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"...

You Speak Greek, You Just Don’t Know It

With thousands of Greek words being the base for English, people who speak English don't realize they are also speaking a form of Greek....

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...
Aggeliki Nikolouli

The Crime Novel that Takes Greece by Storm

About ten days ago, Greece's most popular investigative reporter, Aggeliki Nikolouli, presented to Greek audiences her first attempt of writing a book titled I...

Andreas Papandreou: Client of the State

The unraveling of Greece didn't begin with the start of a five-year recession in 2007 that is heading into its sixth year, nor the...

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...

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...

Elias Kulukundis and The Amorgos Conspiracy

An international network of militant Trotskyists, the politically passionate heir to a Greek shipping fortune, an adventurous 1969 escape from confinement in Greece under...

Joy of Sexus: Ancient Greece’s Erotic Life

The ancient Greeks' sexual life as depicted in literary, historical and artistic evidence, has become a major subject of interest over the past decades...

Books On The Map: An Interactive Map of Greek Books

Books On The Map is an interactive map of Greek literature. Users can pin the places used by Greek writers as the main setting...

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...

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki Opens in Thessaloniki

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki opened on Saturday in the presence of Alternate Environment Minister Sokratis Famellos and Alternate Education Minister Kostas Zouraris,...

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