The Malta Independent 22 May 2019, Wednesday

Books

'Cape May' novel is full of drink and lust to a fault

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 08:47 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

"Cape May" (Celadon Books), by Chip Cheek It is early fall of 1957 when the young newlyweds arrive at Cape May for their honeymoon. This is the offseason, and the New Jersey beach with its aging...

400-year-old Bible stolen from US is found in Netherlands

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 08:44 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

A 17th century Geneva Bible, one of the hundreds of rare books authorities said were stolen from a Pittsburgh library as part of a 20-year-long theft scheme, is back home. The Bible, published in...

Young friends make a bad decision in Gudenkauf novel

Monday, 20 May 2019, 08:43 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

"Before She Was Found" by Heather Gudenkauf (Park Row) Twelve-year-old Cora Landry starts junior high, and she lacks friends and social skills to succeed in the environment of cliques and budding...

Swole, buzzy, among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Friday, 17 May 2019, 08:37 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of stuff essential for survival...

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' coming out in autumn

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 08:35 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that "The Beautiful Ones" will combine a Prince unfinished...

Talk on Dun Anton Xiberras writings

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 11:13 Last update: about 6 days ago

A talk on Dun Anton Xiberras’ writings will be delivered by Mro. Manoel Pirotta at the Victoria Band Club main hall in Naxxar, on Friday 17 May at 7pm. Rachel Paris, Craig Saliba and Andre...

Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 08:34 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Looking back at her time as an early Microsoft employee, Melinda Gates said the brash culture at the famously tough, revolutionary tech company made her want to quit, but that she didn't discuss it...

Gannmink from Bastjun

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 08:57 Last update: about 8 days ago Noel Grima

In 1998, after he toppled Alfred Sant's Labour government, Dom Mintoff was an outcast, rather, The Outcast - hated by the Nationalists over the past decades and now hated also by the Labourites for...

Jon Land's fans are in for another wild ride

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 08:33 Last update: about 9 days ago

"Strong as Steel" (Forge), by Jon Land Jon Land's insubordinate, trigger-happy Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong is back again in another action-packed thriller in "Strong as Steel." This is the...

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