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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...


Medea

by Christa Wolf

Medea is among the most notorious women in the canon of Greek tragedy: a woman scorned who sacrifices her own children to her jealous rage. In her gripping new novel, Christa Wolf explodes this myth, revealing...


In Times of Fading Light

by Eugen Ruge & Anthea Bell

An enthrallingly expansive family saga set against the backdrop of the collapse of East German communism, from a major new international voice

* Over 450,000 copies sold in Germany alone * Rights sold in 20...


Perlefter: The Story of a Bourgeois

by Joseph Roth

Now available for the first time in English, this important addition to the Roth canon is rich in irony and exemplary of Roth's keen powers of social and political observation

A novel fragment that was discovered...


The Emperor's Tomb

by Joseph Roth & Michael Hofmann

An intensely beautiful book about one of history’s bleakest periods The Emperor’s Tomb – the last novel Joseph Roth wrote – is a haunting elegy to the vanished world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and...


Wrecked

by Charlotte Roche & Tim Mohr

"Sex is the answer to death."—Charlotte Roche

In her controversial first novel, Wetlands, which The New York Times called "a cri de coeur against the oppression of a waxed, shaved, douched and otherwise sanitized...


Transit

by Anna Seghers, Margot Bettauer Dembo & Peter Conrad

Anna Seghers’s Transit is an existential, political, literary thriller that explores the agonies of boredom, the vitality of storytelling, and the plight of the exile with extraordinary compassion and insight....


The Mussel Feast

by Birgit Vanderbeke & Jamie Bulloch

The modern German classic that has shaped an entire generation. A mother and her two teenage children sit at the dinner table. In the middle stands a large pot of cooked mussels. Why has the father not returned...


The Safety Net

by Heinrich Boll

Fritz Tolm has risen to the most powerful position in Germany. With fame comes fear and vulnerability. Threats to his life are met with the all-pervasive “safety-net” of police protection and surveillance....


Vertigo

by W. G. Sebald & Michael Hulse

The beguiling first novel by W. G. Sebald, one of the most enormously acclaimed European writers of our time.Vertigo, W. G. Sebald's first novel, never before translated into English, is perhaps his most amazing...


The Lime Works: A Novel

by Thomas Bernhard

For five years, Konrad has imprisoned himself and his crippled wife in an abandoned lime works where he’s conducted odd auditory experiments and prepared to write his masterwork, The Sense of Hearing. As the...


The Emigrants

by W. G. Sebald & Michael Hulse

"A masterpiece."—Richard Eder, The New York Times. Published to enormous critical acclaim in the US, The Emigrants has been acclaimed as "one of the best novels to appear since World War II" (Review of Contemporary...


Rosshalde

by Hermann Hesse & Ralph Manheim

Rosshalde is the classic story of a man torn between obligations to his family and his longing for a spiritual fulfillment that can only be found outside the confines of conventional society.

Johann Veraguth,...


Pictor's Metamorphoses

by Hermann Hesse, Rika Lesser & Theodore Ziolkowski

In the spring of 1922, several months after completing Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse wrote a fairy tale that was also a love story, inspired by the woman who was to become his second wife. That story, Pictor’s...


Peter Camenzind

by Hermann Hesse & Michael Roloff

Peter Camenzind, a young man from a Swiss mountain village, leaves his home and eagerly takes to the road in search of new experience. Traveling through Italy and France, Camenzind is increasingly disillusioned...


Knulp

by Hermann Hesse

First published in 1915, Knulp was Hesse's most popular book in the years before Demian. This is the first edition in English. Knulp is an amiable vagabond who wanders from town to town, staying with friends...