The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Books

'Mad Men' creator delivers big with first novel

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 18:16 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

At 134 pages, Matthew Weiner's "Heather, The Totality" is best consumed in one bite like those exquisite pastries that line the cases of the French bakery/cafes on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The...

It lives! This nightmare machine writes bone-chilling tales

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 18:15 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Don't throw away your Stephen King collection just yet. But the Master of the Macabre might want to keep an eye out behind him, because scientists have just unleashed a nightmare machine on a mission...

Dokic: Father physically, verbally, emotionally abused her

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 18:14 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Former Wimbledon semifinalist Jelena Dokic says her father physically, verbally and emotionally abused her from a young age when she started playing tennis. In an autobiography to be released...

Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

Monday, 20 November 2017, 18:14 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut. Clinton's book, about her stunning presidential election loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of...

'Way It Was' taps aging Sinatra's highs

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 12:15 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Frank Sinatra's prime years as a singer were long behind him when Eliot Weisman managed his career. Yet even into his 70s "the Voice" could deliver what fans wanted or were willing to settle for. The...

'Parting Shot' will have readers turning the pages

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:08 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Linwood Barclay's "Parting Shot" showcases the devastated town of Promise Falls a year after the horrific events that almost destroyed the community. Detective Barry Duckworth thinks he's seen it...

John McCain memoir, 'The Restless Wave,' coming in April

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

An upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first decided to write it. "The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations" is...

'Chasing Phil' offers peek into organized crime

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:09 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

In 1977, two FBI agents, Jim Wedick and Jack Brennan, slipped recording devices beneath their suits, touted themselves as swindlers in the making and shook hands with Phil Kitzer. It marked the...

Crew of the Oregon fights most ruthless villain yet

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 12:07 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

"Typhoon Fury" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison Juan Cabrillo and his elite crew of the ship the Oregon fight their most ruthless villain yet in "Typhoon Fury" by Clive...

Black novelist Jesmyn Ward 'overjoyed' by MacArthur win

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 16:07 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

An African-American novelist praised for her raw and powerful depictions of poor African-Americans confronting racial and economic inequalities in the rural South said Wednesday that winning a...

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