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The Office Bible

Everything you need to know to do a better job

One day. Loads of problems. All the answers!

Offices are more than just common human habitats - they are also conflict zones that exert a massive influence on people's behaviour, psyche and well-being. They are akin to small local communities, with their own (largely ...

Rights sold: Korea

The Invention of the Countdown

A story of human longing and failure, of German history, and the ethics of science

Against his father's will, Hermann Oberth moves to Göttingen in 1920 in order to study physics - the most exciting science of his age in the most exciting city there is. Hermann wants to turn the ...


Louis

or The Ride on the Ocean Turtle

"You're a damned liar!" Just as Louis de Montesanto is about to start his lecture in front of the venerable Royal Geographical Society, a heckler exposes him as a charlatan. The small man with the massive head was born in a small Swiss mountain village in 1849 under the name of Hans Roth, and ...

Rights sold: Serbia

Frederick

Frederick only ever wanted to dance, nothing else; and he achieved such unprecedented levels of accomplishment that no one could come close to him. Yet his unsurpassable perfection became his own undoing-because anything that's beyond compare cries out to be destroyed.

Fred Astaire ...


Dear Child

And he called the light Day and the darkness he called Night. Just like God.

A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed.

Rights sold: English World Rights, Netherlands, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Korea, Hungary, Sweden

Marta, Asleep

Her past makes her the perfect victim. And the perfect murderer...

A murder has occurred, and it must be undone. This leaves only one possibility. The murder has to happen again, and the real culprit has to provide the police with a different course of events - as well as a ...

Rights sold: English World Rights, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark

The Letter

Imagine receiving a letter that questions everything you previously held to be true. This is precisely the predicament Marie, a woman in her early 30s, finds herself in as she reads the missive an old school friend has sent her. The letter describes Marie's life in Paris-her husband Victor, the ...


Three Women at the Lake

Three friends, four lives - and a house by the lake

They had been close friends since childhood: Marie, Alexandra, Friederike, and Jule. Regardless of where their lives took them, they gathered every Friday before Pentecost, at Maries´ enchanting house by the lake. Marie, the ...

Rights sold: Italy

Sometimes, Life is Elsewhere

Welcome to Gregor's World

"You look very pretty today," Gregor told the clerk at the indoor pool. A tiny, astonished smile brightened the woman's face…

Gregor is fourteen and somehow different. He wears strange clothes, has a very strict sense of tidiness, loves ...


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

dtv-Atlas Acupuncture

With 135 charts in colour by Ulrike Brugger

Contents:
The history of acupuncture - Methodical prerequisites - Diagnostic - The theory of the conduits and channels - The theory of the acupuncture points - The practice - Western models of explanation and modifications of acupuncture - Bibliography - Index - Glossary

Rights sold: Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, English World Rights, France, Arabic language

Lia Stormgold

The Power of Crystals

Suddenly, elves!

Before now, eleven-year-old Lia didn't know that elves actually existed. But now, as the result of a failed magical spell, she is stuck in the body of the air princess Asalia and is forced to search for the location of Spring Water, the famous elf boarding school.

Volume: 1