I publish under the name N A Diaman, however my friends call me Nikos.
Born 1 November 1936 in San Francisco, a fourth generation Californian and the first United States native in my family. Both parents and three of my grandparents originated on Ikaria, a small island in the Eastern Aegean.
I graduated from the University of Southern California, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1958, as a Humanities major and Television minor.
Lived in Los Angeles, New York and Paris, before returning home to San Francisco in 1972.
Traveled extensively in Mexico and also visited Greece, Italy and Turkey.
I strongly identify as a Mediterranean.
The author of ten books published by Persona Press, San Francisco. The last two titles are 2009 travel memoirs: Paris Dreams and Athens Apartment.
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