CULTURE

Book events coming up

Manos Eleftheriou weaves fact and fiction in «I gynaika pou pethane dio fores» (The Woman Who Died Twice), published by Metaichmio. At 7 p.m. today, writer Giorgos-Ikaros Babasakis and writer and co-editor of Lexi magazine Thanassis Niarchos will discuss the book; actor Betty Arvaniti will read extracts. (FNAC, The Mall, 35 Andrea Papandreou, Neratziotissa metro stop, Athens.) Auction Attention bibliophiles: The Vivliofilia magazine is auctioning rare books at 5 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Foreign Press Association (23 Academias, Athens, tel 210.363.7318). ‘Stenography’ Kedros Publishers launches «Stenografia» (Stenography) by Costas Mavroudis, a mixture of poetry, essays and fiction, at 8.30 p.m. tomorrow. Poet Titos Patrikios, critic Vangelis Hadzivassileiou and writer Yiannis Efstathiadis will speak about the book. (Stoa tou Vivliou, 47 Panepistimiou, Athens, tel 210.380.9712.) ‘Natural histories’ Vangelis Hadziyannidis has followed his two popular novels with a book of short stories «Fysikes istories» (Natural Histories), published by To Rodakio. Joining the author to present his latest work are the illustrator of the book, Euphrosyne Doxiadi, actor Dimitris Kataleifos, musician Leonidas Maridakis, and writers Christos Asteriou and Dimitris Sotakis in an open discussion. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Maridakis on piano, Stamatis Stamatakis on double bass and singer Anastassia Eden. (October 9, 8 p.m. Ianos, 24 Stadiou, Athens.)