Books

Books

  • Mikis and Manos: A Tale of Two Composers

    Mikis and Manos: A Tale of Two Composers

    Mikis and Manos: A Tale of Two Composers.
    Kerkyra pub, 2007, Greek and English in same book
    With pictures, 123 pps.
    This essay looks at the circuitous route of modern Greece through the intense on again off again rivalry between Greece’s two top composers (Mikis Theodorakis of Zorba fame and Manos Hadjidakis of Never on Sunday fame), a rivalry which brought people into the streets.. Read More…

  • A Crowded Heart

    A Crowded Heart

    A Crowded Heart (Picador/St. Martin’s, USA 1998)
    Novel Through the unwavering gaze of a young boy named Alex, Nicholas Papandreou narrates the story of a family uprooted from their home in the United States to live in Greece in pursuit of a father’s political ambitions. Read More…

  • Father Dancing

    Father Dancing

    Father Dancing (Penguin, UK, 1996) same as above, English publishers
    The style of this enchanting book is both sensuous and sharp – Tom Sawyer goes to Thasos. Read More…