The Malta Independent 17 December 2018, Monday

Books

'Evening in Paradise': more stories by Lucia Berlin

Friday, 14 December 2018, 10:56 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

"Evening in Paradise: More Stories" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Lucia Berlin: In 2015, the posthumous publication of the short story collection "A Manual for Cleaning Women" made its author...

Author offers retrospect of TV show 'Friends'

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:54 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

"I'll Be There For You: The One About 'Friends'" (Hanover Square Press), by Kelsey Miller Kelsey Miller has written the quintessential fan book for those obsessed with the hit TV sitcom...

Author Karen Katchur launches new Northampton County series

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:53 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

Karen Katchur launches the first in her new Northampton County series with a darkly rich family drama about a young woman reconciling her childhood with the adult she has become. "River Bodies"...

Trump presidency inspires wave of books on impeachment

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:51 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

More than 40 years after working on the impeachment of Richard Nixon, former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman is back on the case. This time, it's with a book:  "The Case for Impeaching...

Radio host Delilah shares advice about losing a child

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:50 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

One year ago, syndicated radio host Delilah Renee Luke — known professionally as just Delilah — experienced the unimaginable: Her teenage son Zack killed himself at 18. She took some...

'Mockingbird' chosen as America's best-loved novel in vote

Friday, 7 December 2018, 14:57 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

"To Kill a Mockingbird," a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overpowered wizards and time travelers to be voted America's best-loved novel by readers nationwide. The 1960 book by...

Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 14:55 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few. The 85-year-old star of "Alfie," ''Get Carter" and "The Dark Knight" — among many, many...

Grisham takes readers on journey to Deep South in new novel

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 14:53 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

"The Reckoning" (Doubleday), by John Grisham Author John Grisham takes readers on a journey to the Deep South in 1946 in "The Reckoning." The main character, Pete Banning, was a prisoner of war...

Abbott uses skills as a master storyteller in 'Three Beths'

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:18 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

"The Three Beths" (Grand Central Publishing), by Jeff Abbott In "The Three Beths" by Jeff Abbott, Mariah Dunning has wondered about her mother's disappearance for six months. Mariah's father is...

ANTON GRASSO – Forty Years of horror. And more.

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:03 Last update: about 12 days ago

All Anton Grasso’s books are unusual. This volume, a sort of anthology containing prose and poetic writings by Grasso, appreciations by people who know the author, the inclusion of photos,...

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