CULTURE

Meet writers this week

On Saturday at noon Nikolas Andrikopoulou and the Magic Tops will set up an interactive obstacle race based on his latest book «Dio papoutsia me karotsi» (Two Shoes and a Wheelchair), published by Ellinika Grammata. See what happens when Mr Selfish has to navigate a place suited only to people of limited mobility. (At Evripidis sti Stoa bookstore, 11 A. Papandreou Street, Halandri, tel 210.680.0644). Kids’ questions Voula Mastori gives ingenious answers to children’s questions about the Earth, the sea, electricity and light in four new books published by Ellinika Grammata. (At Eleftheroudakis bookstore at noon on Saturday, 17 Panepistimiou Street, tel 210.325.8440.) Panos Karnezis Meet writer Panos Karnezis at the Bookstop bookstore on Wednesday, October 24, where he will be signing copies of his latest book, «The Birthday Party,» which has been published in English by Cape and in Greek by Livanis. (At 69 Academias Street at 7 p. m., tel 210.380.1146.) Five at the Megaron Five writers of Greek origin who have won distinction abroad will appear in the Megaron Plus series at 7 p. m. on Tuesday, October 23. Vassilis Alexakis, Aris Fioretos, Thodoris Kallifatidis, Panos Karnezis and Periklis Monioudis will discuss literature, their work and their relationship with Greece. Admission is by free tickets that will be distributed at 6 p. m. or 5.30 p. m. in the event of high attendance. (At the Nikos Skalkottas Hall, Athens Concert Hall, Vas. Sofias Avenue & 1 Kokkali Street, tel 210.728.2333.)