The Spanish Flu

A Story of the 1918 Pandemic

A hundred years ago, as the First World War came to an end after four brutal years, a lethal pandemic was gaining ground: the Spanish...

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Peter Rosegger

An Illustrated Life

Peter Rosegger embodies the dreamlike ascent from simple Alpine farm lad to the celebrated prince among poets of his days. Millions were...

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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...

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Egon Schiele

An Illustrated Life

Egon Schiele had many faces: the exceptionally talented artistic genius; the sensitive creator of peaceful landscapes and the shameless...

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Klimt

An Illustrated Life

He is the Jugendstil master, the founder of the Vienna Secession; his paintings – which sell for record prices – and his lifestyle are the...

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Klimt

An Art Calendar

Klimt’s Masterworks Week by Week.
A luxurious calendar featuring Klimt’s most beautiful paintings over 56 coloured pages.

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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...

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High Forest

In his masterpiece, the story High Forest, Adalbert Stifter describes the love of two sisters at the time of the Thirty Years’ War. At their...

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Folktales and Legends

Once upon a time, every river bend, every mountain peak and every church tower had its own story to tell; adventurers and pitch-burners...

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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...

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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...

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Prague

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...

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Meditation

Kafka’s little meditations form something previously unknown in German literature; I know no model.

Hans Kohn in Selbstwehr (Dec. 20, 1912)

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