The audio book of the »Cat and the General« by Nino Haratischwili pre-released as serial audio stream on ARD

On August 31st, Nino Haratischwili's long-awaited new novel »The Cat and the General« will be released – the audio book is going to be published on 4 September by Hörbuch Hamburg. For those who do not want to wait that long: the reading is available as a serial stream and broadcasted by the »ARD Radiofestival« – click here to hear the latest sequel.


Julia Wolf was awarded the Robert Gernhardt Prize 2018 for her new novel project

»Old Girls« is the third part of a trilogy, in 2015 the FVA published her debut »Everything Is Now«, followed by the highly acclaimed and  prize-winning novel »Walter Nowak Won't Get Up« in 2017. The Jury praised her novel project as a successful mixture of distance and warm-heartedness. The prize giving ceremony will take place 28 August 2018 in Frankfurt on the Main.


Mareike Fallwickl's novel »Dark Green Almost Black« sold to the Netherlands!

The Dutch translation rights for the novel »Dark Green Almost Black« by Mareike Fallwickl have been sold to Nieuw Amsterdam! The thrilling debut about a toxic friendship has been pushed by literary bloggers and booksellers (discover the hype on Instagram #dunkelgrünfastschwarz) so that the first edition was out of stock right after the publication. Now we are looking forward to the Dutch edition and are proud to represent the world translation rights.


Coming soon: New novels by Nino Haratischwili, Bodo Kirchhoff and Karoline Menge

We are thrilled to start the new season with three literary highlights:


On 29th of June we are going to publish the new novel by Bodo Kirchhoff: »Dusk and Turmoil. A Novel of the Early Years«. It is his first autobiographical novel about his childhood and youth and the beginning of his writing. Click here for more information.


The 31th of August is the release date of the much-anticipated new novel by Nino Haratischwili, the author of the international bestseller »The Eighth Life (For Brilka)«. Her new masterpiece is called »The Cat and The General«, our top title of the autumn. Click here for more information.


With the debut novel »Waiting for the Snow« by Karoline Menge we have discoverd an outstanding, strong and original new voice of the contemporary German literature. Click here for more information.

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