Founded in 1953 and based in Cologne, Bastei Lübbe is one of Germany’s leading trade publishers. Home of bestselling authors Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Ken Follett and many more, we publish more than 700 titles each year. In June 2010, Bastei Lübbe launched its own digital department which has grown to over 30 employees. Bastei Entertainment encourages innovative product developement and the creation of a global digital entertainment experience –
From e-books and audio books to apps and digitally enhanced products. With an in-house development team we create unique multimedia content in over 6 languages like Vatican thriller Apocalypsis, which has been downloaded as an app more than 1,000,000 times in China alone. In it’s first week, the graphic novel app netwars hit No. 1 in several categories in app stores across the world.

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Behind the scenes

  • Even just in this first episode are a ton of unexpected surprises, abundance of tension, painful hints of backstory…this is a series I shall pursue to its conclusion!

    Anne-Marie Forbes on Netwars – The Code
  • I love it when I discover creative apps like this, it looks so fun!

    by Jenna Wood on Fun With Colors


Our Favorites

Browse through a selection of our favorite products:
Engaging apps, bestselling e-books and thrilling audio books

Andreas Eschbach – One Trillion Dollars
Netwars –
the project
Fun With Colors – The Discovery App

Latest News

It took me 5 years and 7 novels to finally have what I can call « my writing room ». 
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Award-winning author Klaus Baumgart is one of the most successful German children’s authors.
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