American writer Suzanne Rivecca to read on campus
Acclaimed US writer Suzanne Rivecca will be giving a reading at Gateway Building, Hall C of the University of Malta this Thursday at 19:00.
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What's On | January 11

The week ahead

The week ahead

Alfred Sant to publish book on euro

Topping off a prolific year, Alfred Sant sees the publication of yet another book – this time a non-fiction expose of that topical and beleaguered currency:...

Topping off a prolific year, Alfred Sant sees the...

The year of ‘potential’

This year led to many promising developments in the arts, but the ongoing fear of censorship might quash any enthusiasm for the future.

This year led to many promising developments in the arts,...

ICON launches an innovative resource for children

Website brings history and culture closer to kids through technology.

Website brings history and culture closer to kids through...

Book Review | Landscape with Dog

This short story collection from Greece may be slim, but it packs a punch, ROSE LAPIRA says.

This short story collection from Greece may be slim, but it...

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...