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 collection of short...
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.
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,...

Book Review | The Last Hundred Days

An impressionistic take on Romania's tumultuous political past leaves Rose Lapira wondering about the ever-blurred boundaries between reality and fiction.

An impressionistic take on Romania's tumultuous political...

Book Review | Killing Lincoln

Cecil Amato-Jones enjoys this heady new take on Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, penned by Fox News pariah Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard

Cecil Amato-Jones enjoys this heady new take on Abraham...

Book Review | Brodeck’s Report

Rose Lapira is taken by this delicate, ambitious novel dedicated to ‘all those who think they are nothing’

Rose Lapira is taken by this delicate, ambitious novel...

Alfred Sant: Malta needs democratic transparency urgently

Former Labour Prime Minister says government needs stability if it wants...

Former Labour Prime Minister says government needs...

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...