The Malta Independent 22 February 2018, Thursday

Books

Neil Olson's 'The Black Painting' is complex tale

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 09:34 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

The wealthy, reclusive patriarch of the Morse family summons his estranged children and grandchildren to his mansion in rural Connecticut, but the first to arrive find him dead in his study. His face,...

Ġenesi - Poeziji 2007-2016 by Achille Mizzi

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 09:55 Last update: about 1 day ago

This essay has to start somewhere, so it starts at the beginning, with the poem Ġenesi, which goes as far back as the Bible or genetics can take us. For, as T.S. Eliot says in Little Gidding,...

GasanMamo Insurance promotes reading through Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 09:53 Last update: about 1 day ago

This year GasanMamo Insurance opted to celebrate Valentine's Day by giving a simple, yet valuable gift to all employees that will surely last longer than flowers or chocolates. Last Wednesday morning,...

Political and economic developments in the eurozone

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 09:51 Last update: about 1 day ago

Author: Alfred Sant Publisher: SKS Publishers Malta u l-Ewro (3) - & the euro updates Alfred Sant's take on political and economic developments in the euro area, incorporating events between...

'Just Between Us' is terrific thriller

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 09:32 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

"Just Between Us: a Novel" (St. Martin's Griffin), by Rebecca Drake Four friends delve into unfamiliar territory when three of them realize they must intervene to save the fourth in "Just Between...

James Anderson delivers unconventional mystery in new novel

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 08:25 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

"Lullaby Road: a Novel" (Crown), by James Anderson The road stretches long — and hard — in a remote area of Utah that trucker Ben Jones has been traveling nearly 20 years. It's not...

Author creates equivalent of 'Cheers' bar

Friday, 16 February 2018, 08:24 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

"The Music Shop: A Novel" (Random House), by Rachel Joyce Author Rachel Joyce has created the equivalent of the "Cheers" bar in a record store: "The Music Shop" is a warm, familiar place where...

'The Immortalists' is sweeping family saga

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 08:21 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

"The Immortalists" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Chloe Benjamin To describe Chloe Benjamin's second novel, "The Immortalists," as a story about the evolution of a family would be true, but wholly...

C.J. Tudor makes compelling debut with 'Chalk Man'

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 08:19 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"The Chalk Man" (Crown) by C.J. Tudor Childhood affects development into adulthood, as C.J. Tudor fervently illustrates in her compelling debut, "The Chalk Man." The discovery more than 30 years...

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