The Malta Independent 27 May 2017, Saturday


US Sen. Elizabeth Warren launches book tour

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 15:10 Last update: about 2 months ago

She wasn't in her home state, but U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren couldn't have asked for a friendlier audience to launch her book tour. The Massachusetts Democrat entered and left to warm ovations...

'Conviction' has believable characters, intriguing twists

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 15:02 Last update: about 2 months ago

Julia Dahl's examination of the myriad communities that exist - sometimes not so harmoniously - in Brooklyn, New York, fuels her third excellent novel featuring freelance reporter Rebekah...

Protecting and preserving industrial heritage

Monday, 24 April 2017, 14:37 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

On 1 February 2013 a seminar was organised by the Farsons Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Built Heritage, Faculty for the Built Environment, University of Malta. The timing was...

Ħsiebu Jsuqu

Monday, 24 April 2017, 14:36 Last update: about 2 months ago

Ħsiebu Jsuqu depicts the writer's thoughts that lead him into humanity's conscience. In fact, the sub-title of the book refers to the literary actuality that Oliver Friggieri is maintaining and...

'The Inkblots' documents history of Rorschach test

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 2 months ago

A bear. A bat. A butterfly. Images seen in Rorschach inkblots reveal the viewer's unconscious mind, including any serious mental disorders. Or do they? Is the Rorschach test a brilliant...

New novel imagines Lincoln amid ghosts after son's death

Friday, 21 April 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 2 months ago

Days after his son Willie's death, Abraham Lincoln returned alone, late at night, to his 11-year-old's crypt. In his new novel, George Saunders takes this historical nugget, gleaned from a...

'High Noon' book draws down on Hollywood blacklist

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 16:09 Last update: about 2 months ago

Years of risking his life to protect his fellow citizens come to this climactic movie moment: The lawman, his gun still hot from a showdown with an outlaw, tosses away his badge, a rejection of the...

Gethers highlights mom's career in 'My Mother's Kitchen'

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 16:08 Last update: about 2 months ago

In a delightfully moving memoir, Peter Gethers shares entertaining and intimate stories about his mom's celebrated culinary career. "My Mother's Kitchen" details the life of celebrated cook and...

Chelsea Clinton writes children's book, 'She Persisted'

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 16:06 Last update: about 2 months ago

The book is called "She Persisted" and comes out May 30, Penguin Young Readers announced Thursday. Clinton will honor 13 American women "who never take no for an answer," including Harriet...

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