Vassilis Alexakis (Greek: Βασίλης Αλεξάκης) (25 December 1943 – 11 January 2021) was a Greek-French writer and self-translator. He translated many novels in Greek to French. Alexakis was born in Athens, Greece.
In 2006, Les mots étrangers was translated by Alyson Waters and published under the title Foreign Words; this was the first of his novels to be translated into English.
Alexakis died on 11 January 2021, aged 77.
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- "Kantcheff, Christophe (1995): Vassilis Alexakis. Croquis d'un Grec. In: Le Matricule des anges 14". Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- Bessy, Marianne (March 2011). Bessy, Marianne (2011): Vassilis Alexakis: Exorciser L'exil. Rodopi. ISBN 978-9042033122. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- "France Info (2007): Vassilis Alexakis reçoit le grand prix du roman de l'académie". Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- Littérature : disparition de Vassilis Alexakis, le plus français des écrivains grecs (in French)