ANGELOS The Full Catastrophe: Inside the Greek Crisis

ANGELOS The Full Catastrophe: Inside the Greek Crisis

James Angelos The Full Catastrophe (Head of Zeus) Greece has always been celebrated for its classical past, whitewashed villages and cerulean seas, but in recent years the country has been at the centre of a debt crisis that has sown economic ruin, spurred panic in...
GALLANT The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1768 to 1913

GALLANT The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1768 to 1913

Thomas Gallant The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1768 to 1913 (Edinburgh University Press) Often referred to as the ‘Long Nineteenth Century,’ this period witnessed the establishment of a Greek nation-state which had a profound impact on the Greeks everywhere....
GREENE The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1774

GREENE The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1774

Molly Greene The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1774 (Edinburgh University Press) The period of Ottoman rule in Greek history has undergone a dramatic reassessment in recent years. Long reviled as four hundred years of unrelieved slavery and barbarity...
HALL The Ancient Greeks – Ten Ways They Shaped the Modern World

HALL The Ancient Greeks – Ten Ways They Shaped the Modern World

Edith Hall The Ancient Greeks: Ten Ways They Shaped the Modern World (Vintage) They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria. They wrote the timeless myths of Odysseus and Oedipus, and...
HARVEY One Third of Paradise

HARVEY One Third of Paradise

Julietta Harvey One Third of Paradise (Polar Books)   Adjudicating Committee verdict: Julietta Harvey’s One Third of Paradise is an exquisitely written, elegiac novel about family, memory, loss and growing old. Set in Thessaloniki, the book draws on the melancholy...