Bettina Hitzer nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize 2020
Book “Feeling Cancer. A 20th-century history of emotions” was nominated in the category non-fiction/essayistic
Bettina Hitzer, Minerva Research Group Leader at the Center for the History of Emotions until January 2020, was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize 2020 in the category non-fiction/essayistic with her book “Feeling Cancer. A 20th-century history of emotions”. “The experience, the research and the treatment of cancer has never before been illuminated in such a multifaceted way in Germany”, the jury explained its decision. The award ceremony will take place at the Leipzig Book Fair, on 12 March, 4 pm in the Glass Hall.