The Malta Independent 23 January 2017, Monday

Books

Wagner embraces great actresses in engaging Hollywood memoir

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 14:42 Last update: about 18 days ago

A love letter to actresses he admired on and off the screen, Robert J. Wagner's engaging memoir offers a warm embrace for the many women who helped him establish a successful career as a leading man...

'Perfume' by Lizzie Ostrom a solid pop culture guide

Saturday, 7 January 2017, 14:41 Last update: about 18 days ago

Fragrance has always been wrapped in social and economic issues, controversy, memories and history as Lizzie Ostrom so persuasively shows in the lively "Perfume: A Century of Scents." The 10...

Next stop: New novel coming from 'Girl on the Train' author

Friday, 6 January 2017, 14:41 Last update: about 18 days ago

Riverhead Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Paula Hawkins' "Into the Water" is a suspense novel about family secrets and "the slipperiness of truth" that will be published May...

Italy's Erri De Luca wins dreaded Bad Sex in Fiction prize

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 14:40 Last update: about 18 days ago

Acclaimed Italian novelist Erri De Luca has added a somewhat tarnished trophy to his list of accolades - the Bad Sex in Fiction Award. De Luca won the tongue-in-cheek prize Wednesday for "The Day...

Fisher's 'The Princess Diarist' doesn't dish enough

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 14:23 Last update: about 18 days ago

"I've spent so many years not telling the story of Harrison and me having an affair on the first 'Star Wars' movie that it's difficult to know exactly how to tell it now," Carrie Fisher announces on...

'This means war' _ New AP book draws on Pearl Harbor reports

Friday, 23 December 2016, 13:02 Last update: about 2 months ago

Seventy-five years after the Japanese attack on Hawaii that brought the United States into World War II, The Associated Press is publishing "Pearl Harbor: An AP Special Anniversary Edition." The...

Publisher: Former Obama White House aide writing memoir

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 13:00 Last update: about 2 months ago

A former White House aide who is now the chief operating officer of a Brooklyn-based media company is working on an upbeat, but "warts and all" book about her years in the Obama...

Publication halted for provocative children's books parody

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 12:57 Last update: about 2 months ago

Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children's stories, "Bad Little Children's Books," which had been criticized by online commenters for poor taste and reinforcing racial and...

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