December 23, 2012

Greece Awards Book on Istanbul

Istanbul-based Greek writer Alexandros Massavetas’ book, “Istanbul, a City of Absences,” which relates the city’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, has received the Greek State Literary Prize for 2012.

Massavetas, who has lived in Istanbul since 2002 and spent eight years exploring Istanbul’s historical quarters, said the prize was just another sign of growing interest among Greeks in the history of Istanbul and in the city itself.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: Greece Awards Book on Istanbul

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