The Malta Independent 28 February 2017, Tuesday

Books

Book by new national security adviser is No. 1 best-seller

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 15:33 Last update: about 1 day ago

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster's "Dereliction of Duty," first published in 1997, was No. 1 on Amazon.com as of Wednesday morning. The book's popularity soared after McMaster was chosen Monday by President...

"All Our Wrong Todays" by Elan Mastai

Monday, 27 February 2017, 15:32 Last update: about 1 day ago

What if the world we know today is actually a dystopian society? Could the reason we don't live like the Jetsons be attributed to one person's mistake that altered the evolution of technology? Elan...

Pullman reveals 'His Dark Materials' follow-up

Friday, 24 February 2017, 14:52 Last update: about 7 days ago

The irrepressible young heroine of Philip Pullman's fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials" returns in a new novel being published in Britain and the U.S. on Oct. 19, the first part of a new three-book...

Pagan's latest is love story told from different viewpoints

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 14:51 Last update: about 7 days ago

"Forever is the Worst Long Time" is a love story told from several very different points of view. Camille Pagan unpacks a complicated relationship among a struggling novelist named James; his best...

"Hamilton" author Chernow has Grant bio coming in fall

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 14:51 Last update: about 7 days ago

Ron Chernow, the historian who helped inspire the musical "Hamilton," has a biography of Ulysses S. Grant coming out in October. Penguin Press is calling the book "Grant" and plans to...

Nismagħhom jgħidu by Joe Friggieri

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:48 Last update: about 6 days ago

'Nismagħhom jgħidu', is the latest book of short stories written by Prof Joe Friggieri and published by Kite Group. The stories feature a gallery of characters from different walks of life....

'Rush of Blood' is absorbing psychological thriller

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:53 Last update: about 7 days ago

It's a common situation - strangers meet on vacation, strike up a quick friendship and promise to keep in touch once everyone returns home. But how many people keep the relationship going...

Drabble confronts old age in 'The Dark Flood Rises'

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:49 Last update: about 7 days ago

A car races along a British motorway. The driver, Fran Stubbs, is gainfully employed in her 70s - in fact, an expert in her field - on her way to a conference on housing for the elderly. She is...

37 churches in just one parish

Monday, 20 February 2017, 13:49 Last update: about 5 days ago Noel Grima

The year after the Great Siege, Malta lost its bishop. It was to remain bishop-less for six long years because the Vatican could not choose between the three names suggested by the Order. It was only...

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