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Movie Script About Greek Village Life Wins Awards for British Author

A novel depicting life in a Greek coastal village, entitled "Girl Gone Greek," has been retooled into an award-winning script, recognized as Winner for Best Script 2018 at the London Greek Film Festival. The new project was also shortlisted...

Tiffani Thiessen Helps Launch Virtual Storytelling Initiative

Tiffani Thiessen, together with celebrities like ballet dancer Misty Copeland and actress Danica McKellar, have launched a storytelling initiative to encourage children's literacy. Thiessen and her celebrity friends had been working on launching the "Read Together, Be Together" campaign this...

Story of Bohemian Life on Greece’s Hydra Shortlisted at Australia’s Literary Awards

A book which recounts the years Australian writers Charmian Clift and George Johnston spent on the Greek Island of Hydra has been shortlisted in this year’s Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. "Half the Perfect World," by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell,...

New Book Reveals How Grexit Was About to Become Reality in 2015

A new book published on Thursday about the history of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) reveals new details of how Greece's exit from the Eurozone was on the table for negotiations in 2015. Perhaps most surprisingly, this was the...

Pelecanos Will Adapt Book “The Fence” Into Feature Film

George Pelecanos and writing partner Dennis Lehane will be adapting a book by Dick Lehr titled The Fence, into a feature film of the same name. The drama, which is based on a true story, will star Sterling K. Brown...

George Pelecanos Releases New Book, ‘The Man Who Came Uptown’

George Pelecanos, known for his work in noir novels and series - such as HBO's "The Deuce" and "The Wire" - has just released a new book titled "The Man Who Came Uptown". The book contains plenty of action, but...

Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by Syrian and Kurdish children living in Thessaloniki. They worked with designers and translators to create a...

Interview With Leon Logothetis: How to ‘Live, Love, Explore’

Travel host and author Leon Logothetis has just released a new book titled "Live, Love, Explore" about his numerous journeys and the life lessons he's learned along the way. You may have already seen Leon on his National Geographic show "Amazing...

Living In North Korea: A Greek’s Personal Account

Greek journalist Fragkiska Megaloudi lived in North Korea from June 2012 to March 2014. Recently she published a book in Greek describing life in the most authoritarian country in the world, where very few foreigners are allowed to visit....

Sophia Amoruso’s ‘#Girlboss’ Tops Amazon’s Leadership Book List

Amazon just released a new version of their "100 Books to Read in a Lifetime Series", and Sophia Amoruso's female-empowering "#Girlboss" has topped the list! The list is centered on themes of leadership and success, and includes other tomes by influential...