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Fatherland of the Times
A poem of social and political hue. At the heart of which is the economic crisis and its impact on Greek society and the conviction that there is no other way out than emotional and intellectual alertness.
YANNIS CH. PAPAΪOANNOU
The other view
‘The other view’ offers alternative readings of visual and other stimuli. In 40 texts accompanied by select images the author discusses provocative case studies in an anthology of his 30 years experience of teaching the History of Art
To come out of myself …
An important figure in Greek Letters, the poet, essayist, translator and academic Giannis Dallas bares his soul to Giorgos Douatzis. In a pithy, exciting conversation and a biographical narration in the first person. In the endnote G. Blanas records all aspects of G. Dallas’s oeuvre. The publication also includes a full bibliography of Dallas’s writings and of reviews of these, unpublished photographs and a manuscript of the poet.
Τhe broken game
Costas Axelos’s last interview
In a conversation de profundis, Costas Axelos speaks about man and society, love and philosophy, life and death. The publication includes an extensive curriculum vitae of the influential intellectual, a full bibliography of his works in Greek, photographs and a manuscript.
A memoir of a wartime childhood
Warsaw Boy is the remarkable true story of a sixteen-year old boy soldier in war-torn Poland.
Andrew Borowiec was born at Lodz in Poland in 1928. After the war he left Poland and attended Colombia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in Cyprus with his English wife Juliet.
The lovely life of Clara Siato
and other salonican stories
Narratives, testimonies and poems conjure up the atmosphere of Thessaloniki and of the Jewish community from the late nineteenth century until the Second World War.
L’Invention de nos vies
Sam Tahar, has everything.The image he has created of himself, however, is based on the identity of his friend, Samuel Baron, an aspiring French author with Jewish roots, who is languishing in a run-down suburb of Paris. Can you ever return from a lie?
Exile in three continents
The eventful life of a Jewish girl whose early years were spent in Vichy France; hunted by the Nazis she escaped to Mexico, studied medicine in New Zealand and, returning to Europe, married a well-known painter.
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.