MAN IS NOT CLEVER ENOUGH FOR THIS LIFE

MAN IS NOT CLEVER ENOUGH FOR THIS LIFE

Fear of the bombs, a wartime childhood – this is the beginning of Helmut Lethen’s memories that go on to cover more than seven decades of German history. The shock of being confronted with the holocaust in Resnais’ film ‘Nacht und Nebel’ when he was eighteen. The feeling of liberation when he moved from Bonn to the liberal city of Amsterdam. Then ...  read more

price: € 24,00
pages: 320
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0088-5
2020/10/13
HEINRICH AND GÖTZ GEORGE – TWO LIVES

HEINRICH AND GÖTZ GEORGE – TWO LIVES

Rarely was a father/son relationship as close and as complex as this one, although their lifetimes barely overlapped. Heinrich George reigned as Berlin’s god of the theatre from the 1920s, played under Brecht and starred in “Metropolis”. During the Third Reich, he took his career to new heights, allowing himself to be roped in for propaganda; he ...  read more

price: € 26,00
pages: 384
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0084-7
2020/10/13
THE SNAKE IN WOLF’S CLOTHING

THE SNAKE IN WOLF’S CLOTHING

A language and style charmer like no other – in this major work, Michael Maar draws on the sum of his reading experience. What is style, what is jargon, and what error trap does almost everyone fall into? How do the elementary particles need to interact for the perfect prose sentence? Maar shows who can do dialogue and who can’t, why Hölderlin is ...  read more

price: € 34,00
pages: 608
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00140-7
2020/10/13
DENSE

DENSE

"Hi everyone! My name is Steffi (Stefanie) and I am starting this book today to speak freely about my life. Here’s a little about me: I live in Vienna, Austria, in a nice little flat in a cosy council estate, which has a lot of Rottweilers who I think are really cute. I went through a lot of stuff between the age of 16 and 20. Once a crazy person ...  read more

price: € 20,00
pages: 304
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-06251-4
2020/10/13
I SAW PARADISE – MY LIFE

I SAW PARADISE – MY LIFE

Achim Reichel, a true native of Hamburg with a 60-year stage history, looks back at his life. To his surprise, he celebrated his 75th birthday in 2019 – and a lot has happened that is worth talking about: In the 1960s he had huge success as the lead singer of the Rattles, played as the opening act for the Beatles and toured with the Rolling Stones. ...  read more

price: € 24,00
pages: 416
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00178-0
2020/09/15
THINKING SPACES

THINKING SPACES

To what extent does thinking depend on where you do it? Do we come up with the best ideas when we're in the shower? Or when we’re out and about, on the dancefloor in a club, or when walking the streets? Do we think independently, or are we always connected with others? Writers, journalists and academics talk about and reflect on which spaces they ...  read more

price: € 15,00
pages: 416
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00294-6
2020/07/21
Das Herz der Zeit: Die vergessenen Geschichten

Das Herz der Zeit: Die vergessenen Geschichten

A Fateful Time
Everything is lost. Lena’s enemies have taken over the invisible city and launched a witch-hunt for time travellers. Together with Bobbie, Lena takes refuge in the future and tries desperately to find other rebels. The near future is already very different compared to her present life: in 2031 climate change is undeniable and people ...  read more

price: € 18,00
pages: 432
Wunderlich
ISBN: 978-3-8052-0007-3
2020/06/16
THE KU’DAMM SISTERS: DAYS OF HOPE (Vol. III)

THE KU’DAMM SISTERS: DAYS OF HOPE (Vol. III)

The Thalheim sisters and their department store in a new era.
Berlin 1958: colours and shapes, moments captured with pencil and paper… Ever since she can remember, Florentine Thalheim has wanted only one thing: to devote herself entirely to drawing and painting, from the time she was able to marvel at the works of the great artists during a stay in ...  read more

price: € 20,00
pages: 464
Wunderlich
ISBN: 978-3-8052-0333-3
2020/04/21
BECOMING ‘EDUCATED’: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

BECOMING ‘EDUCATED’: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Want to become ‘educated’? Here’s how.
How do we become ‘educated’, in the sense of being cultured or even enlightened? One thing is certain: It’s more than just amassing information. Being educated in a wider sense strengthens our moral compass and engenders stability, making us aware of what’s worth knowing and why. Here Jan Roß guides us through ...  read more

price: € 22,00
pages: 320
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0047-2
2020/01/28
THE WOMEN OF SKAGEN

THE WOMEN OF SKAGEN

Vibeke is to join her father’s dye manufacturing business in Hamburg. But even more precious to her than paints is art itself. She travels to Skagen against her parents' will to study painting there and begins to work in a café. There she discovers a picture she believes is an unknown work by a painter she much admires, Marie Kroyer. Together with ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 336
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-29188-3
2019/11/19
THE HEART OF TIME

THE HEART OF TIME

Between friendship and betrayal.
Lena is having a hard time adjusting to ordinary life. How can she forget Dante, the boy whose eyes are different colours? But she soon has much bigger worries. On a school trip she realises that her pursuers haven't given up after all. At the last minute, Lena manages to pass the chronometer she uses to travel ...  read more

price: € 18,00
pages: 400
Wunderlich
ISBN: 978-3-8052-0034-9
2019/10/15
CHINESE: THE LANGUAGE OF VICTORS

CHINESE: THE LANGUAGE OF VICTORS

Spoken by 1.3 billion people, what does the world’s most commonly spoken language tell us about China’s rise to become an economic superpower?
Huawei and social surveillance, a strengthened military and enormous economic power: The West is growing fearful of China. In her enlightening new book, sinologist Thekla Chabbi says that’s because we don’t ...  read more

price: € 25,00
pages: 192
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00111-7
2019/10/15
COMPUTER GAMES, SNACKS & SKIPPING SCHOOL

COMPUTER GAMES, SNACKS & SKIPPING SCHOOL

Overweight and over-stressed: Why children and young people give up hope – and how we can help
The number of overweight children and young people has risen tenfold over the last four decades. At the same time, they spend eight hours a day consuming media. That doesn’t leave much time for exercise, social interactions and homework. At some point, ...  read more

price: € 22,00
pages: 288
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-06558-4
2019/09/17
HEROES ON THE COUCH

HEROES ON THE COUCH

Would some parenting advice early on have helped Oedipus’ mother and father avoid their terrible fates? Would Romeo and Juliet’s romantic tragedy have taken a different path if they hadn’t been pubescent teenagers? Is Christian in 50 Shades of Grey compensating for insecurity about his masculinity with his erotic phantasies? It’s hard to imagine ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 240
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-60672-4
2019/09/17
THE UNFETTERED DECADE: THE SOUND AND SPIRIT OF THE 1970s

THE UNFETTERED DECADE: THE SOUND AND SPIRIT OF THE 1970s

Between demonstrations and the disco craze: Jens Balzer describes the decade that began our present era
Just about everything changed during the 1970s. Humans climbed the “Stairway to Heaven” all the way to the moon, pop became part of the dominating culture in the West and a generation found a new self-confidence, distancing itself from the ...  read more

price: € 26,00
pages: 432
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0049-6
2019/05/21
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