The Malta Independent 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Books

"Hamilton" author Chernow has Grant bio coming in fall

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 14:51 Last update: about 1 day ago

Ron Chernow, the historian who helped inspire the musical "Hamilton," has a biography of Ulysses S. Grant coming out in October. Penguin Press is calling the book "Grant" and plans to...

Nismagħhom jgħidu by Joe Friggieri

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:48 Last update: about 7 hours ago

'Nismagħhom jgħidu', is the latest book of short stories written by Prof Joe Friggieri and published by Kite Group. The stories feature a gallery of characters from different walks of life....

'Rush of Blood' is absorbing psychological thriller

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:53 Last update: about 1 day ago

It's a common situation - strangers meet on vacation, strike up a quick friendship and promise to keep in touch once everyone returns home. But how many people keep the relationship going...

Drabble confronts old age in 'The Dark Flood Rises'

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:49 Last update: about 1 day ago

A car races along a British motorway. The driver, Fran Stubbs, is gainfully employed in her 70s - in fact, an expert in her field - on her way to a conference on housing for the elderly. She is...

'Right Behind You' by Lisa Gardner

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 14:39 Last update: about 1 day ago

A terrifying incident that occurs when a young girl witnesses something life-changing propels Lisa Gardner's tight and compelling thriller, "Right Behind You." When Sharlah May Nash was 5, her...

'Rather Be the Devil' by Ian Rankin

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 14:38 Last update: about 7 days ago

Does your idea of a relaxing and rewarding retirement involve inspecting drowned corpses on the dockside, interviewing murder suspects and interrogating notorious gangsters? No? Then you are not...

Marley Dias, young diversity advocate, working on book

Friday, 17 February 2017, 14:37 Last update: about 7 days ago

Scholastic told The Associated Press on Thursday that it had a deal with Marley Dias, whose hashtag #1000BlackGirlBooks is part of her mission to collect stories about women of color. Her book is not...

'Little Deaths' by Emma Flint is mesmerizing

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 14:36 Last update: about 7 days ago

"Little Deaths," Emma Flint's mesmerizing debut, works well as a look at misogyny, gossip, morals and the rush to judge others when a child goes missing. The novel opens with Ruth Malone in...

Fatal" by John Lescroart

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 14:23 Last update: about 7 days ago

A stupid mistake has serious ramifications in "Fatal," John Lescroart's latest stand-alone thriller. Kate Jameson loves her life and marriage to Ron. She has two children, and her best friend for...

The founder of APS Bank

Monday, 13 February 2017, 16:51 Last update: about 8 days ago Noel Grima

When I began working, in July 1972, I was working at Il-Hajja with offices in the Catholic Institute in Floriana and with a printing press in the basement. Yet this printing press had a different...

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