This is it, folks: Today my new book "Planet Germany" hits the bookstores.

It's in German, it's a look at Germany and the Germans through the eyes of an American (that would be me), it's funny, it's insightful, it's true and it's good. Buy it if you haven't already!

Here's the book's website.

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Here's my new website, which also launches today:

What a coincidence: Today is Thanksgiving. What am I thankful for? That the book is out and that it turned out well. That I can write another book. I'm very thankful that my father is okay after his operation. I am thankful for my girlfriend and all the support she has given me (and not only that). I am thankful for my friends, new and old.