Houellebecq to promote novel in Germany

Houellebecq to promote novel in Germany

Michel Houellebecq will present his latest novel Soumission (Submission) at the Cologne Book Festival in Germany on Monday (19th January), according to the French economic daily Les Echos.

Quoting Houellebecq’s Germany publisher DuMont, the report said the French author would participate as planned in a reading of his book, three days after publication in Germany with the title Unterwerfung and an initial print run of 100,000 copies.  

Houellebecq stopped promoting his book in France last week, saying he was too deeply upset by the death of economist and friend Bernard Maris in the shooti...

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