Translation Rights  |  Apr 7, 2013

Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You is Number One in Germany

Jojo MoyesMe Before You has just been released in Germany with excellent first week sales. It has been climbing the Amazon bestseller chart and is currently at Number 3 and has reached number one on the Buchreport/Spiegel list! Rowholt has backed its release with extensive media coverage including a promotional video shown in shopping malls, on television and in cinemas and in store give-aways, from bookmarks to posters, book bags to tissues.

Me Before You is the heartbreaking unlikely love story that everyone is talking about. Originally released in 2012, it has sold over 500,000 copies in the UK, is a World Book Night 2013 pick and was shortlisted for the Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2012 at the National Book Awards. It is now a best seller in the US, rights have been sold in 32 languages and film rights have been acquired by MGM.