Non-Fiction Autumn 2021


Nicola Bardola

Mercury in Munich

The best years of his life

Date of publication: September 20, 2021
Hardcover | 432 pages
Eccentric and shy, extravagant yet modest, Freddie Mercury was one of rock history's most glittering figures. More has been written about Queen's front man than about any other rock star, but lit...
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Boris Herrmann, Andreas Wolfers

Alone Between Sky and Sea

My 80 day sailing in the world's most challenging regatta

Date of publication: September 20, 2021
Hardcover | 320 pages
Boris Herrmann, who sailed Greta Thunberg across the Atlantic Ocean back in 2019, was the first German to participate in the Vendée Globe, the world's most famous and hardest regatta. Following a...

Alvaro Soler

Under the Same Sun

Date of publication: September 27, 2021
Hardcover | 256 pages
La Cintura, Sofia, El Mismo Sol: Álvaro Soler is a global star with No. 1 records all around the world, his music brims with lust for life. Born in Barcelona and raised in Japan, the popstar now ...

Nikeata Thompson, Thembi Wolf

In Black and White

Dare to dream and achieve the impossible

Date of publication: August 30, 2021
Paperback | 240 pages
If you want to succeed in life, you have to be daring – no one knows this better than Nikeata Thompson, who, as a black woman, didn't have it easy on her way to German showbusiness success. She m...

Daniel Dettling

A Better Future Is Possible

Ideas for the world of tomorrow

Date of publication: October 25, 2021
Hardcover | 208 pages
Daniel Dettling is one of the best-known German futurologists, advising political parties, government ministries and businesses. In the process, he has found that people tend to expect the future...

Marc Engelhardt

And There I Was... Naked

Naturism around the world

Date of publication: August 9, 2021
Paperback | 288 pages
Where does our new fascination with naturism come from? Whether it's week-long nude cruises, naked yoga sessions or naked hiking, nudity is more popular than ever – perhaps because it creates a m...

Michaela Karl

Let's Dance and Drink Champagne – No Matter What Comes!

Isadora Duncan: A Biography

Date of publication: September 27, 2021
Hardcover | 448 pages
She was the twentieth century's first female superstar – uncompromising and radical. The dancer Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) was a champagne-drinking rebel with a penchant for high drama and the wr...

Jens Söring

Return to Life

My first year of freedom after 33 years in prison

Date of publication: September 20, 2021
Hardcover | 304 pages
For three decades, Jens Söring was imprisoned in the USA under the most severe conditions, convicted for the murder of his girlfriend’s parents. To this day doubts concerning his guilt persist. H...

Fee Brembeck

Shut Up, Man!

Why we've had it with mansplaining

Date of publication: October 18, 2021
Paperback | 256 pages
Whether in the office, on the bus or at home, men love explaining things to women: their jobs, their emotions, their bodies, their whole world, really – without being asked, often without the nec...

Christian Montag

You Belong to Us!

The psychological strategies of Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat & Co – and how we protect ourselves from the great manipulation

Date of publication: October 18, 2021
Paperback | 416 pages
App developers are doing everything they can to make us, as users, sink into the depths of the web. We regularly underestimate how long we spend on online platforms and leave behind a myriad of d...

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