Non-Fiction Spring 2022



Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel

How We See the World

How bad news affects our thoughts – and how to cure headline burnout

Date of publication: February 28, 2022
Paperback | 240 pages
Terror attacks, natural disasters, the Covid crisis: bad news follows us everywhere, from morning radio shows to the evening news on TV, and all those push notifications on our smartphones in-bet...

David Garrett, Leo G. Linder

If You Knew …

The autobiography

Date of publication: March 8, 2022
Hardcover | 368 pages
David Garrett has worked hard to make his way to the violin Olympus. From childhood on, he was bullied, tormented and mercilessly trimmed to genius by his ambitious father, until he felt forced i...

Bisrat Negassi

I Am

How I found myself – With a foreword by Melanie Raabe

Date of publication: May 9, 2022
Paperback | 272 pages
I Am is the story of the Hamburg designer Bisrat Negassi: born in the Eritrean capital of Asmara in the early 1970s, Bisrat was still a child when she experienced the brutal thirty-year war of in...

Heike Abidi, Ursi Breidenbach

Siblings Are Like Gummy Bears

They stick together, you sometimes get sick of them, but you’ll always love them

Date of publication: June 14, 2022
Paperback | 352 pages
They quarrel and make up, they get jealous and make fun of each other, and they're eternal rivals – but when it comes down to it, they stand up for each other: siblings are our lifelong allies. W...

Nicola Bardola

Jack Kerouac: Beatnik, Genius, Rebel

The biography

Date of publication: February 28, 2022
Hardcover | 368 pages
Jack Kerouac was the first pop poet of world literature, the most influential member of the Beat Generation and the man who gave it its name. His literary work is driven by an existential loss fo...

Margret Greiner

"Be Bold, and Expect the Unexpected"

Elisabeth Erdmann-Macke: Living for art's sake

Date of publication: April 11, 2022
Hardcover | 352 pages
Elisabeth Erdmann-Macke, born in 1888, is to this day still overshadowed by her first husband, August Macke. This narrative biography attempts to put her in a light of her own, by her own right, ...

Thilo Wydra

Grace Kelly and Diana Spencer

Two women. Two lives. One fate.

Date of publication: August 10, 2022
Hardcover | 384 pages
Grace Kelly and Diana Spencer: When they married into royal and princely houses in London and Monaco, they represented for millions of women around the world the embodiment of a dream – they had ...

Sören Sieg

Oh, How Beautiful Africa Is!

My couchsurfing adventures in six Countries with 18 hosts

Date of publication: July 25, 2022
Paperback | 320 pages
How do you explain to an African congregation why you're a vegan? How do you convince the rider of your motorcycle taxi to get back onto the right side of the road? And what do you say to a soldi...

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