The Malta Independent 22 January 2018, Monday

Books

New book details decades of African investigative journalism

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 10:11 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Her first stories on the 1994 Rwandan genocide weren't published. Her editor couldn't believe them. No one could. A church filled with 1,300 bodies yet far from the killings in the capital,...

New book alleges gay sex in Vatican dorm, shady banking

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 10:08 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

The Italian journalist who was put on trial by the Vatican for publishing confidential documents has written a new book alleging a host of Catholic sins, including gay sex in the Vatican's youth...

Jane Hawk returns in Koontz's 'The Whispering Room'

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:06 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Jane Hawk, the compelling heroine of "The Silent Corner," returns in another terrifying Dean Koontz conspiracy thriller, "The Whispering Room." Jane knows her husband didn't commit suicide but...

David Baldacci is back with 'End Game' thriller

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 10:05 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel are forced to become detectives to solve a baffling disappearance in David Baldacci's latest thriller, "End Game." When the U.S. government wants to quietly...

'Two Kinds of Truth' is engaging, well-written story

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 10:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Harry Bosch lands a current case with his new department while also facing a possible wrongful conviction from his past in "Two Kinds of Truth," Michael Connelly's latest page turner. Connelly tells...

The Mystery of the Golden Calf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 09:44 Last update: about 3 months ago

Il-Misteru tal-Għoġol tad-Deheb, penned by Ruth Frendo, was launched during the Malta Book Festival. This book features augmented reality, which is a first for the island. The publication...

Real life stories of 18 century Maltese women

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 09:43 Last update: about 3 months ago

A thoroughly researched book on women in 18th century Malta has been officially launched at the Megalithic Temples of Ġgantija Gozo which 300 years ago were surrounded by large cotton fields with...

‘Magni taz-żmien’

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 09:34 Last update: about 3 months ago

A boy is typing furiously on his laptop. He has a school project to finish and he is busy googling information and putting it together, while erm, also watching video clips, listening to music,...

Historical novel published last year is big seller in 2017

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 11:45 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

From the moment she read an early copy of Amor Towles' novel "A Gentleman in Moscow," author-bookstore owner Ann Patchett had a feeling her customers would love the story of a Russian count accused by...

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