Rogner & Bernhard

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Rogner & Bernhard was a publishing house for fiction and non- fiction books based in Berlin .


Rogner & Bernhard was founded in 1968 by Klaus P. Rogner, Marianne Bernhard and Axel Matthes in Munich . In 1973 the publisher Heinrich Ellermann and his daughter Antje took over the publishing house. In 1982 the house moved to Hamburg and was managed there by Antje Ellermann together with changing co-owners until 2004. This year the editor Johanna von Rauch and the journalist Jakob Augstein took over the majority of the company and brought the publishing house to Berlin. In September 2011 Haffmans & Tolkemitt acquired the shares.

Rogner & Bernhard published all of Douglas Adams' books in Germany and discovered authors such as TC Boyle and Alexa Hennig von Lange . The series Bibliotheca Erotica et Curiosa, which brought out mostly forgotten erotic texts in careful editions, was also commendable in the 1970s. B. Josefine Mutzenbacher , Oscar Wilde : Teleny, Guillaume Apollinaire : Die elftausend Ruten or The Memoirs of a Singer (only partially by Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient ).

Aside from the usual bookstores, stationary or online, the shipping company presented Zweitausendeins represents the contractual partners.

In December 2015, the publisher filed for bankruptcy. In March 2016, the publishing house was completely taken over by the Zurich publishing house Kein & Aber .

Individual evidence

  1. Haffmans & Tolkemitt takes over majority in Rogner & Bernhard . In: Börsenblatt . October 7, 2011. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  2. Insolvency proceedings applied for. on:
  3. ^ No & Aber takes over Rogner & Bernhard on book market , March 23, 2016; accessed on March 23, 2016