Interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC World and BBC 4 on Thursday 16th March, to discuss an author’s view of the Greek crisis.
Sofka Zinovieff Monday, 5 March, 2012 http://www.untitledbooks.com/blog/2012/03/the-tides-of-old-wars.html Sofka Zinovieff’s novel The House on Paradise Street is an epic tale of modern Greece from the Second World War to the current financial crisis. She ponders the topicality of historical events. It took me twenty-five years of loving Greece before I dared write a novel about it.
An interview on ERT World’s Odyssey, with Dora Anagnostopoulou, to discuss The House on Paradise Street on 29th February 2012. s » click here to view the clip (view after 6th minute)
Five-minute Memoir: Sofka Zinovieff recalls the day she became a real Greek http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/fiveminute-memoir-sofka-zinovieff-recalls-the-day-she-became-a-real-greek-7299183.html
Greek edition of The House on Paradise Street published by Psichogios, on March 1 2012
Suggestions that the Acropolis be sold off have not been taken kindly. The venom coming from Germany has appalled people. Read the whole article on The Independent.
The House on Paradise Street is published by Short Books, London. 15 March 2012
Listen to Sofka’s interview by clicking here.
Only after Sofka, my Russian grandmother, died and I read her diary was I inspired to write about her. Naturally, I already knew that she led a remarkable life – the princess whose existence was shattered by revolution and yet who grew up to become a British Communist. I was named after her,