The Malta Independent 27 January 2020, Monday

Books

Author endeavors to show how animals relate to humans

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 09:20 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

"Our Wild Calling — How connecting with animals can transform our lives — and save theirs," Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, by Richard Louv Are we on the threshold of major advances...

Sample a bit of Jenny Slate's imagination in 'Little Weirds'

Friday, 24 January 2020, 09:23 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

"Little Weirds" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Jenny Slate Jenny Slate is an artist in the broadest sense of the word. You may know her as a comedian, an actress, or a co-creator of short films. She...

'Finding Chika' is bittersweet memoir about family

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:10 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

"Finding Chika: a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family" (Harper), by Mitch Albom The author of "Tuesdays with Morrie" has a new memoir in which he again shares lessons learned...

Prince's posthumous book released as fans continue to mourn

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 09:33 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Panic, joy, shock: Dan Piepenbring felt them all when Prince plucked him to collaborate on his first memoir, followed by more shock and profound sadness at news of the superstar's death while the book...

Martin Cruz Smith's latest novel disappoints

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 08:52 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

"The Siberian Dilemma: An Arkay Renko Novel," Simon & Schuster, by Martin Cruz Smith It's been 38 years since Martin Cruz Smith's "Gorky Park" was released, introducing readers to Arkady...

World-famous bakery shares secrets in a new book

Saturday, 18 January 2020, 09:52 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

If there is such a thing as baking royalty, Apollonia Poilâne might be its queen. The 35-year-old is a third-generation baker for the world famous Poilâne in Paris. It was founded in...

Prince's anticipated, posthumous memoir is ready for fans

Friday, 17 January 2020, 09:44 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

Panic, joy, shock: Dan Piepenbring felt them all when Prince plucked him to collaborate on his first memoir, followed by more shock and profound sadness at news of the superstar's death while the book...

New Stritch bio reveals vulnerability behind the moxy

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 15:17 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

"Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch," Farrar, Straus and Giroux, by Alexandra Jacobs As the curtain rises in a new biography of Elaine Stritch, the scene is the...

No saint, just a sinner

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 13:48 Last update: about 13 days ago Noel Grima

I have now read this book three times - first in manuscript form so as to write a synopsis for the back page, a second time in book form during which I was more concerned in comparing the book's story...

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