Maria Theresa

An Illustrated Life of an Empress

Maria Theresa of Austria – a Baroque concerto grosso, a cantata of beauty, magnificence and imperial splendour. Juliana Weitlaner has been...


Once a Doctor, Always a Doctor

Pictures from the Life of Hans Kloepfer

This biography follows in the footsteps of Styrian poet Dr Hans Kloepfer, whose poems such as Dahoam, Da Ruß and Spätherbst are firmly...


Last night at the café

Historical Images of Prague's Coffee Houses and Amusements

This lavish edition sweeps the reader into the lost world of old imperial Prague: it includes over a thousand historic photographs and...



A Literary Guide through the Golden City

This fully revised edition of Kafka specialist Hartmut Binder’s stroll through Prague remains as useful as it is entertaining. It includes...


Childhood and destiny in post-war turmoil

A rescue mission for German and Jewish children in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1947

Parentless children, stranded by the war — Swiss teacher Olga Fierz tells the moving story of a unique rescue mission in a topsy-turvy era....


Severin’s Journey into the Dark

A Prague Ghost Story

According to Prague-German author Paul Leppin (1878-1945), the streets of his home city “led one astray and ill fortune lurked on the...


The Imperial City of Baden bei Wien

Baden – a Biedermeier spa town, nestling amid vine-covered hillsides – is home to the Old Town’s charming alleyways, immaculate baths and...