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.
Book Review | Before We Say Goodbye
This slim book about the Israel-Palestine conflict admirably provides more questions than answers. Review by Rose Lapira.
No need to start at the beginning – Sant’s new novel can be read ‘like a dictionary’

Alfred Sant's new novel, Bhal f'Dizzjunarju, is an intriguing piece of playful literature, as it can be read in any order.

Alfred Sant's new novel, Bhal f'Dizzjunarju, is an...

Maltese comics anthology takes flight

128-pager containing six short comic book stories based around the theme of ‘steampunk’, an increasingly popular fiction genre that fuses science fiction...

128-pager containing six short comic book stories based...

Book Review | New Finnish Grammar

It may be written by a Eurocrat, but this long-gestating novel on the intricacies of language is definitely worth a look, ROSE LAPIRA says.

It may be written by a Eurocrat, but this long-gestating...

Book Review | The Tiger's Wife

Tea Obrecht's debut novel - a magical journey through Balkan history - was much hyped and lauded, but it's a bit of a patchwork job, ROSE LAPIRA says.

Tea Obrecht's debut novel - a magical journey through...

Book Review | Solo

Rana Dasgupta's novel is a bizaare tale spanning two narratives across Eastern Europe and the US. Rose Lapira reviews the book, and wonders whether...

Rana Dasgupta's novel is a bizaare tale spanning two...

Book Review | The Sense of an Ending

Rose Lapira reviews this year's Man Booker Prize winning novel - the sharp and sobering The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.

Rose Lapira reviews this year's Man Booker Prize...

Book Review | Out Stealing Horses

Rose Lapira reviews a Norwegian tale of war, loss and silence.

Rose Lapira reviews a Norwegian tale of war, loss and...

Flying the flag at Frankfurt

Merlin Director of Publishing Chris Gruppetta reminisces over his stay at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.

Merlin Director of Publishing Chris Gruppetta reminisces...

Julian Barnes wins Man Booker Prize

After missing out on the coveted British literary award three times, celebrated UK novelist Julian Barnes finally managed to take home Man Booker Prize.

After missing out on the coveted British literary award...

Book Review | Chronicle in Stone

Rose Lapira is captivated by this surreal and tragic tale of an Albanian city from Ismael Kadare.

Rose Lapira is captivated by this surreal and tragic tale...

Book Review | The Land Of Green Plums

Rose Lapira is intrigued by Herta Muller's Nobel Prize-winning take on the effects of the Romanian dictatorship in the 1980s.

Rose Lapira is intrigued by Herta Muller's Nobel...

Immanuel Mifsud takes 2011 EU literature prize award

Autobiographical novel on fatherhood lands Immanuel Mifsud EU literature...

Autobiographical novel on fatherhood lands Immanuel...

Crit me, please – Maltese authors want honest feedback

An essay published in an international journal suggests that Maltese...

An essay published in an international journal suggests...

Chronicling a distressing decade | Robin Yassin-Kassab

English-Syrian author and blogger Robin Yassin-Kassab on his critically...

English-Syrian author and blogger Robin Yassin-Kassab on...

Trapani 1400 AD: Maltese welcome

Maltese warmly welcomed into foreign communities, new book suggests.

Maltese warmly welcomed into foreign communities, new...

These are not Facebook revolutions | Mohamed-Salah Omri

Oxford academic Mohamed-Salah Omri, who will be participating in the Malta...

Oxford academic Mohamed-Salah Omri, who will be...

Sixth edition of Mediterranean Literature Festival to focus on Arab Spring

Leading writers from nine countries and top Maltese musicians will read at the sixth annual Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival on September 8-10 at the...

Leading writers from nine countries and top Maltese...

A life in writing | David Lodge

Prolific British author and literary critic David Lodge visited Malta to give a reading as part of Evenings on Campus last Wednesday. He speaks to Teodor...

Prolific British author and literary critic David Lodge...

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