Kathrin Passig was born in 1970. She is one of the digital age’s intellectual pioneers, having co-founded the Zentrale Intelligenz Agentur in Berlin as well as the “Techniktagebuch” blog. In 2016, she was awarded two prizes at the Klagenfurt literary festival, the Bachmann Prize and the Audience Prize. A self-styled “non-fiction author and dreamer-up of things”, she co-authored the 2007 book Encyclopedia of Ignorance with Aleks Scholz. 2012 saw the publication of The Internet: Blessing or Curse? , which she co-authored with Sascha Lobo. She was awarded the 2016 Johann Heinrich Merck Prize for literary criticism.
THE TIME TRAVELLER‘S HANDBOOK: FROM THE DINOSAURS TO THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
Haven’t you always wanted to see why dinosaurs became extinct yet still live to see another day? Or walk from England to Denmark without getting your feet wet? Watch Stonehenge is being built? You can’t put a foot wrong with this unique travel guide. Kathrin Passig and Aleks Scholz tell us everything a time traveller needs to know. Their book lets us experience a Mayan festival, informs us what vaccinations we need before travelling back to the Renaissance period and the clothes we should pack for the Weichselian glacial period. And there’s more: it reveals the most beautiful destinations and eras, useful knowledge about parallel worlds and their particularities, social etiquette in different epochs and practical tips for several parts of the world and the whole universe.
And if you don’t want to just lie around on heavenly beaches of yore on holiday but instead want to change the world, this book tells you exactly what you’d need to do. It’s the most useful travel guide of all time!