The Malta Independent 27 May 2017, Saturday


Spy novelists keeping an eye on Trump-Russia allegations

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 14:16 Last update: about 3 months ago

Jason Matthews is a retired CIA officer who now writes spy novels, focused on Russia. He was working on a book last year that ordinarily would seem a little far-fetched, but which proved too close to...

Kidnapping of judge's children propels fast-paced thriller

Friday, 7 April 2017, 14:15 Last update: about 3 months ago

Former newsman Brad Parks has enjoyed a successful run with a series of entertaining, well-crafted crime novels whose protagonist is a sharp-witted reporter at a Newark, New Jersey, daily that's in...

Funny, first novel about freshman love at Harvard

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 14:15 Last update: about 3 months ago

"The Idiot," Elif Batuman's beautifully written first novel, is a wry, funny coming-of-age story set at the dawn of email among a group of Harvard brainiacs too nerdy and self-involved to even think...


Thursday, 6 April 2017, 09:37 Last update: about 3 months ago

  The year is 2064 and Europe has been rent asunder by political divisions and cataclysmic climate change. Air travel and global telecommunications networks are long gone, and borders have...

Termini u Kundizzjonijiet Japplikaw

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 09:35 Last update: about 3 months ago

Gonsalvo Borg Buttigieg has just died. His soul is standing on the 77,777th step of the staircase to heaven. Waiting. Waiting and arguing with a chap who is calling himself "The Guardian of the...

Barack and Michelle Obama have book deals

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 14:13 Last update: about 3 months ago

The former president and first lady have signed with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, which several publishers had competed for,...

New book on Archbishop Mercieca

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 09:34 Last update: about 3 months ago

A new book about Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Mercieca with the theme Ragħaj għal kull staġun (A shepherd for all seasons) and authored by Charles Buttigieg, was issued recently on the...

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