The Malta Independent 23 January 2018, Tuesday

Books

That’s life

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 09:25 Last update: about 19 days ago

When I started reading Massa's new novel Vaganzi Sajfin I immediately remembered William Wyler's 1953 film Vacanze Romane with actors Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn even if the theme of both works is...

The challenges of finding love: what women want

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 09:19 Last update: about 19 days ago

Writing about love and relationships is not easy, but at the same time it is the most interesting topic hitting women of all ages and from all walks of life. For loving relationships are an integral...

Chris Matthews paints loving portrait of RFK in new book

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 14:34 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

"Bobby Kennedy: a Raging Spirit" (Simon & Schuster), by Chris Matthews How many books about the Kennedys are enough books about the Kennedys? If public response is any indication, we have yet...

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new collection

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 14:12 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

Nikki Giovanni has a thing about words, even a single one — like "needed." "I'm not needed," the beloved poet, drinking coffee at a hotel lounge in midtown Manhattan, insisted during a...

Meaningful noise

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 09:21 Last update: about 19 days ago Noel Grima

One day, it must have been between 1999 and 2006, I was alone at home in Victory Street, Hamrun when someone knocked on the door. It was the famous composer Charles Camilleri, accompanied by a...

Rondeau thriller receives French Literary Prize

Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 09:16 Last update: about 19 days ago

Ex-ambassador of France to Malta, author Daniel Rondeau, was recently honoured with the prestigious Grand Prix du Roman by the esteemed Académie française for his latest novel entitled...

The Rule of Law À La Maltaise

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 13:30 Last update: about 2 months ago

The Rule of Law À La Maltaise is Professor Kevin Aquilina's recent book on quite a topical subject. It consists of several thought provoking writings which the author published over the years,...

Quiet on the set and elsewhere with Woody Allen

Sunday, 24 December 2017, 14:05 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

If we had been allowed to watch God create the heavens and the Earth, we probably wouldn't have stuck it out for all six days. The act of creation can be slow and tedious when you're a...

John Grisham explores student loan debt in latest novel

Saturday, 23 December 2017, 14:03 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

John Grisham explores student loan debt and the sharks that profit from it in his latest novel, "The Rooster Bar." Mark, Todd, Zola and Gordy are students at a mediocre law school that doesn't...

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