Non-Fiction Spring 2021


Eric Dolatre, Thilo Komma-Pöllath

The Necessary Revolution

He is the inventor of the big data model – and is fighting the digital surveillance economy

Date of publication: March 1, 2021
Hardcover | 336 pages
Few people know the business as well as he does: Eric Dolatre is a co-founder of the most successful European email provider and the inventor of the data-based business model of GMX, the "user pr...

Laura Backes, Margherita Bettoni

Every Three Days

Why men kill women, and what we must do to stop it

Date of publication: March 1, 2021
Hardcover | 208 pages
In Germany, every day a man attempts to murder his wife. Every three days, a woman is murdered by her partner or ex-partner, and more women still are killed by someone known to them. These are no...

Tobias Esch

More Nothing!

Why we need less of more

Date of publication: April 26, 2021
Hardcover | 432 pages
Society is suffering at the hands of a crisis brought on by excess supply and constant acceleration. Amid the stresses of our everyday world, the individual has come under fire, and feels trapped...

Dr. Pop

Dr Pop's Musical Surgery

Why music makes us more attractive, why concert-goers live longer and why earworms are better than you think

Date of publication: July 12, 2021
Paperback | 320 pages
Did you know that singing in the shower increases self-confidence, that music makes you more attractive than sport, and that concert-goers live longer? In this entertaining book, the musical come...

Lorenz Wagner

Together You Feel Less Old

Four generations under one roof, and science's answer to the question of how to face old age in good spirits and good health

Date of publication: May 10, 2021
Hardcover | 384 pages
Lorenz Wagner lives in a very special house, with four generations dwelling under the same roof. The thought of growing old is constantly present in this family, where the youngest are getting re...

Holger Volland

The Future is Smart – Are You?

100 answers to the most important questions about digital life

Date of publication: March 15, 2021
Paperback | 416 pages
People are warning us about digital dementia, the uncontrollable power of digital companies, and manipulative surveillance capitalism – in the midst of them are we, the people, with our Facebook ...

Susanne Beyer

The Happy Ones

Why women enjoy middle age so much

Date of publication: March 8, 2021
Hardcover | 224 pages
A new generation of women has entered middle age: fifty isn't the new thirty, fifty is the new fifty! It's wonderful stage in life! Where does this new self-confidence come from, what has change...

Rainer Hank

The Loyalty Trap

Why we have to resist the call of the herd

Date of publication: February 22, 2021
Hardcover | 208 pages
Loyalty has a good reputation – albeit one that's very much undeserved, thinks Rainer Hank. Loyalty not only prevents us from being free, but also encourages betrayal (for example at work), keeps...

Christoph Reuter

Everyone is Musical – Except Some

Everything you wanted to know about the wonderful world of music – and how we are much more musical than we think

Date of publication: March 29, 2021
Paperback | 368 pages | With illustrations from: Inka Hagen
Can music make you clever or even healthier? What is the soundtrack of life? How does the famous Köchel catalogue work? In this tongue-in-cheek book, Christoph Reuter – pianist, composer and musi...

Achim Engelberg

On the Edge of Europe

Why the fate of our continent depends on its margins

Date of publication: March 15, 2021
Hardcover | 288 pages
How has the continent of Europe changed in the past decades, from the point of view of its outermost regions? Achim Engelberg has spent many years travelling along the borders of Europe, from Ic...

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