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@Andreas Kapandreou: a Greek blog about Books, Libraries, Literature, Culture, etc.

Brief Biography

Andreas Kapandreou (Greek: Ανδρέας Καπανδρέου) is the pen name of Andreas K. Andreou). He was born in 1972 in Nicosia (Cyprus), where he currently lives. He studied Librarianship, Information Sciences and Education Sciences in Greece, the UK and Cyprus. 

Kapandreou was the first president of the Cyprus Association of Librarians - Information Scientists (CALIS) and a member of the Board of the University of Cyprus (2021-2023). Since 1996 he has been working at the Library of the University of Cyprus

On his personal blog he writes about literature, books, libraries and culture. He also presents [with Maria Kouvarou] a radio show about literature and books.

Andreas Kapandreou has published two fictions, three short story collections and a poetry collection.

Some of Kapandreou’s short stories and poems have been published in other languages. 


Books by Andreas Kapandreou


- "Ο μυστικός σύντροφος του Ρήγα: η άγνωστη μαρτυρία του Ιωάννη Καρατζά" [Riga's secret companion: the unknown testimony of Ioannis Karatzas] (2016)

- "Αρουραίοι: αλληγορική ιστορία πολιτικού προβληματισμού" [Rats: an allegorical story of political reflection] (2023)

Short Story Collections:

"Το τρομακτικό μυστικό του Αϊνστάιν: αλλόκοτα διηγήματα" [‘Einstein’s scary secret: bizarre stories’], (2010)

- "Ο γιος της Μάγισσας: αλλόκοτες ιστορίες" [The son of the Witch: bizarre stories], (2012)

- "Η παράξενη ιστορία του Ευριπίδη Παπαδόπουλου και άλλα διηγήματα" [The strange case of Euripides Papadopoulos and other short stories], (2019)

 Poetry Collection:

-"Το τέλος της Χιονάτηςποίηση" ["The end of Snow White: poetry"] (2017).


Einstein's scary secret: bizarre stories is also available in English as an e-book.

Some of Kapandreou’s short stories have been published in English, Dutch and German.