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The three crucial days
The book begins with Thomas Mann’s visit, in 1936, to a Zurich newspaper, where he delivers an open letter denouncing the Nazi regime. However, he is tortured by doubts. Beler follows for three critical days one of the foremost literary figures of the twentieth century and his environment.
He, Wladyslaw Szpilman, was a piano-player, and she, Wiera Gran, a singer, in a café in the Warsaw ghetto… He was admired for his courage and feistiness, she was traduced mercilessly. The hero of Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning film “The Pianist” was none other than Szpilman.
Katya, born in Soviet Kiev, discovers that she hails from a Jewish family which had its roots in Vienna. Recalling the memories of her parents, she reconstructs with tenderness and humour the family history of three generations, as it developed and was shaped by the catastrophes of the 20th century.
What did Sartre and de Beauvoir, Camus, Picasso, Cocteau, Aragon and Elsa, Marc Block, Mauriac and so many others do when Paris was plunged into the darkness of the German Occupation? In his revealing book, Dan Frank spares no one. He sketches each one individually, the moment of truth.
The Thinker of Marousi
Memories and conversations with Yannis Tsarouchis
The memories of the journalistic friendship that developed between Maria Karavia and Yannis Tsarouchis. Their witty conversations over the course of twenty years (1967-1987) and a series of rare photographs.
V. MATSELI - A. TSARAVOPOULOS
The Greek Chest
Virginia Matseli and Aris Tsaravopoulos were driven to the conviction that the chest is not solely an object of folk art, but a document of life. Their research led to the location of chests of all periods and styles all throughout Greece.
SERGE & BEATE KLARSFELD
Serge and Beate Klarsfeld Memoirs
A match made in heaven. Love at first sight in the Paris metro between the daughter of a Wehrmacht soldier and the son of a Romanian Jew who died in Auschwitz. The gripping public and private lives of the Klarsfeld couple in their own words.
K. LAMPSA Journalist - I. SIMBI
The world’s silence, resistance in the ghettoes and the camps, the Greek Jews during the Occupation
When did the world learn of the genocide going on in the heart of Europe? What did the Allies do to stop the slaughter? Could Chief Rabbi Koretz have prevented the extinction of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki? Why were the Jews who had gathered in Athens saved? Who organized the rescue operation in the Aegean?
Childhood Years in Athens during the Occupation and Civil War
Maria Karavia’s book ‘Collateral Damages’: Childhood Years in Athens during the Occupation and Civil War recounts a dramatic personal history of the bloody battles of the 1944 December Uprising, and much more. Well-known figures, gripping events and moving confessions bring to life the Athens of distant memory in its pages.
KOSTAS M. STAMATOPOULOS
Tour in time and space
Many visitors to the former royal estate at Tatoi know nothing about the identity of the buildings nor their very interesting history. The first part of this book covers the period from the establishment of the estate until 2011. The second part guides the visitor through the buildings of its historical nucleus. The work is illustrated with maps, drawings, plans, photographs and architectural diagrams.
The singer of Auschwitz
Estrongo Nachama was one of the most famous Jewish cantors of the 20th century. In tracing his journey from Thessaloniki in 1918 to Berlin at the dawn of the 21st century, the author has compiled an accessible account of this outstanding artist who survived the death camps thanks to his rare talent.
Tools of tradition
The Collection of Pavlos Condellis
The love of Pavlos Condellis for Farming life resulted in this book. It presents tools used for farm work which he himself collected from various regions of Greece. Concise explanations are accompanied by rich photographical material, while the black and white pictures of Takis Tloupas offer a breath of life to these collective pieces.