Ida’s new novel, Krisanthi’s War: In Hitler’s Greece, has been called “a masterpiece of the highest order.” (Neal Metcalf, author of The Pure Gamble)
“Like Homer’s The Iliad, Ida Egli’s new novel, Krisanthi’s War, is an antiwar epic that brings together the personal and the political and wanders back and forth from the 1930s to the 1980s. The war is World War II. Krisanthi is a modern-day Greek woman who chronicles the lives and the deaths of her family members who strive to survive during the invasion and the occupation of their homeland by German soldiers.” -Jonah Raskin, author of the “Dark” books
It is now available at local bookstores and for order online.
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Please join us this Sunday, March 28 on Zoom at 10:30 AM PST for our presentation at the Oakmont Sunday Symposium.Read more “3/28/2021 Guest Lecture at the Oakmont Sunday Symposium”
Arnie got fishing gear that Christmas; no big surprise. Delores, a sky-blue angora sweater the color of her pretty eyes. Mom, from Dad, a ruffly red nightgown that raised eyebrows and generated snickers. Eddie was going in the Army so he liked his OD-green travel bag and the leather Dopp kit. Great-aunt Kit, Grandma Egli, and Aunt Vinnie all got lavender powder and bed […]Read more “Christmas 1956”
Writers are those sometimes-spacy people who walk around with stories unreeling in their heads. They miss cultural clues: the woman behind them in a checkout line pushing subtly with her cart, wanting the writer to wake up and get her apples and toilet paper on the conveyor belt. But the writer is finishing a living-color […]Read more “The Puppy”