The Malta Independent 24 March 2017, Friday

Books

'The Rising' by Heather Graham and Jon Land

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 13:54 Last update: about 2 months ago

Best-selling authors Heather Graham and Jon Land team up to create "The Rising," an exciting and wonderful character-driven first book in an imaginative series. Alex Chin is a football hero and...

'The Men in My life' by Patricia Bosworth

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 13:40 Last update: about 2 months ago

One-time actress Patricia Bosworth's long and sometimes fascinating memoir of life among the glitterati of 1950s New York recalls a world and a set of characters slowly fading from our collective...

The CIA in Laos changed the way America wages war

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 13:37 Last update: about 2 months ago

Even with the hindsight of history, it's mystifying that 56 years ago when John F. Kennedy was preparing to become president, the fate of the Southeast Asian backwater of Laos was considered critical...

Study: Nearly 60 percent of children like reading for fun

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 13:29 Last update: about 2 months ago

Nearly 6 out of 10 young people ages 6-17 say they read for fun, according to a new study from Scholastic and YouGov, a percentage that has dipped slightly since a 2010 report. Fifty-eight...

Fittixni - the latest children’s book on the shelves

Friday, 3 February 2017, 10:56 Last update: about 3 months ago First Magazine

Briefly, what is the book about? The story of Fittixni (Look for me) is driven by the spirit of a young English woman named Jessica, who drowned in rough seas off the coast of Malta in 1937. She...

Bill O'Reilly sticks up for 'Old School' in next book

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 15:45 Last update: about 3 months ago

Bill O'Reilly's next book won't be a story of military wars but of the culture wars. The Fox News host and author of "Killing Japan" and other best-sellers has teamed with "Real Men Don't Eat...

'1984' sales soar after Trump claims, 'alternative facts'

Monday, 30 January 2017, 15:43 Last update: about 3 months ago

After incorrect or unprovable statements made by Republican President Donald Trump and some White House aides, one truth is undeniable: Sales of George Orwell's "1984" are soaring. First...

The nuns who lived off the proceeds of prostitution

Monday, 30 January 2017, 14:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Noel Grima

At the lower end of Merchants Street there is a church that was closed up and neglected for many years and only used as a place for Carnival preparations. The church had been hit in World War II...

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