The Malta Independent 25 June 2022, Saturday

Books

'Mad Max' oral history revisits a furious road trip

Monday, 20 June 2022, 09:33 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

"Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'" by Kyle Buchanan (William Morrow): Leo Tolstoy's adage that "each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" is...

Was the 7 Giugno a real revolution?

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 09:28 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

We Maltese have always celebrated the 7th day of June with a certain reverential air, even before we took to call it by its Italian name - Sette Giugno - and even before it became one of our national...

Il-Pirati and Il-Ħbieb tal-Annimali

Sunday, 19 June 2022, 08:38 Last update: about 6 days ago

Authors: Juliette Parachini-Deny and Oliver DupinIllustrations: Jérôme PélissierTranslated into Maltese by Mark VellaPublisher: Merlin Publishers Pirates and animals ......

Brexit and more

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 20:31 Last update: about 16 days ago Noel Grima

The aim of this book is not just to outline the developments that led to the decision by the people of Great Britain to leave the European Union on 24 June 2016, the endless discussions on television...

Dolly Parton, James Patterson — in words and music

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 10:40 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Sometimes even Dolly Parton has a hard time keeping up with the legend of Dolly Parton. "I often go into my museum in Dollywood, you know, because I'm in the mood to be there or we're in there...

Dinnertime storytelling makes kids voracious readers

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 09:36 Last update: about 21 days ago The Conversation

As a young child, I loved to imagine myself as a pioneer girl in Little House in the Big Woods, eating fresh snow drizzled with maple syrup. I even pestered my mother to make this treat with the dirty...

Cormac McCarthy has 2 novels coming out in autumn

Friday, 3 June 2022, 09:13 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Cormac McCarthy has two novels coming out this fall, his first fiction releases since the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Road" in 2006. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that "The...

Whodunit in a Malta that is not Malta

Sunday, 29 May 2022, 09:00 Last update: about 27 days ago Noel Grima

The action in this thriller takes place in a country called Malita, except for an interlude in Sicily. The fact that there is a Gozo Channel boat with this same name gives the game away. Malita...

Paying back

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 12:09 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

The author comes from Erice, Sicily. After working as a journalist for many years in France and in Milan, in 2019 she relocated to Malta. Here she works with Corriere di Malta and sends regular...

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