The Malta Independent 17 July 2019, Wednesday

Books

Perceptive plot fuels emotional 'Her Daughter's Mother'

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:28 Last update: about 23 hours ago Associated Press

"Her Daughter's Mother: a Novel" (Putnam), by Daniela Petrova For some couples, the plan to have a child becomes an all-consuming quest when they are faced with infertility issues. That's the...

Eroj – Mħabba u qlubija fis-Sette Giugno

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:25 Last update: about 23 hours ago

This new historic novel is being published to commemorate the centenary of the Sette Giugno riots. It shall help us remember the bravery of the Maltese people who earned the political autonomy which...

The organisation of the fleet of the Order

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:23 Last update: about 23 hours ago Noel Grima

Author: Joseph F. GrimaPublisher: BDL Publishing 2016Extent: 448pp There have been, as the author frankly and honestly admits right at the beginning of this book, many books that have been...

Novel dissects divorce with sharp, funny scalpel

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:13 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

"Fleishman Is in Trouble" (Random House), by Taffy Brodesser-Akner There was once a time when becoming a doctor or marrying one was an ideal measure of success. But "Fleishman Is in Trouble," the...

Race, power, drive: Elaine Welteroth shares all in new book

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 09:40 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

When she was about to graduate from college, Elaine Welteroth came up with a life plan: She'd hit the top of a magazine masthead, then move into TV, books, film and beyond. She wasn't messing...

Author forcefully builds the tension in 'Those People'

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 14:20 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"Those People" (Berkley), by Louise Candlish Oh, those people — those boorish, inconsiderate people who move into a nice quiet neighborhood and have no respect for those who live there or...

Ahmadiyya donates books to Ta’ Paris School

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:42 Last update: about 7 days ago

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Malta donated 175 children's books to Ta' Paris Middle School Birkirkara. The president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Laiq Ahmed Atif, presented the books to the...

People power

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:37 Last update: about 7 days ago Noel Grima

New facilities, improved processes, product innovations and marketplace initiatives are all important, but these alone rarely provide sustained competitive advantage, because other businesses can just...

Il-Friefet and Is-Siġar

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:36 Last update: about 7 days ago

Here are a few things which you never knew about butterflies: they use their antennae to smell things, they are born super famished and there are butterflies in the world as big as a 30cm ruler. Now,...

'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020

Monday, 8 July 2019, 09:32 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming...

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