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...
The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When the light dances, I speak fairly: George Seferis and his poetry through painting and photography”, is one more of a series of presentations dedicated to the most important Greek literary figures.

George Seferis (Poet) Exhibition at the Theocharakis Foundation

  The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When...

Swedish Journalist’s Account of the Crisis

"Stolen Spring," a new account of the eurocrisis by Swedish journalist Kajsa Ekis Ekman, hits Greek bookstores today. "Stolen Spring" describes the eurocrisis as Ekman experienced...

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...

Tsoukalis Tracks Down Stolen Antiquities

In an event at the Theocharakis Foundation, author Giorgos Tsoukalis presented  his latest book, History Smugglers - Return of the 20 Treasures, a look...

The 10th Thessaloniki Book Fair Begins

The 10th Thessaloniki Book Fair will be held from May 16 to 19 at the Helexpo Exhibition Center in Thessaloniki, Greece. It will be staged...

Married or…Merry: 40+1 Reasons Not to Get Married!!

By Kate Papas - Marriage is a very important step in a Greek person's life, but recently many Greek couples have start to feel...

Orhan Pamuk to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Literature from University of Crete

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Literature Department of the University of Crete on May 4, 2018, the...

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...

Acclaimed Greek Writer Menis Koumandareas Found Murdered at Home

Acclaimed Greek writer Menis Koumandareas was found murdered Saturday morning in his home in the neighborhood of Kypseli in Athens. Robbery was the possible...

Ancient Greece Inspires Award-Winning Author

An award-winning Irish novelist has said his new book -- set in the violent world of ancient Greece -- was written with the Syrian...

Paul Auster to Visit Athens

Paul Auster, one of the most important contemporary American writers, will be visiting Athens from November 4 to 7. He has been invited by "Metaixmio"...

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