Recent Books

Das Kreuz im Venn
Das Kreuz im Venn
Clara Viebig
The Inner Principal
The Inner Principal
David Norman Loader
This is an account of how a principal combines the rational and emotional components of leadership to lead the transformation of a school. Most...
Knack Chess for Everyone
Knack Chess for Everyone
Al Lawrence
Chess is a refreshing pastime for most players, and an all-encompassing obsession for a few. And yet much of chess literature—heavy on notation,...
Greek Bastardy in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods
Greek Bastardy in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods
Daniel Ogden
Societies are defined at their margins. In the ancient Greek world bastards were often marginalized, their affinities being with the female, the...
Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 1600
Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 1600
Loren Partridge
Chronicling the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and journeying from the Piazza San Marco to the villas of the Veneto, this vivid and authoritative...
At the Mercy of Their Clothes
At the Mercy of Their Clothes
Celia Marshik
In much of modern fiction, it is the clothes that make the character. Garments embody personal and national histories. They convey wealth, status,...
Spionin wider Willen
Spionin wider Willen
Mila Roth
„Nehmen Sie diesen Umschlag. Bringen Sie ihn nach Bonn zu Axel Wolhagen. Die Adresse finden Sie im Telefonbuch. Händigen Sie nur ihm – niemand...
Mozartkugelkomplott
Mozartkugelkomplott
Manfred Baumann
In der Hand eine Mozartkugel. Auf dem Kopf eine Mozartperücke. So liegt der Schauspieler Jonas Casabella, splitternackt und tot, in Mozarts...
Cassiodor
Cassiodor
German Hafner
Per Gesetz machte im Jahre 534 n. Chr. Kaiser Justinian der Kultur ein Ende, die von den Griechen 1000 Jahre vorher erfolgreich gegen den Angriff der...