Non-Fiction Spring 2022

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Spiegel Bestseller
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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...
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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...
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Viktorya Andrukovič, Carsten Görig

Grown Up in Europe's Last Dictatorship

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

Date of publication: September 28, 2022
Paperback | 204 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...
Spiegel Bestseller
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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...
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Norbert Hummelt

1922

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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
Spiegel Bestseller
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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...
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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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