The Malta Independent 21 January 2018, Sunday

Books

Perry writes about the 'Higher' power that sustains him

Friday, 19 January 2018, 14:06 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Tyler Perry has always relied on the word of God to lift him up in troubling times, but even he admits the onslaught of negative headlines over the past 18 months has tested his spirit. "I got so...

Bickering meets brutality in David Moody's dystopian read

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 14:03 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

"One of Us Will Be Dead by Morning" (St. Martin's Press), by David Moody Hatred abounds from the first page in David Moody's "One of Us Will Be Dead by Morning," the first in a dystopian trilogy....

New Caitlin Strong thriller has complex plot

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 14:00 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

"Strong to the Bone" (Forge Books), by Jon Land Jon Land's Caitlin Strong thrillers usually have a "ripped from the headlines" feel, and the new one, "Strong to the Bone," features violent...

Crime drama 'False Witness': Killed on 21st b'day

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:29 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

"False Witness: a Novel" (Ballantine Books), by Andrew Grant On her 21st birthday, Deborah Holt got an eye-popping gift — a new Mercedes — from her well-off, older boyfriend. She...

The prolific photographer

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 09:25 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

The 100th Author: Daniel Cilia Edited by Charles Cini SDBPublisher: Salesians of Don Bosco Publications/2015Extent: 107pp As its name implies, this is the 100th book that Daniel Cilia...

Harry Dolan delivers parallel stories in new novel

Monday, 15 January 2018, 12:26 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

"The Man in the Crooked Hat: a Novel" (Putnam), by Harry Dolan Grief can carry a heavy burden, burrowing into the heart, obliterating other concerns, sometimes even self-preservation, as Harry...

How a young Ernest Hemingway dealt with his first taste of fame

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 10:13 Last update: about 4 days ago The Conversation

When he published “The Sun Also Rises” in 1926, Ernest Hemingway was well-known among the expatriate literati of Paris and to cosmopolitan literary circles in New York and Chicago. But it...

Readers get vivid look at N.W.A. in new book

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 10:11 Last update: about 4 days ago

"Parental Discretion Is Advised: The Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta Rap" (Atria Books), by Gerrick D. Kennedy. If you stepped away from the 2015 blockbuster film "Straight Outta Compton"...

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes

Friday, 12 January 2018, 10:08 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

At Christmastime, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor would send her colleagues gift-wrapped packages of homemade beef jerky from her family's cattle ranch in Arizona. Her colleague Ruth Bader...

James Patterson and Einstein archivists creating new series

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:06 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Already co-writing a political thriller with former President Bill Clinton, James Patterson is now set for a collaboration with the managers of Albert Einstein's archives. The best-selling and...

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