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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...

Greek Hotelier Drinks Tea with Confucius

          Do you think hate is a stronger emotion than love? How can I forget my problems? In China they say that the first bird out of the tree gets shot. What is your opinion?...

Origins of Athenian Democracy Explored in Graphic Novel

Athens is globally recognized as the birthplace of democracy. However, little is discussed on the era preceding Athenian democracy and how that affected its inception. An English graphic novel released in mid-September illustrates the war that led to the creation of...

HackTheBook: Redefining the Book Concept in Athens

The Onassis Cultural Centre, in collaboration with the Europeana Space Network, invites designers, artists, publishers, programmers, authors, poets, hackers and entrepreneurs to a marathon which will redefine the book. The book is redefined by focusing on four different parameter-challenges. Each...

Newly Published Book Documents Istanbul Pogrom of 1955

Istos Publishing House has published a book in Turkish entitled "Dimitrios Kalumenos'un Objektifinden 6/7 Eylül 1955" (Sept. 6-7, 1955, from the Lens of Dimitrios Kalumenos), which contains a rich collection of photographs provided by former patriarch photographer Dimitrios Kalumenos. The...

EU Commission President Juncker: We Didn't Accept Greece in the Eurozone Prematurely

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, surprised the audience during a recent presentation of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl's new book, entitled "Aus Sorge Um Europa," in Frankfurt, when he defended Greece's accession to the Eurozone back...

The Greek Shepherd Who Became a Leading Businessman

A few days ago, a book was released about a young shepherd from Arcadia, Greece, who went on to become a taxi driver in Melbourne and through hard work, perseverance, honesty and charisma, he managed to turn into one of...

Swedish Journalist's Account of the Crisis

"Stolen Spring," a new account of the eurocrisis by Swedish journalist Kajsa Ekis Ekman, hits Greek bookstores today. "Stolen Spring" describes the eurocrisis as Ekman experienced it while visiting Athens at the height of the current economic recession. She explores the way...

Greek Woman's Marriage Turned to 'Nightmares in the Saudi Arabian Desert'

It was in the 80's when a beautiful young Greek girl decided not to lead an ordinary life. She was in France studying in college, when she had to make a choice for her career that apparently would change...

Greek-Australian Actor Thaao Penghlis Pens Memoir

Thaao Penghlis, most noted for his roles on the television daytime soap operas "General Hospital" and "Days of Our Lives," has penned a memoir and travel diary, Places: The Journey of My Days, My Lives. The book, which is due...