Sarrazin, Thilo Deutschland schafft sich ab 464 pages, Dva (2010) ISBN 9783421044303
Thilo Sarrazin describes the consequences for Germany's future of a falling birthrate, problematic migration and the growth of an underclass. Sarrazin can't accept that Germany is becoming not only older and smaller, but also dumber and more dependent on state welfare. The book examines how this is the case, why this is the case, what can be done against it.
Schmidt, Helmut; Stern, Fritz Unser Jahrhundert
286 pages, Beck (2010) ISBN 9783406601323
Helmut Schmidt and Fritz Stern met in the summer of 2009 and talked about the issues which moved them. They have known each other for a long time and the book documents a political discussion about swathes of the 20th century and the present time between two clever old men.
Schmidt, Helmut; DiLorenzo, Giovanni Auf eine Zigarette mit Helmut Schmidt 81 pages, Kiepenheuer & Witsch (2009) ISBN 9783462040654
Every Friday afternoon over a period of one and a half years, DiLorenzo met with the former Chancellor for a cigarette in his office. Out of these meetings came the publication of the best of these talks at the conclusion of the "Zeit" series.
Schmidt, Loki Auf dem roten Teppich 223 pages, Hoffmann und Campe (2010) ISBN 9783455501759
Who packs the Chancellor's suitcases when he goes on trips? What do cooked horses tendons, served at a Peking state banquet, taste like? Humorous and charming stories from Loki Schmidt about life in front of and behind the seats of power.
Schwan, Heribert Die Frau an seiner Seite 320 pages, Heyne (2011) ISBN 9783453181755
The author manages to grant a moving insight into the lonely and desperate life of Hannelore Kohl, wife of the former German chancellor. Sufferingfrom a rare allergy to light, she was forced into reclusiveness and ultimately committed suicide.
Schwarzer, Alice Marion Dönhoff - Ein widerständiges Leben 359 pages, Kiepenheuer & Witsch (2008) ISBN 9783462040562
Marion Dönhoff on Alice Schwarzer: „No one has described me so accurately as she“. This new edition of Schwarzer’s major biography with an updated foreword is being released to celebrate the 100th birthday of Countess Marion Dönhoff.
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SMB) Hrsg. Das Neue Museum Berlin - Konservieren, Restaurieren, Weiterbauen im Welterbe. 239 pages, Seemann (2009) ISBN 9783865022042
This volume sketches the history of the Neues Museum Berlin from conception and design, through destruction in the war and then through into the post-war period. Numerous texts and countless images document in detail the building’s restoration.
Stiftung Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Hrsg.) Flagge zeigen? Die Deutschen und ihre Nationalsymbole 168 pages, Kerber (2008) ISBN 9783866782242
This book is from the exhibition „Flagge zeigen?“ (Show the Flag?). It describes the long and unsettled history of Germany’s national symbol. The period after 1945 is the main focus of the book, with a comparative perspective of democratic and dictatorial systems of government in Germany.