The Malta Independent 26 September 2017, Tuesday

Books

Billy Crystal looks back on his life

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 14:33 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?" (Henry Holt and Company), by Billy Crystal   Billy Crystal looks back on his...

‘Ossessjoni’ by Carmel Scicluna

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 14:05 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

A recent Maltese novel that people are talking about at the moment, due to its explosively controversial content, is Ossessjoni by Carmel Scicluna and published by Merlin Publishers.  The novel...

Notte Bianca 2013 approaches

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 13:10 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Over 1,000 participants; over 100 events; a broad range of cultural events from street and performing arts to visual arts and new media, from live music to literature, food and fairs... This...

Maltese as it should be

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 13:02 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

On the second centenary of the birth of Charles Dickens, SKS published the third edition of Karmenu Vassallo’s masterful translation of the Dickens masterpiece.   Vassallo, as he...

Bear Bryant and Joe Namath made the Tide roll

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 14:31 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath & Dixie's Last Quarter" (Twelve), by Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski   When Bear Bryant ordered University of Alabama freshman Joe...

Aterniti chronicles more than cheese

Monday, 23 September 2013, 14:20 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Telling Room: a Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese" (Dial Press), by Michael Paterniti   What makes a great cheese? The skill of the...

'The Maid's Version' is superbly textured novel

Friday, 13 September 2013, 15:44 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Maid's Version" (Little, Brown and Company), by Daniel Woodrell   It's been several years since the publication of Daniel Woodrell's slim, harrowing and...

Reporters look inside NYPD's spy unit

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 15:42 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America" (Touchstone Books), by Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman   In their reporting...

Notable biography examines dogged conservationist

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 15:41 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Most Defiant Devil: William Temple Hornaday & His Controversial Crusade to Save American Wildlife" (University of Virginia Press), by Gregory J. Dehler   Irony alert: The...

'Never Go Back' is tight and compelling

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 15:28 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Never Go Back" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child   The quest begins with a phone call, and when Jack Reacher finally arrives in Washington to meet the woman behind the intriguing...

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