Book loans, donations to libraries on the decline
Book loans from public libraries amounted to 767,548 last year, down by 9.5 per cent from 2012.
Revolutionary Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko set for Malta visit
Russian Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko – best-known for his poem Babi Yar and the eponymous symphony made in collaboration with composer Dmitri Shostakovich – will visit...
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...

Game of Thrones artist heads to Malta | Will Simpson

Ahead of his visit to our shore for the upcoming Malta Comic Con, veteran...

Ahead of his visit to our shore for the upcoming Malta...

Future Capital for Culture dissected

A 50-minute documentary on Valletta’s role as European Capital for Culture in 2018 has provided one of the most wide-ranging assessments of Valletta’s –...

A 50-minute documentary on Valletta’s role as European...

Cutting through images with words | Loranne Vella

Author Loranne Vella speaks to us about creating fictional pieces inspired by...

Author Loranne Vella speaks to us about creating fictional...

Posterity through audacity | Juann Mamo conference

This Saturday, the Department of Maltese at the University of Malta will be...

This Saturday, the Department of Maltese at the University...

Book Review | What Happens in Brussels Stays in Brussels

Noel Tanti argues that just like Alex Vella Gera’s Is-Sriep reġgħu...

Noel Tanti argues that just like Alex Vella Gera’s...

‘Direct and risky’: illustrating Stagno | Jimmy Grima

Though it’s already set to be the publishing sensation of the year,...

Though it’s already set to be the publishing sensation of...

Refusing to mince words since 2001 | Guze Stagno

With over 700 copies sold in just over a week, Ġużé Stagno’s...

With over 700 copies sold in just over a week,...

Book Review | The Death of Bees

Though uncompromising in its content, Lisa O’Donnell’s Young Adult novel detailing the lives of a young family ravaged by drug addiction is a fast,...

Though uncompromising in its content, Lisa O’Donnell’s...

Book Review | The Orphan Master's Son

The dark mechanism of the State: Robert Pisani reviews Adam Johnson's Pulitzer-winning novel about the 'Orwellian nightmare' of North Korea.

The dark mechanism of the State: Robert Pisani reviews Adam...

Intransigent festival organisers ‘force’ postponement of book fair

National Book Fair postponed to avoid clash with Song Festival goers

National Book Fair postponed to avoid clash with Song...

Book Review | Red April

Decorated Peruvian author makes his English-language debut, and Rose Lapira finds this brutal but 'easy to read' narrative engrossing.

Decorated Peruvian author makes his English-language debut,...

The whole truth, and nothing but the truth? | Lawrence Gatt

Former Nationalist minister turned novelist Lawrence Gatt speaks to us about...

Former Nationalist minister turned novelist Lawrence Gatt...

Teasing the boundary between male and female | LIMINAL

New photography book lifts the lid on Malta’s transgender community.

New photography book lifts the lid on Malta’s transgender...

Book Review | Stone in a Landslide

This short but chronologically sprawling book – first published in 1985 but translated to English only recently – by one of the brightest stars of Catalan...

This short but chronologically sprawling book – first...