Where did Ruskin Bond live

The road to the bazaar - buy antiquarian books

Tito's glasses - the story of my exhausting family

Tito's glasses - the story of my exhausting family

Adriana Altaras leads a completely normal, chaotic and unorthodox life in Berlin: with two football-loving sons, a Westphalian husband who stoically endures her Jewish neuroses, and with an eternally nagging, lovesick friend. So everything is fine ... until her parents die and she inherits an apartment that has not been cleared out for 40 years. Stunned, the narrator struggles through ...

Live or be lived - steps on the way to verse ...

Live or be lived - steps on the way to verse ...

The challenge: to live instead of being lived
For many years Walter Kohl lived a life in the shadow of an overpowering name - as "Kohl's son". The burdens of the CDU party donation affair and his mother's suicide finally became an existential test for him. But he discovers a way to master the challenge of his life: through a process of conscious reconciliation, he concludes ...

The children from Theresienstadt

The children from Theresienstadt

For weeks 13-year-old Clara and her friends practice the opera "Brundibar" in the ghetto. This makes it easier to survive the fearful, deprivation of everyday life in the warehouse. One day, however, the children realize that their performance is being misused: The camp management wants to convince a delegation of the Red Cross with the "happy" children that the world is ideal. They plan to thwart the bad game and ...

Addicted to the storm

Addicted to the storm

»On February 19, 1979, shortly after sunrise, our Cessna got into a snow storm and crashed into a steeply sloping mountain, 2650 meters high. My father was 43, his girlfriend Sandra 30 and I was 11 years old. At the end of a nine-hour ordeal by fire, I was the only survivor. "
While other kids ride bikes and play ball, Norman goes breakneck ski races and drinks ...

Ali for dessert - living in a new world

Ali for dessert - living in a new world

Dream German, love Turkish, complete chaos!
In her bestseller "Once Hans with a hot sauce", Hatice Akyün told with wit and temperament about the trials and tribulations in the search for the German dream man. But when she meets the charming Ali one day, Hans is forgotten. From now on, her world is upside down, because family reunification in Turkish is a turbulent affair ...