WISH YOU WEREN‘T HERE: ON HOLIDAY WITH THE HUNCHBACKED RELATIONS

WISH YOU WEREN‘T HERE: ON HOLIDAY WITH THE HUNCHBACKED RELATIONS

Anyone who thinks that spending Christmas with their relations is hard work has never been on holiday with them! Be it meeting the cousins in the countryside (who on earth are these people?), city trips with the siblings (will anyone notice if I get accidentally lost in the old town?), or cruises with parents (couple overboard!)… What sounds like a ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00360-8
2021/05/18
BODY POLITICS

BODY POLITICS

We are good just the way we are!
Women are supposed to meet a certain beauty ideal, but not be too individual. Those who don’t conform to the ideal, should still love themselves. The pressure on women is as intense as ever, and for centuries now it has been the male view that dictates which type of female body is attractive. Have we learned to ...  read more

price: € 18,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00331-8
2021/02/16
IT’S OUR FUTURE – THE YOUNG FEMALE REBELS CHANGING OUR WORLD

IT’S OUR FUTURE – THE YOUNG FEMALE REBELS CHANGING OUR WORLD

Greta Thunberg is not alone: There is now a worldwide movement. Young female rebels are taking to the world stage. They are campaigning for clean drinking water, opposing the gun lobby, mobilising against child marriage and child labour. In order to achieve their goals, they are speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, at the ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 256
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0111-0
2021/01/26
THE ONLY POSSIBLE TIME

THE ONLY POSSIBLE TIME

Wolfgang Joop spent the first eight years of his life at his grandparents’ farm in Bornstedt near Potsdam. Their sizable garden was a stone’s throw from Sanssouci Park; in his imagination, both were his personal fiefdom. This book tells of family celebrations that spun out of control, of his mother who was hungry for life, of his first love for the ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 496
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00076-8
2020/11/17
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
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: 384
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00178-0
2020/09/15
WHAT ARE THEY DOING HERE? EXPERIENCES OF A FORMER FRONTIER

WHAT ARE THEY DOING HERE? EXPERIENCES OF A FORMER FRONTIER

Travelling through Germany 30 years after the Berlin Wall

2019 would have been the German Democratic Republic’s 70th anniversary. It also marks 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell; it’s been gone longer than it stood. Now is the ideal time to take a closer look at what this iconic and feared frontier meant to the people whose life it affected. ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 272
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-63418-5
2020/09/15
BORIS JOHNSON – PORTRAIT OF A CONTENTIOUS MAN

BORIS JOHNSON – PORTRAIT OF A CONTENTIOUS MAN

Against enormous resistance, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson managed to force through the Brexit, win the election with a landslide victory and establish himself as the most successful middle-class politician in western Europe. Like no Conservative before him, Johnson has won over supporters from the working classes and thereby shaken up the ...  read more

price: € 18,00
pages: 192
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0106-6
2020/09/15
HEGEL'S WORLD

HEGEL'S WORLD

World, spirit, life: Jürgen Kaube’s epic biography of Hegel on the 250th anniversary of his birth.
Jürgen Kaube tells of Hegel’s life, introduces us to his thinking and shows how both of these reflect an epoch of radical change. There is no other thinker who helps us better learn about the transition of the old Europe to modern society, also known ...  read more

price: € 28,00
pages: 480
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-87134-805-1
2020/08/18
FINALLY LINUS: HOW I BECAME THE MAN I’VE ALWAYS BEEN

FINALLY LINUS: HOW I BECAME THE MAN I’VE ALWAYS BEEN

The best decision of my life.
Linus is 31 when he first utters the words that he is a man and a transsexual, something he’s actually known since he was 6 years old. However, his worries about how the people around him might react have led him to keep it quiet for years. Then his new life begins with the statement “I’m Linus“, a life that is no ...  read more

price: € 15,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00312-7
2020/08/18
HOMECOMING

HOMECOMING

In the middle of the woods, in the middle of Germany: Wolfgang Büscher‘s fascinating journey into its very core.
Night after night, a boy stands at the window of his parents’ house and watches the sun as it disappears from view behind the rolling hills in the west. He roams through the woods with his friends, building wooden shacks which the ...  read more

price: € 22,00
pages: 208
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0089-2
2020/08/18
ETSIKIETSI: IN SEARCH OF MY ROOTS

ETSIKIETSI: IN SEARCH OF MY ROOTS

Where you come from is a lottery!
As troubling television pictures from Greece reach the Zervakis family, Linda is setting out on a journey with her mother, Chrissi. It seems like a journey back in time. Once, Chrissi Zervakis wanted to leave her Greek village behind, but her father, Kostas, forbade her from leaving to attend drama school in ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 208
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-63442-0
2020/08/18
ONE WAY TICKET TO LISBON: THE YEAR WHEN I STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN

ONE WAY TICKET TO LISBON: THE YEAR WHEN I STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN

If you hit rock bottom, you might as well make yourself comfortable.
Starting all over again at 50? Her father’s death is only the first in a sequence of events which catapults Agnes Flügel into a crisis – and then to Portugal. At first everything seemed perfect. Agnes had fulfilled her dream and swapped her business life for her own business ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00089-8
2020/08/18
HEARTS DON'T GET WRINKLES

HEARTS DON'T GET WRINKLES

Is it possible to fall in love again once we reach our third age? Or is there a point after which it’s simply too late to start over? Kai Lippens is in his early 60s and is looking for a new partner. He experiences some exciting dates, enchanting affairs, painful rejections and tries online dating, but none of the women he meets want to commit. To ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 272
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-63435-2
2020/07/21
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