BOOKS

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HELENE GLYKATZI-AHRWEILER

One day, when she was a professor at the Sorbonne, she brought the wrong briefcase and walked into a sophomore class with teaching material for postgraduate students. She had to teach the class without any notes.


Andreas Papandreou (left) is seen with Toni and Monty Stearns in the 1960s.
BOOK

The chair at the Department of Economics of the University of California, Berkeley, Andreas Papandreou, his wife Margaret and their four children set sail from Piraeus in August 1960 on the Queen Frederica to return to the United States.


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BOOKS

Canadian gynecologist, New York Times columnist and author of “The Vagina Bible” Jen Gunter has been invited by the Public bookstore to talk about her work and share insights and wisdom on women’s health issues.

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BOOK CIRCLE

The US Embassy in Athens’ on Friday announced the third round of its popular American Literature series, a book discussion group first introduced in 2019 by its Athens American Center.


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CULTURE

Among the recently published books about Beethoven, what really stands out is “Beethoven: A Life in Nine Pieces,” by Laura Tunbridge, professor of music at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. 

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CULTURE

A man of action rather than words, of simple ways and profound intellectual powers, John Travlos (1908-1985) was an archaeologist’s architect, with the ability to envision the whole from a fragment. 



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OPINION

Apart from providing key insights into a special (in many respects) presidency, Barack Obama’s memoir contains some very interesting references to the Greek debt crisis and the way in which the major European powers chose to deal with the situation.

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WHAT'S ON

The Society for the Protection of Prespes has just published a comprehensive guide on the “Flora and Vegetation of the Prespa National Park,” with the support of the Aage V. Jensen Charity Foundation.


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SOCIETY

US journalist David Wallace-Wells, whose work has appeared in New York magazine and the Guardian, is best known for his work on climate change, and his first book, New York Times bestseller “The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming,” which is inspired by a 2017 article in New York magazine and was published last year, is a loud wake-up call.

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WHAT'S ON

As part of its ongoing tribute to architecture, the Bauhaus school and the city of Athens, the Goethe Institute has invited Alcestis P. Rodi, Panos Dragonas, Michalis Langenfass, Thomas Maloutas, Panayotis Tournikiotis and Richard Woditsch to present and discuss “The Public Private House: Modern Athens and its Polykatoikia.”