The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

Books

Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 09:37 Last update: about 2 months ago

Volume IV in the series Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 by Professor Joseph M. Pirotta, will be launched to the general public on Thursday 21 May at 7pm in the Main Hall of the Malta Chamber...

Jo Nesbo's 'Macbeth' is recast of Shakespeare play

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 08:42 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

"Macbeth" (Hogarth), by Jo Nesbo "Macbeth" is a modern-day drug-war, power-struggle, double-cross, lawmen-versus-gangsters recast of Shakespeare's Scottish play, "Macbeth." Set in an unnamed...

Loretta Nyhan sifts through chaos of life in 'Digging In'

Monday, 14 May 2018, 08:40 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

"Digging In: a Novel" (Lake Union Publishing), by Loretta Nyhan For the majority of her life, Paige depended on one person. Her husband was her rock, her equal and the one she could always...

Cleo Wade's book 'Heart Talk' encourages a healthy soul diet

Friday, 11 May 2018, 10:19 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Cleo Wade is known for not only her poetry, but her positive, uplifting Instagram mantras that have earned a following that includes Yara Shahidi and Jessica Alba. So it's not surprising that on...

Book on film 'Giant' a window into 1950s Hollywood

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 10:17 Last update: about 2 months ago

"Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film" (St. Martin's Press), by Don Graham No matter what you think of the 1956 epic "Giant"...

Berenice Abbott's remarkable life in photography

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 10:16 Last update: about 3 months ago

"Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography" (W.W. Norton), by Julia Van Haaften The word gutsy doesn't even begin to describe the great 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott. Nor does brilliant,...

My contribution to my nation and to my mother tongue

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 14:08 Last update: about 3 months ago

Merlin Publishers has just published your third book in Irvin Vella series, Il-Każ tal-Gżejjer tat-Teżor. Who is Irvin Vella? What happens in this latest instalment? Irvin Vella is...

Author starts living character's life in 'True Fiction'

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 10:14 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

"True Fiction" (Thomas & Mercer), by Lee Goldberg In Lee Goldberg's "True Fiction," Ian Ludlow has reached a high level of success as an author as his series character Clint Straker routinely...

Asher and Alexie books among most objected to in 2017

Monday, 7 May 2018, 10:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Before allegations of sexual harassment, Jay Asher and Sherman Alexie were facing criticisms of a different kind. Asher's "Thirteen Reasons Why" and Alexie's "The Absolutely True Diary of a...

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