Dr John Vasilakakos


Professor Con Castan (1931-2012), a reformer in the field of literature

The late professor Con Castan was an unusual man: a public and, at the same time, a private person. A popular and, occasionally, controversial personality. However, a justifiable question that …


Makis Tsitas’ prize-winning ‘God Is My Witness’ in English

The English translation of Makis Tsitas’ prize winning novel ‘God Is My Witness’ (originally published in Greek by Kichli Publishing, Athens 2013, which won the European Union Prize for literature …


The Greek cultural hives in Melbourne’s public libraries

Q & A with Jo Vrachnas, the librarian responsible for Coburg Library’s extensive Greek collection.


The controversial ‘gods’ of Tsiolkas

Pioneering or decadent literature?


Blood and Circuses by Lex Marinos

The sarcastic ‘irresponsible memoir’ of a popular ‘wog’ performer.


Book review: Travels with Epicurus

Searching for a blissful old age


Book review: Skios

The spellbinding alchemies of Skios.


Book review: The House on Paradise Street

Interesting book – problematic novel

Daddy’s Wings by Milena Agus

The book Daddy’s Wings by Milena Agus – with English translation by Brigid Maher – is a diary according to its narrator.