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Books

Budulienko

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 10:25 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Horizons has just published Budulienko, is a modern poetic remake of a classic Czech folk tale, told from generation to generation. The story – in Maltese and English - revolves around a little...

Rolling Stone's DeCurtis working on Lou Reed bio

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 14:16 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Longtime music writer and Rolling Stone critic Anthony DeCurtis is writing a biography of Lou Reed.   Little, Brown and Co. announced Thursday that it had acquired a book by...

Pat Conroy writes about relationship with father

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 14:06 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son" (Nan A. Talese), by Pat Conroy   Any fan of Pat Conroy's work already knows a lot about his dad. The abusive,...

Cornwell writes 21st Scarpetta mystery

Monday, 18 November 2013, 14:02 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Cybercrime is now a really big deal, and so Scarpetta is inevitably going to get involved in crimes that have to do with the Internet, or the high technology with communications," the...

Suit challenging Google's digital library tossed

Sunday, 17 November 2013, 21:32 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

A federal judge handed Google Inc. a victory in a long-running legal battle on Thursday, tossing out a lawsuit claiming the Internet giant was violating copyright laws by scanning books without the...

Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94

Sunday, 17 November 2013, 21:24 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted "Oh...

'Mud Season' is lighthearted, but flawed, memoir

Sunday, 17 November 2013, 12:47 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens, and Sheep & Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity after Another" (The...

McConaughey better than ever in 'Dallas'

Saturday, 16 November 2013, 12:57 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold...

Kooky 'Free Birds' fun, but flat

Saturday, 16 November 2013, 12:46 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Every year about this time, millions of turkeys are fattened up so American households can chow them down. But in "Free Birds," two brave turkeys make it their mission to travel back in time...

'Dallas 1963' paints pix of city twisted by anger

Friday, 15 November 2013, 12:44 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Dallas 1963" (Twelve), by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis   "Dallas 1963" by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis provides a chilling portrait of a city terrified by...

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