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...

President Pavlopoulos Highlights Importance of New Library of Alexandria

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Republic of Greece, had a meeting on Monday with Mostafa El Feki, Director of the Center of Hellenistic...

Greek-American Author Seeks to Turn Book On His Beloved Arcadia Into Film

Dr. Nicholas Kokonis’ inner need to address how a man finds his place in the world prompted the Greek-American to write his book entitled...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis...

Greek Student Invents Online Braille Transcription System

  A brilliant young Greek postgraduate student Apostolos Garoufos, and his professor, Telemachus Goudas, have created a new, revolutionary software for the blind. Named "MinaDot",...

November 11, 1990: World of Poetry Mourns Passing of Yiannis Ritsos

When Yiannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. A prominent...

New Victoria Hislop Book Inspired by Makronisos

Award-winning and best-selling writer Victoria Hislop has been inspired once again by Greece, this time from Makronisos, an island laden with a tragic political history. "After The...

New Varoufakis Book ‘Epic and Harrowing’

A new book by former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has been described as "a charming and utterly fascinating letter to his 14-year-old daughter". Talking...

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...

Athens Takes Over as World Book Capital for 2018

(Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos addresses the event: Photo Marios Lolos/Xinhua) Athens was honored on World Book Day on Monday taking over as World Book Capital...

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