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Zodiac Station

Zodiac Station #1

by Tom Harper Harper Paperbacks (May 26, 2015)

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...

Whole of Life

by Jürg Laederach & Geoffrey C. Howes Dalkey Archive Press (December 05, 2013)

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 Minotaur Books (January 20, 2014)

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 Picador (January 06, 2014)



The Cusanus Game

by Wolfgang Jeschke & Ross Benjamin Tor Books (October 14, 2013)

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...

Snow Germans

by Dmitry Vachedin & Arch Tait Glas (September 15, 2013)

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

Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman

by Minka Pradelski & Philip Boehm Metropolitan Books (July 08, 2013)

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 feisty...

The Taste of Apple Seeds

by Katharina Hagena William Morrow Paperbacks (February 04, 2014)

Shimmering with the incandescence and irresistible magic of the novels of Alice Hoffman, Joanne Harris, and Aimee Bender, Katharina Hagena's smash international bestseller, The Taste of Apple Seeds, is a story...


by Hermann Hesse Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 10, 2013)

This collection of poems, written during the same period as Steppenwolf, was first published in 1928 in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. Hesse's uneasiness about the degree of self-exposure in these quite...

In Times of Fading Light

by Eugen Ruge & Anthea Bell Graywolf Press (June 10, 2013)

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 countries...

City of Angels

by Christa Wolf & Damion Searls Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 04, 2013)

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 her...

Stories of Five Decades

by Hermann Hesse Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

This selection of twenty-three stories (twenty available in English for the first time) offers a spectrum of Hesse's writing from 1899 to 1948 that could be matched only by an edition of his poetry, since in...


by Hermann Hesse & Ralph Manheim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

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 Metamorphoses...

Peter Camenzind

by Hermann Hesse & Michael Roloff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

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...


by Hermann Hesse Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

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...

The Journey to the East

by Hermann Hesse & Hilda Rosner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

"A great writer . . . complex, subtle, allusive." - New York Times Book Review

In simple, mesmerizing prose, Hermann Hesse's Journey to the East tells of a journey both geographic and spiritual. H.H., a German...

Narcissus and Goldmund

by Hermann Hesse & Ursule Molinaro Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has devoted himself solely to scholarly...


by Hermann Hesse & Basil Creighton Holt Paperbacks (January 21, 2013)

Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual for whom life holds no joy. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational man within himself without surrendering to the...

Beneath the Wheel

by Hermann Hesse & Michael Roloff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2013)

Hans Giebernath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally gifted student, the entire community presses him onto a path of serious...


by Hermann Hesse Henry Holt and Co. (January 21, 2013)

A brilliant journey of the psyche written by one of Germany's most influential writers and thinkers, Herman Hesse

First published in 1919 under the pseudonyn Emil Sinclair, Demian follows the life of a troubled...


by Hermann Hesse & Hilda Rosner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 20, 2012)

With Gertrude, Herman Hesse continues his lifelong exploration of the irreconcilable elements of human existence. In this fictional memoir, the renowned composer Kuhn recounts his tangled relationships with...

Snow White Must Die

Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #4

by Nele Neuhaus & Steven T. Murray Minotaur Books (January 14, 2013)

Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus is a tremendous new contemporary mystery series and huge international bestseller?with more than 3.5 million copies in print!

On a rainy November day police detectives Pia...


by Harald Gilbers Thomas Dunne Books (November 30, 2020)

From international bestselling author Harald Gilbers comes the heart-pounding story of Jewish detective Richard Oppenheimer as he hunts for a serial killer through war-torn Nazi Berlin in Germania.

Berlin 1944:...


by Jonas Lüscher & Tess Lewis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 09, 2020)

Jonas Lüscher, the author of Barbarian Spring??a most humorous and convincing satire of the ridiculous excesses of those responsible for the financial crisis? (The New York Times Book Review)?returns to the...

Life Goes On

by Hans Keilson & Damion Searls Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 29, 2012)

Published when the author was just twenty-three, Life Goes On was Hans Keilson's literary debut, an extraordinary autobiographical novel that paints a dark yet illuminating portrait of Germany between the world...

Awakening to the Great Sleep War

by Gert Jonke & Jean M. Snook Dalkey Archive Press (December 27, 2012)

One of the loveliest riddles of Austrian literature is finally available in English translation: Gert Jonke's 1982 novel, Awakening to the Great Sleep War, is an expedition through a world in constant nervous...

Dear Child

by Romy Hausmann Flatiron Books (October 05, 2020)

?[A] tantalizingly disturbing debut?As enthralling as it is thought-provoking.? -New York Times Book Review

Bustle Best Books of Fall 2020

Publishers Weekly Top 10 Mysteries & Thrillers of Fall 2020

She Reads Most...

Self-Portrait with Russian Piano

by Wolf Wondratschek & Marshall Yarbrough Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 07, 2020)

A legendary literary figure who initiated a one-man Beat Generation in his native Germany, Wolf Wondratschek ?is eccentric, monomaniacal, romantic?his texts are imbued with a wonderful, reckless nonchalance.?*...

The Patron Saint of Pregnant Girls

by Ursula Hegi Flatiron Books (August 17, 2020)

"A joy to read." ?New York Times Book Review

From beloved bestselling author Ursula Hegi, a new novel about three mothers, set on the shores of the Nordsee, perfect for fans of Water for Elephants and The Light...


by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim Picador (June 14, 2000)

"Those who gravitate to the regions where fiction, poetry, imaginative flights and speculative fancy converge constitute Handke's natural audience." - Publishers Weekly

Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's novel...

The Hunger Angel

by Herta Müller & Philip Boehm Metropolitan Books (April 23, 2012)

A masterful new novel from the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize, hailed for depicting the "landscape of the dispossessed" with "the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose" (Nobel Prize Committee)



by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim Picador (June 14, 2000)

A ?challenging and rewarding novel?* from Nobel Prize-winning author Peter Handke.

The time is an unspecified modernity, the place possibly Europe. Absence follows four nameless people -- the old man, the woman,...

Crossing the Sierra de Gredos

by Peter Handke & Krishna Winston Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 09, 2007)

In this visionary novel, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke offers descriptions of objects, relationships, and events that teach readers a renewed way of seeing; he creates a wealth of images to replace those lost...

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick

by Peter Handke & Michael Roloff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 09, 2007)

The first of Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's novels to be published in English, The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick is a true modern classic that "portrays the?breakdown of a murderer in ways that recall...

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

by B. Traven Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 13, 2020)


Little is known for certain about B. Traven. Evidence...

Aslan Norval

by B. Traven & Ana-Isabel Aliaga Buchenau Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 13, 2020)

B. Traven?s last novel, first published in 1960 but never before released in English, features a larger-than-life heroine: Ms. Aslan Norval, an American millionairess with Hollywood roots and political schemes...


by Joseph Roth & Michael Hofmann St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2010)

From Joseph Roth, an allegorical yet decidedly modern novelist, comes this story of postwar disillusion, the limits of faith, and "personal fate as governed by the blind, casual workings of a machine controlled...

The Druggist of Auschwitz

by Dieter Schlesak & John Hargraves Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 25, 2011)

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 and...

The Appointment

by Herta Müller, Michael Hulse & Philip Boehm Metropolitan Books (September 12, 2001)

From the winner of the IMPAC Award and the Nobel Prize, a fierce novel about a young Romanian woman's discovery of betrayal in the most intimate reaches of her life

"I've been summoned. Thursday, ten sharp."...

The Death of the Adversary

by Hans Keilson & Ivo Jarosy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 19, 2010)

Written while Hans Keilson was in hiding during World War II, The Death of the Adversary is the self-portrait of a young man helplessly fascinated by an unnamed "adversary" whom he watches rise to power in 1930s...

Don Juan

by Peter Handke & Krishna Winston Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 14, 2010)

Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke offers a wry and entertaining take on history's most famous seducer as he takes a respite from his stressful existence

Don Juan's story?"his own version"?is filtered through the...

Moment of True Feeling

by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 31, 1977)

At the beginning of Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's novel A Moment of True Feeling, Gregor Keuschnig awakens from a nightmare in which he has committed murder, and announces, "From today on, I shall be leading...

Left Handed Women

by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 31, 1978)

A young woman faces loneliness and alienation on a journey to find her own life outside of being a wife and mother in Nobel Prize-winning author Peter Handke?s The Left-Handed Woman.

One evening, when Marianne...


by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 31, 1988)

Set in 1960, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's Repetition tells of Filib Kobal's journey from his home in Carinthia to Slovenia on the trail of his missing brother, Gregor. He is armed only with two of Gregor's...

My Year In No Man's Bay

by Peter Handke & Krishna Winston Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 04, 1998)

Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke's autobiographical novel My Year in No-Man's Bay is "a meditation on two decades of a writer's life culminating in a solitary, sobering year of reckoning" (Publishers Weekly)....

The Arbogast Case

by Thomas Hettche & Elizabeth Gaffney Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 31, 2003)

A compelling international thriller that explores the terrain between erotic love and death

On a warm September evening in 1953 Hans Arbogast, a young travelling salesman, picks up a hitchhiker, a refugee from...

The Killing Tide

Commissaire Dupin #5

by Jean-Luc Bannalec Minotaur Books (February 03, 2020)

The Killing Tide by Jean-Luc Bannalec is the fifth novel in the internationally bestselling Commissaire Dupin series.

Deep sea fishers, dolphin researchers, smugglers, and an island shrouded in myth in the middle...


by Ursula Hegi Touchstone (October 01, 2012)

Brilliantly stretching literary conventions, Ursula Hegi, author of the best-selling Stones from the River, creates a funny and original novel within a novel to explore the doubts, decisions, and "might-have-beens"...

The German House

by Annette Hess & Elisabeth Lauffer HarperVia (December 03, 2019)

As seen in the New York Times Book Review. 

A December 2019 Indie Next Pick! 

Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963, Annette Hess’s international bestseller is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting...