About Ikaros Publishing

The Ikaros Publishing Company was founded in 1943. It is the exclusive publisher of the two Greek Nobel laureates in Literature, George Seferis and Odysseus Elytis. Throughout the first years Ikaros mainly specialized in Greek poetry. Our editions often include paintings of well known, established painters. Our catalogue includes the works of great poets, writers and thinkers of the current and previous century, like C.P.Cavafy, Dionissios Solomos, Angelos Sikelianos, Nikos Karouzos, Nikos Eggonopoulos, Kiki Dimoula, and many others.

Classical authors of Ikaros Publishing.

In 2008 Ikaros was the first to publish the graphic novel "Logicomix" by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou (illustrated by Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna), which went on to become a New York Times #1 Bestseller and has since been translated to more than 10 languages.

In 2011 Ikaros succesfully launched its childrens' book list, focusing on quality picture books with outstanding illustrations. Authors and illustrators include Eugene Trivizas, Alexis Kyritsopoulos, Axel Scheffler, Oliver Jeffers, Nadia Shireen, Rosalind Beardshaw and many others.

In 2013 Ikaros launched its modern foreign literature catalogue, with debut novels from Sam Byers, Anthony Marra, Paolo di Paolo and Alison Moore. Authors published so far include George Saunders, Jean Echenoz, Matthew Quick, Hannah Kent, Colm Toibin, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Rachel Kushner. Please click here for the complete foreign fiction catalogue.

Covers of childrens' books of Ikaros Publishing.

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