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Robert Menasse awarded China’s Zou Taofen Prize for Foreign Novel of the Year

16.01.2020

We are pleased to anounce that Robert Menasse has been awarded the 2019 Zou Taofen Prize for Foreign Novel of the Year for The Capital, »a gripping novel with an urgent political purpose.« (New York Review of Books)

The Zou Taofen Prize, named in honour of Chinese journalist and publisher Zou Taofen (1895-1944), celebrates foreign writers whose stories stand out in telling universal themes. The prize is awarded by the Taofen Foundation, the Chinese Association of Foreign Literature and People's Literature Publishing House.

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