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The Nameless Night

Nicki and Canon are meant for each other. So when Canon disappears, Nicki sets off on a quest to find him - and uncovers a dark secret in his life that leads her into totally alien territory. Running parallel to familiar reality there exists a world of flowing creatures: creatures that ...


Penguins and Pack Ice – The Polar Regions


Our past and our future are buried beneath the ice.

The ice-cap in the Arctic and Antarctic has always played a crucial role in the earth's complex eco-system. So this 740,000-year old ice contains valuable information about the climatic changes which took place in the ...
Rights sold: Czech Republic

Fortune’s Travelers

The Boysen family celebrates life
During a major celebration at Tide House - Inge Boysen is turning 80, while her granddaughter Inka is turning 18 - Fortune's Comet soars over the North Sea island. Inge, her children, and her grandchildren become Fortune's travellers. Enno is ...

Winter Guests

"The dizzying comings and goings in our family started with a death announcement and an unheralded storm. Full moon and high tide, snow and storm, brothers and sisters, lovers and unborn children were thrown together without forewarning. Overnight, our house was transformed into an Arctic ...


Summer in Sepia

a novel

In the wake of the unexpected death of a close friend, 45-year-old Thomas Bachmann feels compelled to re-examine his own life: his thriving psychotherapy practice, his marriage to Veronica and his relationship with his teenage children. When he meets the attractive, enigmatic Florentine, ...


1 Torstrasse

If buildings could talk… One century, two families, and a house in the heart of Berlin packed with history

Elsa, the daughter of a shop assistant, and Bernhard, a carpenter's son, were both born in 1929 - on the opening day of the Jonass department store at 1 Torstrasse. Their ...


The Other Kosmos

70 texts, 70 places, 70 years: 1789 - 1859

Renaissance man, scientist, citizen of the world, first environmental activist, international publicist His articles and essays were distributed around the world in an extraordinary manner: over 1,000 texts in fourteen languages in 30 scholarly disciplines in 250 media platforms ...

What to do about Jihadists

A Policy Approach to the War on Terror

Frustrated by what he sees as patchwork politics, Omid Nouripour presents a tangible political approach for dealing with Islamist terror in terms of both internal and foreign policy. He holds that "IS" can be defeated by adopting a prudent combination of ideological, military, political and ...


The Spark from Prague

How the courage to fight for liberty changed the course of history

A cry went through the crowd camped outside the German embassy in Prague when on the evening of September 30 th 1989 Hans-Dietrich Genscher appeared on the balcony and announced that an agreement had been reached on refugee travel to West Germany. Many thousands of East German ...


dtv-Atlas Politics

The dtv-Atlas series started in 1964 with its bestselling dtv-Atlas World History, and has been extended by a number of subjects ever since, ranging from natural sciences to music, from philosophy to health. dtv-Atlases are designed to be reference books useful for both experts and casual readers.

Rights sold: Arabic language

Dictionary of Theology

In a collection of about 350 articles, this reference work gives us an insight into theology and presents the current positions being taken on theological matters. The book provides readers with a swift and reliable means of obtaining information on basic principles as well as specific topics.

dtv-Atlas English Language

With 130 charts in colour by Werner Wildermuth

A clearly arranged introduction to all forms and variations of the English language.

Nnehitpitothuihdronjfemtyouovvheuorweppt - Would you have thought that this is English? Textile pirates in the region of Guangxi produced this text of the English slogan 'Never put off till tomorrow ...