Foreign Rights - List of Titles
What fears, what hopes can anyone have who returns from his exile to Germany in 1947? After her celebrated book Shanghai fern von wo, published in 2008, Ursula Krechel’s expansive...
"And when the Queen of Sheba heard
of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove him with hard questions ..." –
thus the Holy Bible begins its account of...
Rettenberger is running mile after mile, out of the city, across the fields. In his back sirens and flashing
lights are swirling through the night, the landscape stretches...
Clay-coloured hills at a distance
and an empty bird-of-prey-sky above - this is the land, in which the
smuggler moves. The way to the treasured goods - Whisky,...
Gotthard, a former Foreign Legionnaire, is virtually haunted by memories of war and
murder. For the
narrator of this story this is a curse and blessing at the same time....
A young Iraqi falls among holy warriors and flees to Germany. A
wisely written tale of adventure, which shows the suspense of a small
life being swept up in the cataclysm of...
There she is, standing in the middle of a restaurant kitchen in
Shanghai, rolling dough as if her life depended on it, and actually, it
does. She’s making a strudel, a sweet one of...
Life presents us with many mysteries, provided that one observes the
world with open eyes. The air mattress pushed out to the open sea –
what story begins or ends here? The...
George Frederic Handel - Anton Webern - Lorenzo da Ponte
Gert Jonke dedicated large-scale essays to three great figures of musical history, at various times and in very...
A young man – obviously the composer from Jonke’s novel Schule der
Geläufigkeit (The School of Fluency) – wakes up one morning not in his
usual room, but in a hospital room,...