Posted on: 04-09-2012 | Category: Articles & Interviews
Odyssey Magazine. “History in her DNA”   Vivienne Nilan   May/June 2012 Sofka Zinovieff channels her fascination with Greece and its recent past through fiction in her continuing quest to understand its present.   Recent history haunts Greece with a corrosive legacy of war, occupation, civil war, and dictatorship that is etched into the collective psyche. The past and its

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Posted on: 06-08-2012 | Category: Events
The House on Paradise Street to cross the Atlantic, to Simon and Schuster’s Atria Books

Simon and Schuster’s Atria Books intends to bring “the best in contemporary British writing” to North American readers   Atria Books Teams Up with Short Books to Launch UK Lit Imprint   By Maryann Yin on July 30, 2012 2:23 PM Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books imprint has entered into a trans-Atlantic co-publishing agreement with

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Posted on: 22-07-2012 | Category: Events
Symi Symposium: Speaking about The House on Paradise Street and the emotions of Greek politics at the Symi Symposium 2012

14th Symi Symposium 2012 Samos 15-18 July   “A Progressive’s Toolbox in Times of Crisis: staying relevant while leading change”   Star guest speakers included Catherine Ashton, EU Commission Vice-President, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International and Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick.   Sofka’s talk about The

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Posted on: 04-07-2012 | Category: Events
Greek News Agenda. London’s Hellenic Centre hosted a book presentation of The House on Paradise Street

GREEK NEWS AGENDA Monday, July 2, 2012 The House on Paradise Street London’s Hellenic Centre hosted, on June 20, a book presentation of Sofka Zinovieff’s The House on Paradise Street. The event was organized by the Press and Communications Office of the Embassy of Greece in London in collaboration with the publishing firm Short Books. Embassy of Greece in London Cultural

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Posted on: 23-06-2012 | Category: Articles & Interviews
New Style – Interview on Russian ancestry, childhood and more in London-based Russian magazine           Sofka Zinovieff is descended from Catherine the Great   By Elena Ragozhina   Sofka Zinovieff is a journalist and author of Red Princess: A Revolutionary Life and The House on Paradise Street. A detailed description of Sofka Zinovieff’s family history would take hundreds of pages. Her ancestors include Prince Yury Dolgorouky and Catherine the

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