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Aufbruch in Armenien - Caucasus Chronicles
Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos

Aufbruch in Armenien – Caucasus Chronicles

Nation Building and Diplomacy in Armenia
ISBN: 978-3-942223-13-3

Ambassador Chrysanthopoulos' account conveys the adventurous - indeed perilous - aspects of life as an ambassador as well as the diplomatic and humanitarian relief work in which he was involved.

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Andreas Deffner


Adventure, Everyday Life and Crisis in Greece
ISBN: 978-3-942223-15-7

What? You do not know what Filotimo is? It is this very special way of how the Greek's think about life.  - Short stories about life, crisis and culture in greece combined with local recipes.

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Milch in Papier - Milk in Paper
Stefano Polis

Milch in Papier – Milk in Paper

A childhood between two c ultures
ISBN: 978-3-942223-08-9

As an adult, Stefano Polis remembers the harsh and confusing times of being the child of "guest workers" wandering between the countries.

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Das verlockende Blau - The Alluring Blue
Monika Schmidt

Das verlockende Blau – The Alluring Blue

A German Woman in Greece
ISBN: 978-3-942223-21-8

In 1987, Monika Schmidt went as a tour guide to the island of Aegina. From there she would not return back home to Germany, but find her new home in Greece. In her narrative, she describes theconflicts that can arise when integrating into a new country and culture. A tribute to the challenges of the beauty and of bicultural coexistence.

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Bewegt - Movements
(Ed.) Sevastos P. Sampsounis & Society of Greek A u thors in Germany e.V.

Bewegt – Movements

ISBN: 978-3-942223-02-7

»Movement« is the title of the bilingual (Greek/German) book published October 2010 by Größenwahn-Verlag, Frankfurt - as evidence of both, the ease and the difficulties of self-integration into a multicultural society.

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Geschenke vom Olymp - A gift from Mount Olympus
Brigitte Münch

Geschenke vom Olymp – A gift from Mount Olympus

New Aegean Stories
ISBN: 978-3-942223-12-6

After her successful debut »The Blue Door - Aegean Tales«, Brigitte Münch, who has lived for 26 years on the island of Naxos, has one of her heroines say: »The only thing I always have in mind - but do not laugh please - is that I had met a God ...« Words, with which she takes the reader onto a journey to her new Aegean stories, to the place where miracles are everywhere, where myths become reality, and where humor, hope, wisdom and melancholy are given as presents at the same time.

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Die blaue Tür - The Blue Door
Brigitte Münch

Die blaue Tür – The Blue Door

Aegean Stories
ISBN: 978-3-942223-03-4

»Éla Mésa! Kalós órises! - Come on in! Welcome! ... « In this apparently idyllic world Brigitte Münch has been living for more than 25 years; she knows the fates of the locals, she looks into the faces of the travelers, she feels their desires. In her Aegean stories she tells us about them, takes us through this weathered blue door, whose old age keeps moving promises.

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Plattenbaugefühle - High-Rise Prefab Blues
Jannis Plastargias

Plattenbaugefühle – High-Rise Prefab Blues

ISBN: 978-3-942223-07-2

The first love, the dreams in puberty, the changes in the environment, the perception of own interests: a novel for young adults aged 16 years, evolving around the sexual identities of two boys - in a German-Turkish relationship, in the middle of Germany. The background for this story is the realistic description of life in a prefab high-rise and the difficulties of appreciation among cultures.

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Hartznovella - Hartznovella
Thomas Pregel

Hartznovella – Hartznovella

ISBN: 978-3-942223-90-4

Thomas Pregel documents the labor market experiences of his protagonists and offers deep insights into the rigid life of three academics living on the state welfare program Hartz IV. Through diary entries and sharp observations of the office apparatus and the absurd bureaucratic traps the value of man is questioned. This novella about Hartz is a sarcastic account of our fast-paced and sensation-hungry society.

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Helga Brehr


Two men feeling guilty
ISBN: 978-3-942223-88-1

In her novella, Helga Brehr tells the story of two people seeking forgiveness for their guilts.  Her protagonists are incapable of honesty and are looking for ways to at least acknowledge  small confessions. The  catalyst is the ancient myth serves to Oedipus, who appears to be a suitable framework into which to  pack the own tragic story. Can the conscience be freed from the self-inflicted load?

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Liebe(r) Kim - Dear Kim
Jannis Plastargias

Liebe(r) Kim – Dear Kim

Epistolary Novel
ISBN: 978-3-942223-92-8

Jannis Plastargias tells about growing up with health problems. His hero, a loner,  decides to baptize this sexless sarcoma with the name Kim and everything he finds out about it during this difficult time of his life he writes down.  He not only documented his fight against this Kim, but also how he is changing during these days: his discovery of sexuality with a girl, the discovery of sexuality with a boy. This epistolary novel is a plea to never give up, how dark the world ever may look.

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Die Friedhofsgärtnerin - The Gardener of the Cemetary
Monika Carbe

Die Friedhofsgärtnerin – The Gardener of the Cemetary

ISBN: 978-3-942223-82-9

In her novel Monika Carbe revives the world of the 1990s, a time when the boundaries of the known world order were redrawn and right-wingler started to speak up. Her novel is a warning  to society and at the same also a paean for the multicultural environment of Frankfurt, while it its own past preserves, cherishes, nourishes and replants its own past on its main cemetery.

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Die Wörtersammlerin - The Word Collector
Peter Pachel

Die Wörtersammlerin – The Word Collector

Detective Waldmann’s case on Paros
ISBN: 978-3-942223-76-8

Dietlind Köhncke describes the war and post-war period from the perspective of a girl who collects words. Childhood and adolescence are characterized by the getaway, political upheavals and reprisals between two systems. Through the child’s pictures her family life is mapped, in which women play the main role, a piece of German history, experiencing difficult times - under the Nazis as well as under the Communists.

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