Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition

Publisher details

Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition
Author
Ben Schott
Publisher
Text Publishing
Genres
Comedy, Non Fiction
Released
23 October, 2013

Synopsis

From the mind that created Schott’s Original Miscellany comes a unique volume exploring the idiosyncrasies of the human condition…auf Deutsch.In which language but German could you construct le mot juste for: a secret love of bad food, the inability to remember jokes, Sunday-afternoon depression, the urge to yawn, the glee of gossip, reassuring your hairdresser, delight at the changing of the seasons, the urge to hoard, or the ineffable pleasure of a cold pillow?
Ben Schott
About the author

Ben Schott

Ben Schott is the author of Schott’s Original Miscellany, Schott’s Food & Drink Miscellany, Schott’s Sporting, Gaming & Idling Miscellany, Schott’s Quintessential Miscellany and the yearbook Schott’s Almanac (2006–11). Ben is a regular contributor to the New York Times and The Times. He divides his time between London and New York.

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