The Malta Independent 26 September 2023, Tuesday
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Chita Rivera introduces us to her alter ego in new memoir

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 12:10 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

It's hard to imagine Anita, Rose Alvarez and Velma Kelly without Chita Rivera, who first breathed life into these beloved Broadway characters. At a time when there was limited Latino...

A mystic flight into the essence of poetry

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 08:24 Last update: about 15 hours ago

Dr Carmel Mallia is one of the major contributors to literature both in Malta and beyond its shores. He is an author of mettle and former president of the local Esperanto Society. Add to that the fact...

The dance of the couples

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 08:18 Last update: about 15 hours ago Noel Grima

This is a novel by Iris Murdoch, her 12th novel, originally published in 1969. The book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1970 and in 1997. Obsessed with spiders and preoccupied with death,...

Discussing rupture

Sunday, 10 September 2023, 08:30 Last update: about 16 days ago

Rupture: A Historical Perspective - Proceedings of History Week 2021 Edited by: Noel Buttigieg and George Cassar Published: Malta, 2023 (The Malta Historical Society) Pages:...

‘Fuq il-muntanja ż-żgħira’

Sunday, 27 August 2023, 08:35 Last update: about 2 months ago

Author: Charles Casha Illustrations: Vincianne Scerri Publisher: Merlin Publishers / 2023   Tarġa Tarġa is a relatively new but highly sought-after series by Merlin...

Book review: The sad and gentle poet

Sunday, 27 August 2023, 08:30 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

'Fejjaqtni int: Ruzar Briffa - u jien' Author: Paul P. Borg Published: 2023 Pages: 466   This sympathetic and readable book comes from one of the most prolific authors in...

Three generations relive original sin

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 11:54 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

Holm tal-bierah u tal-lumAuthor: Salv SammutPublisher: Horizons / 2023Pages: 212 It is a pity that the publishers gave this book a misleading title and an irrelevant front cover. It is also sad...

A voice crying in the wilderness

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 11:51 Last update: about 2 months ago

In a review article by Edward L. Zammit of Sociology of the Maltese Islands, edited by Michael Briguglio and Maria Brown, Zammit states "that if there is anything about Malta that strikes an observer,...

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