The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

Books

Julian Lennon's environmental books hope to 'empower' kids

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:14 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

— For Earth Day, Julian Lennon hopes to lay the foundation for a whole new crop of environmentalists. He just has to wait a decade or two before they bloom. The firstborn son of the late...

An Epic Journey

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 11:30 Last update: about 26 days ago Coryse Borg

Professor Joseph M. Pirotta thinks of himself first and foremost as an educator. He graduated as a teacher from St. Michael's Institute of Education, and later studied English and history at the...

Bozzetti. The Ingenuity of Conception

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 11:29 Last update: about 26 days ago

Bozzetti. The Ingenuity of Conception is the name of an exhibition catalogue that has been published to accompany as well as throw more light on the artistic items that were displayed at Rabat, Gozo's...

A new book of short fiction by Lionel Shriver

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 10:12 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

"Property: Stories Between Two Novellas" (HarperCollins), by Lionel Shriver If Lionel Shriver weren't such a terrific writer, she might have had a glorious career as a sociologist. In her latest...

Wedding plans fail in 'Family & other Catastrophes'

Monday, 28 May 2018, 10:09 Last update: about 27 days ago

"Family & other Catastrophes" (MIRA), by Alexandra Borowitz Emily knew her family was flawed, but she had no idea the dysfunction could reach such epic levels until she comes home for her...

Trove of author Ray Bradbury's papers set for preservation

Friday, 25 May 2018, 10:18 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

Ray Bradbury won over generations of readers to science fiction with "Fahrenheit 451" and other works during a writing career that spanned much of the 20th Century and produced a mountain of...

'The Recovering' shatters addiction and recovery myths

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 10:17 Last update: about 30 days ago

"The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Leslie Jamison With a somber tone, intricate detail and multilayered storytelling, Leslie Jamison's "The Recovering:...

'The Cutting Edge' has slow start but shifts into high gear

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 10:15 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

"The Cutting Edge" (Grand Central Publishing), by Jeffery Deaver What appears to be a diamond robbery ends up being much more sinister in Jeffery Deaver's latest thriller, "The Cutting...

Robert Caro talks Lyndon Johnson, music and the 1960s

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:12 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Robert Caro has been thinking a lot about the 1960s. The Pulitzer Prize winning historian shared some observations this weekend — and some insights into his famously thorough research...

Lupu Lupettu ma jħobbx jaqra

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 09:12 Last update: about 2 months ago

Lupu Lupettu loved books. As in, he loved EATING books. It's not chocolate which did it for him, but the tasty taste of paper, in all sizes and shapes. One day his girlfriend Lupa Lupetta said to...

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