„As a literary agent (he realised his) talent to mediate between the magic of creation and the creative greed of exploitation.“ „It was always written in the contract that a day would come when the licence ran out.“ John le Carré (1931-2020) in his speech remembering his friend, literary agent Rainer Heumann, former owner of … Continued
Philosophy in 3D: If it's hard to explain, build it!Build Wittgenstein? Science slammer Hanno Depner has created this philosophy kit to explain one of the most essential works of modern thinking - the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's "Tractatus logico-philosophicus" is the quintessence of his thinking about the world. Thanks to this book you can make it come to … Continued
Kant in a box!A fun gift book for aspring students of philosophy. Cut out, glue, paste, put together, drink some coffee. Then, understand the idea of everything. In a box. It takes 30 minutes. Maybe more. Not more than an afternoon. We've tested. Watch the movie and the fast slide show.We represent translation rights to … Continued
Our author Milena Moser and her partner in life, Victor-Maria Zaballa published a book about how the festive Mexican way of dealing with the end of life and the deceased has become part of their household and their life in San Francisco. Kudos, Milena and Victor! Your book is a number one bestseller! Thank you, … Continued
In his short new book, Jean Ziegler, Swiss sociologist and advisor to the UNHCR explains what’s wrong with capitalism. Told in the form of a conversation with his grand-daughter, this analysis is brilliant, provocative and highly readable. Published by C.Bertelsmann in German and by Seuil in the French original.
On 27 September 1970 Erich Maria Remarque died in Locarno, Switzerland. For millions of readers around the world, ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (German original: Im Westen nichts Neues) is the quintessential antiwar novel. In addressing the horrors of war it has not lost any of its power since when it was first published … Continued