"Mit deinem Bruder hatten wir ja Glück": Telefonate mit meinen Eltern

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Like all real Berliners, Sebastian Lehmann is originally from southern Germany. To keep in touch with his parents in the province of Baden, he often calls them on the phone. They talk about his unprofitable art as a so-called writer, frozen pizza for dinner, when (hopefully soon) and who (honestly it doesn’t matter) he will finally marry and why there …

Mein Freund Otto, das wilde Leben und ich

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Matti and Otto have known each other three weeks short of their entire lives. They live where other people go on vacation in the middle of Berlin. They go to yoga and play the piano. Matti likes to laugh and Otto can’t sing. So everything is normal. Too normal?! One day, they see Bruda Berlin rapping on YouTube at school …

Mein Freund Otto, das wilde Leben und ich

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Matti and Otto have known each other three weeks short of their entire lives. They live where other people go on vacation in the middle of Berlin. They go to yoga and play the piano. Matti likes to laugh and Otto can’t sing. So everything is normal. Too normal?! One day, they see Bruda Berlin rapping on YouTube at school …

Mein Freund Otto, das wilde Leben und ich

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Matti and Otto have known each other three weeks short of their entire lives. They live where other people go on vacation in the middle of Berlin. They go to yoga and play the piano. Matti likes to laugh and Otto can’t sing. So everything is normal. Too normal?! One day, they see Bruda Berlin rapping on YouTube at school …

Wie ich fälschte, log und Gutes tat

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Weiden is a showpiece small town: The economy buzzes, the Lady Lions put on a charity barbecue for refugees, the high school calls out for a performance initiative in the STEM subjects, the youth tennis team wins the national finals and for the new school year, there is a Champions’ anti-drug poster on every wall with the slogan: “Geh ans …

Wie ich fälschte, log und Gutes tat

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Weiden is a showpiece small town: The economy buzzes, the Lady Lions put on a charity barbecue for refugees, the high school calls out for a performance initiative in the STEM subjects, the youth tennis team wins the national finals and for the new school year, there is a Champions’ anti-drug poster on every wall with the slogan: “Geh ans …

Wie ich fälschte, log und Gutes tat

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Weiden is a showpiece small town: The economy buzzes, the Lady Lions put on a charity barbecue for refugees, the high school calls out for a performance initiative in the STEM subjects, the youth tennis team wins the national finals and for the new school year, there is a Champions’ anti-drug poster on every wall with the slogan: “Geh ans …

Mensch und Maschine: Wie Künstliche Intelligenz und Roboter unser Leben verändern

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Computer programs can recognize human faces more reliably than humans. They beat us in the board game Go which requires strategic thinking and intuition and they bluff better than the best poker players in the world. Machines make complex decisions and often do so more precisely and faster than us. Thomas Ramge explains in a knowledgeable and understandable way how …

Gelbe Seide: Geschichten aus China und Deutschland

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The 16 short stories that Luo Lingyuan unifies in this volume reveal the indomitable will of people to survive and thrive and simultaneously unveil the depths of the human psyche. Desperate farmers, a frustrated student, women who have to sell themselves, police in a raid, a pilgrim: we encounter different people with some from China and some from Germany. They’re …

Mein Andersopa

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Nele has two grandpas – the one from before and her other grandpa. A picture book about dementia from a granddaughter’s perspective that’s encouraging and lovingly told. Grandpa is Nele’s best friend. Grandpa always has time for Nele and takes care of her. He’s a wonderful man with a white shirt and sport coat who always tips his hat and …