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Hisham Matar wins The Geschwister-Scholl-Preis

Hisham Matar, winner of the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2016, has won another international literary prize. The Geschwister-Scholl-Preis was initiated in 1980 by the State Association of Bavaria in the Stock Market Society of the German Book Trade and the city of Munich. Matar was awarded the prize for his memoir The Return, which, as well as the SF Biography Prize, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the French Prix du Livre Etranger 2017 and the US PEN Literary Award.

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