Non-Fiction Spring 2022



Armin Falk

Why It’s So Hard to Be Good

…and how we can change: a behavioural economist offers solutions

Date of publication: May 9, 2022
Hardcover | 336 pages
Would you save a life for 100 euros? The answer has to be yes – doesn't everyone want to do the right thing? But Armin Falk, Germany's leading behavioural economist, shows that we often do bad th...

Hadija Haruna-Oelker

The Beauty of Difference

Thinking differently together

Date of publication: March 14, 2022
Hardcover | 560 pages
Journalist, political scientist and TV presenter Hadija Haruna-Oelker has long explored the topics of racism, intersectionality and discrimination. She is convinced that we all to some extent sha...

Louisa Lorenz


The clitoris' exciting history

Date of publication: March 8, 2022
Paperback | 304 pages
Louisa Lorenz was already twenty-four when she discovered quite by accident that the clitoris isn't just a little knob of lust, but actually reaches far into your body. And all this time she'd th...

Rebekka Reinhard

The Ministery of Responsibility

20 survival strategies for women struggling to reconcile what they want to, should and have to do

Date of publication: June 14, 2022
Paperback | 240 pages
"You're a woman. You are the Minister of Responsibility, because you can do everything. And if you can do everything, you become responsible for everything. Your talents are in demand as never be...

Nico Rose

Hard, Heavy & Happy

Heavy Metal and the art of living a good life

Date of publication: June 14, 2022
Paperback | 368 pages | With illustrations from: Stephan Baumgarten
Nico Rose gets to the bottom of how metal enriches life and simply makes us happy – or sometimes: a little less unhappy. He takes a mostly cheerful, but sometimes melancholic look at the special ...

Silke Fokken

Crisis Kids

How the pandemic has changed children and young people, and what they need now – what experts advise, and how parents can help

Date of publication: March 21, 2022
Paperback | 416 pages
Germany's Covid policy has caused grave damage to children and adolescents. Hardly any other demographic has been as negatively affected by the government's response to the virus. Psychologists, ...

Pia Klemp


How to tear down walls instead of throwing things at them

Date of publication: March 16, 2022
Paperback | 192 pages
Pia Klemp, sea captain, activist and rescue ship commander, wants us all to feel more anger. She wants us to feel the kind of rage that will inspire us to act and make the world a better place. ...

Tupoka Ogette

It’s Your Turn

Living a life critical of racism

Date of publication: March 8, 2022
Hardcover | 336 pages
We are all socialised racists. Racism is everywhere around us. But we haven't learnt how to recognise it yet, let alone how to talk about it. Anti-racism isn't a trend or just a phase. To think a...

Moritz Riesewieck, Hans Block

The End of Finiteness

Immortality in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Date of publication: April 26, 2022
Paperback | 400 pages
Can the personality of a deceased person be recreated and eventually transferred to a digital revenant? Will we be able to talk to the dead in the future? What sounds like a science fiction plot...

Miriam Stein

The Irritated Woman

A feminist retelling of the menopause

Date of publication: April 26, 2022
Paperback | 256 pages
Periods are political – and so is the menopause. When Miriam Stein suddenly experienced hot flushes, sleeplessness, and other unpleasant portents, she started to re-examine the role assigned to h...

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