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Amongst Loners

What constitutes a family today and who is actually part of it?

Angela and Erich are the parents, Simon and Katrin the children. Together they make up a family. But just listing the members doesn't mean it is a proper family. Erich and Angela have ...


The Museum of the World

An extraordinary adventure and an unforgettable hero

Bartholomew is an orphan from Bombay, he's twelve years old and speaks almost as many languages. This is why, in the year 1854, he is hired as a translator by the brothers Schlagintweit from Germany, who, with the support of ...


The Immortal Family Salz

A beer cellar, a luxury hotel and a grandmother who dies twice over…

Resplendent with glamour but overcast by many a shadow, the story of the Salz family centres on Leipzig's up-market Fürstenhof hotel. Salz Sr. buys it in 1914, but his actress daughter Lola refuses to ...

Rights sold: Persian language

The Game of the Night Girls

Sixteen-year-old Annamaria will never forget that "Dirty Thursday": A harmless Carnival tradition spells doom for the young girl. And yet no one is willing to believe what happened to Annamaria, who has been living with a negligent and unloving foster mother since her parents' untimely deaths.


Corvine Secrets

It is 1959, and friends Ruth and Christa are enjoying their last summer holidays before the school leaving exams. During a lunchtime swim they meet Erich, a young man who is a member of a group of evangelical Christians. Little do they know Christa will soon secretly be accompanying Erich to ...


How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

Rights sold: PR China, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Latvia, Czech Republic, Turkey

Home Made in India

A love story between Delhi and Berlin

"In order to love India, I had to get to know Germany again."

Indians, Germans, and an author seeking to answer the question: What is home? Since his marriage to Indian native Saskya, Christopher Kloeble is a notarized "Person of Indian Heritage." In this insightful, ...


Our Astonishing Immune System

How it protects and heals us - and how we can strengthen it every day

Our bodies' miraculous defense system: everything we need to know about our immune systems

Millions of microorganisms have colonized us: bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites. Most of them are harmless, but some of them are malignant pathogens. Without a functioning immune system, we ...


Queen of Effing Everything

How to Get the Amazing Life that Suits You

Effective immediately, the world belongs to me again!

"And now it's my turn!" - this sentiment coincides with many women's feelings about their lives. They have achieved a lot, shouldered a lot, and choked down a lot. Now the desire for an independent life of their own is growing.


Ocean City I

Until the very last second

Ocean City floats out on the open sea, a modern, ecologically optimized floating city at the turn of the 22nd century. Everyone's needs are taken care of at the highest level possible - assuming that each person works their average twelve-hour day in service to the system. The common currency ...

Rights sold: France, Dutch language
Volume: 1

Juli and August

Crocodile Overboard

Adventure on the high seas

Eight-year-old August is happily bobbing on an inflatable rubber crocodile in the middle of the sea. He wishes he had some ice cream, but instead he meets Juli, who is nonchalantly paddling around on her float. The float is her home, and it is well ...


Quick! Save the Mammoth!

Ten-year-old Henry has his heart set on a dog of his very own. But then one day at the beginning of the Easter holidays he stumbles across a mound of leaves in the forest - concealed underneath it is a primordial creature-a shaggy little beast from a time long gone; a frozen dwarf-mammoth! ...

Volume: 1