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Hitler Youth Franz Schall

The diaries of a young Nazi

The only existing document of its kind

Former Hitlerjugend (Hitler Youth Movement) member Franz Albrecht Schall's early diaries show how he became caught up in the maelstrom of National Socialism as a young man. Rallies, parades, political lectures and publicity tours are ...

Rights sold: Japan, Turkey

Resilience

The secret of harnessing your inner resources

Two businessmen are bankrupted: how come one of them continues to bubble with new ideas while the other just throws in the towel? Why does a misplaced remark gnaw away at someone for days when others can simply shrug it off?

Stress, burnout and depression are the afflictions of our time.

Rights sold: Italy, Spain (cast.), Denmark, Poland, Taiwan, Brazil, Czech Republic, Norway, Serbia, Russia

The Office Bible

Everything you need to know to do a better job

One day. Loads of problems. All the answers!

Offices are more than just common human habitats - they are also conflict zones that exert a massive influence on people's behaviour, psyche and well-being. They are akin to small local communities, with their own (largely ...

Rights sold: Korea

Who the Fuck is Kafka?

Hatred is an emotion, but peace is a conscious decision

A hotel in Rome. There's a knock at Lizzie Doron's door; when she opens it, she thinks she finds herself confronted by an Arab suicide bomber wearing an explosives belt. In fact Nadim has merely stuck his travel documents to ...

Rights sold: Czech Republic, Italy

How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

Rights sold: PR China, Italy, Taiwan, Latvia, Czech Republic, Turkey

I Can Do It!

A Tale of Four Words That Can Change Your Life

Self-confidence can be acquired: A guide to success

"Academy for Self-Confidence" - Karl cannot repress a feeling of awe as he approaches the sign. Why has Marc, whom he has only just met, brought him here?
Self-confident? Karl is far from it. He is an unhappy student ...


The Fever of Unrest: Germany 1923

The most turbulent and exciting year of the Weimar Republic

1923 is the year of boundless hyperinflation, the year of the occupation of the Ruhr area by the French and Belgians, and the year of a bitter German national strike. 1923 is the year of violently suppressed ...


Our Astonishing Immune System

How it protects and heals us - and how we can strengthen it every day

Our bodies' miraculous defense system: everything we need to know about our immune systems

Millions of microorganisms have colonized us: bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites. Most of them are harmless, but some of them are malignant pathogens. Without a functioning immune system, we ...


Individuation

How We Become the People We Want to Be The Path to the I Who Will Fulfill My Needs

These days, many people are searching for their "true selves". However the "I" isn't a fixed quantity, but in constant flux. Christina Berndt has dedicated herself to the big, intriguing question of how we become what we are. She focuses on the creation and development of our personalities, and on ...
Rights sold: Italy, Brazil,

Do You See the Forest or the Trees?

How to better understand our complex world

Stop looking at the trees and see the forest!

Discover hidden patterns in nature and society and what this will tell you about global crisis management: In an interconnected world, we need to think in a networked way and to examine complex phenomena, such as pandemics, ...


Oh dear, Earth!

The major issues of our age in surprising contexts

Could we have things nicer than they are now? Absolutely! And healthier.
We are living better and longer than any generation that has come before us. And yet we are more
vulnerable than we thought: a virus is keeping us in ...


Energy!

Escaping fatigue in a healthy way

A fresh start, new energy and a healthier life!

Lack of energy, just like hunger and thirst, is a bodily function which keeps us alive and safe from fatigue and exhaustion. But when sleep is no longer restorative, we experience a different kind of tiredness. One that makes ...

Rights sold: Albania (Botart), PR China (Beijing Science and Technology), Czech Republic (Kazda), Italy (Punto d´Incontro), The Netherlands (Ankh Hermes)