Kamila Shamsie Wins London Hellenic Prize for Book Inspired by Antigone

Author Kamila Shamsie's seventh novel, Home Fire, tells the contemporary story of a British-Muslim family's connections to the Islamic State (ISIS). However, the Pakistani-British writer's...

Kazantzakis Event Unites People Across Europe

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Nikos Kazantzakis may be one of Greece's most well-known exports, particularly for his 1946 novel, Zorba the Greek. Even in the far north...

Plato’s ‘Republic’ Among the 5 Most Important Books in the World

Charles Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species," issued in November 1859, was ranked first on an online poll about the most important academic papers...

Newly Published Book Documents Istanbul Pogrom of 1955

Istos Publishing House has published a book in Turkish entitled "Dimitrios Kalumenos'un Objektifinden 6/7 Eylül 1955" (Sept. 6-7, 1955, from the Lens of Dimitrios...

First Ever Greek-Russian Book on Ancient Greek Myths

A bilingual (Greek-Russian) book featuring 279 illustrations of ancient Greek myths was published for the first time in Russia. This unique edition was created as...

Italy: Greek Journalist Presents Book on Greece’s PM Tsipras

Greek journalist Dimitris Deliolanes will be presenting his most recent book entitled "Athens' Challenge. Alexis Tsipras against European Austerity" ("La sfida di Atene. Alexis...

Imbros Toponym Map With 2,400 Place Names

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, as a native of the island of Imbros, stressed the importance of the “Toponym Map of Imbros” in studying history as...

New Italian Book Explores Greek Financial Crisis

Italian historian Francesco Angelone has released a book dedicated to the Greek financial crisis. The book, “La Troika sull'Acropoli” (The Troika over the Acropolis), was...

Greek-British Author Ekaterina Botziou Releases New Book

Wimbledon-based author Ekaterina Botziou was born into a Greek-run household. She studied law and now, aged 27, has managed to balance a full-time job...

Halki Seminary’s Library to be Digitized

The rich library of the Greek Orthodox Halki seminary, which includes some of the world's oldest printed books, will be digitized. The seminary library numbers 69,000 volumes....