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Mohrbooks takes over Anoukh Foerg

Munich and Zurich, November 2023: Literary agent Anoukh Foerg announces she is stepping back from the industry at the end of the year, selling her agency to Mohrbooks. „I consider it a huge privilege to be leaving on my own terms and on a high note.» Anoukh Foerg, an agent since 1990 started her career at Agence Hoffman and established her own agency in … Continued

New postal address

as of June 15th, 2023: Hofackerstrasse 13a | 8032 Zürich | Switzerland

Our clients› books on the German bestseller list

Richard Osman – THE MAN WHO DIED TWICE on Spiegel’s bestseller list (Paperback, Fiction) entered the list at #3. Congratulations to Richard Osman, his agency Mushens Entertainment and to Ullstein Buchverlage.

Our clients› books on the German bestseller lists

Colleen Hoover – REMINDERS OF HIM: entered Spiegel’s bestseller list (Paperback, Fiction) #3. Congratulations to Colleen Hoover, to our client Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC and to Colleen’s German publisher DTV.

„I am grateful to every reader, for enabling me to spend my life as a scribbler of tales.“

Noah Gordon (November 11th, 1922 – November 22th, 2021), has touched millions of readers with the German translation of his novel «The Physician», published in 1987. With its sequels «Shaman» and «Matters of Choice» the historical trilogy was made into a movie and a musical. Gordon’s first entry into the German bestseller lists was in 1967 when his novel «The Rabbi» was published in … Continued

It was always written in the contract

«As a literary agent (he realised his) talent to mediate between the magic of creation and the creative greed of exploitation.» «It was always written in the contract that a day would come when the licence ran out.» John le Carré (1931-2020) in his speech remembering his friend, literary agent Rainer Heumann, former owner of Mohrbooks.

Worldwide Remarque

The German writer Erich Maria Remarque («All Quiet On The Western Front») died on 25 September 1970. Fifty years later the exhibition »Weltweit Worldwide Remarque« opening September 25, 2020, at the Erich MariaRemarque Peace Center in Osnabrück documents the current worldwide presence of Erich Maria Remarque’s work in various media since 1998. In more than 500 exhibits from all continents Remarque, his work and his topics … Continued

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 life: spend a couple of hours on reflecting and … 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 this unique fun way to learn about the greatest … Continued

«The Beautiful Life of the Dead» by Milena Moser is a bestseller

Our author Milena Moser and her partner in life, Victor-Maria Zaballa published a book about how the festive Mexican way of dealing with the end of life and the deceased has become part of their household and their life in San Francisco. Kudos, Milena and Victor! Your book is a number one bestseller! Thank you, Kein & Aber for having published this colorful so … Continued