The Malta Independent 25 April 2017, Tuesday

Books

Book on Mintoff-Sant rift launched

Saturday, 20 April 2013, 18:56 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

A book focusing on the difficult relationship between former prime ministers Dom Mintoff and Alfred Sant by Josef Grech, was launched yesterday morning.   Late last year, Mr Grech had also...

New book 'The Searchers' exposes roots of a legend

Saturday, 9 March 2013, 12:47 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend" (Bloomsbury), by Glenn Frankel   A modest hit in theaters in 1956, "The Searchers" has grown in stature to become, for...

'Me Before You' will move reader to tears

Friday, 8 March 2013, 12:45 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Me Before You" (Pamela Dorman Books), by Jojo Moyes   There are books that you cannot put down. There are also books where you become so invested in the characters, you force...

'Extinction' is chilling thriller

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 12:42 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Extinction" (Thomas Dunne Books), by Mark Alpert   A Chinese experiment involving the use of political prisoners and a supercomputer goes horribly wrong in Mark Alpert's...

Book chronicles journalists' history-making race

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 14:58 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History Making Race Around the World" (Ballantine Books), by Matthew Goodman   Americans have always loved a good race. From...

A clear look at Scientology and its believers

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 15:16 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Lawrence Wright   Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright's new book about Scientology,...

Strada Stretta English edition now on sale

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 17:08 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

The English edition of the best seller ‘StradaStretta It-Triq li darba Xegħlet il-Belt’ has just been published.  This translation by George Cini, who also wrote the original Maltese...

Remarkable coincidences and déjà vu

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 16:16 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Remarkable coincidences feature prominently in this slim volume of short stories and essays by established Maltese author, Lillian Sciberras, also well known for her published verse.  These...

The choral book that survived the Great Siege

Sunday, 3 March 2013, 16:14 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

On Easter Monday, 1 April 1532, the Paschal Candle, left alight after the Easter celebrations in St Lawrence Church, Vittoriosa, caused a fire which gutted parts of the church.   The church...

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