Film Review | On the Road
Jack Kerouac’s On the Road was a lifestyle manual that defined the Beat Generation. Can Walter Salles capture the spirit of this roving bohemian counter-culture in a two-hour...
Comic book legends head to Valletta | Malta Comic Con 2012
This year’s edition of the annual Malta Comic Con will feature a star-studded line-up of international comic-book creators, including the illustrator of the celebrated Watchmen...
Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival explores the recession

The island’s most dynamic literary festival will kick off on August 30 this...

The island’s most dynamic literary festival will kick off...

Adults only: Maltese producer to adapt book about ‘porn princess’

Maltese film producer Jean Pierre Magro will help bring Chuck Palahniuk’s...

Maltese film producer Jean Pierre Magro will help bring...

Creative economy strategy launched today

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the Creative Economy Group, launched the Creative Economy Strategy at St James Cavalier.

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the...

Fifty Shades of Grey outsells The Da Vinci Code

The international bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey is outselling The Da Vinci...

The international bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey is...

Linking the traditional and the modern | George Fenech

Launched recently, a new book commemorates the life of pioneering Maltese...

Launched recently, a new book commemorates the life of...

Book review | The Armies

Battling the shadow of Garcia Marquez and other Latin American luminaries, Rose Lapira discovers that Evelio Rosero’s haunting, cruel and tender novel can...

Battling the shadow of Garcia Marquez and other Latin...

Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies at 86

Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be remembered as much...

Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be...

More than just a series of events | Davinia Galea

As the Malta Arts Festival comes to a close on Wednesday, we speak to Davinia...

As the Malta Arts Festival comes to a close on Wednesday,...

Book Review | Fists

Rose Lapira finds shades of Hemingway and Salinger in this Italian collection of short stories by Pietro Grossi.

Rose Lapira finds shades of Hemingway and Salinger in this...

Valletta signs Capital for Culture agreement with Eindhoven

The cities of Valletta and Eindhoven, which are both currently in the running...

The cities of Valletta and Eindhoven, which are both...

New voices for new pages | Skariggi

Despite the short story being notoriously difficult to sell as a genre worldwide, against all odds the local independent press Skarta is launching an eclectic...

Despite the short story being notoriously difficult to sell...

Book Review | The Forgotten Waltz

Barbed and cynical, this modern romance by Booker Prize-winning author Anne Enright has Rose Lapira enthralled, despite its innate bitchiness.

Barbed and cynical, this modern romance by Booker...

The impact of slave narratives discussed tonight

How deeply rooted are racist attitudes in Maltese culture – and where do they...

How deeply rooted are racist attitudes in Maltese culture...

Fahrenheit 451 writer Ray Bradbury dies at 91

The prolific and hugely influential science fiction author died yesterday in...

The prolific and hugely influential science fiction author...

Book Review | The Twin

Though its hardly uplifting, Rose Lapira finds this novel of Dutch pastoral misery to be a haunting read.

Though its hardly uplifting, Rose Lapira finds this novel...

Paceville prose | Ivan Bugeja

With a narrative that takes place over just three days, Ivan Bugeja’s Ġimgħa, Sibt u Ħadd is a sleek snapshot of Paceville life. The author...

With a narrative that takes place over just three days,...

Book Review | Human Love

Its title may sound romantic, but Andrei Makine's latest novel is a dark tale from the heart of Africa, Rose Lapira writes.

Its title may sound romantic, but Andrei Makine's latest...

Get them while they’re young | Ġimgħa, Sibt u Ħadd

Merlin Publishers have continued to penetrate into the much-vaunted ‘Young...

Merlin Publishers have continued to penetrate into the...

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