Why the Germans Do it Better

John Kampfner

***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER***BOOK OF THE YEAR IN GUARDIAN, ECONOMIST & NEW STATESMAN’Excellent and provocative… a passionate, timely book.’ Sunday Times’A fine new book… thoughtful, deeply reported and impeccably even-handed.’ The TimesEmerging from a collection of city states 150 years ago, no other country has had as turbulent a history as Germany or enjoyed so much prosperity in such a short time frame. Today, as much of the world succumbs to authoritarianism and democracy is undermined from its heart, Germany stands as a bulwark for decency and stability.Mixing personal journey and …


Corvus acquires new books and backlist titles from Elizabeth Buchan

16 June 2021

Corvus Publishing Director Sarah Hodgson has acquired World English Language rights in two new novels and five backlist titles by bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan from Judith Murray at Greene and Heaton. The first new novel in the deal, The Three Lies of Sophie Wolf, spans the second half of the twentieth century, the decades of change for women.  Born to a Viennese refugee who has fled to England during the Second World War, Sophie Wolf becomes a bestselling children’s author but, along the way, she has acquired secrets and taken risks which threaten to sabotage the successful life she has …