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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

King Solomon's Ring

Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could write (and indeed draw) beautifully. He did more than ...
Rights sold: UK/USA, Spain, China, Taiwan, Italy, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Japan, Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, Serbia
Volume: 4

I Think, Therefore I am... Mad!

The yo-yo effect is something many have painfully experienced at first hand after a diet, but are you also familiar with the big-fish-little-pond effect, the Mona Lisa syndrome and the TINA syndrome? There are countless psychological principles and phenomena we know little about, and yet on a ...

Rights sold: Korea, Russia, Turkey

Man Meets Dog

How, why and when did man meet dog and cat? How much are they in fact guided by instinct, and what sort of intelligence have they? What is the nature of their affection or attachment to the human race? Professor Lorenz says that some dogs are descended from wolves and some from jackals, with ...
Rights sold: UK/USA, France, China (simplified characters), Italy, Hungary, Romania, Korea, Slovakia, Spain, Georgia, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Serbia

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Art & Commerce

Art as a million dollar project

In our capitalist society, works of art represent the ultimate status symbol. The art market is booming, prices are rocketing. Why is it that people are willing to spend millions of dollars on works by van Gogh, Klimt, Keith Haring or Gerhard Richter ...

Rights sold: Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Korea, Russia, Taiwan

Kant for Beginners. The Categorical Imperative

A Reading Introduction.

Kant and Nietzsche - everyone knows that they are two famous German philosophers. Some may perhaps remember Kant in connection with 'Enlightenment' or know that Nietzsche was insane at the end of his life, having propagated the super-human.

However, few people have read Kant or ...
Rights sold: Italy, Korea

Kant for Beginners. Critique of Pure Reason

A Reading Introduction.

Kant and Nietzsche - everyone knows that they are two famous German philosophers. Some may perhaps remember Kant in connection with 'Enlightenment' or know that Nietzsche was insane at the end of his life, having propagated the super-human.

However, few people have read Kant or ...
Rights sold: Italy, Korea

I Wore the Yellow Star

With photographs

Many members of the older generation remember how the Nazis determined the course of their childhood without having understood it at the time. What did the sons and daughters of Jewish parents go through?

Inge Deutschkron grew up in Berlin and personally experienced the consequences of ...

Rights sold: Romania, Russia

Motivation

How Parents Can Support Their Children

Interest, curiosity and enjoyment in learning are powerful motivators. If a child feels motivated when it's studying it will work with greater perseverance and concentration, achieving better results in the long run. Sometimes learning can become an experience in itself, particularly if the ...

Rights sold: Egypt, Lithuania, PR China, Taiwan

Wolf City

Janek wakes up - and finds himself alone. All the people have disappeared and the animals and plants seem to be gradually repossessing the city. Vacillating between excitement and panic, Janek wanders the streets with his missing neighbour's dog, walking in circles around his school over and ...


SpaceTime

Tim is in borstal - a twenty month sentence. Instead of the thrills of parties, mates and girls, his life consists of suspicion, loneliness, and monotony. On top of it all, he faces the daily struggle for acceptance by his fellow prisoners and continuous fear of violence and brutal assault. ...

Rights sold: Dutch language

Summer Storm

A summer’s day that starts out all bright and sunny and by its end nothing is ever the same again – that is the day when Annika's cousin Ginie disappears. Just a short while ago the two of them had been sunbathing by the water’s edge with Annika's friends Steffi, Rüdiger and ...

Rights sold: English World Rights

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