LITERATURE

Greek travel couple yabatravellers

The Yabatravellers – Because the Couple Who Travels Together Stays Together

Authors of the e-book entitled ‘How to travel the world with a Greek salary’, Vasiliki and George and the Greek bloggers offering crucial travel (and survival) guides such as ‘How to survive the first trip with your new relationship,’ and the no doubt popular ‘Vacation with parents (or in-laws)’ plus many more tips and tricks through their website ‘yabatravellers.com’.

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Lockdown Blues? Professor Karalis performs his magical literary jazz in 'The Glebe Point Road Blues'

We revisit a literary work on the suburb of Glebe from our favourite polymath Professor Vrasidas Karalis. It has been described by critics as ‘ingenious and soaring in its unique angle of vision…powerful, even visionary writing, from one of our most interesting, distinctive and challenging voices.

Geoffrey Robertson Who Owns History

World renowned barrister Geoffrey Robertson in town to talk Parthenon Sculptures and the ‘ownership’ of history

Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. The jury has never been out on this cultural matter…

Rude Talk in Athens Mark Haskill Smoth

Rude Talk in Athens

The days of Ancient Greece may have been the golden age of Democracy, but for comic playwrights, it was the age of ‘Rude Talk’. Mixing history, literary criticism, and dirty jokes, Mark Haskell Smith pays tribute to a slew of forgotten Greek writers in his latest book ‘Rude Talk in Athens’ that will feed the intellect as well as tickle the funny bone.