Austrian’s Eder Sees Greece in Bloom

Well-known Austrian writer and filmmaker Fabian Eder is optimistic Greece will recover from its crushing economic crisis and said so during presentation of his...

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...

Papadopoulos Publishing Launches UK Children’s Book Imprint

After more than 70 years of publishing books in Greece, the Greek publishing house Papadopoulos Publishing is launching an imprint this February in the U.K. called...

Venice Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

It was announced recently that the 76th International Film Festival of Venice will honor the Greek-French director Costa-Gavras with its ''Glory to the Filmmaker...

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...

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...

Greek Narrator Brings Folk Tales to Life in Stockholm

Anna Izountouemoi is a 25-year-old Greek psychologist who was born and raised in Athens by a Ugandan mother and a Nigerian father. She currently...