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Voices in the Dark

Saturday, 28 January 2023, 08:31 Last update: about 5 days ago

Dissociative disorders, formally known as multiple personalities, involve the affected person experiencing a disconnection and lack of continiuty between thoughts. The disorder usually devolops...

Story within a story from Syria’s golden age

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 09:37 Last update: about 11 days ago Noel Grima

First published in Arabic in Lebanon in 1998 and now published in translation, this book has been awarded the PEN Translates award for novels in translation. The book opens when the narrator gets...

Humans cause mayhem in paradise island

Tuesday, 17 January 2023, 11:57 Last update: about 16 days ago Noel Grima

Żita had just finished her exams. Her father wanted her to spend the summer working for him but Żita had other plans. She wanted to spend summer lazing around and going places with her best...

Remembrance and consideration

Tuesday, 17 January 2023, 11:55 Last update: about 16 days ago

The author of the Letter to the Hebrews exhorts: "Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith. Jesus...

‘Ejja nsajru poeżija’

Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 14:22 Last update: about 23 days ago

Trevor Żahra is of course possibly Malta's best-known author. And yet, we think of him often as a children's author, even as an author for adults, but we many times forget that he started out...

Carl Jung on Freud. Picasso and Paracelsus

Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 14:19 Last update: about 23 days ago Noel Grima

Carl Gustav Jung was born in Switzerland in 1875. He was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyist who founded analytical psychology. His writings have been influential in the fields of psychiatry,...

Naomi Alderman novel 'The Future' scheduled for next autumn

Monday, 9 January 2023, 11:19 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

Novelist Naomi Alderman is a "what if" kind of writer, as in: What if women were able to release electricity through their fingers, the premise of her acclaimed bestseller "The Power "? For her...

Salvatore Giuffrè in Malta for Confucius book launch

Tuesday, 3 January 2023, 14:15 Last update: about 29 days ago

Sinologist Salvatore Giuffrè will participate in the official launching of L-ANALETTI – KONFUĊJU, which he translated directly from Classical Chinese into...

A small history of the German defeat in WW2

Tuesday, 3 January 2023, 13:19 Last update: about 30 days ago Noel Grima

Heinrich Theodor Boll is considered as one of Germany's foremost post World War 2 writers. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972. He was born in Cologne in what was still part of...

AC/DC's Brian Johnson writes about his Cinderella lives

Thursday, 29 December 2022, 11:21 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Before he began tearing the roof off arenas as lead singer of hard rock icon AC/DC, Brian Johnson was fixing roofs. In his new memoir, the "Hells Bells" singer recounts how he went from being a...

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