Non-Fiction Spring 2022



Richard David Precht

Freedom For Everyone

The end of work as we know it

Date of publication: March 14, 2022
Hardcover | 544 pages
It’s a given that, as far as work is concerned, nothing these days is a given. The Second Machine Age of self-teaching computers and robots will revolutionise not only the job market, but also re...

Aeneas Rooch

Discovering Infinity

The reinvention of mathematics, 1870–1963

Date of publication: March 8, 2022
Hardcover | 416 pages | With illustrations from: Inka Hagen
What is infinity? Does it come in different guises, maybe even different sizes? Does infinity keep growing, endlessly, or is there a kind that can't get any bigger? These questions aren't just th...

Viktoryia Andrukovič, Carsten Göri...

Grown Up in Europe's Last Dictatorship

Courage, pain and hope – the struggle for freedom in Belarus

Date of publication: September 28, 2022
Paperback | 176 pages
Viktoryia Andrukovič, the Belarusian human rights advocate and political activist, was born in 1994, the year that Lukashenko came to power. She knows her homeland only as a country under the yok...

Tillmann Bendikowski

Hitler Weather

Normal everyday life under a dictatorship: the Germans and the 'Third Reich', 1938–39

Date of publication: March 21, 2022
Hardcover | 560 pages
Campaigns for a healthier lifestyle, the cult of the body, a call for greater cohesion – as Bendikowski shows in this book, some aspects of life during the Third Reich sound shockingly familiar t...

Norbert Hummelt


An annus mirabillis for words

Date of publication: February 28, 2022
Hardcover | 416 pages
It's an eventful year: a new Pope is elected in Rome, Howard Carter discovers the tomb of Tutankhamun, Albert Einstein receives the Nobel Prize, and the assassination of Germany's foreign secreta...

Eberhard Rathgeb

Discovering the Self

How Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Kierkegaard revolutionised philosophy

Date of publication: April 26, 2022
Hardcover | 320 pages
During the nineteenth century, the world was rocked by industrialisation, popular uprisings and political battles. Yet in an act of radical nonconformism, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Kierkegaard ...

Christian Schüle

The Joys of Life on the Road

Why we love travelling – and why it's good for us

Date of publication: April 26, 2022
Hardcover | 256 pages
Travelling is simply wonderful – that joyful sensation of heading out into the big wide world to experience the wholly new, that feeling of freedom and openness to accidental encounters… and it's...

Markus Brauckmann, Gregor Schöllge...

Munich 72

A German summer

Date of publication: May 9, 2022
Hardcover | 368 pages
The second Olympic Games to take place in Germany are the first international event hosted by the new Federal Republic. The event offers a unique chance to show off modern Germany. For the citize...

Klaus von Dohnanyi

National Interest

Orientation for German and European Politics in times of global upheaval

Date of publication: January 17, 2022
Hardcover | 240 pages
In a world of rapid power political and technological changes, Germany and Europe need to reorient strategically: In the race between the USA and China, Europe finds itself already sitting betwee...

Christopher Nehring

Secret Service Murders

When the state kills – background, motives and methods

Date of publication: March 8, 2022
Paperback | 320 pages
The newspapers are full of sensational murders and attempted murders carried out on the orders of this or that secret service: the attack on Alexei Navalny in 2020, the 'Tiergarten murder' of Zel...

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