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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...


Decompression

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...


Snow Germans

by Dmitry Vachedin & Arch Tait

A repatriated Russian German soldier on a quest for vengeance must confront cultural and psychological problems in this metaphysical tale.


City of Angels

by Christa Wolf & Damion Searls

The stunning final novel from East Germany’s most acclaimed writer

Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the writer Christa Wolf was granted access to her newly declassified Stasi files. Known for...


The Reader

by Bernhard Schlink

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar...


The Druggist of Auschwitz

by Dieter Schlesak & John Hargraves

Dieter Schlesak’s haunting novel The Druggist of Auschwitz—beautifully translated from the German by John Hargraves—is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of criminal...


Amerika: The Missing Person: A New Translation, Based on the Restored Text

by Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka's diaries and letters suggest that his fascination with America grew out of a desire to break away from his native Prague, even if only in his imagination. Kafka died before he could finish what...


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 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...


Group Portrait with Lady

by Heinrich Boll & Leila Vennewitz

Cited by the Nobel Prize committee as the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s work, the gripping story of Group Portrait With Lady unspools like a suspenseful documentary. Via a series of tense interviews, an...


The Drinker

by Hans Fallada, Charlotte Lloyd & A.L. Lloyd

Written in an encrypted notebook while incarcerated in a Nazi insane asylum and discovered after his death, The Drinker may be Hans Fallada’s most breathtaking piece of craftsmanship. It is an intense yet...


Little Man, What Now?

by Hans Fallada & Susan Bennett

This is the book that led to Hans Fallada’s downfall with the Nazis. The story of a young couple struggling to survive the German economic collapse was a worldwide sensation and was made into an acclaimed...


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...


All Russians Love Birch Trees

by Olga Grjasnowa

An award-winning debut novel about a quirky immigrant’s journey through a multicultural, post-nationalist landscape

 

Set in Frankfurt, All Russians Love Birch Trees follows a young immigrant named Masha....


Gilgi

by Irmgard Keun & Geoff Wilkes

The stirring, never-before-translated story of a single, pregnant, and wickedly nervy young secretary making her way through a Germany succumbing to the Nazis.

Irmgard Keun's first novel Gilgi was an overnight...


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 Madonna on the Moon

by Rolf Bauerdick & David Dollenmayer

An award-winning journalist transforms his lifelong fascination with the world of the Gypsies into fiction with this exuberant, deeply enchanting debut novel—both whimsical and suspenseful—winner of the...


Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman

by Minka Pradelski & Philip Boehm

Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman is Minka Pradelski's enchanting novel of listening and telling, of the silence between Holocaust survivors and their children, and of the power of stories to mend broken bonds

When...


The Taste of Apple Seeds

by Katharina Hagena

The internationally bestselling tale of love, loss, and memories that run deep

When Iris unexpectedly inherits her grandmother's house in the country, she also inherits the painful memories that live there. Iris...