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The World’s Greatest Wisdoms—and their Even Wiser Antidotes

"Everything changes; nothing remains without change", said Siddhartha Gautama, while Harry Rowohlt held that at least Nothingness remains immutable. In Siddhartha, Herman Hesse observed that "the opposite of every truth is just as true", an insight gleaned from Buddhist catechisms. It ...


Seven Day Master Chief

a voyage of culinary self-discovery

Gelatine and genius, horseradish and horseplay, wasabi-wizardry and luscious lunacy: a book for fun-loving foodies everywhere.


Stefan Maiwald takes the plunge, diving head first into the arcane world of top-notch gastronomy. He meets the ...


A Bedtime Book for the Highly Gifted

How Geniuses Fall Asleep

"If you want to have original ideas, you need to sleep well", as Pablo Picasso knew, although he himself often lay awake at night. Ordinary people make do with counting sheep, watching television, reading or drinking camomile tea. The highly gifted, on the other hand, are plagued by ...


Born Under A Bad Sign?

The horrible truth about your horoscope

Time to take off those rose-tinted spectacles and see horoscopes as they really are, once and for all. The only star sign that is brainy, kind and sensitive is your own - with a few exceptions, all the others are anything but! This book reveals - for the first time ever - the ways astrology has ...


Who's Who in Opera

All about Don Giovanni, Aida and company.

They suffer, they laugh, they love each other and separate again, they quarrel, they rape and they murder. And they sing at the time. These characters have fascinated audiences in opera houses all over the world, attracting their sympathy, ...

Who's Who in Heaven

Zeus, Wotan, Manitu, Shiva - perhaps the most important reason for the great popularity of godesses and gods among us mortals is the singular combination of superhuman power and very definite human characteristics.

This volume presents over 200 goddesses and gods in the way they have ...
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