After the success of his rediscovered novel about the battle of Stalingrad, follows Gerlach's personal account of his years as a POW in Soviet prison camps
Lizenzen / Foreign Rights
New titles Spring 2017
Luther is translating the Bible, his guard, a supporter of the old faith, opposes his ideas but has sworn to protect him. A novel written in a forceful and graphic language that itself becomes a principal character
With her usual fierce intelligence and wit, Menasse dissects the anxieties of modern middle-class life, casting a cool eye on our times and the way we live
When the desire to do something meaningful is bigger than the fear of making a fool of yourself
When your past was defined by war and your present is peopled by Nazis, not accepting any kind of boundary may be the only way forward
A kaleidoscope of human emotions, addictive as your favourite TV series
In Herzog's uncanny stories, Berlin's past seeps through the walls of gentrified neighbourhoods
The second case of Perez: amateur detective, smuggler and bon vivant
The allure and atrocity of revolution through the ages
Shortly after WWII thousands of Jews fled from Eastern European Countries to Germany, often spending years in DP camps before being allowed to move on and rebuild their lives elsewhere
A year in the life of a volunteer in an emergency shelter for refugees in Berlin: the hopes, the accomplishments, the disappointments
A new and updated edition of Zischler's classic study of Kafka and the cinema: not only for Kafka lovers and cineastes
In his fourth case Léon Duval dives into the world of street vendors in Cannes
Daniel made his dream come true and opened a café. And then he failed spectacularly. A very funny novel about lost dreams
The first case for Leander Lost: a German inspector with a lack of social skills on a Europol exchange program to Portugal
In 1825 Duke Bernhard zu Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach travels to America and in letters back home tells his astonished countrymen of this strange and wonderful new country
The present is not for cowards: stories about modern life
An opportunist for love, Johannes Lohmer, hides his fears and disagreements for fear of alienating his leftwing wife, leading to absurd comic moments in this irreverent novel
Longlist German Book Prize 2016
»Hope dies last, but it dies.«
What remains of a life dedicated to helping others when your help is not welcome any longer?
How do you become a man?
A sensitive novel about the big questions in life
The third volume of Meyerhoff's immensely successful autobiographical novels
"A wonderful, almost Proustian book." taz
The fifth case for Ingrid Nyström and Stina Forss of the Smaland police
Amateur detective Xavier Kieffer's fifth case leads him to Paris' gourmet scene
Commissario Grauner's second case leads him to the remote Ulten Valley in South Tyrol
In a family there isn’t such a thing as the truth, all we have are stories
»Keep asking until you become free of the answers. A lovely, strikingly modest book about the longing for origins.«
– Jenny Erpenbeck
The History of a Season - Bernd Brunner embarks on a search for the stories and moods inspired by winter throughout the ages
»As is generally known, death isn’t the end, but the beginning. In this book, it’s the beginning of a family comedy, which in turn has one of the best endings I’ve ever read.«
– Alina Bronsky
Together with his friends Catherine and Arnaud Lebossé, the owners of the famous Amiral in Concarneau, Jean-Luc Bannalec presents Commissaire Dupin’s favorite dishes
Gereon Rath's sixth case starts with the apparent murder of an SA member, who as it turns out choked on a glass eye...
Walking as therapy against the paralysis of thinking: a philosopher's journey through a country in crisis mode
A lovely romantic comedy with a twist: Tom is 29, a nerd and single. Unfortunately, the woman that according to a dating website's algorithm is a perfect match for him, is also his biggest competitor at work. Can Tom have both: love and a career?
Five people in a waiting room, five stories of people in a state of uncertainty: a moving novel which tells in magical images of the redemptive power of the imagination
The story of two families, set in East Berlin during the Cold War and today: a big novel about small people and how they deal with war, escape, spying, freedom, friendship, guilt and happiness
It's the summer of 1918, WW I is raging, but the 10-year-old narrator is a girl with bigger problems: she likes to get herself in trouble with persons of authority and is now set up as a bad example for the other kids. A comic and touching story about growing up in adverse circumstances.
A middle-aged man goes in search of his roots in Canada only to discover that what he thought was his heritage may have been just a lie: a novel about longing and belonging, about identity and roots, about home and the search for a place in the world
Growing up in the 70s in Bonn, the provincial capital of West Germany, as the son of an important but distant man: In bitter-sweet literary miniatures Brandt evokes the self-enclosed world of a child and tells of the joys and disasters of childhood.
Something will be lost when printed newspapers disappear - a declaration of love to a dying medium
Her son moves out, she breaks down - why is it so hard for some otherwise emancipated women to let their children go? A very personal exploration of a difficult period of transition
We're all beginners at something, Michael Mittermeier has made an art of it: Whenever it gets too comfortable, he sets off to a new adventure and takes the reader with him on his comic journey to new beginnings