The Malta Independent 18 January 2017, Wednesday

Books

Author looks for somewhere to belong in 'Family Happiness'

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 14:08 Last update: about 3 months ago

Maddie Dawson writes a charming story about family in her new novel, "The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness." Readers are transported back and forth between a mother who gave up her baby for...

Reese Witherspoon working on lifestyle book

Saturday, 5 November 2016, 14:08 Last update: about 4 months ago

Already known for recommending books on her Instagram account, Reese Witherspoon is ready to write one herself. The Oscar-winning actress has a deal with Touchstone for a...

Music critic writes personal history of pop music

Friday, 4 November 2016, 14:07 Last update: about 4 months ago

Ever wonder what makes pop music so irresistible? David Hajdu, a music critic and professor at Columbia's School of Journalism, has spent a long time thinking about the question. In "Love for...

'The Obsidian Chamber' keeps readers guessing

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 14:06 Last update: about 4 months ago

The latest novel in Preston & Child's Pendergast series picks up from the cliffhanger-ending of "Crimson Shore" and doesn't let up. Special agent Pendergast is presumed dead after events...

Toni Morrison receives Bellow award for lifetime achievement

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 14:05 Last update: about 4 months ago

Toni Morrison received a lifetime achievement award Thursday night from the PEN American Center, a ceremony of music and words that ended with a special treat from the guest of honor: An excerpt from...

Where’s my brother and other confessions – Victor Calleja

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 11:22 Last update: about 4 months ago

Would you be interested in a book where the author talks about how scared he felt when, aged seven, he was told very seriously by his adult sister that he was a mistake? And how he then lived in...

A new era of corporate citizenship

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 16:20 Last update: about 4 months ago

Dr Mark Anthony Camilleri has recently edited a business textbook entitled; 'CSR 2.0 and the New Era of Corporate Citizenship'.  This contribution is an authoritative...

Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Nobel: 'Bravo for Dylan.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 14:01 Last update: about 4 months ago

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of the last links to the early days of the Beat poetry movement, never doubted the artistry of Bob Dylan or his worthiness of the Nobel prize. "Bravo for Dylan, Nobel...

'The Lost Boy' by Camilla Lackberg is psychological thriller

Friday, 28 October 2016, 12:53 Last update: about 4 months ago

Camilla Lackberg proves why she's called Sweden's "queen of crime" in her superb seventh novel set in the coastal town of Fjallbacka. "The Lost Boy" combines a gripping police procedural with a ghost...

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