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When in Athens

1 month ago   |   By TLS

T he Passenger: Greece is the first English-language instalment of Europa Editions and Italian publisher Iberborea's The Passenger series (volumes on Brazil and Turkey scheduled for the autumn). In twelve essays, it aims to tell the story of Greece through “its shifting culture and identity, its public debates, the sensibilities of its people, its burning issues, conflicts, and open wounds”.
The volume is varied in its style and content and draws its contributions - both newly commissioned and previously published - from Greek and non-Greek authors, poets, journalists and academics. The...
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