ELENI N. GAGE is a freelance writer and the beauty editor of People magazine. Her articles have appeared in InStyle, Elle, The New York Times, Parade, American Scholar, and many other publications. She lives in New York City and Lia, Greece.
"A tale of homecoming and reconciliation, 'North of Ithaka' proves the regenerative powers of home." --The New York Sun"Gage's vivid personal account captures the seasonal rhythms and everyday dramas of Greek life beyond the familiar resort islands, revealing a place that is, in the most traditional sense, old-world." --Travel & Leisure"Imbued with forgiveness, with the rebuilding of lives and houses, and moving on from tragedy...In coming full circle [Gage] has helped soothe the pain of a traumatized family." --The Times Literary Supplement"Ms. Gage's house project is partly an effort to move beyond the pain of memory. . . honest. . . amusing. . .she treats tradition with respect and history with realism." --Wall Street Journal