The Malta Independent 24 April 2018, Tuesday

Books

Dance pro hits optimistic beat in new book

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 09:55 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

"I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars" (Dey Street Books), by Valentin Chmerkovskiy Valentin Chmerkovskiy is so much more...

Alison Gaylin's 'If I Die Tonight' tells poignant story

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 09:54 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

"If I Die Tonight" (Morrow), by Alison Gaylin Crimes aren't committed in a vacuum but have the potential to cause ripples throughout a community. And that community can quickly turn on one of its...

A young man's infatuation with Tokyo in the 1970s

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 09:52 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

"A Tokyo Romance" (Penguin Press), by Ian Buruma At a time when there still weren't a lot of foreigners in Japan, Ian Buruma moved to Tokyo to immerse himself in the esoteric world of avant-garde...

Love proves graceful, profound in 'Rosie Colored Glasses'

Monday, 2 April 2018, 09:49 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

"Rosie Colored Glasses: a Novel" (Mira), by Brianna Wolfson Rex has no desire to twirl with Rosie through an antique shop, and Rosie isn't the type to stay in bed on Sunday mornings. For now,...

The scenery is what is remembered from 'The Hush'

Saturday, 31 March 2018, 13:02 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

"The Hush: a Novel" (St. Martin's Press), by John Hart Series, or sequels to a novel, work because the stories have a continuity that invests the reader in the characters' next adventures....

'Movie Nights' memoir connects Reagans to '80s films

Friday, 30 March 2018, 13:00 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

"Movie Nights with the Reagans: A Memoir" (Simon & Schuster), by Mark Weinberg The Aspen Movie Club may well have been the most exclusive gathering of its kind. Most weekend nights in the...

Walter Mosley examines issues of race in 'Down the River'

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 12:57 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

"Down the River Unto the Sea" (Mulholland Books), by Walter Mosley Few mystery writers can examine issues of race — how it divides and binds people — as clearly and unflinchingly as...

Enrico Dandria: a priest and a politician

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 09:18 Last update: about 26 days ago

Enrico Dandria. Qassis - Politiku - PatrijottAuthor Max Farrugia, Kite Group; Malta, 612 pgsForeword by former Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami Given that both the name and the surname - Enrico...

Maltese wartime refugees in Gozo

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 09:16 Last update: about 26 days ago

Ir-Rifuġjati Maltin f'Għawdex fi Żmien il-GwerraAuthors: Frank Bezzina and Charles BezzinaPublisher: Gozo 2017. 119 pages  Charles Bezzina is in need of no introduction; his...

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