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Wetlands

by Charlotte Roche & Tim Mohr

Wetlands—an international sensation with more than a million copies sold worldwide—has been at the center of a heated debate about feminism and sexuality since its publication last spring. Charlotte Roche’s...


Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family

by Thomas Mann

A Major Literary Event: a brilliant new translation of Thomas Mann's first great novel, one of the two for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1929.

Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany...


The Russian Affair: A Novel

by Michael Wallner

An intriguing love and espionage story set in Moscow in the late 1970s, in the midst of the Cold War.

Twenty-nine-year-old Anna Viktorovna lives in Moscow with her young son and her father, a once popular and...


The Dog King

by Christoph Ransmayr

From Christoph Ransmayr, whose brilliant rise to preeminence among the younger generation of writers in the German language was recently crowned when he shared with Salman Rushdie Europe's most prestigious new...


The End of Days

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015

by Jenny Erpenbeck & Susan Bernofsky

Winner of the Presigious Hans Fallada Prize and a bestseller in Europe, The End of Days offers a unique view on twentieth-century German history.

The End of Days, by acclaimed German writer Jenny Erpenbeck,...


The Hundred Days

by Joseph Roth & Richard Panchyk

Now in paperback, Napoleon’s return to the throne in Paris, as imagined by the incomparable Joseph Roth Joseph Roth paints a vivid portrait of Emperor Napoleon’s last grab at glory, the hundred days spanning...


Zodiac Station

Zodiac Station #1

by Tom Harper

For fans of Dan Brown and Michael Crichton—an eerie, evocative thriller set in the unforgiving Arctic from the author of The Orpheus Descent.

Deep in the Arctic, the US Coast Guard icebreaker Terra Nova batters...


F: A Novel

by Daniel Kehlmann & Carol Janeway

F is for family. F is for fortune. F is for fraud. F is for fate.

 

From the internationally acclaimed author of Measuring the World, here is a dazzling tragicomedy about three brothers whose father takes on...


You: A novel

by Zoran Drvenkar

Take one man traveling down the highway.

Imagine him without mercy.

Call him the Traveler and fear him.

 

Take five girls who open the door to chaos and watch them run.

Put five kilos of heroin and a gun in...


Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

by Patrick Süskind

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads...


Decompression: A Novel

by Juli Zeh

A psychological thriller in the tradition of Patricia Highsmith about two couples caught in a web of conflicting passions while deep-sea diving off the beautiful Canary Islands

In the late 1990s, Sven Fiedler...


Whole of Life

by Jürg Laederach & Geoffrey C. Howes

With tongue resolutely in cheek, saxophonist, critic, poet, and one-time enfant terrible of Swiss literature Jürg Laederach here pursues the ambition of forcing all of human existence into a single novel. In...


Bad Wolf

Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #6

by Nele Neuhaus & Steven T. Murray

She looked at herself in the mirror, touched her fingertips to the little red hood on her head, and laughed. The dress was a real dirndl, with a short skirt and apron. Papa had plaited her hair into two braids,...


The Exiles Return

by Elisabeth de Waal & Edmund De Waal

WITH A FOREWORD BY EDMUND DE WAAL, AUTHOR OF THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES

SET IN THE ASHES OF POST–SECOND WORLD WAR VIENNA, A POWERFUL, SUBTLE NOVEL OF EXILES RETURNING HOME FIFTEEN YEARS AFTER FLEEING HITLER'S...


The Black Obelisk: A Novel

by Erich Maria Remarque & Denver Lindley

From the author of the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Black Obelisk is a classic novel of the troubling aftermath of World War I in Germany.

A hardened young veteran from the First World War,...


The Cusanus Game

by Wolfgang Jeschke & Ross Benjamin

Biologist Domenica Ligrina fears her planet is dying. She might be right.

An atomic disaster near the French-German border has contaminated Northern Europe with radioactivity. Economic and political calamities...


The Road Back: A Novel

by Erich Maria Remarque & Arthur Wesley Wheen

The sequel to the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Road Back is a classic novel of the slow return of peace to Europe in the years following World War I.

After four grueling years, the Great War...


Extinction: A Novel

by Thomas Bernhard

From the late Thomas Bernhard, arguably Austria's most influential novelist of the postwar period, and one of the greatest artists in all twentieth-century literature in the German language, his magnum opus....


All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel

by Erich Maria Remarque & Arthur Wesley Wheen

Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.

I am young, I am twenty years old; yet...


The Collini Case: A Novel

by Ferdinand Von Schirach

The internationally bestselling courtroom drama centering on a young German lawyer and a case involving World War II

A bestseller in Germany since its 2011 release—with rights sold in seventeen countries—...