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Across The Sea And Beyond

In July 1904 a big ocean liner is docked in Antwerp, ready to start its journey to New York. While people come and go on the ship, a lady in a white evening dress is able to board the ship unnoticed. Not quite unnoticed, however - due to her fabulous dress and her beauty, some people do ...

Rights sold: World English Rights

Resilience

The secret of harnessing your inner resources

Two businessmen are bankrupted: how come one of them continues to bubble with new ideas while the other just throws in the towel? Why does a misplaced remark gnaw away at someone for days when others can simply shrug it off?

Stress, burnout and depression are the afflictions of our time.

Rights sold: Italy, Spain (cast.), Denmark, Korea, Poland, Taiwan, PR China, Brazil, Czech Republic, Norway, Serbia

dtv-Atlas World History (2 volumes)

In two volumes, the dtv-Atlas World History offers a unique combination of maps and illustrations placed alongside a detailed chronological summary of the main cultural, scientific, religious and political events of the period.

Volume one covers the period from the beginning of world ...
Rights sold: Arab language (Lebanon), Bulgaria, PR China, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, UK/USA

Completely Out of the Blue?

Natural catastrophes and climate change: What we are up against, and how we can prepare ourselves

How great is the risk we face? Latest insights and advice from the "Master of Disaster" (Focus magazine)

It is no longer disputed that the world's climate is undergoing progressive and major change. During the 1980s, there was an average of ten major ...


dtv-Atlas Philosophy

With 115 charts in colour by Axel Weiß

Contents:

Eastern philosophy (Upanishades, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism) - Antiquity (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicure) - Patristic - Scholasticism - Arab philosophy - The Enlightenment (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, Voltaire, Montesquieu) - Idealism (Kant, Fichte, ...
Rights sold: Bulgaria, PR China, Croatia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Latvia, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, Arabic language, Turkey

Why Only Dream About It?

What women wish to know about sex

Women have a very different concept of a fulfilled sex life from men. If they simply adapt themselves to men's desires, the result is often a pretended climax.

In order to let their partners know what they really want, they have to find out for themselves.

Alexandra Berger ...
Rights sold: Italy, Romania, Spain, Czech Republic, Poland

Fletcher 1 - What a Stinker!

Fletcher, the cleverest and coolest striped skunk in town by a long shot, has made his home in the back yard of the Wild Elk Restaurant-where he also enjoys many an alfresco dining experience - until the day Bode, the head chef and owner of the establishment, cottons on. As a result of this bad ...

Rights sold: Denmark, Romania, PR China, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Volume: 1

Wilfried von Bredow

Faster, Lola, Faster! And Other Stories That End With A Bang

A rhyming picture book with four-colour illustrations by Anke Kuhl

All the best stories end in disaster, don't they? If, like most kids, you love tales where everything goes wrong, you'll enjoy every moment of Faster, Lola, Faster! Described in a beguiling combination of breezy rhymes and bloodcurdling pictures, here are seven episodes from everyday life - all ...

Rights sold: Spain (cast., cat.), PR China

Berlin, Palace Square

A German MP on a field trip finds himself stranded on an island in the middle of the North Sea.

Far from the machinations of the capital, life and politics take on a very different perspective.

Meanwhile in Berlin there are plans afoot to build a vast aquatic complex right next to ...


Marzipan Butterflies

The sweetest seduction since the invention of cakeNina stares distractedly at the little bakery's shop window: "Intern wanted" it says. Bakeries have always been places of longing for Nina. She has just never given in to that feeling. Now, with forty well behind her, she applies, takes an ...

Don’t Forget a Single Word

Three eras, three women, three fates
Set in the Silesian town of Gleiwitz, the stories of Martha, Maria, and Magda trace the history of this border region: following the Germans, Poles, and Czechs, Christians and Jews, who loved and hated each other, were expelled and whose ...

The Book Cat

About people, cats and books

The cat, the unfathomable creature. We think we know everything about them, yet we actually know nothing. Cats are knowledgeable about peculiar things that remain hidden to us. They have purred their way through the millennia, and are acquainted ...