The Malta Independent 22 January 2022, Saturday

Books

Life in tandem – Keeping pace with grace

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 09:58 Last update: about 4 days ago

Review by Paul Chetcuti sj Reading Fr Edward's book was for me like being enchanted by a traditional Maltese festa fireworks display. Myriad explosions of deep insights, revealing anecdotes,...

Fra Mudest, the jolly friar and his antics

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 09:54 Last update: about 4 days ago

The most popular friar in Maltese literature has done it again. He cannot seem to make one move without getting into some sort of trouble! Fra Mudest u r-Rixa tells of another adventure of this...

A day in the life of a family at a crossroads in 1971

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 09:53 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

The author is a well known American novelist and essayist. He was born in Illinois, the son of an immigrant from Sweden and a mother from Eastern Europe. His 2001 novel, The Corrections, a...

‘LEGACY’ a new publication by Vassallo Group

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 09:47 Last update: about 4 days ago

A new publication named Legacy was announced and given as a token during the Vassallo Group annual Chairman's Lunch which was held in mid-December at the Casino Maltese in Valletta, a very special...

A romp through bygone days

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 10:51 Last update: about 11 days ago

Alfred Palma We all cherish the memories of our happy days, as much as we cringe uncomfortably remembering the less happy ones. But, in spite of everything, and regardless of the circumstances,...

Ethical investment in today’s world

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 10:49 Last update: about 11 days ago Noel Grima

In June 2012, APS Bank held a seminar in its long series, this time focusing on ethical investment. The list of these seminars at the end of this book is incomplete but it shows the trendline of...

The kappillan and the pandemic

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 15:33 Last update: about 15 days ago Noel Grima

The village parish priest (kappillan) had entered his mission with the best of intentions. Then Covid arrived and all he had learned and prepared was swept overboard. Anxious like everyone else...

This season’s thriller with a twist

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 11:02 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

The Silent Patient is a 2019 psychological thriller written by British-Cypriot author Alex Michaelides. It explores art, love and evil from a bold perspective. The story is set in modern-day...

Satirical but pleasant

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 11:22 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

The author teaches IT and computer science at Gan Frangisk Abela after specialising at the University of Pisa. His studies in Italy helped inspire his first book, Vacanze Romane (2013). In...

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