National book council members considering resignation
Chairperson Mark Camilleri says shortcomings inside book council are being addressed
Their hopes for 2014
As we bid goodbye to 2013 and welcome the new year, we ask a number of local personalities involved in culture and entertainment what they’re looking forward to in 2014, and...
Book Review | Me and You

Rose Lapira is taken by Niccolo Ammaniti’s compelling foray into adolescent angst, made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci last year.

Rose Lapira is taken by Niccolo Ammaniti’s compelling...

Songs from the heart, tales from the gut | George Cini

George Cini guides us through his vivacious history of Strait Street, now...

George Cini guides us through his vivacious history of...

Book Review | Swimming Home

Deborah Levy’s novel didn’t stand a chance against fellow Booker nominee Hilary Mantel, but Rose Lapira discovers that this slim thriller boasts hidden –...

Deborah Levy’s novel didn’t stand a chance against...

GasanMamo assists in the restoration of documents at the Notarial Archives

As part of its CSR policy, GasanMamo have embarked on a long-term restoration project aimed at restoring several volumes of deeds and documents at the Notarial...

As part of its CSR policy, GasanMamo have embarked on a...

Book Review | The Patience Stone

Rose Lapira discovers a strangely ‘feminist’ novel emerging from the Middle East courtesy of up-and-coming Afghan-French author Atiq Rahimi.

Rose Lapira discovers a strangely ‘feminist’ novel...

Securing a financial future for Malta’s artistic output | Toni Attard

Creative Economy Advisor from the Creative Economy Working Group Toni Attard fills us in on the recently set up Creative Trust: what exactly is it, and how can...

Creative Economy Advisor from the Creative Economy Working...

Book Review | Blooms of Darkness

Delving into the work of renowned ‘Holocaust writer’ Aharon Appelfeld, Rose Lapira is pleasantly surprised to discover a novel that is more about the...

Delving into the work of renowned ‘Holocaust writer’...

Book Review | Silent House

A recently-translated early work by seminal Turkish author Orhan Pamuk digs deep into the country’s roots, Rose Lapira discovers.

A recently-translated early work by seminal Turkish author...

Saviour Balzan's Saying It As It Is - his favourite vice is memory

Saying It As It Is will entertain readers with its personal insight into...

Saying It As It Is will entertain readers with its personal...

Muscat’s biographer praises Labour leader as ‘an agent of change’

Labour leader turns 39 with biography to add oomph to his electoral campaign.

Labour leader turns 39 with biography to add oomph to his...

Film Review | Les Misérables

Tom Hopper’s loud-and-proud follow-up to The King’s Speech is a graceless, lumbering beast that should be labelled ‘For Fans Only’.

Tom Hopper’s loud-and-proud follow-up to The King’s...

Film Review | Jack Reacher

Tom Cruise brings Lee Child’s beloved literary creation to life in this Christopher McQuarrie thriller. But is it worth the effort?

Tom Cruise brings Lee Child’s beloved literary creation...

Maltese among top buyers of 50 Shades of Grey trilogy

Malta ranks second highest in number of ‘50 Shades of Grey’ erotic novels...

Malta ranks second highest in number of ‘50 Shades of...

Film Review | Silver Linings Playbook

It may be a typically ‘inspirational’ Oscar contender, but David O. Russell’s mental illness dramedy has its heart very much in the right place.

It may be a typically ‘inspirational’ Oscar contender,...

Book Review | I Curse The River Of Time

Returning to the Norwegian author after enjoying his short fiction, Rose Lapira is captivated by Per Petterson's poignant novel about a complex mother-daughter...

Returning to the Norwegian author after enjoying his short...

Film Review | Life of Pi

It took a while to get to the big screen, but Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s award-winning novel about an Indian boy trapped on a boat with a Bengal...

It took a while to get to the big screen, but Ang Lee’s...

Film Review | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It may not match the epic scale of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but director...

It may not match the epic scale of The Lord of the Rings...

Vodafone Malta Foundation sponsors a collection of Christmas stories in aid of children in need

“Meta l-Ponsjetta tibda tħammar” is the title of a collection of Christmas stories written by Loreto J.Dalli sponsored by Vodafone Malta Foundation.

“Meta l-Ponsjetta tibda tħammar” is the title of a...