On Finland’s 101st Independence Day, we are absolutely thrilled to share these wonderful news: Mia Kankimäki’s The Women I Think About at Night has been sold to Eksmo Publishing House in Russia.
”Our new team member – the young and very ambitious editor of the contemporary fiction division – fell in love with the writing of the author from the first chapter: ‘This piece of literary art will be the start of the new feminists prose series in our division. We believe this book has great future ahead.’ ” – Alexey Burov, Foreign Rights Manager, Eksmo
This travelogue & biography keeps charming people where ever it is read! In Finland it has already been a huge success – over 10,000 copies printed in three months, and rave reviews and recommendations in all the big newspapers and countless blogs! This is a book you don’t want to miss!
”One of the most unique travel guides!”
– Helsingin Sanomat newspaper
”Buy this book to your mom, daughter, sister, partner or friend, and they will not be disappointed. Hard to imagine that anyone wouldn’t like this book!”
– Cin Cin blog
”This book is like a pair of warm woolen socks, or like a cup of Earl Gray with honey. You wish it would never end!”
– Kodin kuvalehti magazine
“These Night Women will never leave my mind. The next time I doubt myself, I will close my eyes and think about them – and about Mia Kankimäki – and all the things they have been able to do.”
– Kotivinkki magazine
Mia Kankimäki quit her job, sold her house, and started to travel in the footsteps of historical female explorers and artists to cure her depression, mid-life crisis, and to become braver. This book is a celebration of history, culture, strong women, and overcoming one’s fears.
FINLAND: Otava (orig.)
GERMANY: btb Verlag / Random House (2-book-deal)
NETHERLANDS: Uitgeverij Orlando
RUSSIA: Eksmo Publishing House
UNITED STATES: Simon&Schuster (North American)