Reading Club: Child of God - Εικόνα

In June, the SNFCC Reading Club continues its meetings, facilitated by writer Dimosthenis Papamarkos.

Dimosthenis Papamarkos was born in 1983 in Malesina of Locris. He studied Ancient Greek History in Athens and Oxford. He has published novels, short stories and graphic novels. In 2014, his short story collection Ghiak, which has been translated into Russian and German, earned him the Petros Haris Foundation / Academy of Athens award, as well as the award for best Short Story/Novella of the magazine Anagnostis. Papamarkos has also written theater and screenplays, and has translated classical Greek dramas for productions of the National Theater of Greece and the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. While an Onassis Artistic Research Fellow, he wrote the theatrical play Ston Koraka. He works as a content creator for projects of the Faliro House film productions company.a

On Wednesday, June 28, Reading Club facilitator Dimosthenis Papamarkos will welcome participants in the Mediterranean Garden, to exchange views based on the book of the month.

On Thursday, June 29, the Reading Club’s meeting will take place online via Zoom. 

June: Bournville by Jonathan Coe 


Jonathan Coe is an English writer. He was born in Birmingham in 1961. He read English at the University of Cambridge, and pursued postgraduate studies at the University of Warwick where he obtained his PhD. At the latter, he taught poetry while working as a professional musician, composing music for jazz bands and cabarets. Before being established as a writer, he also worked as a proofreader of legal documents and as a journalist. He immediately stood out in English literature, for both his bold and innovative style, which combines satire with a peculiarly contemplative attitude, and his piercing gaze into the contemporary social and political reality of England. He has written novels and biographies, and is unanimously regarded as one of the contemporary classics of English Literature.

Wednesday, June 28

For adults | Up to 30 participants

Free admission, online preregistration required 

Thursday, June 29

For adults | Up to 50 participants

Free admission, online preregistration required 

Facilitator: Dimosthenis Papamarkos 

To participate in the Reading Club, it is necessary for those who hold a position to have read the book of the month. (It is also useful to have it with them).

Jonathan Coe's Bournville is available in Greek from Polis Publishing. 

As part of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's collaboration with the National Library of Greece, the book for the Reading Club has been chosen by NLG staff members.

See also

Wednesday 12/06, 18:00

First-Aid Course


Sunday 09/06, 13:00

Fun Dance


Tuesday 04/06, 19:00

Mini Basket