The Malta Independent 19 October 2018, Friday

Books

Book collection on great artists

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:57 Last update: about 1 hour ago

Art Gallery is a book collection that capture the lives and work of the greatest artists ever known....

Author chronicles her coming of age in memoir

Friday, 19 October 2018, 08:55 Last update: about 3 days ago

"Namaste the Hard Way: A Daughter's Journey to Find Her Mother on the Yoga Mat" (HCI), by Sasha Brown-Worsham A girl's emotional connection to her mom never stops evolving, even decades after the...

'Vox' explores world where women can't talk freely

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 08:51 Last update: about 3 days ago

"Vox" (Berkley), by Christina Dalcher Can you imagine a time when women aren't allowed to speak more than 100 words per day? What if excessive communication results in increasingly painful...

Hamilton's 'Dead Man Running' a compelling thriller

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 08:45 Last update: about 3 days ago

"Dead Man Running" (Putnam), by Steve Hamilton Former Detroit police officer Alex McKnight tangles with the FBI in Steve Hamilton's compelling thriller "Dead Man Running." The FBI has been...

Of relating and narrating

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 08:51 Last update: about 3 days ago

Clare Azzopardi's Castillo is as complex as each individual reader may make of a writerly novel. Not only its themes, but also plot lines sometimes overlap in a way that might make it appear...

Fall book releases include topical works for all ages

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 08:43 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

At a time when millions can hardly turn away from the news, fiction and nonfiction authors have similar reasons for why books matter more than ever. It's about perspective. "I think that...

David Joy's novel is chilling tale of vengeance

Friday, 12 October 2018, 08:49 Last update: about 11 days ago

"The Line That Held Us" (Putnam), by David Joy Life is hard in the corner of the Smoky Mountains where the Hooper, Moody and Brewer families live. Drug abuse is rampant. Jobs are scarce. And some...

Book explores weird, wonderful filmmaker David Lynch

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 08:48 Last update: about 11 days ago

"Room to Dream" by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna (Random House) The simplest avenue for beginning to understand filmmaker David Lynch might be found in a childhood friend's observation:...

Author unleashes non-stop action in 'Swift Vengeance'

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 08:46 Last update: about 11 days ago

"Swift Vengeance" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by T. Jefferson Parker A drone circles like a bird of prey, waiting for a clear shot at a terrorist. Thousands of miles away in America, its operator...

Author keeps 'The Other Woman' on a brisk path

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 08:44 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

"The Other Woman: a Novel" (Minotaur), by Sandie Jones The other woman isn't an ex-girlfriend, a new affair or an obsessive stalker — though Emily Havistock might welcome any of those...

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