Episode image is a detail from the cover of  Une Banale Histoire  by Anton Checkov, published in 2004 by Gallimard.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Une Banale Histoire by Anton Checkov, published in 2004 by Gallimard.

On top of Mount Parnitha just outside Athens, with a storm and a dog and some people in the background, Charles Adrian talks to performer Erifili Stefanidou (not to be confused with the other actress of the same name) for the 57th Second-Hand Book Factory. They talk about the most famous book in modern Greek, something splenetic by a famous Russian and something sweet by a relatively famous Frenchman.

Correction: When Charles Adrian says ‘pilote’ he means, of course, ‘Pilate’.

This episode features a jingle written for the podcast by the band Friends Of Friends; you can find some of their music here.

Episode released: 13th May, 2014.

 

Book listing:

Life And Adventures Of Alexis Zorbas by Nikos Kazantzakis

Une Banale Histoire by Anton Checkov (trans. Édouard Parayrer)

Oscar Et La Dame Rose by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Links:

Friends Of Friends on Soundcloud

Charles Adrian