The Malta Independent 5 March 2021, Friday

Books

Publication on rising sea-levels supported by APS Bank

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 12:33 Last update: about 1 day ago

APS Bank has proudly supported the "The Sinking Shore", the work of research on climate change and the impacts of sea-level rise by environmental scientist Dr Ivan X. Gatt. The book contains an...

The wreckage of deindustrialisation

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 12:23 Last update: about 1 day ago Noel Grima

In 2018 Nicolas Mathieu won the Prix Goncourt, France's most famous literary honour, for this, his second novel. Starting in 1992, it unfolds at two-year intervals, over four summers in a valley...

‘Vespri’ by Trevor Żahra translated by Clare Vassallo

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 14:11 Last update: about 8 days ago

What do you do when you're stuck in traffic? Fiddle with the car radio? Listen to the banter of DJs or ... study the driver of the car next to you until you get obsessed with her and end up following...

A life far from ordinary

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 14:09 Last update: about 8 days ago Noel Grima

At 97 years of age, one would expect that the life of Albert Ganado has been a very fulfilling life. But after reading this autobiography of sorts one is filled with admiration that one person could...

The lying life of adults

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 09:42 Last update: about 16 days ago Noel Grima

The name is fictitious, a pseudonym. In an age of self-promotion, Elena Ferrante keeps her real identity a closely-guarded secret. In 2016, Time magazine included Ferrante among the 100 most...

In the shadow of giants

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 14:28 Last update: about 23 days ago Noel Grima

On clear nights, when the moon has not risen yet, the sky fills up with so many stars, otherwise invisible when the moon appears. So too in the history of art in these islands, between the twin...

Stealing the conclave

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 09:56 Last update: about 30 days ago Noel Grima

Sooner or later, it will have to happen. The conclave to choose a new pope. Novelists of all hues and colours have been trying to draw up a scenario for the next conclave for many years...

A family that contributed to art and culture in Malta

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 14:37 Last update: about 23 days ago Noel Grima

This publication is the first to delve in depth into the artistic and cultural achievements of different members of the Bellanti family. Michele Bellanti (1807-1883) was a major Maltese artist,...

Local Agenda Bookshop – goes online!

Friday, 22 January 2021, 08:56 Last update: about 2 months ago

Agenda Bookshop, one of Malta's leading book sellers, has recently launched www.agendabookshop.com for book worms and book lovers alike to indulge in. With prices that compare (and even beat!)...

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