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Espresso with the Devil

  • Out now!
  • Thomas Poppe and his new book!

A promise: This book will help build a good future for us all.  

A warning: This book will shatter the very foundations

of hypocrisy, prejudice and racism.  

Remember: The power of words to offend (and wake up) is directly proportional to the stubbornness, with which you defend your thought patterns, prejudices and taboos, and to the degree, to which you are shackled by them.  

In other words: Only the truth sets us free.  

From the book’s press release by Penguin Random House publishers:

„Good morning, allow me to introduce myself: I am the devil, but you can call me Fred. No need to guess my name …”

With these words begins Thomas Poppes extraordinary dialogue between a traveling writer and Fred, the devil.   3 o’clock AM, we are in an airport hotel bar, somewhere in the Western USA. The devil is on the brink of being out of a job. Humanity is fast approaching self-destruction and thus would render his efforts redundant. So, he’s forced to act! He is compelled to reveal all his tricks to give humanity a last chance to resist him and his powers of seduction – thus saving the world and ultimately Fred’s mission. For his mouthpiece he has chosen a journalist and writer, whom he reveals his tricks and secrets and who is tasked with broadcasting his message.  

In this exceptionally profound and yet at all times tangible and amusingly thought-provoking dialogue Thomas Poppe tackles the great themes of life, that deeply move us all (i.e. environment, religion, nutrition, migration, racism, gender, Corona, health system, terror, hate speech in the web…). With this form of narrative self-help he has created a viable map through life’s labyrinth.   He encourages the reader to always remain curious, to think for her- and himself, to look behind the smokescreens and stage-props of life, to ask questions and to check for plausibility. He shows how to succeed in a sustainable and spiritually fulfilled life – in harmony with oneself, with one‘s fellow human beings and with nature.  

Author’s Bio   In 1991 Thomas Poppe published, together with Johanna Paungger, the runaway bestseller “Vom richtigen Zeitpunkt” (The Power of Timing) about the influences of lunar rhythms on everyday life. Numerous other books by the author duo followed, heralding a renaissance in health awareness, and providing a myriad of practical tips for everyday life. Their work saw translation in 30 languages and more than 20 million copies sold in German alone. In addition, they have developed a comprehensive calendar program that puts the insights of lunar knowledge into practice day by day. With his books Thomas Poppe gives his readers useful and effective tools to create a better world. This is no different in his new work, “Espresso with the Devil,” in which he provides deep insights into the important things in life.

Get the book here (Paperback & Kindle versions) : ESPRESSO