Malta Book Festival: A pint with Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh, the international guest of the 2021 Malta Book Festival, will sit down for an extended interview with writers Wayne Flask, and again with Immanuel Mifsud in an...
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is star guest at Malta Book Festival
Welsh will be taking part in discussions that will centre on his life and works, and his influence on Maltese literature
National Book Council reveals poster for Malta Book Festival 2021

The Malta Book Festival will be held between 3 and 7 November at the...

The Malta Book Festival will be held between 3 and 7...

Labour publisher SKS ‘unaware of directive’ to pull Mintoff biography

Biography of former Labour prime minister courting controversy for private family life revelations still being sold by party’s publishing arm SKS

Biography of former Labour prime minister courting...

Book Council wants repeal of Copyright Act, resignation of ministerial appointees

National Book Council denounces Maltese transposition of European copyright laws, calls for copyright board to be appointed by stakeholders not government

National Book Council denounces Maltese transposition of...

Mintoff daughters accuse Montebello biography of ‘unsubstantiated allegations, hearsay and lies’

Dom Mintoff daughters Yana Bland and Anne McKenna issue statement disassociating themselves from Mark Montebello biography

Dom Mintoff daughters Yana Bland and Anne McKenna issue...

Dom in the flesh: carnal passions of the great socialist

Unprecedented access to his personal memoirs and his confidants have given us...

Unprecedented access to his personal memoirs and his...

Mintoff biographer ‘showed no restraint’ on Labour premier’s indiscretions

Mark Montebello explains in full his discoveries about Dom Mintoff’s relation to various women, including his wife and daughters, but also quite some...

Mark Montebello explains in full his discoveries about Dom...

Revenge of JPO: former MP takes no prisoners in memoirs

A book that goes well with the suntan lotion: some skin is going to get...

A book that goes well with the suntan lotion: some skin is...

JPO memoirs deliver take-down of old enemies, ‘assholes and traitors’

Former Nationalist MP Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, whose divorce bill rocked the Gonzi administration, pens memoirs

Former Nationalist MP Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, whose...

Elbowed out by Cirque du Soleil, Book Festival now moves to MFCC in Ta’ Qali

National Book Council loses November slot at Republic Hall and accuses government of sponsoring Canadian dance spectacular at the expense of Maltese publishing...

National Book Council loses November slot at Republic Hall...

Writer Lara Calleja wins European Prize for Literature 2021

Writer Lara Calleja is among ten authors from 41 countries to win...

Writer Lara Calleja is among ten authors from 41...

‘We defended SKS as publishers’ says jury chair Albert Marshall over EUPL disqualification

EU literature prize disqualification: Maltese jury that presented short-list to Brussels says it went back to EUPL with letter justifying SKS’s record as...

EU literature prize disqualification: Maltese jury that...

Aleks Farrugia disqualified by EU Literature Prize over SKS’s ‘Labour’ affiliation

SKS condemns disqualification of writer Aleks Farrugia by national jury of EU Prize for Literature

SKS condemns disqualification of writer Aleks Farrugia by...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka 2021: The longlist

The long list for the National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize 2020...

The long list for the National Book Prize and...

Dimech biographer Mark Montebello pens Dom Mintoff biography

Philosopher Mark Montebello, author of several works on the life of the radical...

Philosopher Mark Montebello, author of several works on the...

EU Literature Prize: Sant asks why political party publishers are disqualified

Labour MEP and author and creator of Sensiela Kotba Soċjalisti asks Commission to clarify EU Literature Prize ban on politically-owned publishers

Labour MEP and author and creator of Sensiela Kotba...

Camilleri’s democratic revolution: Book Council boss announces election for top post

National Book Council head will run in election he is launching for CEO to prevent government from installing its chosen appointee

National Book Council head will run in election he is...

Taħt il-Qoxra revamp brings writers together in new radio format

Presenter Rachelle Deguara will lead discussions with more than one guest...

Presenter Rachelle Deguara will lead discussions with...

About Malta, dogs and staying safe... meet American poet and memoirist Mark Doty

Queer New York-based award-winning writer will be the special guest of the Campus Book Festival 2021

Queer New York-based award-winning writer will be the...