The Malta Independent 25 April 2017, Tuesday

Books

'The Inkblots' documents history of Rorschach test

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 6 days ago

A bear. A bat. A butterfly. Images seen in Rorschach inkblots reveal the viewer's unconscious mind, including any serious mental disorders. Or do they? Is the Rorschach test a brilliant...

New novel imagines Lincoln amid ghosts after son's death

Friday, 21 April 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 6 days ago

Days after his son Willie's death, Abraham Lincoln returned alone, late at night, to his 11-year-old's crypt. In his new novel, George Saunders takes this historical nugget, gleaned from a...

'High Noon' book draws down on Hollywood blacklist

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 16:09 Last update: about 6 days ago

Years of risking his life to protect his fellow citizens come to this climactic movie moment: The lawman, his gun still hot from a showdown with an outlaw, tosses away his badge, a rejection of the...

Gethers highlights mom's career in 'My Mother's Kitchen'

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 16:08 Last update: about 6 days ago

In a delightfully moving memoir, Peter Gethers shares entertaining and intimate stories about his mom's celebrated culinary career. "My Mother's Kitchen" details the life of celebrated cook and...

Chelsea Clinton writes children's book, 'She Persisted'

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 16:06 Last update: about 6 days ago

The book is called "She Persisted" and comes out May 30, Penguin Young Readers announced Thursday. Clinton will honor 13 American women "who never take no for an answer," including Harriet...

Three new books for the very young

Monday, 17 April 2017, 15:06 Last update: about 5 days ago

Merlin Publishers has launched three brand new titles for the very young. With only one line of text per page these books target children aged four-plus, who are exploring the new world of actually...

The eco-policy that did not work

Monday, 17 April 2017, 14:58 Last update: about 7 days ago Noel Grima

More than enough time has now passed after the events described in this book and we may now analyse the facts described with more detachment and objectivity. Concurrent with Malta's accession to...

FIRST: 10 of our favourite children’s books of all time...

Monday, 17 April 2017, 10:01 Last update: about 7 days ago First Magazine

Peepo! by Janet and Allan Ahlberg This is a glimpse into the world of a baby surrounded by love, the warmth of home and washing drying in front of the fire. The late Janet Ahlberg's...

'The Keeper of Lost Things' has unexpected twists, turns

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 15:22 Last update: about 13 days ago

Did you ever consider there is a story behind seemingly discarded items that one may find on the street or in public gathering spaces? In "The Keeper of Lost Things," Ruth Hogan explores this...

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