Censorship is not just skin deep
An Oslo conference unsettles Chris Gruppetta’s notions of what constitutes censorship.
The book’s the thing | Malta Book Fair 2012
In a world where we’re assaulted by a varied array of newfangled media vying for our attention, it’s encouraging that the Malta Book Fair – kicking off tomorrow – still...
Creative economy strategy launched today

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the Creative Economy Group, launched the Creative Economy Strategy at St James Cavalier.

The Finance and Culture Ministries, together with the...

Fifty Shades of Grey outsells The Da Vinci Code

The international bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey is outselling The Da Vinci...

The international bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey is...

Linking the traditional and the modern | George Fenech

Launched recently, a new book commemorates the life of pioneering Maltese...

Launched recently, a new book commemorates the life of...

Book review | The Armies

Battling the shadow of Garcia Marquez and other Latin American luminaries, Rose Lapira discovers that Evelio Rosero’s haunting, cruel and tender novel can...

Battling the shadow of Garcia Marquez and other Latin...

Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies at 86

Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be remembered as much...

Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be...

More than just a series of events | Davinia Galea

As the Malta Arts Festival comes to a close on Wednesday, we speak to Davinia...

As the Malta Arts Festival comes to a close on Wednesday,...

Book Review | Fists

Rose Lapira finds shades of Hemingway and Salinger in this Italian collection of short stories by Pietro Grossi.

Rose Lapira finds shades of Hemingway and Salinger in this...

Valletta signs Capital for Culture agreement with Eindhoven

The cities of Valletta and Eindhoven, which are both currently in the running...

The cities of Valletta and Eindhoven, which are both...

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...

Despite the short story being notoriously difficult to sell...

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.

Barbed and cynical, this modern romance by Booker...

The impact of slave narratives discussed tonight

How deeply rooted are racist attitudes in Maltese culture – and where do they...

How deeply rooted are racist attitudes in Maltese culture...

Fahrenheit 451 writer Ray Bradbury dies at 91

The prolific and hugely influential science fiction author died yesterday in...

The prolific and hugely influential science fiction author...

Book Review | The Twin

Though its hardly uplifting, Rose Lapira finds this novel of Dutch pastoral misery to be a haunting read.

Though its hardly uplifting, Rose Lapira finds this novel...

Paceville prose | Ivan Bugeja

With a narrative that takes place over just three days, Ivan Bugeja’s Ġimgħa, Sibt u Ħadd is a sleek snapshot of Paceville life. The author...

With a narrative that takes place over just three days,...

Book Review | Human Love

Its title may sound romantic, but Andrei Makine's latest novel is a dark tale from the heart of Africa, Rose Lapira writes.

Its title may sound romantic, but Andrei Makine's latest...

Get them while they’re young | Ġimgħa, Sibt u Ħadd

Merlin Publishers have continued to penetrate into the much-vaunted ‘Young...

Merlin Publishers have continued to penetrate into the...

American writer Suzanne Rivecca to read on campus

Acclaimed US writer Suzanne Rivecca will be giving a reading at Gateway...

Acclaimed US writer Suzanne Rivecca will be giving a...

Bram Stoker: dead and loving it?

His most famous creation may be undead, but Bram Stoker’s Dracula remains very much alive in pop culture – even hundred years after the author’s own...

His most famous creation may be undead, but Bram Stoker’s...