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10-23-2016

Carolin Emcke Awarded the 2016 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The German author, essayist and journalist Carolin Emcke was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade today at a ceremony attended by roughly 1,000 invited guests, including German President Joachim Gauck. The award presentation was held at the Church of St. Paul in Frankfurt and the speech honoring this year’s recipient was given by philosopher Seyla Benhabib.