“Maybe the individual was never important. It just wasn’t quite as obvious as it is now.”
Lizenzen / Foreign Rights
New books Frankfurt 2018 (Fiction and Non-Fiction) – World Rights with Kiepenheuer & Witsch.
New books Spring 2019 (Fiction and Non-Fiction) – World Rights with Kiepenheuer & Witsch.
New titles Literary Fiction
My grandmother, my grandfather, his lover and I – a wickedly humorous novel about an idiosyncratic yet extremely loveable family
Another sharp, witty and warmhearted family saga by the bestselling author
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
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
Some friendships last longer than countries – a touching novel about friendship, loyalty and belonging
This book gives voice to ten extraordinary women, from the age of heroes to the present. A masterpiece of literary polyphony
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.
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
New titles Crime/Thriller
The eighth case in Jean-Luc Bannalec's bestselling crime series with Commissaire Dupin has him investigating a murder right on his doorstep
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
The start of a new crime series featuring Inspector Bussi – fun and suspenseful to boot
The third case for Leander Lost, the German inspector with Asperger’s on loan to the Portuguese police
The second case in the series based on real unsolved murders in 1920s Hollywood
An art detective agency sets out to discover the secret around Franz Marc’s lost masterpiece The Tower of Blue Horses
Commissaire Duval’s sixth case leads him to the old center of Cannes, the Suquet
The fourth case for amateur investigator and small-time-crook Perez
In his fourth case, Commissario Johann Grauner has to deal with dark forces that cause mayhem far beyond the borders of South Tyrol
New titles Non Fiction
One day, Lea Rieck quit her job, left her comfort zone and set out on a journey around the world. Eighteen months, fifteen countries, six continents and 90,000 kilometers – just her and her motorcycle, all alone.
The unforgettable story of a Jewish family from Berlin that fled from the Nazis, and whose children and grandchildren find their way back to the home of their ancestors
Germany is doing well – so why are so many people dissatisfied, insecure and disgruntled?
Even a genius has day to day worries – an unusual Beethoven biography
“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.
The breathtaking adventure of three brothers who in the mid-19th century led an expedition to the Himalaya
At what point do you become an old white man? And might it be possible to avoid becoming one?
An incredible journey across Europe – without money and as proof of great love
How does Europe work? A satirist puts EU representatives to the test
Backlist Literary Fiction
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.
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.
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.
A breathtaking thriller about artificial intelligence that will have you hooked from the first page.
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.
Ebner Stolz Financial Crime Novel Award for the Best German-Language Financial Crime Novel Published in 2018
A gripping political thriller about the machinations of the “Euro rescuers” in the Greek debth crisis
Backlist Non Fiction
Why successful integration leads to more conflict ‒ a thought-provoking impetus on the integration debate
International Football is undergoing a revolution ‒ fascinating insights in new strategies in the digital era
A reportage about three generations of an Algerian family, revealing a country caught between tradition and modernity.