ME, MY DOG, AND HUMANITY by Tiina Raevaara sold to Knesebeck in Germany!

We are thrilled to announce that the German rights for ME, MY DOG, AND HUMANITY:  A History of Coexistence Between Species have been acquired by Knesebeck in Germany! The deal was closed by Anna Kappauf at Elina Ahlback Literary Agency.

Knesebeck is a renowned publisher for narrative and illustrated non-fiction and children’s books and part of the international Média-Participations Group.

ME, MY DOG, AND HUMANITY is the Finnish answer to Yuval Noah Harari and Rutger Bregman and combines a personal story of exhaustion with a fascinating and accessible deep-dive into humanity and its relationship with nature.

Curious to find out more? We have a nearly 100-page English sample for you to read!

Rights are available in the UK, US, Nordics, Netherlands, Poland, Czechia, France, Italy, Asian territories…

Download the English materials for ME, MY DOG, AND HUMANITY here!

Lajien välisen yhteiselon historia
Otava/Like, February 2022, 317 pp.

Rights sold:
FINLAND: Otava/Like (orig.)
GERMANY: Knesebeck

Reading materials:
English sample and synopsis

About author

Tiina Raevaara

Tiina Raevaara (b. 1979) is a writer, science journalist, and biologist who received a PhD for her work in genetics. She received the State Award for Public Information and the Pro Scientia Prize from the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. She has published eight novels, three non-fiction books, and a novella collection which was awarded the Runeberg Prize. Her suspense novel Double Helix (2020), the opening chapter of a new thriller series, received the Laurin Kirja audio book award, and the second installment in the series, Polar Vortex (2021), has been widely praised.

Raevaara’s books combine grand perspectives of natural science with compelling literary expression. She draws inspiration from Nordic nature, the major questions of science, and the complexities of humanity.

Raevaara lives in Kerava, a small town in Southern Finland, and goes on daily walks in the forest with her two black dogs.


2022, General Nonfiction, Narrative Nonfiction

Me, My Dog, and Humanity: A History of Coexistence Between Species

Tiina Raevaara