The Malta Independent 19 November 2017, Sunday

Books

George Will's next book takes long view of conservatism

Friday, 3 November 2017, 09:53 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

George Will's next book takes a long view on the conservative movement and the "intellectual vandalism" he believes threatens it now. The best-selling author and syndicated columnist has a deal...

'Fire Road' adds napalm girl's voice to famous photo

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:52 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

In many ways, Kim Phuc has never left Route 1 in Vietnam, the highway where Associated Press photographer Nick Ut captured her running on June 8, 1972. It's one of the most enduring images of the...

Malta Book Festival 2017

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 11:18 Last update: about 19 days ago

This Malta Book Festival 2017 opens on Wednesday, 8 November with a conference on 'Truth in Fiction and Non-Fiction' at Sir Temi Zammit Hall, MCC, Valletta, starting 19:00 hours. Both the participants...

Essays on country women go beyond traditional narratives

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 09:51 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

There's an ongoing discussion among music writers, musicians and music fans about how female artists are treated compared with their male counterparts. Some common examples include referring to a...

SKS publications shortlisted for National Book prize

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 16:43 Last update: about 19 days ago

SKS Publishers expressed their satisfaction that two of its books published during 2016 have been shortlisted by the adjudication board of the 2017 edition of the National Book Prize. WESTERN: bejn...

Man in print: filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld writing memoir

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 10:15 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

Filmmaker and cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld, whose credits range from "Misery" to "Men in Black," has a book deal. Hachette Books told The Associated Press on Thursday that it has acquired...

Main character in Coben thriller is endearing, witty

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 10:12 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

A New Jersey detective finds himself still haunted by events that occurred 15 years earlier in Harlan Coben's latest thriller, "Don't Let Go." Napoleon "Nap" Dumas spends his time working for the...

'Charlatans' teases, but fails to thrill

Friday, 27 October 2017, 10:10 Last update: about 25 days ago

For his thirty-fifth novel, Robin Cook chose a subject scarier than a viral outbreak or comas or bioterrorism: doctors. "Charlatans" centers on the life of Noah Rothauser, the super chief...

Viola Davis writing new 'Corduroy' children's story

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 16:17 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

The celebrated picture book "Corduroy" will soon have a new sequel, written by an Oscar-winning actress: Viola Davis. Viking Children's Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Davis is...

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