Hellenist Author, Journalist Bruce Clark on the Inner Self-Confidence of Greeks

Born in Northern Ireland, Hellenist author, journalist and lecturer Bruce Clark has a long association and a deep understanding of Greece from ancient times...

The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum

The Alexis Zorbas character in "Zorba the Greek" is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book...

Love, War and Intrigue in Nazi-Occupied Crete Take Center Stage in New Novel

By Paula Tsoni In his latest work of fiction, titled "Georgina," Scottish writer David Munro takes us through a fascinating story of heartache, romance and...

Movie Script About Greek Village Life Wins Awards for British Author

A novel depicting life in a Greek coastal village, entitled "Girl Gone Greek," has been retooled into an award-winning script, recognized as Winner for...

Konstantinos Kavafis: The Hypermodern Greek Poet

Konstantinos Kavafis -- or Constantine Peter Cavafy as he was internationally known -- was born in Alexandria, Egypt on April 29, 1863, the last...
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Foreign Diplomats Recite Greek Literature in Touching Video

Ambassadors and other foreign diplomats from 18 countries have recorded themselves reciting Greek literature in support of the "Stay Home" anti-coronavirus campaign in a...

Internationally Renowned Greek Author Alki Zei Dies

Much-loved Greek novelist and children's writer Alki Zei died on Friday at the age of 97 at her home in Athens. Translated into several languages,...

Greek Island of Evia Honors Poet and Writer Tasos Papapostolou

An event held at Chalkida, the capital of Evia, on Sunday honored poet and writer Tasos Papapostolou, who made a significant contribution to the...

Giorgos Seferis: The First Greek Poet to Be Awarded the Nobel Prize

On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden. Seferis was the...

Nikos Kazantzakis: Legacy of “Zorba the Greek” Author Lives On

Nikos Kazantzakis was Greece’s most prolific writer and he remains one of the most famous Greek citizens to have ever lived. A writer of...

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript on Alexander the Great Displayed in Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life of Alexander the Great has been unveiled in digital form to the public for the first...

48th Annual Book Festival to Take Place in Athens From August 30 to September...

The Association of Greece's Book Publishers (SEKV) will hold their longstanding annual book festival in Athens from August 30 to September 15 this year. The...

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