Greek Communities in Italy Support “Medecins du Monde”

The Greek communities of Italy have started a travelogue of solidarity, in order to boost the efforts of “Medecins du Monde” to support Greek families...

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...

Desmos Library in Paris Celebrates 30 Years

The oldest and the only Greek library in Paris celebrated 30 years of existence on the weekend of June 1-2. Desmos Library (desmos=bond, in...

Kazantzakis’ Work Travels to Munich

A Literature Night devoted to Nikos Kazantzakis will be held on November 28, 2013 at 8pm at Lenbach-Künstlerhaus, Lenbachplatz 8, situated in the heart...

Draenos’ Biography Reveals Andreas Papandreou

The Economist has featured on its website the biography of Andreas Papandreou by Stan Draenos, entitled Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat...
Ekaterina Botziou

A Survival Guide for Women Married to Greek Men

London-based writer Ekaterina Botziou is celebrating her new-found success as a published author after releasing her first book, Greek Expectations: The Last Moussaka Standing.

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...

Kastela’s Book Sings To Vienna

Famous Greek soprano Elsa Kastela has presented the German translation of her book Oratorio Thanatou published recently by a well-known Austrian publishing house. The...

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...

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....