Three Greek Novels Shortlisted for European Union Prize for Literature

Three Greek novels, "Dendrites" by Kallia Papadaki, "The Greek doctor" by Carolina Mermiga and "The calligraph's night shift" by Maria Xylouri were included in...

How the Mediterranean Diet Could Be the Secret to Living a Healthy Life

A new book might just be the answer to your dietary issues if you are looking to eat health and still enjoy your food. The book,...

There is Still Much to Learn About Herbs From The Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greek medical manuscripts have emerged as a go-to for horticulture, botany, medicine and literature in the Middle Ages in the form a newly...

Greece’s National Library Prepares for Historic Move, Transition to New Era

The National Library of Greece is making a bet on its future. From the historic neoclassical building in the centre of Athens, one of...

WWII Survivors, Historians Present Database of Witness Accounts of German Occupation

“I don’t feel hatred for the Germans. But I feel great sadness because Nazis existed. Why did we allow as a society for Nazis...

Commonalities Between Greek and Indian Mythology Uncovered

The well-known Indian writer, columnist, illustrator and speaker Devdutt Pattanaik has recently published the book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths, which ties...

‘Love Slayer’: The New Novel by Award Winning Greek Journalist Angeliki Nikolouli

"Love Slayer" is the new novel by television host and investigative journalist Angeliki Nikolouli, released on November 7, 2016 by Kastaniotis publishing house. The book...

Champion-Inspired Children’s Story Available at the Athens Authentic Marathon on Saturday

A children's story inspired by the true story of Marathon champion Maria Polyzou will be coinciding with the Athens Authentic Marathon to take place...

Athens Mayor: World Book Capital 2018 Will ‘Turn Our City Into a Modern Cultural...

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kamminis said on Tuesday his aim is to attract international interest in the city and make it more book-friendly, after the...

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...

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