The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Books

'Righteous' elevates author to new level

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 12:59 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

The search for the truth can be righteous; so can helping someone who feels powerless. Even anger can be righteous as unofficial private detective Isaiah "IQ" Quintabe learns in Joe Ide's excellent...

Singer Art Garfunkel reveals feelings, thoughts in new book

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 13:00 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Art Garfunkel once envisioned a simple life as a mathematics teacher. He earned a master's degree and was well on his way to becoming a Ph.D. That plan was derailed when he and Paul Simon became...

Kapitali: welcome to the real new way of doing politics

Friday, 10 November 2017, 14:21 Last update: about 17 days ago

Welcome to the real new way of doing politics. Meet two young Members of Parliament: one a lawyer from a "noble" dynasty in the PN, with a history of family MPs on the 10th district and the other a...

Life after death

Friday, 10 November 2017, 14:18 Last update: about 17 days ago Noel Grima

Of all the books I have had to review, this is decidedly the strangest. The mystery starts right from the cover. We are never told the author's full name. Then we are told the book was printed in...

Memoir is bittersweet farewell to Bette Davis

Friday, 10 November 2017, 09:46 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Bette Davis battled studio bosses, husbands and rivals during her long acting career, establishing a tough persona in real life to match her enduring Hollywood image. She would need all that strength...

Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with 'The Scarred Woman'

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 12:44 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Who is "The Scarred Woman"? That's a question you'll ask yourself as you read Jussi Adler-Olsen's latest mystery. Department Q, Copenhagen's cold case squad led by Detective Carl Morck, has its...

Ġesù Kristu Sultan by Lawrenz Sciberras

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 12:15 Last update: about 17 days ago

Mgr Lawrence Scibberas' latest publication is a collection of reflections upon the regal, priestly and prophetic role of the Lord Jesus Christ, a triple role that Christianity celebrates on Palm...

British blues: New book heralds early days of Fleetwood Mac

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 09:43 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Mick Fleetwood was 16 when he left school, told his parents he wanted to pursue a career in rock 'n' roll, and went to London in search of gigs. A common tale, true, but this one has a happy...

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