Athens Emblematic Bookstore Closes Down

The Eleftheroudakis bookstore on Panepistimiou Street will close down on September 30, after 21 years in the central location and 100 years in business. The...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

Writer Victoria Hislop Finds Inspiration in Greece’s Peloponnese

On searching for inspiration for her latest book, writer Victoria Hislop explored Peloponnese and praised its beauties in a feature published in the Mail...

Ancient Cycladic Jewelry on Display at Mykonos Museum

A display of Cycladic jewelry from Neolithic times to present is on display at the renovated Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. The exhibit shows beautiful artifacts...

‘Modern Greek Classics’ Travel to Alonnisos

Two translators of Irish origin and a Greek publisher presented a series of translations of modern Greek literature on the beautiful Alonnisos island. The Aiora...

Greek Police Officer Turned Writer Receives Award by UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees awarded the Greek author and police officer Foteini Konstantopoulou for her book “Mia Zacharenia Syntagi” (A Sugary...

German Press Sees Varoufakis’ Book on Economy as ‘Pleasant Reading’

The German press overall review of Yanis Varoufakis' book "Talking to My Daughter About the Economy" is that it is a pleasant reading for...

Writer Iakovos Kambanellis Museum Opens Up on Naxos

A museum dedicated to Greek poet, playwright and author Iakovos Kambanellis has opened on the Aegean island of Naxos where he was born, giving...

Meeting the Odyssey: All Aboard the Culture Ship

"Meeting the Odyssey", a social and artistic initiative that began in 2012, has sailed from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea each summer since...

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

In Their Own Words: Greek Austerity Revolutionizing Poetry

Not since the outspoken writers during the junta in the late 1960's -- 1970’s has there been a literary display of self-expression in Greece...

Nikolaos Tselementes: The ‘Father’ of Greek Cookbooks

At least every Greek household has a "tselemente" -- a "cookbook" that took its name after Nikolaos Tselementes, the famous chef that combined the...

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