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Rights Guide

Frankfurt 2018

New books Frankfurt 2018 (Fiction and Non-Fiction) – World Rights with Kiepenheuer & Witsch.

Rights Guide

Spring 2019

New books Spring 2019 (Fiction and Non-Fiction) – World Rights with Kiepenheuer & Witsch.

New titles Literary Fiction

My Grandmother’s Braid

My grandmother, my grandfather, his lover and I – a wickedly humorous novel about an idiosyncratic yet extremely loveable family

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Backwards Waltz

Another sharp, witty and warmhearted family saga by the bestselling author

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The Blue Whale of Memories

An impressive literary novel about a young woman’s quest for her identity, artfully interwoven with the life story of a forgotten Ukrainian national hero

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Being Inconspicuous

Every family has its secrets but only in few of them the parents turn out to be spies – a novel inspired by the author’s true family story

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The History of Woman

This book gives voice to ten extraordinary women, from the age of heroes to the present. A masterpiece of literary polyphony

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Love in Lourdes

An expedition to an unfamiliar realm in a subtly composed novel that asks how receptive we are to the promise of redemption – whether or not we are believers.

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The Adventurous Life of Johann Jacob Bach

A novel about Johann Sebastian Bach’s brother whose time in the service of the king of Sweden led him to Russia and to the Ottoman Empire where he discovered new musical worlds

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New titles Crime/Thriller

Breton Legacy

The eighth case in Jean-Luc Bannalec's bestselling crime series with Commissaire Dupin has him investigating a murder right on his doorstep

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Snow White's Coffin

The seventh case for Ingrid Nyström and Stina Forss leads to a wedding 50 years ago when the bride disappeared only to reappear arranged in a glass coffin half a century later

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The Tower of Blue Horses

An art detective agency sets out to discover the secret around Franz Marc’s lost masterpiece The Tower of Blue Horses

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The Valley in the Fog

In his fourth case, Commissario Johann Grauner has to deal with dark forces that cause mayhem far beyond the borders of South Tyrol

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New titles Non Fiction

Brecht – Novel of His Life

“I’ll show the world how it is – but how it really is.” In this book, Breloer turns this Brechtian manifesto on Brecht himself. And so, instead of introducing us to the classic author, he presents the human being, in the exciting, novel-like story of a life.

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Backlist Literary Fiction

Shortlisted for the German Book Prize 2018

Who betrayed the family patriach? Was it one of his attractive, talented sons? Was it his ambitious, sorrowful daughter-in-law? A literary tour de force about a family secret whose evil power reaches all the way to the present.

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Before the Beginning

April, 1945: In the final hours before all hell breaks loose, two German soldiers receive an assignment that takes them straight into the heart of danger. In an involuntary shared destiny, they set out to make their way across the ravaged city of Berlin.

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Düsseldorfer Literature Prize 2019

Karen Duves's laconic and mercilessly dissecting novel about the young poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoff and the world of the last romantics, who collected German fairy tales while the good old order fell apart around them.

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Backlist Crime/Thriller

Chocolate can be a bitter business...

Chef Xavier Kieffer meets an old friend and visits her in Brussels, in her new chocolate factory. Shortly after, she is brutally murdered. The traces lead to a mysterious plantation in West Africa.

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Backlist Non Fiction

The Integration Paradox

Why successful integration leads to more conflict ‒ a thought-provoking impetus on the integration debate

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My Algerian Family

A reportage about three generations of an Algerian family, revealing a country caught between tradition and modernity.

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