An espresso with Ioannis Kranias


For our fourth Espresso with…, we are delighted to have interviewed Ioannis Kranias, founder, owner and publisher of Entypois Publications.

Take a look at the questions he chose to answer and his interesting replies.

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What are you reading at the minute?

A historical text that has been suggested to me for publication. «Unfortunately», 90 percent of the
books I read are proposals for publication.


What is the best thing about going to international book fairs?

The exchange of ideas and discussions with colleagues, discovering new titles ...and a good wine and good food, mainly in Bologna... 


What was your first job in the book world?

My first job in the book industry was typesetting and designing a book cover... but my dream since I was
fourteen has been to become a publisher...


What is your favourite Italian food?

Italian pasta in every variation, carbonara, with mushrooms and truffle


What is your favourite film based on a book?

The Lord of the Rings.


What would be your favourite holiday destination?

I think anyone who has read up to here suspects it...but of course, Italy, and especially Siena and Florence.
Renaissance, the Middle Ages, good food, and a glass of Chianti...


Ioannis Kranias is the founder, owner and publisher of Entypois Publications, Greece. He is also Vice President of the Hellenic Federation of Publishers and Booksellers.