The shortlist for the leipzig book fair prize is currently being selected. For the next three years, the seven-member jury will be chaired by the berlin journalist jens bisky.
In an interview with dpa, the new head of the jury explains how the spring book festival is organized, how the best 15 books in three categories are selected from 359 books, and why literary criticism does not work according to a points system.
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