How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

by Bill Gates Bill Gates certainly has a lot of expertise when it comes to climate change. He investigated its causes and effects, talked to experts in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance. Based on this extensive research, he draws conclusions on what we must do in order … Continue readingHow to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Nachruf auf mich selbst

by Harald Welzer Most of us are aware that our current way of living is not sustainable. We have to change our habits, create new technologies, use less resources – but most importantly phase out unsustainable our current unsustainable practices instead of trying hold on to them. Why is it … Continue readingNachruf auf mich selbst

How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents

by Jimmy O. Yang. Born in Hong Kong, Jimmy O. Yang moved to America when he was 13 years old. Coming from a traditional Chinese family, pursuing his dream of becoming a comedian was not without its obstacles, but Jimmy went for it nonetheless. The book describes his journey of … Continue readingHow to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents

Greenlights

by Matthew McConnaughey. In this book, Matthew McConnaughey collected stories of his life: it is a collection of memories of his journey to faraway places and to the core of himself. It tells you about people and places all over the world but always brings it back to the lessons … Continue readingGreenlights

The Peacock

by Isabel Bogdan. A group of bankers are supposed to have a team-building event in a rather run-down castle in the Scottish Highlands during winter. Noone really is excited about the trip anyway, but it’s about to get even tougher for the young psychiatrist who is running the event: a … Continue readingThe Peacock

Unsere Welt neu Denken (“Re-thinking our World”)

by Maja Göpel Maja Göpel, Secretary-General of the German Advisory Council on Global Change, challenges our idea of the world and the economic system we currently live in. By putting thought-provoking questions out there and providing mind-boggling facts about the current state of the world, she takes us on a … Continue readingUnsere Welt neu Denken (“Re-thinking our World”)

The Midnight Library

by Matt Haig The Midnight Library consists of endless shelves full of an infinite number of books. Each of them gives you the chance to try another life that you could have lived if you made different choices. The Midnight Library is a place that you can only enter when … Continue readingThe Midnight Library