2020 Non-Fiction Fall Rights Guide is published

We are proud to announce that our 2020 Fall Rights Guide is published, and this time it is completely digital.

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We are super excited about our list! Below we have introduced our brand-new non-fiction titles. Take a look and get in touch to register your interest and request English materials!


Gentle Power: Accessing the Ancient Wisdom Within to Face a New Era

by Emilia Lahti

Gentle Power is based on the pioneering study by Emilia Lahti from Aalto University in Finland on the cultural construct known as sisu that, for centuries, has been the guiding life-philosophy of the Finns. It’s not about whether you won. It’s about how you won. Fight fairly by using Finnish Gentle Power to overcome adversities and become more human. Have you ever been inspired by graceful yet powerful leadership in moments of extreme pressure?

Listen to Emilia Lahti by clicking here

Reading materials: English proposal

Author bio:
Emilia Lahti is an international keynote speaker, contributor to human rights, and Ironman ultra-runner and world’s first researcher of Finnish Sisu, and leading expert of global phenomenon Sisu


The Greatest of All is Love. The Marimekko story
by Ulla-Maija Paakkanen

The breathtaking rags-to-riches story of Marimekko’s former owner and CEO Kirsti Paakkanen, who turned the fortunes of the iconic brand around. This is the true story of how a retired businesswoman took over the practically bankrupt Finnish design house and turned Marimekko into a successful worldwide brand name.

  • #1 Bestselling non-fiction title on Finland’s official bestseller list since publication!
  • Feature film in development by Aurora Studios

Listen to Ulla-Maija Paavilainen by clicking here

Reading materials: English sample coming in September

Author bio:
Ulla-Maija Paavilainenaward-winning journalist, is the author of several well-received novels and non-fiction books. She has worked as the editor-in-chief at several top Finnish magazines over the past 25 years.

Emilia Lahti


Emilia Lahti is a doctoral candidate, entrepreneur, international leadership trainer and leading expert of the global phenomenon of sisu. She is also a published academic writer and the founder of the Finnish Association for Positive Psychology. Her writings have appeared at CNBC, The Creativity Post, Happiness Daily, and SisuLab.Com. She has also founded a non-profit organization called Sisu Not Silence that is focused on building futures free of patterns of abuse. She is passionate about research that translates to practical tools to enable growth and wellbeing in the everyday life.

As a part of her research and quest to understand how individuals unearth dormant life energy, Emilia trained to complete Ironman triathlons and a 2400km/50-day run/bike journey across New Zealand, and joined a martial arts academy in the mountains of North China. Her upcoming first international book Gentle Power: Accessing the Ancient Wisdom Within to Face a New Era is the result of a decade of research and life on five different continents.

Ulla-Maija Paavilainen