The "Lëtzebuerger Buchpräis" was awarded for the 14th time in Walferdange on Thursday.

The jury selected the winners for three categories from five nominated titles. There was also a "coup de coeur" and an award for the title chosen by the public, with votes taking place on RTL.lu among others.

The winners

Literature category:

  • Reisen Tom, Les Bulles, Hydre

© Sam Bouchon

Children and youth literature category:

  • Kremer Christiane a Biwer Vincent, So mol, Lobo, Kremart

© Sam Bouchon

Non-fiction category:

  • Anthologie, Mit den Haien streiten, CapyBaraBooks

Coup de coeur:

  • Groeber Gast, Zweemol schwaarze Kueder, Op der Lay

Public's choice:

  • Helbach Rom, Zangerlé Gaston, Dizzy on the road, Revue

Publishing house "Op der Lay" received a laudatio for passing on the company to the next generation.

The judging panel included: Claude Kremer (CNL), Claire Leydenbach (author), Jacques Welter (graphic designer), Michel Delage (journalist, Radio 100,7), Angelika Bräutigam (Literature Centre Mersch)

Nominated were:

Children's books

  • Hoscheit Jhemp/Schneider Carlo, De Schmunzel, Editions Guy Binsfeld
  • Kremer Christiane a Biwer Vincent, So mol, Lobo, Kremart
  • Lux-Bintner Sonja, 12 Gutt-Nuecht-Geschichten, Editions PHI
  • Ruffie Laca Beatrice, La fée cabossée, Kiwi ELG
  • Tuire Siirainen/Judith Paskin, Wee geeschtert a menger Kichen erëm ?, PersPektiv Editions

Literature

  • Groeber Gast, Zweemol schwaarze Kueder, Op der Lay
  • Hausemer Georges, Jaspers Susanne, Wir sehen uns in Venedig, capybarabooks
  • Reisen Tom, Les Bulles, Hydre
  • Schinker Jeff, Sabotage, Hydre
  • Schlechter Lambert, Les Parasols de Jaurès, Editions Guy Binsfeld

Non-fiction

  • Anthologie, Mit den Haien streiten, CapyBaraBooks
  • De Smet Yves, Victor Hugo à Vianden, Editions PHI
  • Helbach Rom, Zangerlé Gaston, Dizzy on the road, Revue
  • Meier-Hottua Nathalie, Paleo, Editions Schortgen
  • Meyer Jean-Paul, Charly Schmalspurbahn Lux-Echternach, Editions Klopp