Pierre Mejlak takes EU literature prize
Marking the second time a Maltese author has won the award - after Immanuel Mifsud in 2011 - Gozo-born author Pierre J. Mejlak has won the European Union Prize for Literature.
National Book Festival kicks off next month
Schoolchildren to be given €2 book voucher to use during the National Book Festival, formerly the National Book Fair. 
Battling the clichés | Glen Calleja

Poet Glen Calleja speaks to us about his newly released collection, ‘Kull flghaxija kif mal-ghabex tnin u tmut sahhet il-jum’, for which he...

Poet Glen Calleja speaks to us about his newly released...

Public library relocation raises questions from Book Council

Book Council chairman calls into question decision to relocate Central Public...

Book Council chairman calls into question decision to...

Let’s not lose our public libraries

By Mark Camilleri, chairman of the National Book Council

By Mark Camilleri, chairman of the National Book Council

‘Libraries must modernise’

Public library only focusing on the traditional printed book, leaving out huge segments of the population by not investing in audio books and e-books for the...

Public library only focusing on the traditional printed...

Book loans, donations to libraries on the decline

Book loans from public libraries amounted to 767,548 last year, down by 9.5 per...

Book loans from public libraries amounted to 767,548 last...

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...