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06-18-2015

Navid Kermani to Receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The Board of Trustees of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has chosen Navid Kermani, the German author, essayist and expert in Middle Eastern Studies, as the recipient of this year's Peace Prize. The announcement was made by Heinrich Riethmüller, Chairman of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, at the 2015 Berlin Book Days. The award ceremony will take place during the Frankfurt Book Fair on Sunday, October 18, 2015, in the Church of St. Paul in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Germany's public TV channel ZDF. The Peace Prize has been awarded since 1950 and is endowed with a sum of €25,000.