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Friends I Never Knew

By Lester, Tanya

Charlottetown : Gynergy Books Canada, 1992. A Canadian woman, self-exiled to Greece, writes about 4 extraordinary women whom she has worked with in the Women's movement and ends up writing about her own life. 147p. [WorldCat lists only 10 copies in the USA]. Softcover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Writing Home : The PEN Canada Travel Anthology
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Writing Home : The PEN Canada Travel Anthology

By Rooke,Constance (Ed.)

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. Collection of travel poems,passages and essays by Canadian writers . (Proceeds from this book to PEN Canada). 1st.Can Ed.. Trade Paperback. Fine.

$12.50

Mermaids and Ikons : A Greek Summer

By MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Toronto: Anansi, 1978. "MacEwen explores her strongly personal responses to a complex civilization in this, her first non-fiction book. Moving from the urban tumult of modern Athens to the radiant simplicity of an island in the Aegean [it] evokes the very spirit of Greece - the exuberance of the people, the sun-drenched landscape, the shaping power of ancient tradititions and myths in Mediterranean life." Athens ,Mycenae,,Mystras,Olympia and the Aegean islands seen through the eyes of the Canadian poet visiting there with her Greek husband Nikos Tsingos.. 1st Can Ed. Soft Cover. Fine.

$95.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p. Signed by author on title page. . 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. New/New.

$20.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p. Signed by author on title page. . Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$20.00

Mermaids and Ikons : A Greek Summer

By MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Toronto: Anansi, 1978. "MacEwen explores her strongly personal responses to a complex civilization in this, her first non-fiction book. Moving from the urban tumult of modern Athens to the radiant simplicity of an island in the Aegean [it] evokes the very spirit of Greece - the exuberance of the people, the sun-drenched landscape, the shaping power of ancient tradititions and myths in Mediterranean life." Athens ,Mycenae,,Mystras,Olympia and the Aegean islands seen through the eyes of the Canadian poet visiting there with her Greek husband Nikos Tsingos.. 1st Can Ed. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$55.00

Mermaids and Ikons : A Greek Summer

By MacEwen, Gwendolyn

Toronto: Anansi, 1978. "MacEwen explores her strongly personal responses to a complex civilization in this, her first non-fiction book. Moving from the urban tumult of modern Athens to the radiant simplicity of an island in the Aegean [it] evokes the very spirit of Greece - the exuberance of the people, the sun-drenched landscape, the shaping power of ancient tradititions and myths in Mediterranean life." Athens ,Mycenae,,Mystras,Olympia and the Aegean islands seen through the eyes of the Canadian poet visiting there with her Greek husband Nikos Tsingos. Text clean and complete, but has the usual library marks and cover slightly scuffed . Soft Cover. Very Good. Ex-Library.

$12.50

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p. . 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$20.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p. Name of previous owner on ffep, else fine.. Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$25.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Sorrow and Joy
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Sorrow and Joy

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2006. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. 1st Can Ed. Softcover. Near Fine.

$10.00

The Centaurs Mountain

By Resnick, Philip and Walkey, Ron

Vancouver: Pelion Press, 1988. Poems and drawings inspired by the Pelion peninsula in Thessaly Greece by Canadian poet Philip Resnick, with Drawings by Ron Walkey .98p. map list of contents. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$20.00

Stones on Water

By Solway, David

Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1972. Poems by a Canadian writer some inspired by his visits to Greece. "This book is affectionately dedicated to all the resolute and imaginative liars that I met in the island of Alonissos.. 1st.Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$22.00

Stones on Water

By Solway, David

Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1972. Poems by a Canadian writer some inspired by his visits to Greece. "This book is affectionately dedicated to all the resolute and imaginative liars that I met in the island of Alonissos." Author inscription "For Lillian from David.... Toronto April8/86" 52p.. Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Various Positions : A Life of Leonard Cohen

By Nadel, Ira B.

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1996. Biography of Canadian poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen, includes an interesting account of his life on the island of Hydra. 325p. illus.index. Transparent dj as issued . 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$40.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. New/New.

$20.00

The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu
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The Greek for Love : A Memoir of Corfu

By Chatto, James

Toronto: Random House of Canada, 2005. "...as Chatto's eloquent memoir ... touchingly reveals ...their deep connection to Corfu and its people sustained them through tragedy just as it had carried them into love" 316p.. Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$35.00

Knocking on the Moonlit Door: Reflections on Journeys to Europe and Other Destinations
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Knocking on the Moonlit Door: Reflections on Journeys to Europe and Other Destinations

By Thompson, Margaret

Edmonton: NeWest Publishers, 2004. Collection of travel essays - includes visits to Greece . (pp.42-91) 198p. illus.. 1st Can Ed. Softcover. As New.

$20.00

Motion Sickness: a Memoir
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Motion Sickness: a Memoir

By Layton, David

Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1999. "During David's disjointed upbringing, the comings and goings of his parents (famous Canadian poet Irving Layton and Aviva) are unannounced and unpredictable, their extramarital affairs unacknowledged but undeniable, their eventual parting no less painful for being in the best interests of all concerned. Leonard Cohen, meanwhile, is an equally enigmatic figure, the dark troubadour, suave mystic, and family friend whom Irving views as his true spiritual son and at whose home on the island of Hydra the story finds its inevitable resolution."..."...is about surviving the loneliness of youth...about the wellsprings of art and creativity...the erosion of a celebrated marriage...And it's an unforgettably moving portrait of one of the mad gods of Canadian letters." (describes visits to Hydra and Lesbos) 343p. small illustrations. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$40.00

Five Canadian Poets in Greece : Dudek, Gustafson,Layton, Purdy,Solway : A Bi-Lingual Edition (IN GREEK and in English)

By Sampson, Theodore (Ed)

Athens: Seagull lPublications/ G.Giannikos & Co., 1996. An anthology of poems by Canadian authors ( Louis Dudek, Ralph Gustafson, Irving Layton,Al Purdy and David Solway) who have been influenced by their visits to Greece and their reading of Greek literature. 131p. Autograph inscription by Editor inside front cover. Signed by Author. 1st Greek Edition. Original Wraps. Fine.

$55.00

Motion Sickness: a Memoir
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Motion Sickness: a Memoir

By Layton, David

Toronto: Stoddart, 1999. "During David's disjointed upbringing, the comings and goings of his parents (famous Canadian poet Irving Layton and Aviva) are unannounced and unpredictable, their extramarital affairs unacknowledged but undeniable, their eventual parting no less painful for being in the best interests of all concerned. Leonard Cohen, meanwhile, is an equally enigmatic figure, the dark troubadour, suave mystic, and family friend whom Irving views as his true spiritual son and at whose home on the island of Hydra the story finds its inevitable resolution."..."...is about surviving the loneliness of youth...about the wellsprings of art and creativity...the erosion of a celebrated marriage...And it's an unforgettably moving portrait of one of the mad gods of Canadian letters." (describes visits to Hydra and Lesbos) 343p. small illustrations. First Pbk.Ed.. Soft Cover. New.

$20.00

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