Raving Press for Judith Hermann in Sweden!

Judith Hermann’s novel HOME received enormously good press in Norway and Denmark after it came out. Now it was published last week in Sweden by fabulous Weyler Förlag and the praise continues: “There is so much beauty in this novel…” Dagens Nyheter “An outstanding novel.” Svenska Dagbladet “Brilliant… The best reading experience I’ve had in a long…

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Raving English press: GRIME. A NOVEL by Sibylle Berg

With English publication of Sibylle Berg’s smash hit GRM (Grime in the US) on Dec 27, the Washington Post published a fantastic review which is as unafraid to be provocative as the book itself with lines such as: „It’s like watching a very bloody, unfair cage fight with Ayn Rand: Atlas Slugged.“ and „Grime is…

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Sold to Denmark: AT SEA by Theresia Enzensberger

The fabulous Danish press Forlaget etcetera has just acquired rights to Theresia Enzensberger’s second novel AT SEA which was nominated for the German Book Award 2022 and on the SPIEGEL bestseller list! Based on the true attempt to build such an artifical island off the French Polynesian coast, AT SEA tells the story of Yada…

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Austrian Book Award for Verena Rossbacher and MON CHÉRIE

The Austrian Book Award 2022 goes to Verena Rossbacher and her novel MON CHÉRIE OR OUR BATTERED SOULS (Kiepenheuer & Witsch) – a heartwarming novel about an unusual self-discovery: quirky, clever, linguistically brilliant and wildly funny!!! With the words of the jury: »Charly Benz: in her early forties, long-term single, eats convenience food, chain smokes,…

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Swiss Book Award 2022 for Kim de l’Horizon and BLOODBOOK

What a run! After receiving the Jürgen Ponto Foundation Literature Prize as well as the German Book Award 2022, Kim de l’Horizon brings home the Swiss Book Award 2022 for their debut novel BLUTBUCH. In the words of the jury: »In ‚Blood Book,‘ Kim de l’Horizon has created a non-binary narrative character who goes back…

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Just published in Swedish: Uwe Timm’s ICARIA

I read the text in 2017 and there are scenes that have stayed with me ever since. With the words of El País: “Ikarien is not only a necessary book, but also one of the best German novels of the last years”. Uwe Timm’s ICARIA will pass any test of time and is now available…

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German Book Award for BLUTBUCH by Kim de l’Horizon

Kim de l’Horizon’s novel BLUTBUCH (Dumont July 2022) just won the German Book Award and what a speech! Winner of the German Book Award 2022 Winner of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation Literature Prize 2022 Shortlisted for the Swiss Book Award 2022 (to be announced on Nov 20) rights sold to Forlaget etcetera (Danish), Farrar, Straus…

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sold to Denmark and Sweden: Mircea Cărtărescu’s MELANCOLIA

The German newspaper Die Welt wrote that MELANCOLIA was „Like Kafka on LSD: Mircea Cărtărescu’s fantastic stories tell of the hell of loneliness.“ Kind of fitting but see for yourselves! We are happy to announce that rights sold to Denmark (Palomar) and Sweden (Bonniers) where this new masterpiece will be underway, as well as France…

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sold to Denmark: Daniela Dröscher’s LIES ABOUT MY MOTHER

The first license sale for this shortlist candidate is in and it comes from the wonderful small press Straarup & Co. who is taking big steps to built a perfect fiction list: Daniela Dröscher and LIES ABOUT MY MOTHER, Mithu Sanyal and IDENTITTI, Abbas Khider and THE MEMORY FORGER, Julia von Lucadou and TICK TACK,…

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