The GBO is funded by the German Federal Office
New Books in German is an independent magazine that recommends contemporary untranslated books from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and is an excellent resource for American editors.
NBG features fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Fiction titles by German authors are collaboratively selected by a UK-based jury as well as by a U.S.-based jury, consisting of colleagues from the Goethe-Institut New York, the GBO, and professionals from the American publishing industry. Titles featured in NBG are guaranteed translation funding. We invite you to browse through NBG's Spring 2012 issue.
Nonfiction Rights List 2013 issue
15th Anniversary of the GBO New York
Please click on the acquisition lists below to find out which German books have been published in the US since 2007.
Please note that this might not be a complete list. We are dependent on the feedback of German rights directors and US acquiring editors. Please email us if you know of a title we have missed.
About the German Book Office (GBO) New York The GBO is part of the Frankfurt Book Fair and promotes German Books for translation as well as Frankfurt Book Fair activities. The GBO is co-funded by the German Foreign Office on a by-project basis.
Join the GBO network We connect American editors with German Rights directors, editors, translators, and readers through our annual editors’ trips, publications (New Books in German, GBO Rights Lists), events, and get-togethers. We collaborate on festivals such as Festival Neue Literatur and literary events, participate in book fairs and seminars and promote translations.
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