The Malta Independent 28 May 2017, Sunday

Books

Chelsea Clinton writes children's book, 'She Persisted'

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 16:06 Last update: about 2 months ago

The book is called "She Persisted" and comes out May 30, Penguin Young Readers announced Thursday. Clinton will honor 13 American women "who never take no for an answer," including Harriet...

Three new books for the very young

Monday, 17 April 2017, 15:06 Last update: about 2 months ago

Merlin Publishers has launched three brand new titles for the very young. With only one line of text per page these books target children aged four-plus, who are exploring the new world of actually...

The eco-policy that did not work

Monday, 17 April 2017, 14:58 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

More than enough time has now passed after the events described in this book and we may now analyse the facts described with more detachment and objectivity. Concurrent with Malta's accession to...

FIRST: 10 of our favourite children’s books of all time...

Monday, 17 April 2017, 10:01 Last update: about 2 months ago First Magazine

Peepo! by Janet and Allan Ahlberg This is a glimpse into the world of a baby surrounded by love, the warmth of home and washing drying in front of the fire. The late Janet Ahlberg's...

'The Keeper of Lost Things' has unexpected twists, turns

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 15:22 Last update: about 3 months ago

Did you ever consider there is a story behind seemingly discarded items that one may find on the street or in public gathering spaces? In "The Keeper of Lost Things," Ruth Hogan explores this...

Louise Erdrich wins fiction prize from book critics

Friday, 14 April 2017, 15:21 Last update: about 3 months ago

Louise Erdrich's "LaRose" has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction, an honor she first received more than 30 years ago for her debut novel "Love Medicine." Erdrich's story of a...

Heston bio returns star of 'Ben-Hur' to epic stature

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 15:20 Last update: about 3 months ago

Talk about your movie miracles: As a struggling stage actor Charlton Heston was down to posing nude for art classes to pay his rent in New York. Thirteen years later, he was posing with an Academy...

'Cork Dork' celebrates wine, sommeliers

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 15:19 Last update: about 3 months ago

Sommelier is a simple yet mysterious job title. The most basic translation from the French might be wine expert, but then how exactly does one attain that status? Bianca Bosker decided to find...

Acclaimed and off-beat magazine The Believer has new owner

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 15:16 Last update: about 3 months ago

A highly praised and proudly off-beat literary magazine, where contributors have ranged from Nick Hornby and Anne Carson to Leslie Jamison and Daniel Handler, is changing ownership. The Believer,...

Crossing

Monday, 10 April 2017, 15:09 Last update: about 2 months ago

Dr Lydia Buttigieg   Crossing - a creative project which constitutes a series of culminations of artistic perceptions that combines both music and the visual arts. It is expressed by...

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