Benedict XVI – A Life
Peter Seewald presents exclusive material from new research and interviews with Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI.
The interview books by Peter Seewald and Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI were international best-sellers
When Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was elected Pope in April 2005, it was the event of the century: a German on the Chair of St. Peter. For the chosen one, it is the highlight of an unparalleled career. As a professor, as an archbishop, as leader of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and then finally as Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger has been in the public eye for more than five decades - a life that reflects the drama and disruption of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Peter Seewald has accompanied him for over 25 years as a journalist and book author. He has the insider knowledge that makes for precision of detail and sound judgement. And so Seewald succeeds in drawing a vivid image of the Pope emeritus that shows the people Joseph Ratzinger in a new light.
Rights to 40 4/c photos, including cover, cleared. The biography can be published in two volumes.
Brazil: Paulus; Hungary: Szent Istvan; Italy: Garzanti; Lebanon: Rückert; Poland: ZNAK; Portugal: Paulus; Slovak Rep.: Spolok sv. Vojtecha; Spain: Loyola; UK: Bloomsbury
- Publisher: Droemer HC
- Release: 04.05.2020
- 1184 pages