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About showcases new German-language publications from the fields of fiction, non-fiction, and books for children and young people, selected on a regular basis by panels of experts. In association with this also offers a Translation Grant Programme geared for several years at a time to a language chosen for special focus.


Special-focus 2015-2017
The Arabic World offers financial support for Arabic translations of books currently showcased on our portal. To this end you will find all the relevant pen-portraits of authors, book reviews and sample passages available to you in Arabic, as well as in German and English.

more – the Goethe Institute‘s program for promoting literature – has provided funding for the translation of some 100 titles in the previous five focus- languages since 2004.

Translations supported by


February 11, 2017 / February 15, 2017
Litrix at the International Book Fair in Casablanca

With guest appearances by Christoph Hein and Jens Rassmus on February 11 and 15, two German authors whose books are included in the program for the Arab world will be showcased at the Casablanca Book Fair. The two authors are presenting their Litrix-sponsored books in readings and discussions hosted by the fair.