The Malta Independent 19 November 2017, Sunday

Books

Perkins' novel is as eerie as it is delightful

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:44 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

In Stephanie Perkins' latest young adult novel, "There's Someone Inside Your House," teen romance and grisly murders crawl into the backseat of the car for a make-out session, producing a read that is...

Locke takes incisive look at racial issues in new novel

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:43 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Attica Locke's incisive look at racial issues reaches another milestone in the gripping "Bluebird, Bluebird." Locke unflinchingly illustrates the intersection of race and justice as seen in an insular...

Latest Nicole Krauss novel evokes Jewish mysticism, Kafka

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:41 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Both of the main characters in Nicole Krauss' new novel, "Forest Dark," are in crisis. Jules Epstein, a 68-year-old Manhattan power lawyer, has recently divorced his wife of many years and retired...

'A Stranger in the House' has strong plot

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10:36 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

In her second thriller, Shari Lapena poses the question: How well do you know your spouse? It's not exactly a new story device, but Lapena's fresh approach makes it seem original in "A Stranger in the...

Tammet takes readers on thought-provoking tour of words

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:28 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Daniel Tammet's understanding of language began with numbers. When he saw white flakes falling from the sky, though he pointed out the window and exclaimed "Snow" to his parents, his mind latched onto...

Posthumous book offers rare glimpse into Shimon Peres' life

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 11:26 Last update: about 3 months ago

In a seven-decade career packed with historic triumphs and painful setbacks, Shimon Peres took pride in always looking forward. Now, in a memoir completed just weeks before his death last year,...

'Close to Home' thrilling addition to Dugoni series

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:23 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Tracy Crosswhite and her colleagues try to solve a disturbing hit-and-run case in Seattle in Robert Dugoni's latest novel, "Close to Home." Crosswhite and her husband are hoping to expand their...

The darkest years of the crisis

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Noel Grima

The first volume had chronicled Alfred Sant's writings, articles, speeches, etc. about the European crisis up till 2011. This volume contains Dr Sant's articles etc. from 2011 to 2015. Those were...

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