SOCIETY

A new book and two plays

Origami master Sonoko Fujii will be putting on a display of the ancient Japanese art at the Japanese Embassy?s events hall (48 Ethnikis Antistaseos, Halandri) on Wednesday, June 8.

The display will take place from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 6.30 to 8 p.m. Admission is free of charge, but reservations are required and can be made on tel 210.670.9901 and 210.670.9919 or via e-mail at [email protected]

Book presentation

Efrosini Camatsos will be presenting her debut novel, ?Beneath the Surface,? at the Athens Center (Archimidous 48, Mets) on Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m.

The historical romance is set in Greece in the 1920s and tells the story of Matina, who mysteriously arrives at a small Greek village, possessing only the ability to bring to the surface the different desires of the villagers, especially those of Stella.

Efrosini Camatsos was born in Natchez, Mississippi, in 1975, to parents of Greek descent. After receiving her BA in English literature from Wesleyan University, she completed her masters in European literature at the University of Oxford and her PhD in modern languages at the University of Cambridge.

She currently lives in Athens and teaches English literature at the University of Athens.

The reading will be followed by a wine reception. Admission is free.

For more information, call 210.701.2268 or 210.701.5242.

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