The Malta Independent 25 April 2017, Tuesday

Books

Nismagħhom jgħidu by Joe Friggieri

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:48 Last update: about 3 months ago

'Nismagħhom jgħidu', is the latest book of short stories written by Prof Joe Friggieri and published by Kite Group. The stories feature a gallery of characters from different walks of life....

'Rush of Blood' is absorbing psychological thriller

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:53 Last update: about 2 months ago

It's a common situation - strangers meet on vacation, strike up a quick friendship and promise to keep in touch once everyone returns home. But how many people keep the relationship going...

Drabble confronts old age in 'The Dark Flood Rises'

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:49 Last update: about 2 months ago

A car races along a British motorway. The driver, Fran Stubbs, is gainfully employed in her 70s - in fact, an expert in her field - on her way to a conference on housing for the elderly. She is...

37 churches in just one parish

Monday, 20 February 2017, 13:49 Last update: about 3 months ago Noel Grima

The year after the Great Siege, Malta lost its bishop. It was to remain bishop-less for six long years because the Vatican could not choose between the three names suggested by the Order. It was only...

Tracing Malta’s photographic history

Monday, 20 February 2017, 13:48 Last update: about 3 months ago

A public lecture by Kevin Casha entitled Tracing Malta's Photographic Heritage will be held on Monday, 6 March at Santa Caterina d'Italia church, Valletta at 6.30pm under the auspices of the...

Robert Caruana Dingli: Letters, caricatures and other works

Monday, 20 February 2017, 13:47 Last update: about 3 months ago

Dr Charlene Vella   Acquiring a new book always comes with a sense of delight; this is surely the case with Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti's (FPM) latest publication that focuses on the...

Awguri, Giovanni Bonello!

Monday, 20 February 2017, 13:42 Last update: about 3 months ago

Judge Giovanni Bonello sat down to listen to a lecture on 20th century artist Olof Gollcher and his love of Rome, but was rather startled to hear the lecturer Francesca Balzan tell her audience: "You...

'Right Behind You' by Lisa Gardner

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 14:39 Last update: about 2 months ago

A terrifying incident that occurs when a young girl witnesses something life-changing propels Lisa Gardner's tight and compelling thriller, "Right Behind You." When Sharlah May Nash was 5, her...

'Rather Be the Devil' by Ian Rankin

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 14:38 Last update: about 3 months ago

Does your idea of a relaxing and rewarding retirement involve inspecting drowned corpses on the dockside, interviewing murder suspects and interrogating notorious gangsters? No? Then you are not...

Marley Dias, young diversity advocate, working on book

Friday, 17 February 2017, 14:37 Last update: about 3 months ago

Scholastic told The Associated Press on Thursday that it had a deal with Marley Dias, whose hashtag #1000BlackGirlBooks is part of her mission to collect stories about women of color. Her book is not...

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