The Malta Independent 26 April 2017, Wednesday


Stories of the underdogs

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 09:44 Last update: about 3 months ago Noel Grima

I have often reviewed books by this prolific writer - Ghall-Imhabba ta' Lesbjana (1997), Miss Wilma (2011), Lavberds (2012), Barnet l-Ispizjar (2012), and Ossessjoni (2013). This is his latest...

"Fatal" by John Lescroart

Friday, 3 March 2017, 15:50 Last update: about 4 months ago

A stupid mistake has serious ramifications in "Fatal," John Lescroart's latest stand-alone thriller. Kate Jameson loves her life and marriage to Ron. She has two children, and her best friend for...

Evan Smoak returns in Hurwitz's 'The Nowhere Man'

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 15:50 Last update: about 4 months ago

Evan Smoak, the anti-hero from last year's "Orphan X," returns in an even more intense and harrowing thriller. Smoak was trained as an operative in the orphan program and was known as Orphan X....

'The Freedom Broker' has gripping action, thrills

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 15:35 Last update: about 3 months ago

A woman who runs an organization that specializes in recovering victims from kidnappings finds herself in a case that hits too close to home in K.J. Howe's novel "The Freedom Broker." Thea Paris...

The poverty of paternalism

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 14:48 Last update: about 3 months ago

A new book, MIN JGĦIDU N-NIES LI JIEN – IL-FAQAR TAL-PATERNALIŻMU (who do people say i am - The poverty of paternalism) , written by Mark Montebello,  is being launched at...

Depravity on display in 'Homesick for Another World'

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 15:45 Last update: about 4 months ago

Ottessa Moshfegh's story collection, "Homesick for Another World," couldn't come at a better time. Notions of class and power are in an unpredictable flux. A new elite rises, flipping the deck...

Publisher cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book 'Dangerous'

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 15:34 Last update: about 3 months ago

Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced Monday that "after careful consideration" they had pulled the book, which had been high on's best-seller lists and was the...

Book by new national security adviser is No. 1 best-seller

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 15:33 Last update: about 3 months ago

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster's "Dereliction of Duty," first published in 1997, was No. 1 on as of Wednesday morning. The book's popularity soared after McMaster was chosen Monday by President...

"All Our Wrong Todays" by Elan Mastai

Monday, 27 February 2017, 15:32 Last update: about 3 months ago

What if the world we know today is actually a dystopian society? Could the reason we don't live like the Jetsons be attributed to one person's mistake that altered the evolution of technology? Elan...

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