The Malta Independent 5 August 2021, Thursday

Books

Oliver Friggieri looks back at the past

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 11:41 Last update: about 28 minutes ago Noel Grima

In the mid-1960s, in those two-and-a-half years that Oliver Friggieri spent with us in the Major Seminary, we had a preponderance of people from Siggiewi with us. People like George Grima,...

Murder inside the prison

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 10:50 Last update: about 7 days ago Noel Grima

Belwyth, the location of the prison which is where the action of the book takes place, does not exist anywhere in the world, so one can only speculate that it takes place in Britain, the US or...

The history of the Dominicans in Vittoriosa

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 12:21 Last update: about 13 days ago

A book launch of Id-Dumnikani fil-Birgu (The Dominicans in Vittoriosa) was recently held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior. The book is authored by Anton Attard and published by the Vittoriosa Organising...

The adventures of a Maltese Fascist

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 12:19 Last update: about 13 days ago Noel Grima

I must declare at the outset that I fail to understand the author's reasons for giving this book such a title. I understand the reference, of course, to the Trojan horse but still can't understand why...

Removing the masks of life

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 10:54 Last update: about 23 days ago Noel Grima

The way the author tells it, once her partner had to leave Gozo, where they live, for five days and while he was away she wrote this slim book from cover to cover. Writing this book brought out...

An introduction to meditation

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 10:36 Last update: about 30 days ago Noel Grima

In May 2019, the author, a Carmelite friar, was asked by his Order to hold a series of talks on Christian meditation in the Carmelite spirit. The book, Is-Sengha tat-Talb, which was so popular...

Wearing Daphne’s cloak

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 14:41 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

This book is a selection of blog posts published on Truth be Told (Manueldelia.com) from its beginning on 6 June 2017 to the first months of this year. In other words, with remarkable prescience,...

Santa Marija webinar success helps save skyline

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 14:25 Last update: about 2 months ago

A webinar led by celebrated author, journalist and historian Sir Max Hastings has raised more than €10,000 in aid of the Save the Valletta Skyline Appeal. The exclusive online event, which...

The right to good administration

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 11:46 Last update: about 3 months ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

This self-published monograph by Dr Ivan Mifsud LL.D. Ph.D. is remarkable from many angles. To begin with, it seems it was first conceived as a report, and then written as a monograph. This is...

‘Alice fl-art tal-għeġubijiet’

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 11:39 Last update: about 3 months ago

The fantastical story by Lewis Carroll Alice in Wonderland is one of the cornerstones of children's English literature. The rabbit that races against time, Alice who falls into the rabbit hole and...

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