Current Writing in German © Jacobia Dahm What's new in the German literary scene? Here we'll keep you informed about current events, authors to discover, new publications and translations into English. © Goethe-Institut / Illustration: Julia Klement CherrypickerRead and listen The "Cherrypicker" blog presents selected novels and non-fiction books, graphic novels and stories, audio books and music CDs from the wealth of new German-language publications. Every week a new recommendation, every week an opportunity to discover outstanding texts, images and voices. Cherry Picker Terézia MoraRunning from alienation She left the powdered-sugar winds of the Hungarian countryside behind to become a renowned writer in Berlin: Terézia Mora writes about the excluded, the seekers, and the lovers. Now her work has been honoured with the Georg Büchner Prize. Photo (detail): Arne Dedert; © dpa German Book PrizeRobert Menasse Awarded the 2017 German Book Prize For his novel, “Die Hauptstadt”, the author has been distinguished with the industry’s most prestigious award. This book on the political goings-on in Brussels is a plea for a Europe above and beyond national egocentrisms.