The Malta Independent 28 May 2023, Sunday
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Grisham's 'The Exchange,' sequel to 'The Firm,' out in autumn

Saturday, 27 May 2023, 11:02 Last update: about 13 hours ago Associated Press

One of literature's most famous whistleblowers, attorney Mitch McDeere of John Grisham's "The Firm," will soon be back in action — and back in trouble. Doubleday announced Wednesday that...

Book invites kids to turn native gardens into national park

Monday, 22 May 2023, 07:55 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Doug Tallamy, the wildlife ecologist and entomologist who urges home gardeners to join forces and create a pollinator-friendly "Homegrown National Park," is now bringing kids into the...

Surely, and truly: New book shares backstory of 'Airplane!'

Monday, 8 May 2023, 07:18 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

"Surely You Can't Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane!" will be published Oct. 3 by St. Martin's Press, the publisher announced Wednesday. The oral history of the 1980 comedy classic includes...

Ken Follett's 'The Armor of Light' to come out September 26

Thursday, 4 May 2023, 10:54 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Ken Follett is ready to wrap up his epic fictional chronicle of Western civilization. Viking announced Wednesday that the British author's "The Armor of Light" will be published Sept. 26,...

New Orleans cocktail book shows city's elegant drink side

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 12:09 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

If your idea of a New Orleans cocktail is a Kool-Aid colored, alcohol-heavy concoction served in a plastic hand grenade or a novelty glass resembling a hurricane lamp, stop thinking like a college...

An archaeology of the Maltese language

Sunday, 30 April 2023, 09:03 Last update: about 28 days ago Noel Grima

If there exists five absolutely essential books about Malta, this must be one of them. It is often stated that our language is our DNA. We need to continually remind ourselves of this, especially...

'Did not end well': New Pence book details split with Trump

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 08:18 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

Former Vice President Mike Pence blames Donald Trump for endangering his family "and all those serving at the Capitol" on Jan. 6 in a new memoir released Tuesday. In "So Help Me God," Pence...

Justice Jackson working on a memoir, titled 'Lovely One'

Sunday, 23 April 2023, 06:36 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is working on a memoir. Jackson, the first Black woman appointed to the court, is calling the book "Lovely One." "Mine has been an unlikely journey,"...

Deuxmoi, Instagram's Gossip Girl, talks new novel 'Anon Pls'

Saturday, 22 April 2023, 07:02 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

These days, people hungry for a status update on Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson or Shawn Mendes' Starbucks order are skipping old standbys like TMZ and People and instead turning to...

Fathers and daughters

Sunday, 16 April 2023, 09:27 Last update: about 2 months ago Noel Grima

A super-rich father is forced to bring up his only daughter on his own after his wife is killed in a plane crash and the child is born after the crash. He gives her all that money can buy but...

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