Sofka Zinovieff was born in London, has Russian ancestry and has lived in Greece for many years. Her latest book “Putney” is an explosive and thought-provoking novel about the far-reaching repercussions of an illicit relationship between a young girl and a much older man.
Putney published by Orange Books, Sofia, Bulgaria 2019 https://www.orangecenter.bg/
Why Are Greeks So Hospitable? An Anthropologist’s View Is there more to a spoon sweet than meets the eye? Anthropologist Sofka Zinovieff examines the hidden layers of meaning in Greek hospitality. By Sofka Zinovieff | February 12th, 2020 I first lived in Greece in the late 1980s as a student. I’d exchanged chilly Cambridge
Sofka Zinovieff and Emma Glass – Considering #MeToo 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Saturday 26 October Tickets £6 http://www.derbybookfestival.co.uk/whats-on/sofka-zinovieff-and-emma-glass-confronting-metoo/ Derby Book Festival welcomes two writers whose work tackles the themes of violence, rape and sexual grooming in two brave, hard hitting novels. Putney by Sofka Zinovieff is described by The Guardian as ‘a Lolita for the age
Reading Greece | Sofka Zinovieff: “I have a strong belief in the resilience of Greeks” What does it mean to be Greek? What connects Greek and British people? How does the ancient Greek heritage weigh on contemporary Greeks? These are some of the questions that the acclaimed British author, Sofka Zinovieff, attempts to answer in her
Sofka will talk on Tuesday 24 September at the Corfu Public Library in the fortress at 7.30 pm Three Anglo-Greek Families: Three Books CORFU LITERARY FESTIVAL 23rd to 30th September 2019 https://www.corfuliteraryfestival.com/ To register your interest and to be sent ticketing details, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org When the island
A discussion with students about Putney and the process of writing a novel. Tuesday 14 June 2019
Not a cheering read but a very interesting and provoking one for animal lovers...
Love you to death: how we hurt the animals we cherish
Last chance to listen to this wonderful story by @ahmpreston Lots of hints of last year’s @CorfuArts
Take yourself to Corfu now via Alex Preston's evocative imagining of how @CorfuArts may have come to life and his unashamed love letter to the island, The Last Believers https://t.co/W1lA6pqsFr
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