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W ith his first book, Adam Fletcher helped more than a hundred thousand locals and little Ausländer navigate the quirks of this charismatic land. Now he’s back with fifty new and advanced integration steps that explain the sticky friendship glue of Kaffee und Kuchen, the educational superiority of wood, and the rituals of the German Weihnachtsmarkt. You’ll learn how to blame the weather for most of your ailments, how to survive a visit to your local Baumarkt, why Germans take their kitchen when they move, and why you keep losing to them at table football. Adam Fletcher’s book is the ultimate, irreverent love letter to a nation that has gotten so under his skin.

Longer. Slighty Meaner. This book is the Pröfi edition.

Released:  2016    Length:  192 pages       Languages:  EN/DE     Publisher: C.H. Beck   Illustrator: Robert M. Schöne

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T he hit online series, with more than 350k FB likes and two million readers is now a fully illustrated, two language, 50 step book.

A Spiegel Taschenbuch Bestseller for 36 weeks!

Breakfast lavishly, pre-book all your holidays years in advance, dress sensibly and obey the red man! How to be German presents all the little absurdities that make living in Germany such a pleasure. It’s required reading for all Ausländer and for Germans who sometimes have the feeling they don’t understand their own country. We learn why the Germans speak so freely about sex, why they are so obsessed with Spiegel Online and why they all dream of being naked in a lake of Apfelsaftschorle. At the end, the only thing left to say to Adam Fletcher’s love letter to Germany is “Alles klar!”

Released:  2013    Length:  192 pages     Languages:  EN/DE  Publisher: C.H. Beck    Illustrator: Robert M. Schöne

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F un Birds, Smart Shitters, Hand Shoes, and more craziness with the amazing German language!

An illustrated love letter to the language of our adopted home. Join us as we take you on a tour through some of the German language’s greatest words, expressions, proverbs and language possibilities, all wrapped up for international delivery in the form of Denglisch!

This dual-language book is the perfect gift to introduce the humble Ausländer to the absolute awesomeness of the German language, and a fun way for German readers to rediscover the hilarious, hidden wonders of their mother tongue! While it has previously been so maligned and misunderstood, now everyone will finally discover: with the German language is very good cherry eating!”

Released:  2014    Length:  240 pages       Languages:  EN/DE     Publisher: Ullstein   Co-Author: Paul Hawkins    Illustrator: Robert M. Schöne

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A fter two best-selling books exploring the quirks of German culture, I find I’ve become somewhat of a pundit for German life. Unsure about my position, and with severe doubts about my expertise, I decided to take on a series of integration challenges. Unfortunately, the vast majority go horribly wrong. Readers will learn:

  • What happens when someone of no musical talent creates a Schlager song.
  • Why you shouldn’t accept a ride from aMitfahrgelegenheitvan containing a mattress and a cat with one eye.
  • What watching seventy hours of German TV in a week does to your health (and faith in humanity).
  • How to really annoy a Beamte.
  • Why it’s not a good idea to Nordic Walk through Ballermann 6, Mallorca.
  • Why you shouldn’t attend a Schützenfest if you can neither drink nor march.

Released: 2015    Length: 400 pages       Languages: EN/DE     Publisher: Ullstein  Illustrator: Robert M. Schöne