The Malta Independent 28 February 2017, Tuesday

Books

Patches on the canvas of life

Sunday, 13 January 2013, 15:01 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Verging on 95 years of age, John Cremona still manages to overwhelm readers of his latest book of verse, Il-Kantiku tax-Xagħra, with captivating verse written in a luxuriant, even if deceptively...

Ilwien il-Festi Maltin. Colours of Maltese Festas, Vol II

Sunday, 13 January 2013, 15:00 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, so goes the ancient English dictum. However, I have always struggled with it and I have always found it difficult to accept it, nonetheless embrace...

British Writers and the Experience of Italy (1800-1940)

Sunday, 13 January 2013, 14:00 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

The essays offered in British Writers and the Experience of Italy (1800-1940) by Prof Peter Vassallo this book explore some of the significant Romantic and post-Romantic constructions of Italy, its...

The Malta in which I want to live

Sunday, 6 January 2013, 09:00 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

341 subbed jf       Joseph – Malta li rrid ng?ix fiha (Joseph – The Malta in which I want to live) is a new publication that will be launched in the next few days....

Marmite literature

Friday, 4 January 2013, 15:52 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Young author Donovan Gatt’s debut is ‘Marmite literature’ through and through: just like the food product, you can love it and enthuse about it to all your friends, or you can hate...

To catch a killer

Friday, 4 January 2013, 15:49 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Murder. Sex. Car chases. Backroom politics. Intrigue. Forensics. Drama. What’s not to like in police thrillers? And now: MANIC! Has discovered Malta’s own contribution to the...

Doctoring the Books

Friday, 4 January 2013, 15:47 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Part of the fun of book fairs is scouring the aisles, looking for the next unannounced hit, for a new favourite. One of the most exciting books at recent Malta Book Fairs was a distinctive new voice...

Futurist Manifesto

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

Having written the most successful trilogy in Maltese publishing history is a tough act to follow. Four years ago, Loranne Vella – together with co-author Simon Bartolo – changed the face...

Balmy summer nights

Friday, 28 December 2012, 11:33 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Malta famously has a couple of books set in and around Paceville, but these were written one or two decades ago. Most of the more recent young adult Maltese fiction, incuding Ivan Buġeja’s...

Deformity

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 11:02 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Merlin Publishers breaks new ground with Simon Bartolo’s Deformity, its first home-grown English language fiction title. Perched on the edge of the next leap in human evolution, 15-year-old...

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