literature

19.07.2018

The danger of a single story

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. »

31.08.2015

Anteos Chrisostomidis: the Greek intellectual of our age

Anteos Chrisostomidis: the Greek intellectual of our age

“Literature, even the heavy, serious kind is addressed to a wider audience,” always stressed Anteos Chrisostomidis*. “Literature is a human creation and concerns everyone,” he insisted. I think however, that few people had the opportunity to talk with such important intellectuals of our age in the way he did. Greeks,… »

15.07.2014

South African Writer, Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer Dies at 90

The South African writer Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90. She wrote more than two dozen works of fiction, three of which were banned under the apartheid regime. In 1991, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature. In a statement, her family said her proudest moments included… »

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