The Malta Independent 23 January 2018, Tuesday


FIRST: A book inspired by Facebook racist comments

Friday, 22 December 2017, 15:10 Last update: about 1 month ago First Magazine

How different was it writing your second book compared to writing your first? When my publisher gave me the go-ahead for this second book, I promised myself I would be better prepared for the...

From Sweden, an unsentimental take on de-cluttering

Friday, 22 December 2017, 14:02 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

For anyone who somehow missed out on Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," or who found her de-cluttering style too quick, too cute or too oriented toward a younger set, a Swedish...

Curtain up!

Friday, 22 December 2017, 13:26 Last update: about 2 months ago

Midsea Books has published 'Curtain up!', a substantial volume containing a selection of 176 reviews in full text published by Paul Xuereb during the years (1963-2015) when he was the leading drama...

Author Esther Perel takes unconventional look at infidelity

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 14:00 Last update: about 2 months ago

"Does it have anything to do with us? Does it have nothing to do with us?" In her new book, "The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity" (Harper), Belgian-born couples therapist Esther Perel...

After a best-seller, novelist John Green lays bare his mind

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 13:58 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

In the years since John Green's tear-jerker love story about two teen cancer patients became a best-seller in 2012, the young adult novelist and video blogger wondered if he would ever be able to...

Malta in the 18th Century

Sunday, 17 December 2017, 11:35 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

Text: Godwin Vella Photographs and design: Daniel CiliaPublisher: Heritage Malta / 2015Extent: 24pp In July 2008, the National Collection became enriched with a priceless hoard of 19 manuscript...

Sal-quċċata tal-Everest Marco Cremona with Glen Calleja

Saturday, 16 December 2017, 11:34 Last update: about 2 months ago

How can a man who is scared of heights, who lives on an island with not even a single hill, let alone a mountain, decide one fine day to climb the Everest, the highest mountain in the...

Il-Vinkulari: Il-Vjaġġaturi taż-Żmien

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:32 Last update: about 2 months ago

Il-Vinkulari: Il-Vjaġġaturi taż-Żmien By Simone Spiteri Illustrated by Moira Scicluna Zahra  It's not every day that you discover that you have a secret...

Anton Tabone, Il-Pont bejn Għawdex Reġjun u Malta Nazzjon

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:31 Last update: about 2 months ago

Gozitan patriot, Minister for Gozo, Speaker Emeritus of Parliament, promoter of Gozo, its history and its culture, Anton Tabone is a name that become synonymous with Gozo and with all that is...

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