Peace Prize of the German Publishers' Association

international peace prize given yearly at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels is an international peace prize awarded annually by the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, an association of German book publishers and book sellers, which runs the Frankfurt Book Fair. The award ceremony is held in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt. The pize has been awarded from 1950. The recipient is remunerated with €25,000.According to its statutes, the association "is committed to peace, humanity and understanding among all peoples and nations of the world. The Peace Prize promotes international tolerance by acknowledging individuals who have contributed to these ideals through their exceptional activities, especially in the fields of literature, science and art. Prize winners are chosen without any reference to their national, racial or religious background." Traditionally, the President of Germany and leading political, cultural and diplomatic personalities attend the ceremony, and German public television covers the event.
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award received: Peace Prize of the German Publishers' Association

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Astrid Lindgren cover

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Astrid Lindgren

Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays

articles

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Skulle kunna flyga... ( 1991 )

article in Leka för livet (1992)

author: Astrid Lindgren

Author

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Margaret Atwood

Canadian writer

works

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The Handmaid's Tale

dystopian science fiction novel

author: Margaret Atwood

1985

Oryx and Crake

novel by Margaret Atwood

author: Margaret Atwood

2003

Alias Grace

1996 novel by Margaret Atwood

author: Margaret Atwood

1996

The Year of the Flood

2009 novel by Margaret Atwood

author: Margaret Atwood

2009

The Blind Assassin

book by Margaret Atwood

author: Margaret Atwood

2000

articles

1

Gabrielle Roy ( 2018 )

journal article from 'Cahiers franco-canadiens de l'Ouest' published in 2018

author: Margaret Atwood

Author

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Mario Vargas Llosa

Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, and essayist

Author

Hermann Hesse cover

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Hermann Hesse

writer (1877-1962)

Author

Jorge Semprún

Spanish writer

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