The classic, yet still terrifying, dystopian novel by George Orwell tells of life in 1984 Oceania. Ruled by the Party and under the watchful, intrusive eye of Big Brother, Winston Smith is guilty of undiscovered "thought crimes" who, as the result of an illicit affair becomes involved with the resistance.
Originally published in 1847, this classic work by Charlotte Brontë revolutionized the art of fiction with its exploration of "the private consciousness" which included sexuality, religion, and classism. The novel follows Jane Eyre, and her emotions and experiences, as she grows to adulthood and falls in love with Mr. Rochester.
A little boy hears a sound in the night that he doesn't recognize. His mind dreams up all kinds of scary things and he wakes his dad and says, "it's a sound like someone trying not to make a sound." Eventually they discover what it is and both go back to sleep. This endearing story is now available in German.
Paulo Coelho's gripping biographical novel about Mata Hari, an exotic dancer turned wrongly accused spy. He weaves a riveting tale of her life through a fictional letter she writes to her lawyer from prison. Here in German, translated from the Portuguese.
The New York Times Bestseller by musician and artist George Watsky is available here in German. This is his debut memoir, written in a series of essays, that is boldy honest and wonderfully humorous. A hit in English; it's not to be missed in German.
Edward Gorey's abecedarian book featuring 26 children (each one represented by a letter of the alphabet) and their untimely deaths is now available in German. One of his best-known books, each morbidly humorous, rhyming couplet is accompanied by the author's distinctive illustrations. It's really quite fantastic!
From shipwrecks to sharks to pirates, this is the story of a courageous cat who overcomes countless adversities in search of a warm place to sleep with those he loves. A beautiful story about finding your place in the world where someone is waiting for you.
Richard Scarry's classic and fun word book features his beloved characters and colorful illustrations introducing vocabulary words for common objects and activities in German and English.
Recently released as an animated feature film, this is a new German edition of the story of Ferdinand. He is not your typical bull. When all the other bulls are butting heads and preparing for bullfights, Ferdinand settles in his favorite spot in the pasture and does his favorite thing -- smells the flowers.
Originally published in English by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), this beautifully illustrated book immerses the reader in eight paper cutout artworks by Henri Matisse, including three oversized foldout pages, created by the artist using scissors and painted paper.