Book Review | Me and You
Rose Lapira is taken by Niccolo Ammaniti’s compelling foray into adolescent angst, made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci last year.
Songs from the heart, tales from the gut | George Cini
George Cini guides us through his vivacious history of Strait Street, now republished in an English-language version.
Book Review | I Curse The River Of Time

Returning to the Norwegian author after enjoying his short fiction, Rose Lapira is captivated by Per Petterson's poignant novel about a complex mother-daughter...

Returning to the Norwegian author after enjoying his short...

Film Review | Life of Pi

It took a while to get to the big screen, but Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s award-winning novel about an Indian boy trapped on a boat with a Bengal...

It took a while to get to the big screen, but Ang Lee’s...

Film Review | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It may not match the epic scale of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but director...

It may not match the epic scale of The Lord of the Rings...

Vodafone Malta Foundation sponsors a collection of Christmas stories in aid of children in need

“Meta l-Ponsjetta tibda tħammar” is the title of a collection of Christmas stories written by Loreto J.Dalli sponsored by Vodafone Malta Foundation.

“Meta l-Ponsjetta tibda tħammar” is the title of a...

Island Books to relocate to Gozo due to ‘rampant development’

Liz Groves’s beloved and idiosyncratic second-hand book store will be moving...

Liz Groves’s beloved and idiosyncratic second-hand book...

An island dissected | Raphael Vella

We speak to artist and academic Raphael Vella about Shooting Society: Documenting Life in Malta, a new book of photographs and writings he co-edited with...

We speak to artist and academic Raphael Vella about...

To know us is to know the English

The Maltese are a product of their colonial past and you find it in the social division that ‘Menglish’ and university education can still elicit.

The Maltese are a product of their colonial past and you...

Why I love the book fair | Malta Book Fair 2012

While he acknowledges that it may not be perfect, publisher Chris Gruppetta...

While he acknowledges that it may not be perfect, publisher...

Words know no age | Adrian Grima

Better known for his politically engaged work, writer and Maltese literature lecturer Adrian Grima has just launched two books for children.

Better known for his politically engaged work, writer and...

The comic man cometh | Dave Gibbons

One of the most enduringly in-demand comic book artists working in the field today, Dave Gibbons – best known for his groundbreaking collaboration with Alan...

One of the most enduringly in-demand comic book artists...

Tired of Twilight? Here’s a list of worthy vampiric contenders

Fans of the Twilight books will wave their last goodbye to the cinematic take...

Fans of the Twilight books will wave their last goodbye to...

Election vibes and oil on canvas

Two new children’s books by Adrian Grima will tackle weighty themes with a whimsical touch, illustrated by striking oil paintings by Karen Caruana.

Two new children’s books by Adrian Grima will tackle...

Trailer Park | World War Z

It may have had a chequered production history, but the trailer for this Malta-filmed Brad Pitt zombie feature appears to showcase a confident, large-scale...

It may have had a chequered production history, but the...

Book Review | The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

Rose Lapira finds plenty to praise in this brief and affecting...

Rose Lapira finds plenty to praise in this brief and...

Censorship is not just skin deep

An Oslo conference unsettles Chris Gruppetta’s notions of what constitutes censorship.

An Oslo conference unsettles Chris Gruppetta’s notions of...

The book’s the thing | Malta Book Fair 2012

In a world where we’re assaulted by a varied array of newfangled media vying...

In a world where we’re assaulted by a varied array of...

[WATCH] Malta features in World War Z teaser trailer

Watch closely to catch Maltese locations in this trailer-for-a-trailer for...

Watch closely to catch Maltese locations in this...

Wisdom in exile | Mark Montebello and Francis Galea

Mark Montebello and Francis Galea speak to us about Aphorisms, in which they...

Mark Montebello and Francis Galea speak to us about...

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