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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 ...


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 ...


Tupolew 134

In her new novel, Antje Rávic Strubel gives us a highjacked plane and a difficult, if not impossible, quest for the truth. She has taken a real story as her inspiration: in 1978 a Tupolew 134 was hijacked by two citizens from East Germany who were on a flight from Gdansk to West Berlin. The ...
Rights sold: Slovenia, China

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

Tomorrow My Cover Will Be Blown

About feeling like you didn’t earn your success

How to defeat deceptive self-perceptions People who suffer from imposter syndrome do not ascribe their success to their own abilities, but to either lucky circumstances or to coincidence. Even when esteemed and recognized in their professional and private spheres, they live in ongoing fear ...

Is This Supposed to Be Love?

How to Effectively Escape a Narcissistic Relationship

After spending twenty years in a marriage in which she primarily just "functioned," Sonja R. falls head over heels in love. As emotionally starved as she is, Frank gives her everything she has been missing for years. However, Sonja has found herself in the arms of a narcissist, a man who wants ...

Rights sold: Korea

The Power of Esteem

Meeting yourself and others positively

The scarcity of appreciation Recognition, esteem, gratitude. These signals of social acceptance fulfill some of humanity's basic needs. We want to be seen for who we are and long for recognition for what we have done and achieved. However, if you take a look around your own private ...

The Forest, Four Questions, Life, and I

A Meeting that Changed Everything

This book has the power to change your life

She actually has everything she has ever dreamed of, but the young woman is, nonetheless, increasingly discontent. She frequently has no idea how to manage the daily balancing act between career and family. One day, while walking through ...

Rights sold: Netherlands (Kosmos), France (Hachette), Italy (Piemme), Spain (Maeva)

Dream Jumper

What would happen if someone sold your dreams?
Leon discovers that he can secretly slip into other people's dreams without being noticed. And not only that - he finds himself immersed in a secret, hidden world. For many millennia, Morpheus and his two siblings have been ...

Zippel, the Little Keyhole Ghost

Zippelzefix - there has never been a ghost like this one!

Zippel is a little keyhole ghost. Who ever said that ghosts had to haunt spooky old castles? No, Zippel lives with Paul and his parents - in one of the keyholes in their old apartment. Paul discovers him there the ...
Rights sold: English language (UK & Commonwealth), Greece, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine
Volume: 1

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