The Other Death

A man without memory. But the past catches up with him…

After an accident that virtually destroys his face, the life of German entrepreneur Max Winther is hanging by a thread. Two years and countless plastic surgery operations later, he is able to leave the specialist ...


November Ashes

Artfully draped over a tombstone, the body of a young man is discovered in a graveyard on Lake Constance. At the same time, terrible news awaits Marie, an artist: Erik, the husband of her best friend Paula, has died while skydiving. Marie refuses to believe it was suicide, so she decides to ...


Forgotten by Autumn

Three women, three lives.

It's too late for reconciliation: for ten years Maja Sternberg has had no contact with her mother Lilli - and now Lilli is dead. The police in Vienna suspect suicide, but Maja doesn't want to believe it. In her mother's flat, she finds Lilli's birth ...


Broadway instead of Camino de Santiago

Deceleration in a Different Way

Adventure instead of midlife crisis!

"I didn't need a sabbatical; I needed a new challenge."

What do you do when you find yourself on the verge of a midlife crisis? Retreat into monastic silence? Adopt a strict regimen of fasting and long hikes? Early retirement? Booooooring!


And Suddenly We Were Criminals

The story of an escape from East Germany

In the summer of 1983, a group of people attempted to flee from East Germany: siblings Michael and Dorothea, both musicians from Dresden, as well as Dorothea's husband and an art student friend of theirs. Telling not even parents or friends, they planned to cross the border between Bulgaria and ...


dtv-Atlas Law

The dtv-Atlas series started in 1964 with its bestselling dtv-Atlas World History. It has been widely acclaimed for its unique way of highlighting the topics of each volume in separate units, combining vivid graphics on the left-hand pages with concisely written explanations on the right.

One More Flying Start

My second life with a brain pacemaker: Instructions on how to live with Parkinson’s

Despite Parkinson's: "My new adventure is called life"

Christian Jung was in his mid-forties when he received his Parkinson's diagnosis. As a scientific journalist, Jung was able to quickly figure out what this finding meant for him. Theoretically, at least - because he couldn't ...


The Little Book of Yogic Laughter

Laughter is the ideal therapy!

Laughing is good for you: when you laugh, this encourages the release of endorphins, dopamine and serotonin, thereby promoting creativity, fortifying the immune system and reducing the production of stress hormones. All this means laughter is the best form ...

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Crisis Management (Made Easy)

What's the best way to deal with life's crises - both major and minor? When faced with a problem, we can put it in perspective by calling on the inner resources we all have at our disposal - the forces that keep us in equilibrium. Christoph Emmelmann shows us how to tap ...


Big Kids

The exciting years between 7 and 13

The years between 7 and 13 seem to be a rather unremarkable period in life. However, for many people those days will later be regarded as the most thrilling, exciting and mysterious. And those who had such an exciting childhood in the best sense of the word will often be particularly ...


A Pug for Christmas

A pug miracle

Emil's family has been turned upside down since Grandpa's death. And so Emil decides that the only thing that will help them is a big, beautiful, friendly dog. Luckily Christmas is right around the corner, and Emil is a math ace. According to his calculations, the ...


Greetings from Pink Hell - Lisa’s Crazy Diary

Lisa, stranded in the madhouse

Life has turned into a total disaster!!! Thanks to her mother's sudden flash of romantic insanity, Lisa, (13), a formerly happy only child, has moved to a backwater town out in the country. And her family has expanded with the addition of a rosily ...