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  • Book signing

    Patricia Salomone will be signing copies of My Pizza and Toffee Apples in the ’50s at Agenda Bookshop in Ta’ l-Ibraġ, just opposite the church tomorrow from 10am to 1.30pm. The book is dedicated to her mother Anna, who was her inspiration, and to...

  • Pirates ahoy!

    Pirates ahoy!

    Merlin Publishers have gone buccaneer with their latest series of children’s books Il-Pirati and the adventures of Tommy and Marija. Tommy and Marija are not your average siblings. Well they are, in the sense that like every other brother and...

  • Dürer in Malta

    Dürer in Malta

    Midsea Books’ prestigious publication Dürer in Malta honours one of the greatest German artists. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) worked in various media, but is most renowned for his exquisite copperplate and woodcut engravings. Their outstanding...

  • New book on the Maltese Vittoriesi

    A new book by Arnold Cassola uncovers the names of over 300 Maltese who were buried in Vittoria, Sicily, and its neighbouring seaside town, Scoglitti, during the course of two centuries, from 1628 till 1846.  The book, which is  based on research...

  • Faiza’s polyptych

    John P. Portelli: Kulħadd barra Fajża (Everyone but Faiza)Horizons, 2018. John P. Portelli’s latest offering by way of his fast-growing body of literary works is a new novel with shades of mystery and intrigue painted from an existential palette...

  • A web of narrative

    A web of narrative

    With a presence as intense as it is captivating, it is little wonder that Jon Aeydn King is as dynamic as his writings. With two books already under his belt, he returns with PostHuman Blaze, an illustrated photography and what he is terming a...

  • First book on Maltese orchids

    First book on Maltese orchids

    Orchids of the Maltese Islands, which is being launched today, is described by its author, botanist Stephen Mifsud, as the first book dedicated to Maltese orchids. And considering its 232 pages of information, which are illustrated by over 300 ...

  • 30 life lessons for your consideration

    When Jonathan turned 40, he decided to take matters into his hands, turn his life around and rediscover himself. The result is a book of what he refers to as life-lessons, #FORTY – be the change. Adam Brimmer caught up with Jonathan Shaw, who is...

  • Literary evening with Charles Casha

    A literary evening with Charles Casha (pictured) at 7pm at the Żabbar Sanctuary Museum today will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the author’s first publication. The author will be interviewed by Maria Camilleri about his experiences as author...

  • Good reads for young bookworms

    You blink and all of sudden your baby is a teenager. Where has your little cherub gone? This is where babies’ albums come in. It is important to cherish the exciting moments of a baby’s first year, because they are incredibly special. There are...

  • A politically-active Mabel Strickland

    After Duminku Mintoff, Eddie Fenech Adami, Herbert Ganado, Mgr Victor Grech and Fr Hilary Tagliaferro, it is now Mabel Striockland’s turn. Horizons’ volume Mabel Strickland bejn storja u miti: Ġabra ta’ kitbiet, edited by Sergio Grech, focuses on...

  • In the realm of human rights

    Human rights laws are related directly to human existence and human betterment, something Kevin Aquilina has been studying and reflecting upon for more than 30 years. The Department of Media, Communications and Technology Law at the Faculty of...

  • Some trees of Malta

    A new and updated book about Maltese trees could not have come at a more opportune moment. Trees have been in the news almost every week and almost always for the wrong reasons. Overdevelopment, upgrading of the road network and accident...

  • Read through…

    Fleeting memoirs In his small collection of fleeting memoirs, Charles Flores spotlights the post-war generation that left its mark on the modern history pages of most European countries, not least Malta, with an accent on the epoch-making events...

  • The imaginative trigger

    The imaginative trigger

    Jim Crace, author of acclaimed novels like Quarantine, Being Dead and Harvest, will be returning to Malta for the launch of his novel The Melody. Born in Hertfordshire, raised in London and resident in the English Midlands, author Jim Crace’s work...

  • St George walked into a casino…

    St George walked into a casino…

    No, it’s not the start of a questionable joke, but your chance to learn all about the valiant St George while also enjoying a charity lunch within the usually members-only surroundings of the Casino Maltese. Jo Caruana asks author Michael Collins...

  • The Unexplained in Maltese

    The Maltese version of the best-selling collection of ghost stories, The Unexplained, has finally been published, thanks to an encounter at a murder site. Author Vanessa Macdonald – who is also a journalist – had gone to Ħal Far in June 2010...

  • Healing diaspora

    Lou Drofenik: The Reluctant Healer Horizons 2018 Lou Drofenik’s name has become well-known in Maltese literary scene and especially for her eloquent womanist and even feminist voice that passionately echoes the embodied frames of mind of many...

  • Revisting history

    Mark Camilleri: A Materialist Revision of Maltese History: 1919-1979SKS, 2018. Though facts exist objectively, historical facts do not. The difference is constituted by the element of interpretation. While the world is made up of the entirety of...

  • Danusan show at the book festival

    Danusan show at the book festival

    Il-Kotba Jieħdu l-Ħajja (literally meaning ‘books taking on a life of their own’) is an activity which will be showcased for the first time during the Malta Book Festival 2018 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. The duo Danusan,...