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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, Russia

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), 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

The Revenge of the Christmas Pickle

A holiday mystery

The darker, twisted side of Christmas - murder included

In the village of Eliasborn, a new season kicks off on December 1. The mayor has ordered the town to be transformed into a Christmas wonderland, reflecting the theme of a living Advent calender. Even Christmas curmudgeon Adam ...


A Postcard to Happiness

Come in and burn out

In his mid-thirties, Jakob is a marketing expert and an incorrigible workaholic - a classic candidate for burnout. A Slow Movement center in a sleepy coastal village in Spain seems to be just the ticket for him - at least, that is what his sister thinks. ...

Death is the Only Justice

How far can you go in the name of Justice?

On his way to the altar on his wedding day, a prominent businessman is shot in front of all his wedding guests. This is a spectacular case for Superintendent Rolf Schellenberg. His team includes psychologist and journalist Ina Reich, who ...


A Little Nice Mowing

The gardener isn't always the murderer

Dietmar and his wife's marriage is like many others: she enjoys gardening, and he has to help out. And yet, he is more of an indoors kind of guy, who would rather observe the bushes he is supposed to be clipping from his desk. This is why they ...