CULTURE

Three new publications

Hestia Publishers is launching a new edition of M. Karagatsis’s classic novel «Ten» on Saturday, April 11 at 1 p.m. The speakers are Professor Vangelis Athanassopoulos, who edited the new edition and wrote the introduction, and critic and translator Aris Berlis. Actor Dimitris Imellos will read excerpts from the book. (Hestia bookstore, 60 Solonos St.) Canadian literature A discussion and book launch are being held tonight by The Canadian Studies Center of Athens University and Savvalas Publishers. «Canadian Identity through Literature» (pub. Savvalas), edited by Mary Koutsoudaki, includes essays and literary writing selected to familiarize readers with Canadian sensibilities in literature. Canadian Ambassador Philip Somerville, Koutsoudaki, Professor Costas Evangelidis and writer Nikos Papandreou will discuss Canadian literature in Greece. (Bibliorythmos, 18 Zoodochou Pigis & Solonos, 8 p.m., tel 210.330.1251.) Cavafy Yet another event that will appeal to Cavafy fans is the launching of «The Life and Work of C.P. Cavafy,» by Dimitris Daskalopoulos and Maria Stasinopoulou (pub. Metaichmio) at the Stoa tou Vivliou book arcade on Tuesday, April 8, at 8 p.m. Modern Greek Literature specialists Professor Diana Haas and Professor Kokolis will be speaking. (5 Pesmazoglou & Stadiou, tel 210.325.3989.)