On the prowl for precious volumes
For lawyer and independent researcher Robert Thake, collecting rare books is more than just an expensive hobby. Recalling globe-trotting adventures in pursuit of rare volumes of...
Remembering the revolt | Alfred Buttigieg
In what amounts to a coup for Maltese theatre-lovers at home and away, veteran playwright, Alfred Buttigieg – most notable for the controversial The Priests’ Revolt...
A political manifesto on the liberation of women

The Confectioner’s Daughter is the first novel l written in English...

The Confectioner’s Daughter is the first novel l...

Alfred Sant takes National Book Prize with ‘Western’

'Western: bejn rakkonti, bejn divertimenti' awarded first prize at the...

'Western: bejn rakkonti, bejn divertimenti' awarded...

In search of translator for complete works of Malta’s national poet Dun Karm

The Maltese national book council is looking for translators to adapt the works of Dun Karm Psaila in English

The Maltese national book council is looking for...

Publishers say Maltese book trade healthier than ever

While print appears to be 'in decline', publishers seem to think...

While print appears to be 'in decline', publishers...

[WATCH] At the Malta Book Festival, children tell us what they are reading

The most-awaited literary event of the year opened today, promising a cultural programme for all ages. MaltaToday visited the Malta Book Fair and spoke to...

The most-awaited literary event of the year opened today,...

Book prize judges rush to denounce claims of ‘corruption’ in Vella Gera award

A storm in the Facebook teacup breaks out after bestselling Maltese author Alex Vella Gera denounces claims of corruption by unnamed Civil Society Network...

A storm in the Facebook teacup breaks out after bestselling...

Celebrating Mario Azzopardi at the Malta Book Festival 2017

Mario Azzopardi will be a special guest of the Malta Book Festival 2017, where...

Mario Azzopardi will be a special guest of the Malta Book...

Turning ourselves into human capital

Razor-penned funnyman Wayne Flask tells Teodor Reljic why his debut novel, Kapitali, is more of a howl of despair than a mechanism made to tickle us into...

Razor-penned funnyman Wayne Flask tells Teodor Reljic why...

The view from the other side: Arnold Cassola on the Magnificent Süleyman

Politician and historian Arnold Cassola is keen to portray a different side to the Great Siege story. His latest publication, ‘Süleyman the...

Politician and historian Arnold Cassola is keen to portray...

Chiliean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of prostate cancer

Experts has dismissed prostate cancer as the official cause of death for the...

Experts has dismissed prostate cancer as the official cause...

Shahd Alshammari at the Malta Book Festival 2017

Special guest of this year's edition is Kuwaiti poet and writer Shahd...

Special guest of this year's edition is Kuwaiti poet...

[WATCH] George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

Saunders is the second US author to be awarded the £50,000 prize

Saunders is the second US author to be awarded the...

Malta Book Festival: featuring renowned novelist Gilbert Sinoué

On Thursday 9 November, renowned novelist Gilbert Sinoué will be...

On Thursday 9 November, renowned novelist Gilbert...

Alex Vella Gera at the National Book Festival 2017

Award-winning novelist Alex Vella Gera is special guest of the Malta National...

Award-winning novelist Alex Vella Gera is special guest of...

Malta Book Festival: Creating the literary reference point

Having just announced this year’s edition of the event, John Grech, the...

Having just announced this year’s edition of the...

The return of the book: loans from public libraries increase

In 2016, book loans from public libraries increased to 844,598, yet new members...

In 2016, book loans from public libraries increased to...

Connecting through literature | Leanne Ellul

Ahead of the upcoming edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival,...

Ahead of the upcoming edition of the Malta Mediterranean...

A generation-spanning literary collage | Patrick Sammut

With the second volume in the series out last month, Teodor Reljic catches...

With the second volume in the series out last month, Teodor...

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