The challenges of adaptation | Kenneth Scicluna
We speak to filmmaker Kenneth Scicluna, fresh off the set of  ‘Elegija’ – a short film inspired by the poetry of Doreen Micallef, to be screened at the...
Book Review | Trilobites & Other Stories
Trailer parks, brutal rites of passage and low-paying jobs characterise this recently-unearthed short story collection by cult American author D'J Pancake.
Revolutionary Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko set for Malta visit

Russian Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko – best-known for his poem Babi Yar and...

Russian Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko – best-known for his...

Scrap the ‘Richard’ inside you | Paul Attard

We speak to Paul Attard, one of the writers behind the seemingly bold industry...

We speak to Paul Attard, one of the writers behind the...

National Archives, Public Memory Archive sign collaborative agreement

Agreement seeks to combine the two entities' experiences, resources and...

Agreement seeks to combine the two entities'...

Literary columnist to give talk on post-revolution Tunisian art
The necessary perils of literary translation

With World Book Day having been marked earlier this week and the first edition...

With World Book Day having been marked earlier this week...

Speaking truth to power: Hani Shukrallah interviewed by Karl Schembri

Prominent Egyptian journalist Hani Shukrallah hosted in Malta by National Book...

Prominent Egyptian journalist Hani Shukrallah hosted in...

Book Review | Annihilation

Annihilation, the first entry in Jeff VanderMeer’s ‘Southern Reach’ trilogy, has all the trappings of an ‘Alien’-style science...

Annihilation, the first entry in Jeff VanderMeer’s...

Spellbound by the power of books

Storytelling goes way beyond reading – it is all about the experience of sharing, creating and stimulating imagination.

Storytelling goes way beyond reading – it is all...

Nobel winner Gabriel García Márquez hospitalised

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez is...

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García...

Former MP pens Christian tome from inside prison cell

Former Labour MP Sandro Schembri Adami publishes religious book...

Former Labour MP Sandro Schembri Adami publishes religious...

The universal voice | Rachel Rose Reid

British storyteller Rachel Rose Reid speaks to us ahead of her visit to this weekend, as she prepares to give a workshop on storytelling for children and an...

British storyteller Rachel Rose Reid speaks to us ahead of...

Council has its ‘books’ in order, says new head Mark Camilleri

The new chairman of the National Book Council says the 2013 book festival ended...

The new chairman of the National Book Council says the 2013...

Eddie, manifest destiny

Taking in Fenech Adami’s recounting of the last 30 years is quite a portion of history

Taking in Fenech Adami’s recounting of the last 30 years...

Immanuel Mifsud’s poetry collection published in Slovenia

Collection ‘A Handful of Leaves’ by Maltese poet published in Slovenia

Collection ‘A Handful of Leaves’ by Maltese poet...

National book council members considering resignation

Chairperson Mark Camilleri says shortcomings inside book council are being...

Chairperson Mark Camilleri says shortcomings inside book...

Their hopes for 2014

As we bid goodbye to 2013 and welcome the new year, we ask a number of local personalities involved in culture and entertainment what they’re looking forward...

As we bid goodbye to 2013 and welcome the new year, we ask...

Former NTC chairman in Malta for Gonzi’s book launch

Former chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council as guest speaker...

Former chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council...

Kate Gonzi honoured

Wife of former prime minister recounts her most trying moments in festschrift 'From The Heart'

Wife of former prime minister recounts her most trying...