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Thomas Bernhard

Old Masters

The devilishly funny comedy by Thomas Bernhard illustrated from one of the most internationally known German-language cartoonists.

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Spanish world rights (Sinsentido - published, rights reverted), Chinese simplex rights (Horizon), France (L'Association), Poland (Proszynski) Czech Republic (Archa)

Thomas Bernhard

The World-Fixer

An elderly scholar, paralysed and hard of hearing, a philosopher and petty tyrant, who is set to receive an honorary doctorate for his barely comprehensible »Treatise for the Improvement of the World«, sits at home with his wife – his »necessary evil« – in anticipation of the conferral ceremony.

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Czech Republic (Archa)

Ulf K., Bertolt Brecht

Stories of Mr. Keuner

»Mr. K. was asked what he was working on. Mr. K. replied: ›I’m terribly busy – I’m preparing my next mistake.‹« This situation is typical of the Stories of Mr. Keuner: a simple, everyday question provokes a surprising, unusual answer.

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France (L'Arche)

Ulli Lust, Marcel Beyer

The Karnau Tapes

A sensational graphic novel

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English World Rights (New York Review of Books), France (Ça et La)

Nicolas Mahler

Alice in Sussex

Alice is back in Wonderland. Here she meets the White Rabbit, who leads her down into his rabbit hole in search of an illustrated edition of H. C. Artmann’s Frankenstein in Sussex. Over the course of the novel Alice repeatedly runs into the Rabbit who quotes freely from other literary works by the likes of Herman Melville and E. M. Cioran.

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Spanish world rights (Salamandra)

Nicolas Mahler

Poems

A philosophy of life presented in image-poems about the absurdity of existence Poems worthy of Beckett, Cioran and Wittgenstein’s praise Written by the »existentialist of humour«

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English world rights (Seagull), Czech Republic (Archa)

Nicolas Mahler

Lulu and the Black Square

In his brilliant new graphic novel Nicolas Mahler purges Frank Wedekind’s tragedies Earth Spirit und Pandora’s Box and creates a black comedy about the corporeality of women, the possessive mentality of men, and Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square.

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Nicolas Mahler

The Man Without Qualities

Musil’s monumental work – from the master of minimalism

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English world rights (Seagull), Spanish world rights (Salamandra), Italy (Edizioni Clichy), Czech Republic (Archa)

Nicolas Mahler

Party With Kant

Austria’s best-known comic artist, Nicolas Mahler, presents hitherto unknown scenes from the lives of twenty-two of the world’s most famous philosophers: we go to a party with Kant, visit an art exhibition with Hegel, go to the supermarket with Marx and join Nietzsche at the boy scout camp. We go to the movies with Deleuze and celebrate a dream wedding with Simone de Beauvoir … and even if none of this actually happened, we will still have learned more about the lives, thoughts, and feelings of these philosophers than ever before.

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Czech Republic (Archa)

Volker Reiche

Gravel Pit Night

The great comic autobiography of the cult cartoonist (Strizz)

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Olivia Vieweg

Huck Finn

A modern take on a timeless classic

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Spanish world rights (Impedimenta), France (Glenat / Vents d'Ouest)

Olivia Vieweg

Heavy Sea, my Dear

Heidi lives at the North Sea coast and is about to celebrate her thirteenth birthday. Everything is changing: her wishes, her preferences, her body. And the way she views the world. Because she is in love for the first time.

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