january 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Glenway Wescott, Apartment in Athens
  • Andrea Marcolongo, The Ingenious Language: Nine Epic Reasons to Love Greek, translated by Will Schutt
  • Melissa Anderson, Inland Empire
  • John Ashbery, Can You Hear, Bird
  • John Ashbery, Where Shall I Wander
  • Dorothy Richardson, Pointed Roofs
  • Pico Iyer, This Could Be Home: Raffles Hotel and the City of Tomorrow
  • John Ashbery, A Worldly Country
  • John Ashbery, Commotion of the Birds
  • James Angelos, The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins
  • Voices of Modern Greece: Selected Poems by C. P. Cavafy, Angelos Sikelianos, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis & Nikos Gatsos, trans. & ed. by Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard
  • Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose Body?
  • Scot D. Ryersson & Michael Orlando Yaccarino, Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati

Films

  • Նռան գույնը (The Color of Pomegranates), directed by Sergei Parajanov
  • Charade, dir. Stanley Donen
  • Burn After Reading, dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • The End of Suffering (a proposal), dir. Jacqueline Lentzou
  • 風兒踢踏踩 (Cheerful Wind), dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien

Exhibits

  • “Lepanto 1571, 450 Years since the Greatest Victory of the Christians,” Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens
  • “Treasures of Philhellenic Painting from the Anthony E. Comninos Foundation,” Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, Athens
  • Acropolis Museum, Athens
  • Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Athens
  • Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, Greece
  • National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum, Athens

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