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Hisham Matar wins Geschwister-Scholl Preis

We are delighted to announce that Hisham Matar has won the Geschwister-Scholl Preis for The Return.

The prize is awarded in memory of Hans and Sophie Scholl and aims to encourage works of writing that promote intellectual, moral and aesthetic courage.

The prize will be awarded on the 20th of November in Munich, as part of the Munich Literature Festival.

For more information about the prize, please see here.

The Return is published by Luchterhand in Germany and by Viking in the UK.

(Agent for Hisham Matar: Georgia Garrett)

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