2018 Year in Review: Greek Books

2018 Year in Review – Greek Books

We love our books! This year we reviewed many books and introduced you to new authors. Let’s take a look back at 2018 Year in Review in Greek Books.


2018 in Greek Books

2018 was another fabulous year for Greek books. We’ve reviewed many books written by Greek authors and by PhilHellenes as well. We’ve reviewed books set in Greece and introduced you to new authors. From our books section to Summer Reading Guide 2018, we’ve shared some great reads this year. Let’s take a look back at the year in Greek books, with reviews and related articles by Maria A. Karamitsos, Apollo Papafrangou, and Peter Karamitsos.

2018 Year in Review: Greek Books

Greek Book Market: Dawn of a New Age

After 6 years of crisis in Greece, there is a resurgence of activity in the Greek book market. It’s the dawn of a new age. Learn more! Read more

Author Spotlight: Grecophile John Manuel [Q&A]

Welcome back to the Author Spotlight! This time, we put Grecophile John Manuel in the spotlight. Meet him and learn about his books set in Greece. Read more

REVIEW: ‘Remember for Me’ by Diana Tarant Schmidt

Greek-American author Diana Tarant Schmidt pens a fantasy exploring what happens to people when they die. You never imagined “life after death” like this. Read more

REVIEW: The Liberty Club by Marianne Aleck

Greek-American Author Marianne Aleck traces her family history to reveal a story worthy of a soap opera. Learn about The Liberty Club. Read more

REVIEW: ‘Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World’ by Eric Metaxas

In Martin Luther, Eric Metaxas busts some old myths and reveals how our world was shaped so profoundly by this humble 16th century German Monk. Read more

This year’s “Greek” Summer Reading Guide included reviews of new books and old faves PLUS staff recos for great summer reads. Get it.

REVIEW: ‘Lament from Epirus’ by Christopher C. King

Grammy-winning producer and avid record collector Christopher C. King shares his discovery of the music and heart of Epirus, in a new book. Read more

REVIEW: ‘Let Me Explain You’ by Annie Liontas

Annie Liontas’ debut novel, Let Me Explain You, takes a comedic look at a Greek-American family saga. Read more

Author Spotlight: PhilHellene Rob Johnson [Q&A]

Welcome back to the Author Spotlight! Meet PhilHellene Rob Johnson and learn about why he moved to Greece, and about his work. Read more

REVIEW: ‘Chasing Petalouthes’ by Effie Kammenou

Chasing Petalouthes, the final book in the ‘The Gift Saga’ trilogy by Effie Kammenou, focuses on the younger generation as they come of age, face challenges, & more. Read more

REVIEW: ‘The Water and the Wine’ by Tamar Hodes

Tamar Hodes’ The Water and the Wine is a biographical novel about artists living on Hydra in the 1960s, including the late Leonard Cohen. Read more

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What a year! We’re looking forward to more great reviews of Greek Books in 2019. See you then!


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