Diccon Bewes and Michael Meister's hilarious collection of cartoons about German-English False Friends--for anyone who loves language. Get a signed copy today.
Hoi: your new Swiss German Survival Guide
The bestselling Swiss German guide of all time--available by special order for the holidays before it can be bought in stores.
Rainforest Hero: The Life and Death of Bruno Manser
In six years among the Penan people, Bruno Manser witnessed the wholesale destruction of one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems. He swore to do everything he could to stop it.
Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia
Money Logging investigates what Gordon Brown has called "probably the biggest environmental crime of our times"-the massive destruction of the Borneo rainforest by Malaysian loggers.
Swissness in a Nutshell
What is Switzerland? With more than two hundred full-colour cartoons, photos, and works of art this accessible guide illuminates the unique alpine nation.
Swiss History in a Nutshell
By Grégoire Nappey, cartoons by Mix & Remix. Whether you've just arrived in Switzerland or lived here many years, knowing about Swiss history helps you feel at home. Click on cover for more information.
Swiss Democracy in a Nutshell
An accessible, illustrated introduction for those new to Switzerland as well as anyone who would like to finally understand direct democracy, political parties, or what goes on in Bern. Winner of the 2013 Albert Oeri Democracy Prize.
In a Nutshell Series
Order all three In a Nutshell books together and save CHF 10.
Hoi! Et après... - manuel de survie en suisse allemand
De Sergio J. Lievano & Nicole Egger. Fort du grand succès de Hoi pour anglophones et pour germanophones, Bergli Books a le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution de la traduction française de cet ouvrage.
Hoi zäme - Schweizerdeutsch leicht gemacht
Geniessen Sie leicht und vergnüglich die Besonderheiten des Schweizerdeutschen. Sie werden neben den über 200 witzigen Cartoons und farbenfrohen Illustrationen alles finden, damit Sie sich mit Ihren Schweizer Freunden verständigen können.
Sali zämme - your Baseldütsch survival guide
You too can enjoy communicating in Baseldütsch. It's not just easy but downright fun. This new book in the 'Hoi' series helps newcomers get to grips with Swiss German. Has over 200 cartoons. Click on title for more information.
Going Local - your guide to Swiss schooling
by Margaret Oertig-DavidsonAre you thinking of sending your child to a local Swiss public school? This is the book for you, giving detailed information about the Swiss school system in its amazing diversity around the country. Click cover for details.
Education Guide Switzerland
A comprehensive catalog of all English-language schools and academic programs in Switzerland
Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I'd Known
Life in Switzerland. The not-made-for-TV version.
Living and Working in Switzerland: A Survival Handbook
The 15th edition (2015) of the classic guide.
Beyond Chocolate - understanding Swiss culture (new 2011 edition)
By Margaret-Oertig Davidson. This newly revised and 2011 updated edition is still every newcomer's best way to learn about the intricacies of life in this lovely and complicated country. Click on cover for more information.
Schokolade ist nicht alles - Ein Leitfaden
Von Margaret-Oertig. Ein Leitfaden zur Schweizer Kultur erläutert Schweizer Lebensart für Neuankömmlinge und alle, die sich bereits als Insider fühlen. SchweizerInnen können sich im Spiegel betrachten und Aufschlussreiches über ihre Eigenheiten erfahren.
Ticking Along with Swiss Kids
By Dianne Dicks and Katalin Fekete, illustrations by Marc Locatelli. Have fun learning all you need to help your kids and family enjoy making friends and feeling at home in Switzerland. Click on title for more information.
CHEESE - slices of Swiss culture
by Sue Style. Join one of Europe's most respected food writers on her quest throughout Switzerland to visit the country's finest cheese makers, markets, dairies and cheese shops. Includes new, delicious, easy-to-make recipes. Click title for more details.
A Taste of Switzerland
By Sue Style. Enjoy the best that Swiss cuisine can offer and create easily Switzerland’s finest recipes. Click on cover for more information.
At Home - a selection of stories by Franz Hohler
Franz Hohler is one of Switzerland’s most popular and respected writers and performers and has received several of the most significant literary prizes in German-speaking Europe. Click on cover for more information.
Swiss Cookies - Biscuits for Christmas and all year round
By Andrew Rushton & Katalin Fekete. Discover the delicious secrets of Swiss cookies and surprise your family and friends with your homemade treats.
Lifting the Mask - Your Guide to Basel Fasnacht
By Peter Habicht. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a life-long enthusiast, here's all you need to know (and more) about Schnizelbängg and Schyssdräggzyygli.
Pfyffe ruesse schränze
Von Peter Habicht. Ob erstmaliger Besucher oder begeisterter Stammgast hier finden Sie alles, was Sie über die Basler Fasnacht wissen müssen. Ein kompakter und umfassender Führer, der Ihnen dieses einzigartige Volksfest auf unterhaltsame Art näher bringt.
By Roger Bonner. Ever tried socializing at the bottle bank? Or finding the Röstigraben? Want to improve your Swiss German in 30 minutes? Ever run into Mr. Tell looking for his son Walter? Need to check if you are becoming too Swiss?
Ticking Along Too
A very popular collection of personal experiences of writers, journalists, translators, teachers and business people of many different nationalities who live and work in Switzerland.
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