The Malta Independent 24 April 2018, Tuesday

Books

Nicholas Monsaart paid tribute to Gozo in The Kappillan

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 07:37 Last update: about 9 days ago

The official launching of the latest edition of Il-Kappillan  ta’ Malta was held at San Lawrenz, Gozo, on Friday, 13 April, 2018. The novel, originally written by Liverpool-born Nicholas...

'Raw' tells classic rags-to-riches tale

Friday, 13 April 2018, 08:49 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

"Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang" (Picador), by Lamont U-God Hawkins Another celebrity memoir has graced the genre, and this time it's from a lesser-known member of the multiplatinum rap group...

'Escape Artist' is Brad Meltzer's best book in years

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 08:48 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

"The Escape Artist" (Grand Central), by Brad Meltzer A plane crash unveils a vast covert government operation with ties to master escape artist Harry Houdini in "The Escape Artist," Brad...

Dark side of Vegas is revealed in 'All the Beautiful Girls'

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 08:46 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

"All the Beautiful Girls" (Ballantine), by Elizabeth J. Church After Lily's glamorous and free-spirited parents and sister are killed in a car crash, the 8-year-old moves in with her aunt and...

The priest-architect of fortifications

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 08:52 Last update: about 14 days ago

Originally baptized as Francesco Tomaso Antonio de Napoli, and subsequently known as Tomaso Maria Napoli, the subject of this monograph was born in Palermo in April 1659 to a well-to-do...

'Caribbean Rim,' latest Doc Ford novel, disappoints

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 08:43 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

"Caribbean Rim: a Doc Ford novel" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Randy Wayne White Leonard Nickelby, a bureaucrat in the throes of a midlife crisis, impetuously decides to make some changes. He leaves...

Author nails newsroom culture in 'The Echo Killing'

Monday, 9 April 2018, 08:41 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Young adult author Christi Daugherty's debut as a writer of adult mysteries launches a series about a Savannah, Georgia, crime reporter haunted by her mother's unsolved murder that shows great...

'Dodging and Burning' is riveting debut by John Copenhaver

Friday, 6 April 2018, 09:57 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

"Dodging and Burning: a Mystery" (Pegasus Books), by John Copenhaver "Dodging and Burning" is a riveting debut by John Copenhaver. It tackles a story that's seldom explored in mysteries —...

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