Books by Menis Koumandareas

Menis Koumandareas was born in Athens‚ Greece in 1931. Though he began writing early‚ he spent many years earning a living by working for insurance and shipping companies. His first book, Pinball Machines‚ was published in 1962. Three-time winner of the G


KOULA by Menis Koumandareas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 20, 2005

"What Henry James called 'the beautiful and blest nouvelle' at its most engaging. A fine introduction to a first-rate writer's work."
A middle-aged matron undertakes an affair with a handsome young man whom she encounters on the Athens subway in this 1978 novella—its prizewinning Greek author's first to reach English translation. Read full book review >