The Malta Independent 22 February 2018, Thursday

Books

'Black Horizon' revisits oil spill nightmares

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 12:45 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Black Horizon" (Harper), by James Grippando   "Black Horizon," the eleventh book in James Grippando's Jack Swyteck series, revisits the Deepwater Horizon oil spill...

Sales for 'Fifty Shades' reach trilogy 100M copies

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 15:38 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Fifty Shades of Grey" has joined the 100 million club.   Vintage Books announced Wednesday that sales for E L James' sexually explicit trilogy have reached 100...

'Influx' is thought-provoking novel

Monday, 3 March 2014, 15:36 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Imagine a world where scientific breakthroughs are kept under lock and key. This is the terrifying scenario in Daniel Suarez's innovative and thought-provoking new novel,...

Romance novel editor tells of finding love

Friday, 28 February 2014, 15:28 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Romance Is My Day Job" (Dutton), by Patience Bloom   Patience Bloom works for a publishing house that's best known for its steamy romances with happy endings.   In...

'Counterfeit Agent' a pulsating, timely thriller

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 15:27 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Counterfeit Agent" (Putnam), by Alex Berenson   With spy novels there is a tendency to divide writers into two groups: There are the literary John Le Carre types, with...

Book revisits a 'Network' that's lost its punch

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 15:22 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Mad as Hell: The Making of 'Network' and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies" (Times Books), by Dave Itzkoff   You'll be forgiven if you think the...

Book explains why parenting is 'all joy,' 'no fun'

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 15:18 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood" (Ecco), by Jennifer Senior   Parenting is a life-changing, meaning-infusing, deeply profound experience. It is also, day by...

'Archetype' looks at how much memories define us

Monday, 24 February 2014, 15:13 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"Archetype" (Dutton), by M.D. Waters   If you were born again but lacked the memories of this lifetime, would you be you? And if you weren't, who would you...

What normal eyes do not see

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 11:35 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

This book must have cost the author countless hours of tracking, sitting motionless, crawling perhaps, until he could capture the object of his desire through his lens.   For Mr Bonett, the...

Four new picture books in Maltese

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 10:37 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Bedtime reading to and with children has long been one of the best ways to get children into the reading habit, as early as possible in life. It’s never too early to start enjoying a book...

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