Literature under duress | Kallia Papadaki
Greek short story and screenwriter Kallia Papadaki speaks to us about literature and the recession ahead of her appearance at the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival this...
Negotiating these strange days | Marina Espasa
We speak to the Catalan writer Marina Espasa, who will be among the many international authors visiting the island as part of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, which...
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...

American writer Suzanne Rivecca to read on campus

Acclaimed US writer Suzanne Rivecca will be giving a reading at Gateway...

Acclaimed US writer Suzanne Rivecca will be giving a...

Bram Stoker: dead and loving it?

His most famous creation may be undead, but Bram Stoker’s Dracula remains very much alive in pop culture – even hundred years after the author’s own...

His most famous creation may be undead, but Bram Stoker’s...

The ever-living days of being dead | Jim Crace

Award-winning British novelist Jim Crace gave a reading at the Old University...

Award-winning British novelist Jim Crace gave a reading at...

Turning over a New Leaf at the National Library

New Leaf, a non-profit organisation, aims to restore the books at the National...

New Leaf, a non-profit organisation, aims to restore the...

Book Review | Witness the Night

While it reads like a crime novel, Rose Lapira discovers that there’s far more than cheap thrills in Kishwar Desai’s expose of India’s dark underbelly.

While it reads like a crime novel, Rose Lapira discovers...

Caring for our volumes | Theresa Zammit Lupi

On April 12, book conservator Theresa Zammit Lupi will deliver a talk on the...

On April 12, book conservator Theresa Zammit Lupi will...

Book Review | The Prague Cemetery

Umberto Eco spins a sprawling tale of conspiracy and anti-Semitism with The Prague Cemetery. Review by Cecil Amato Gauci.

Umberto Eco spins a sprawling tale of conspiracy and...

Book Review | Before We Say Goodbye

This slim book about the Israel-Palestine conflict admirably provides more questions than answers. Review by Rose Lapira.

This slim book about the Israel-Palestine conflict...

Beloved literary friar celebrates 45th birthday

The bumbling monk Fra Mudest – whom many will remember from Charles Casha’s...

The bumbling monk Fra Mudest – whom many will remember...

And the gods will play... | Is-Sitt Ahwa

Novelist John A. Bonello concludes his fantasy trilogy saga with Is-Sitt Ahwa.

Novelist John A. Bonello concludes his fantasy trilogy saga...

Celebrating Dickens’s 200th birthday with new translation

In the event of Charles Dickens’s bicentenary celebrations, SKS have...

In the event of Charles Dickens’s bicentenary...

Book Review | Amulet

Rose Lapira reviews Roberto Bolano's meditation on war and nationhood.

Rose Lapira reviews Roberto Bolano's meditation on war and...

PN’s media coverage of Realtà issue ‘obviously biased’ – Vella Gera

News report of Net TV tried to link Alex Vella Gera's short story to paedophilia, claiming that it ‘condoned the rape of minors’

News report of Net TV tried to link Alex Vella Gera's short...

Updated | Camilleri and Vella Gera win Realtà case appeal

Court of Appeal confirms acquittal of Mark Camilleri and Alex Vella Gera on...

Court of Appeal confirms acquittal of Mark Camilleri and...

Book Review | Ċensu Apap: Malti għall-Maltin

Mario Thomas Vassallo reviews this new biographical work, which details the...

Mario Thomas Vassallo reviews this new biographical work,...