dtv is one of the largest independent publishers in the German language and our titles are regular guests on the top of the bestselling lists.
Originally founded in 1961 solely as a publisher for paperback licences, nowadays 70% of the books published by dtv are original and German first editions in all formats from hardcover to trade and mass market paperback.
400 titles are published each year, and dtv DIGITAL offers the digital versions across all our lists. Via a sales and logistics cooperation, many more publishers (both national and international) with additional segments of interest use dtv’s access to German-language booksellers.
The broad spectrum of dtv presents international and German fiction, non-fiction and self-help as well as books for children, teenagers and YA.