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Christoph Hein awarded the 2019 Prix du Meilleur livre étranger

21.11.2019

We are proud to announce that this year’s winner of the Prix du Meilleur livre étranger in the category »Novel« is Suhrkamp author Christoph Hein with Glückskind mit Vater (Portrait of a Son With Father), »[a] compassionate and honest review of human failings – and virtues« (New Books in German).

The novel was translated by Nicole Bary and published by Métailié under the title L’Ombre d’un père.

On November 20th, the jury unveiled the two winners of the Prix du Meilleur livre étranger, which will be awarded on November 28th.