis).

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