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Foreign rights

Welcome to Ambo|Anthos publishers.

Ambo|Anthos publishers is one of the leading publishing houses in the Netherlands. We focus on literary fiction from the Netherlands and abroad, literary thrillers and up market literary nonfiction on history, philosophy, psychology and society. Ambo|Anthos is the publisher of Herman Koch, famous for his international bestselling novel ‘The Dinner’, whose translation rights have been sold to more than 40 countries.

In our translated literary fiction list, we might point out Eleanor Catton, Michael Chabon, Bret Easton Ellis, Per Olov Enquist, Nicole Kraus, Milan Kundera, Tatiana de Rosnay and Jonathan Safran Foer. Amongst our Dutch writers you can find Anne-Gine Goemans, Auke Hulst, Murat Isik, Rosita Steenbeek and Josha Zwaan.

In the Dutch literary thriller section René Appel, Lieneke Dijkzeul, Saskia Noort, Marion Pauw, Elvin Post, Simone van der Vlugt,  Esther Verhoef are Hollands most popular writers. On our list of translated thriller authors you can find names of international fame such as Nicci French, Camilla Läckberg and SJ Watson.

To mention only a few of our valued nonfiction authors: Antony Beevor, John Gray, Martha Nussbaum, Russell Shorto and Timothy Snyder, and in the Dutch section Geert Buelens, Joep Dohmen, Stine Jensen and Coen Simon.

If you are interested in receiving English material, reading copies or further information, you are welcome to contact our foreign rights manager Christel Meijer. For the online rights catalogue and author’s information we would like to refer you to the website of Shared Stories, the in-house agency that represents the foreign rights for Ambo|Anthos publishers.