/ Summer 008
From FilmFest to the Sarongathon, Atlantis Books gets hot and sticky in the 08.
/ In the company of strangers ... (and friends)
A little tribute to all the pretty faces floating around the shop
/ The Awakening
Hannah & Pauline spent two days trying to make the shop shiny and flashy like a new penguin cover. Lots of scraping, painting, shelving and wild flower picking.
/ Winter Party 07/08
Wintering in Atlantis for the New Year's Eve.
/ life & death, january '08.
post sylvester '08, sierra and josh arrive from brooklyn, daniel returns to the shop, jenna arrives for two-week jaunt, vinitz for a week, orphaned puppies are discovered in the dumpster, jenna naps toward coma. everything, as per usual, is beautiful.
/ changing of the guards.
katerina, sarah and john leave.
henry pops in.
the dogs make themselves comfortable.
/ Katerina's birthday party at Petros's house
Petros cooked incredible quantities of incredible food which we ate before dancing. We also looked at Petros' photos: a few of him in his younger days are included here. Many thanks, Petros!
/ Aphorisms: Readings by Finnish writers
An evening of aphorisms written and read by a group of Finnish students from the Summer University of Häme.
/ September: More staff than customers
A changing flood of enthusiastic staff in September meant a full and lively shop, regardless of whether customers were in or not, as well as many feasts and lots of fun.
/ Of New Arrivals, Old Friends, and Fond Farewells
August '07 meant a mix of new projects, island exploration, and festive send-offs for beloved friends of the shop.
/ Poetry Reading
On a summer's night, with almost a full moon, we had the pleasure of hosting the Athenian poet, Paniotis Dsouskas. Young and old, travelers and locals, joined us on the terrace for wine, fire, and the poetry in Greek and English of our visiting poet.
Thank you Panos for sharing your work.
/ Newcomers, Late Nights, and the HOLE
Summer 2007 the sequel...
/ E & M's First Few Weeks
In which Raki gets older and the bookshop is the cleanest it has ever been.
/ Bit of a photog
Documenting his last two weeks in Greece, Chris offers us a diverse portrait of island life, and demonstrates what he's always told us - that he's a bit of a photog.
/ What's he building in there?
New Shelves in the Front Room. Greek Writers in English finally getting some of that good loving.
/ Spring 007 Day to Day and Painting
New faces, terrace, the return of Sheckie and Maria
/ Spring 007
Some painting, some dancing, some new faces.
/ Three Years Later
A joyous occassion we celebrate this year
Three Seasons in Oia deserves quite a cheer.
And what better way to usher in 0-0-7?
The greek phrase for "dance party" rhymes with "seven."
Happy New Year.
/ Come take a seat on the magic carpet...
A beautiful breeze, a packed house, and Panos on the mike. Our first ever author's corner...many more to come!
/ Bookshop Antics
The story of a boy named Pavlo, his harem of women, and man's best-friend heading off into the sunset
/ That sounds pretty good...
How about another month between the shelves?
/ Season Three Well Underway
...new faces, old friends, and dodgeball.
/ Spring is like a perhaps Hand in a window...
(carefully to and fro moving New and Old things
/ Spring Clean
Spring Clean 2006 and shots of the finished Hole.
/ The Hole 2006
There's a giant Hole on our terrace. How did it get there?
/ A day of Children's Fantasy at the Bookshop
So the local primary school kids came by again for an autumnal excusrion to their local bookshop. Our friend Myrto took care of things.
/ Animal Farm
Pets, walls and fava
/ 3250 Books Later...
An Oxford bookshop struck Oia this friday, causing scenes of devastation, exasperation, jubilation and very full shelves.
/ Atlantis FM cinema
It's like a drive-in with no cars...
/ Work at Atlantis
Saloon doors, bamboo curtains, extra shelving, silent cinema on the terrace... It's all go at Atlantis books. Soon, we'll build a raft!
/ Life at Atlantis
Scenes of life around the bookshop.
/ The new member of the family: ZOOEY!
If you are not already wishing you were back at Atlantis, these images should make sure of it. Come and see the one and only twenty-two-toed kitten before he grows into a cat!
/ Noble Athena
Remembering a dear friend
/ Fire in the Tzatziki
Famous gyros from Edwin's, a lecture on Volcanoes, and a festival devoted to Tzatziki.
The sun shines and we're squinting. Work and Play. Shelves empty and full. Kudos Charlotte and Mike for your snaps.
/ The New Shop.
What more can I say?
/ The Excellent Becomes the Permanent
2005 already? Like you didn't know. But in case you didn't, here are some of Willhelm's black and whites to prove that things aren't what they used to be.
/ When winter comes, can spring be far behind?
It was long and windy, now it's fast and warm. A glimpse of Atlantis Books 2005.
/ Van Trip 2005
Snaphappy Quinner and the buckrocket van team sucking light from the side of the road on their van trip from Santorini to London.
/ Summer of Love and other emotions
Whilst cleaning out dusty corners unvisited for months by broom or imagination some gems shone through the dust. Here are some pictures of a summer involving love, hate, music, books, sun, sea, people, people, people.
/ Children's Event Oia past and present
The yellow room turned into a school and the bookshop a publishing house as we made the first ever book by the children of Oia
/ The Chairs of Atlantis Books
They hold our asses most of each day. Do we give them any respect? Chairs chairs!
/ Atlantis Weds
Pictures of Amber and Steve's sunset ceremony.
/ Life at Atlantis
Will's sporadic visual record of our inaugural season.
/ Full Moon Party
Using acrylic paint as imitation blood can result in a long night with a powerdrill and wire brush attachment.
/ First Gallery
Images from the first 4 months.
/ The Seminal Voyage
Willís photos from various stages of the jouney - from Cambridge to Oia, across six days.
Atlantis Books: Seminal Voyage
Early morning, 01 January 2004. Team Atlantis departs from Paris after an unslept night at Quinn's. Driving south through France, the Alps, Italy, a day with Luke and Fede in Bolognia, a windswept ferry, and the reality of Santorini.
Choose a movie size that fits your internet connection. If your pipe sucks, don't stream: download and wait. It's worth it. (Quicktime software required):
The AB-Sharps: Hello My Baby
The most talented musicians of our time perform the century's greatest love song to a sold-out crowd of uninterested tourists. Grab your special someone, turn down the lights, and prepare to be disappointed.