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Books

Oliver Friggieri: Analizi tal-versi tal-Innu Malti

Sunday, 26 May 2013, 09:26 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

At first hand, this slim lightweight booklet about the national anthem looks like an essay turned into a booklet, a slight excursus such as one would expect at university level.   Instead,...

M.J. Rose returns with 'Seduction'

Saturday, 25 May 2013, 12:40 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Seduction: a Novel of Suspense" (Atria Books), by M.J. Rose   "Seduction," M.J. Rose's follow-up to her acclaimed "The Book of Lost Fragrances," seduces...

Duende by Lizzie Eldridge

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 16:47 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Scottish writer, theatre actor and Malta resident LIZZIE ELDRIDGE speaks about her novel Duende which was published internationally last year.       What is your relationship...

Fears drive satirical 'Odds Against Tomorrow'

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:35 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Odds Against Tomorrow" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Nathaniel Rich   Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and...

Poitier debuts as a novelist with 'Montaro Caine'

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 12:38 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"Montaro Caine" (Spiegel & Grau), by Sidney Poitier   Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier's first novel, "Montaro Caine," is a corporate thriller that veers into...

Min's life explored in new memoir

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 12:33 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Cooked Seed: a Memoir" (Bloombury USA), by Anchee Min   In the dedication of her latest book, "A Cooked Seed," best-selling Chinese author Anchee Min thanks her...

'VJ' tells of sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll at MTV

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 16:30 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave" (Atria Books), by Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn with Gavin Edwards   Long before Snooki, there...

Dale Kushner's debut is '50s coming-of-age tale

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 14:21 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Conditions of Love" (Grand Central Publishing), by Dale M. Kushner   The child of wayward parents, Eunice is a bright, often headstrong girl who makes few friends her own age...

Sizemore book details actor's battle with drugs

Monday, 20 May 2013, 16:28 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There," (Atria Books), by Tom Sizemore, with Anna David   The cover photo of Tom Sizemore's autobiography, "By Some Miracle I Made It Out...

Parker concludes Charlie Hood series

Sunday, 19 May 2013, 16:27 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

"The Famous and the Dead" (Dutton), by T. Jefferson Parker   "The Famous and the Dead" is billed as the final installment in T. Jefferson Parker's six-volume saga...

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