Amanda Michalopoulou

Amanda Michalopoulou was born in Athens in 1966 and belongs to the youngest generation of Greek novelists. She has published a collection of short stories Outside Life Is Colourful and has contributed to several anthologies. Her first novel Wishbone Memories was awarded the 1996 novel prize of the literary magazine Diavazo. Her latest How Many Times Can You Bear It, taking its title from Kafka´s journals, is the story of a middle-aged Greek woman pursuing her Czech lover across Europe, a parody of road novels, stories of unhappy love and tales of the supernatural.

Anthologies featuring Amanda Michalopoulou

Decapolis: Tales from Ten Cities

Decapolis is a book which imagines the city otherwise. Bringing together ten writers from across Europe, it offers snapshots of their native cities, freezing for a moment the characters and complexities that define them.