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Satire on EU Bureaucracy Wins German Book Prize
A satirical look at the European Union and its bureaucracy, which opens with a pig running amok in one of Brussels' main squares, has won the prestigious German Book Prize.
Austrian writer Robert Menasse scooped a 25,000 euro prize for his novel Die Hauptstadt (The Capital) on Monday, on the eve of the opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Europe's future hangs in the balance as Britain wrangles with Brussels about the terms of its departure from the bloc after the June 2016...