Wittgenstein’s World

 Philosophy in 3D: If it’s hard to explain, build it!Build Wittgenstein? Science slammer Hanno Depner has created this philosophy kit to explain one of the most essential works of modern thinking – the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein’s „Tractatus logico-philosophicus“ is the quintessence of his thinking about the world. Thanks to this book you can make it come to … Continued

Kant in a box

Kant in a box!A fun gift book for aspring students of philosophy. Cut out, glue, paste, put together, drink some coffee. Then, understand the idea of everything. In a box. It takes 30 minutes. Maybe more. Not more than an afternoon. We’ve tested. Watch the movie and the fast slide show.We represent translation rights to … Continued

What Is So Bad About Capitalism?

In his short new book, Jean Ziegler, Swiss sociologist and advisor to the UNHCR explains what’s wrong with capitalism. Told in the form of a conversation with his grand-daughter, this analysis is brilliant, provocative and highly readable. Published by C.Bertelsmann in German and by Seuil in the French original.

Martina Sonns joins Mohrbooks‘ executive team

Press release, April 2019 Zurich based literary agency Mohrbooks announces that Martina Sonns is joining the agency’s owner Sebastian Ritscher in the executive team as CFO. Since her arrival at Mohrbooks in 2002 Martina is in charge of royalty accounting. She has a Federal Diploma of higher education in Accounting and Financial Management and now takes on full … Continued

Rightsdesk and data protection (GDPR)

Dear clients, authors and editors, We use Rightsdesk, an online platform that helps us promote our clients‘ German translation rights. Editors who wish to use Rightsdesk can register and open a user account. We do not provide any personal data to Rightsdesk. For more information about Rightsdesk’s terms of service and rules of data protection, … Continued

Happy retirement, Marlis!

After more than 26 years Marlis Gaemperli is retiring today. We thank her for her superb services and her laughter. We wish her all the best for the future.

Nosing around for secret information

We are proud to announce our most recent hire: Aya (aged 1) has been enlisted to sniff out our archives for missing documents, royalty payments and formal notifications. If you’re missing anything, Aya will get on the case.

The two bearded men I met in Frankfurt at the bookfair

Imagine Charles Darwin and Karl Marx had met. Ilona Jerger’s novel „And Marx Stood Still in Darwin’s Garden“ is a German bestseller. Its publisher Ullstein Verlag had two two-dimensional visitors at their stand at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. Translation rights: Ullstein Verlag All other: Mohrbooks