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No need to start at the beginning – Sant’s new novel can be read ‘like a dictionary’
Books 01-12

Alfred Sant's new novel, Bhal f'Dizzjunarju, is an intriguing piece of playful literature, as it can be read i...
Maltese comics anthology takes flight
Books 30-11

128-pager containing six short comic book stories based around the theme of ‘steampunk’, an increasingly p...
Book Review | New Finnish Grammar
Books 24-11

It may be written by a Eurocrat, but this long-gestating novel on the intricacies of language is definitely wo...
Book Review | The Tiger's Wife
Books 15-11

Tea Obrecht's debut novel - a magical journey through Balkan history - was much hyped and lauded, but it's a b...
Book Review | Solo
Books 08-11

Rana Dasgupta's novel is a bizaare tale spanning two narratives across Eastern Europe and the US. Rose L...
Book Review | The Sense of an Ending
Books 31-10

Rose Lapira reviews this year's Man Booker Prize winning novel - the sharp and sobering The Sense of an ...
Book Review | Out Stealing Horses
Books 22-10

Rose Lapira reviews a Norwegian tale of war, loss and silence.
Flying the flag at Frankfurt
Books 22-10

Merlin Director of Publishing Chris Gruppetta reminisces over his stay at this year’s Frankfurt Book F...
Julian Barnes wins Man Booker Prize
Books 18-10

After missing out on the coveted British literary award three times, celebrated UK novelist Julian Barnes fi...
Book Review | Chronicle in Stone
Books 15-10

Rose Lapira is captivated by this surreal and tragic tale of an Albanian city from Ismael Kadare.
Book Review | The Land Of Green Plums
Books 13-10

Rose Lapira is intrigued by Herta Muller's Nobel Prize-winning take on the effects of the Romanian dicta...
Immanuel Mifsud takes 2011 EU literature prize award
Books 12-10

Autobiographical novel on fatherhood lands Immanuel Mifsud EU literature prize for Malta.
Crit me, please – Maltese authors want honest feedback
Books 27-09

An essay published in an international journal suggests that Maltese literature needs more serious criticism...
Chronicling a distressing decade | Robin Yassin-Kassab
Books 19-09

English-Syrian author and blogger Robin Yassin-Kassab on his critically acclaimed debut novel, and the vibra...
Trapani 1400 AD: Maltese welcome
Books 12-09

Maltese warmly welcomed into foreign communities, new book suggests.