verbrecher verlag

Verbrecher Verlag is an independent publishing house founded in 1995 by Werner Labisch and Jörg Sundermeier. Since 2016, Sundermeier has been managing the publishing house together with Kristine Listau. The program is broad, with a focus on fiction. Verbrecher Verlag also publishes nonfiction and art books, as well as a city book series and a…

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schöffling & co.

until its 25th anniversary in 2019, schöffling & co. has published more than 400 titles by more than 140 authors. the list of german fiction includes renowned and established names like Guntram Vesper and Ror Wolf as well as contemporary voices like Mirko Bonné, Sascha Reh and Maike Wetzel. another important part of their publishing…

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voland & quist

voland & quist verlag is a publisher of literary fiction and narrative non-fiction from germany, written in german or other languages and produced in germany. the publisher is a renown home to spoken word performancers and poets such as Nora Gomringer. the publishing houses is also home to a number of new and rising voices…

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dtv

dtv is one of the largest independent publishers in the German language and their titles are regularly guests on the top of the bestselling lists. dtv was originally founded in 1960 with the sole purpose of publishing paperback licences. Nowdays, 70% of the books stem from dtv’s own authors. 400 titles are published each year. The broad spectrum…

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Carl Hanser Verlag

Carl Hanser Verlag was established by its eponymous owner in 1928 in Munich, and its founder’s interests in both literature and science have been maintained to the present day. The firm publishes fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children. Its authors include Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Jostein Gaarder, Lars Gustafsson, Milan Kundera, Philip Roth, Peter…

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C. H. Beck

Verlag C.H.Beck in Munich is one of Germany’s best known publishing houses with approximately 6,000 titles in print. It has a strong base in academic works, however,  its fiction list has grown steadily and is respected for the importance its editors place on the literary and artistic merits of its titles. Along with non-fiction authors such…

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Matthes & Seitz Berlin

Matthes & Seitz Berlin is an independent German publishing house founded in 2004. It publishes about 80 titles per year in fiction and non-fiction. Besides a focus on both French and Russian literature, its fiction list includes contemporary authors from Germany like Frank Witzel, Esther Kinsky, Angela Steidele, Philip Schönthaler, and Jakob Nolte. Non-fiction has always…

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Dumont

DuMont Buchverlag was founded in 1956 in Cologne. Stressing the link between literature and art, the firm focuses on these subjects and also, more recently, on general non-fiction. On its fiction list you will find outstanding  national and international contemporary voices including Michel Houellebecq, Helmut Krausser, Judith Kuckart, Haruki Murakami, Charlotte Roche, Oliver Bottini, Annette Mingels…

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S. Fischer Verlage

S. Fischer Verlag was founded by Samuel Fischer in Berlin in 1886 and is today located in Frankfurt am Main. Fischer was the first to publish many now famous authors such as Franz Kafka, Arthur Schnitzler, Hugo von Hoffmannsthal, Franz Werfel, Alfred Döblin and Thomas Mann. The house focuses on literature, psychology and history. Contemporary authors…

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Kiepenheuer & Witsch / Galiani Berlin

Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch was founded in 1949 in Cologne and today is part of the Holtzbrinck Group. The publisher’s early authors include Joseph Roth, Heinrich Böll and Erich Maria Remarque. Today Kiepenheuer & Witsch continues to publish leading contemporary German, Austrian and Swiss writers, as well as international authors in translation. Its list includes Gabriel…

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