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Greek chain opens ‘learning hub for the future’

The Bookseller – 2011-07-22

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 14:57 Greek bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has opened a new flagship store in the heart of Athens, replete with an Espresso Book...

Greek rural postmen top odd book title list

AP via Yahoo! News – 2008-09-05

It may not be a best-seller, but "Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers" has won a literary accolade: oddest book title of the past 30 years.

Diagram prize: Greek Postmen win oddest book title prize

Guardian – 2008-09-04

The weirdest title of the past 30 years has been selected for the Diagram of Diagrams prize: Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers

Greek Newspaper Launched in Tough Times

Editor & Publisher – 2012-08-01

Launching a daily, paid-for general interest newspaper in the midst of a nation’s economic meltdown is not for the faint hearted. Publisher John Filippakis is proving his mettle after doing...

German minister: future Greek aid package smaller – 2013-08-23

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister said in an interview published Friday that he expects a future aid package for Greece to be much smaller than the country's existing rescue...

Scott Turow's 'Identical' has Greek myth proportions

Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-18

Novelist Scott Turow's 'Identical' is a compulsively readable crime story about brothers, feuding families and a long-ago murder.Over the course of nine novels, Scott Turow's Kindle County has become...

Greek court acquits editor who leaked 'Lagarde list' of suspected tax evaders

The Guardian – 2013-11-27

Retrial finds Kostas Vaxevanis did not infringe privacy laws by publishing list of 2,000 rich Greeks with Swiss bank accountsThe journalist who caused uproar in Greece by revealing the names of...

New poems by Greek poetess Sappho discovered

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-04

Scholars believe that the poems recently found to be preserved on ancient papyrus are by the seventh-century lyric poet of Lesbos.

Lorem ipsum translated: it remains Greek to me

The Guardian – 2014-03-21

The apparently random Latin placeholder text, used to help design pages, has been translated. Despite the absence of meaning, it's weirdly mesmerisingMy excitement over JRR Tolkien's forthcoming...

The Wall Street Journal fails ‘Monsters of Greek Mythology 101′

Poynter. – 2014-07-25

Someone at the Wall Street Journal can’t tell a Minotaur from a Cyclopes. As a result, the paper published a monstrous correction this week: The Minotaur is a monster in Greek mythology...

Greek newspaper in Turkey to close after 89 years

The Guardian – 2014-08-06

A Greek-language daily newspaper published in Istanbul since 1925 is to close because of financial problems and the gradual erosion of its audience base.The paper, Apoyevmatini, has helped to keep...

Percy Jackson narrates Greek myths for kids

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-29

Author Rick Riordan recently published the book 'Percy Jackson's Greek Gods,' which is a compilation of traditional Greek myths as told by his character Percy. 

Dartmouth Student Newspaper Runs Front-Page Editorial: Abolish The Greek System

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-18

The Dartmouth, the student newspaper for Dartmouth College, published a front-page editorial Friday calling for the end of the Ivy League school's popular Greek system. "An understanding of what’s...

Greek Bookstore Chain Eleftheroudakis Emerges from Crisis

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-11-05

Despite a tough economy in Greece, family-owned bookstore chain Eleftheroudakis has restructured and is optimistic about its future business model. The post Greek Bookstore Chain Eleftheroudakis...

Greek euro exit, debt rescheduling not on agenda: Moscovici to Le Monde

Reuters – 2015-01-07

PARIS (Reuters) - Questions of Greece exiting the euro or rescheduling its debt are not on the agenda, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told Le Monde newspaper in an interview...

Zed's free e-book for Greek finance minister

The Bookseller – 2015-01-28

Radical publisher Zed Books is to publish extracts from Yanis Varoufakis' The Global Minotaur as a free e-book tomorrow (28th January), after the author's appointment as finance minister of...

Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 1)

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-05

In the first of a two-part series, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the cultural reasons why so little Greek literature is translated. The post Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey...

Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 2)

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-06

In the second of a two part investigation, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the economic reasons why so little Greek literature is translated. The post Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern...

Greek minister Yanis Varoufakis: I regret Paris Match photo shoot

The Guardian – 2015-03-15

Celebrity-style feature by French magazine showed anti-austerity finance minister at piano in his living room and dining with wife in style on roof terraceGreece’s finance minister, Yanis...

Greek Publishing Spotlight: An Agent's Perspective

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-07

Greek literary agent Evangelia Avloniti on how publishers in the economically embattled country are faring, fears of "Grexit" and why nonfiction has become so popular among Greeks.

UBS chairman says Greek default increasingly seen by IMF as controllable

Reuters – 2015-04-25

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS's chairman said a default by Greece is seen by the International Monetary Fund as "systemically controllable" and he believed it would have a negligible impact on the Swiss...

Greek PM Tsipras says accord possible if pensions are not cut

Reuters – 2015-06-09

ROME (Reuters) - Greece could reach a deal with its international creditors if they dropped demands including cuts to pensions, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in an interview with Italian daily...

The Holocaust and the Story of Greek Jews in Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-12

For generations, the story of the Greek Jews during the Holocaust was never told, but more recently willing publishers have tackled this important task. The post The Holocaust and the Story of Greek...

Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

With his Balkan nation on the brink of economic collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a Russian economic forum on Friday that he was in search of "new harbors" from the storm of...

An assertive Brian Wilson surveys beloved hits at Greek Theatre

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-22

Brian Wilson's concert Saturday at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles coincided with his 73rd birthday, and for the occasion several of his children wheeled an oversized cake onstage, a bounteous...

Hope for Greek economy rises after Athens offers new belt-tightening

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Greek officials broke a stalemate in negotiations with European creditors on Monday by offering more budget cuts and pension reform, spurring hopes -- once again -- that the Balkan nation's...

Advances and setbacks as Greek default threatens in four days

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-27

With the threat of economic catastrophe less than four days away, Greek officials and their international creditors continued to clash Friday over how to raise the money the Balkan nation needs to...

Ben Folds and yMusic play chamber pop at the Greek Theatre

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-29

Pop pianist Ben Folds turned mock conductor Saturday at the Greek Theatre, "leading" the New York-based orchestral sextet yMusic in a set of piano-driven chamber pop while entertaining the audience...

The biggest danger of a Greek default could be political instability

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-30

When recession exposed the glorified pyramid scheme that was Greek government budgeting in 2009, fear of a global economic meltdown on a par with the collapse on Wall Street a year earlier rippled...

Greek financial crisis has yet to affect tourism

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01

The Greek financial crisis that has lead to a weeklong bank closure is worrying U.S. tourists planning to visit the Mediterranean nation but has yet to lead to widespread travel cancellations,...

Greek court clears way for Sunday's referendum on bailout terms

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-04

Greece's top administrative court ruled Friday that a referendum on terms offered by the country's major lenders for another bailout was constitutional, clearing the way for a vote this weekend.

Millennials overwhelmingly favor 'No' vote in Greek referendum

The Huffington Post – 2015-07-05

By Tania Karas ATHENS, Greece - With the clock ticking until Greece's critical Sunday referendum, 28-year-old Barbara Georganta found herself in Syntagma Square on Friday afternoon, shouting at a...

Greek finance minister resigns after bailout deal fails

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-06

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's flamboyant finance minister, abruptly resigned Monday morning despite a national referendum that delivered a rousing endorsement to his anti-austerity policies just hours...

Today: Greek Countdown. L.A.'s Super Powers.

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-08

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. European leaders give Greece an ominous deadline. L.A. County supervisors give themselves more power. Here are some story lines I don't want you to...

New Greek reform plan crosses own 'red lines' on taxes and pensions

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-09

The Greek government on Thursday cobbled together a new package of economic reforms to submit to European partners in return for a cash infusion that Athens media said included raising taxes and the...

European finance ministers meet on Greek bailout

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-11

European finance ministers were huddled Saturday in tough negotiations that are likely to determine whether debt-ridden Greece remains a member of the Eurozone or gets cut loose to face almost...

The Greek agreement is full of loopholes, coercive and amounts to $ 100 billion

The Huffington Post – 2015-07-14

A serious reading of the document published by the Eurozone Summit leaves the reader confused. It is so conditional that one cannot even guess what it will lead to. This is not even an MoU: measures...

Greek leader tries to quell revolt in Parliament, push through bailout plan

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-14

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras scrambled to keep his party in line Tuesday ahead of a fateful parliamentary vote that will determine whether his country is able to apply for a massive...

German lawmakers OK new Greek bailout talks; Europeans approve fresh loan

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-17

German lawmakers fell in line behind Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday and gave the go-ahead to bailout talks with Greece, despite deep hostility among many to lending more money to a country they...

Key players doubt Greek rescue plan has a chance

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-03

Greece's own prime minister says he doesn't really "believe in" the new bailout deal he's hoping to secure for his country.

Publishing with Purpose and Defying the Greek Crisis

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-08-05

Panos Charitos discusses how the convergence of science, the arts, history and a deep crisis led to the launch of Ropi Publications in Thessaloniki, Greece. The post Publishing with Purpose and...

Greek Publishing’s Summer of Discontent

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-08-07

In Greece, publishers have stopped printing and bookstore sales have dropped of as much as 90% since new capital controls went into effect in June. The post Greek Publishing’s Summer of...

German lawmakers overwhelmingly back Greek bailout, clearing path for loans

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-19

German lawmakers overwhelmingly approved another bailout for debt-ridden Greece on Wednesday, removing the last major obstacle for Athens to receive an emergency infusion of funds to avoid an...

Greek prime minister quits, calls snap elections in wake of bailout deal

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-21

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation Thursday and called for elections in the wake of bitter political conflicts over austerity measures demanded by the nation's creditors. 

Greek banks' bad loans at around 45 percent: local paper

Reuters – 2015-09-08

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek banks' bad loans, which peaked after capital controls were imposed in late June, have dipped to around 45 percent of their loan books and are likely to fall further, daily...

Greek banks' bad loans at around 45 pct - local paper

Reuters – 2015-09-08

ATHENS, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Greek banks' bad loans, which peaked after capital controls were imposed in late June, have dipped to around 45 percent of their loan books and are likely to fall further,...

Live: Kygo takes the Greek Theatre to the tropics of EDM

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-19

On the crowded walk up the paths to the Greek Theatre on Saturday night, two young women in clingy metallic dresses scrambled up the hill to see Kygo. Their heels clacked on the rough sidewalk, and...

There's a new Greek restaurant in Los Feliz, and it has gyro fries

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-18

The meat used in traditional pork gyros is similar to that used for al pastor, but dusted with oregano and served in a pita rather than a tortilla. And at Good Greek Grill in Los Feliz, the recently...

Neko Case, Laura Veirs and k.d. lang unite for new album -- and a date at the Greek

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-02

With more than 30 studio albums among them, Neko Case, Laura Veirs and k.d. lang understand how to build a song, be it a lang-crafted torch and twang ballad, a Case-built Brill-building bruiser or a...

‘Don’t Even Ask’: Translating David Foster Wallace’s ‘Jest’ Into Greek

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-06-03

'It’s hard enough translating 600-word-long subordinate-clause-laden sentences while maintaining as similar a rhythm as possible,' says Wallace translator Kostas Kaltsas. The post...

Hillary Clinton's fundraiser at Greek Theatre takes on the air of a celebration

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic presidential nomination, AP says June 6, 2016, 8:48 p.m. Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination, according to the Associated Press Hillary...

Four Ancient Greek mysteries to Bloomsbury Education

The Bookseller – 2016-10-29

Bloomsbury Education is to publish four Ancient Greek mysteries by children's book author Saviour Pirotta.

Don’t Look Now, But There’s Another Greek Debt Crisis Brewing

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-20

Talks over Athens’ debt burden threaten to spill into European election season.

Schlubby Greek drama 'Suntan' fails to satisfy

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-17

Following a pathetic, self-destructive antihero who lacks redeeming values or emotional growth proves a thoroughly unsatisfying journey in the dismal Greek import “Suntan.” Whatever director...

Greek anarchists 'likely' behind IMF Paris letter bomb

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-17

Investigators suspect a Greek anarchist group was behind a letter bomb that injured an IMF secretary in Paris on Thursday, the day after an explosive device was found in Berlin, sources close to the...

Nationwide Greek worker’s union strike fuels fiery clashes

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-17

Workers’ unions called the strike to protest new belt-tightening measures that to be imposed beyond the end of Greece’s third bailout next year. The left-led coalition government agreed to the...

Greek families left struggling after successive cuts

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-11

In the living room of his small Athens flat, 40-year-old Dimitris Voutsinos scours the web for job ads -- one of thousands struggling to cope as Greece's economic crisis endures. In May, under...

IMF to participate for 'last time' in Greek bailout: Schaeuble

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-01

The International Monetary Fund, a key creditor in Greece's bailout, will not participate in any further rescues of the debt-wracked country, Germany's finance minister told a Greek newspaper...

Archaeologists go high-tech in 2,500-year-old Greek cold case

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-15

More than 2,500 years ago, an Athenian nobleman named Cylon -- the first recorded Olympic champion -- tried to take over the city of Athens and install himself as its sole ruler. According to...

The Who's Pete Townshend, orchestra bring classical grandeur to rock opera 'Quadrophenia' at the Greek

Los Angeles Times – 2017-09-18

If “Tommy” is the Who’s great rock opera, its successor, “Quadrophenia,” might more accurately be described as the rock group’s great opera. That perspective is reinforced by “Pete...

Mitchell Beazley acquires modern Greek cookbook from MAZI

The Bookseller – 2017-11-10

Octopus imprint Mitchell Beazley has acquired the first cookbook from Greek restaurant MAZI which will "present a collection of authentic Greek recipes with a modern twist".

Greek urban guerrilla group claims responsibility for courthouse blast

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-28

A Greek urban guerrilla group claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a blast at an Athens court on Dec. 22, accusing the judiciary of acting as a proxy for politicians supporting austerity in the...

Palestinians attack car of Greek Patriarch in protest against land deals

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-06

Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church's decision to sell land to...

Greek PM says will 'intensify' efforts to solve Macedonia name row

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-26

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said he would "intensify" efforts to solve a 27-year name row with neighbouring Macedonia, after a "positive" meeting with Macedonian counterpart Zoran...

Greek anarchist group smashes windows at Novartis office in Athens

Yahoo! News – 2018-02-26

Greek self-proclaimed anarchists threw paint and smashed windows at the entrance of the Athens headquarters of Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Sunday, police said. About 30 people were involved in the...

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis makes capital comprehensible

Los Angeles Times – 2018-05-12

Have you noticed how angry everyone is? Turn on the news or scroll through your social media feed, and you’ll see a kaleidoscope of rage. People are relitigating the last election or freaking out...

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