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Greek Author Kazantzakis’ Last Novel Published 75 Years Later

The last remaining unpublished novel of Nikos Kazantzakis, the universally-celebrated author of "Zorba the Greek", is out October 26.

Modern Greek Studies at Berkeley Launches Nikos Kazantzakis Program

The establishment of the Nikos Kazantzakis Visiting Scholar Program at the University of California, Berkeley was recently jointly announced by the Modern Greek and Hellenic Studies Program and The Modern Greek Studies Foundation. The program is made possible by a...

The Fascinating Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas

Alexis Zorbas in Zorba the Greek is one of the most memorable in all of film history, and the Nikos Kazantzakis book on which it is based is one of the best works of modern Greek literature. Yet, it is...

Nikos Kazantzakis: The Greatest Greek Writer of the 20th Century

Nikos Kazantzakis is for many the best Greek writer of the 20th century and his books have been translated more than any of his contemporaries.

Unpublished Novel by Greek Author Nikos Kazantzakis Goes To Press

The last novel of the  universally-celebrated Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis is set to be published for the first time -- more than 60 years after his death -- by the Athens-based publishing house Dioptra. The unpublished novel, titled "Aniforos" ("Uphill",...

Nikos Kazantzakis: Legacy of "Zorba the Greek" Author Lives On

Nikos Kazantzakis was Greece’s most prolific writer and he remains one of the most famous Greek citizens to have ever lived. A writer of dozens of novels, poems, plays and short stories, his works have been translated into practically...

Director Yiannis Smaragdis at "Nikos Kazantzakis" Film Advance Premiere in Herakleion (video)

The advance premiere of the long-awaited "Nikos Kazantzakis" movie, took place in Herakleion, Crete on Wednesday, in the presence of director Yiannis Smaragdis and cast members. The long-awaited film about the life and travels of Nikos Kazantzakis, is out and will...

Jeff Bridges: “I Am a Big Fan of Kazantzakis”

Jeff Bridges talks exclusively about his admiration for Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis and shares his feelings on President Donald Trump.

Nikos Kazantzakis Honored in Original LA Play

If you are a fan of Greek literature and Nikos Kazantzakis' revolutionary works, you won't want to miss the upcoming original Los Angeles play on March 12 honoring his life and work. The play, titled "Kazantzakis: Traveling with Light and Dark" ...

Cretan Man Lives Happily in a Handmade Hut on the Beach for 15 Years [video]

Manolis Giatakis is a happy man. He lives on an islet off Crete, an idyllic place where life expectancy is high and it is always sunny. He is 65 years old, healthy, married for 42 years and has five...