Literature under duress | Kallia Papadaki
Greek short story and screenwriter Kallia Papadaki speaks to us about literature and the recession ahead of her appearance at the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival this...
Negotiating these strange days | Marina Espasa
We speak to the Catalan writer Marina Espasa, who will be among the many international authors visiting the island as part of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, which...
Book Review | Witness the Night

While it reads like a crime novel, Rose Lapira discovers that there’s far more than cheap thrills in Kishwar Desai’s expose of India’s dark underbelly.

While it reads like a crime novel, Rose Lapira discovers...

Caring for our volumes | Theresa Zammit Lupi

On April 12, book conservator Theresa Zammit Lupi will deliver a talk on the...

On April 12, book conservator Theresa Zammit Lupi will...

Book Review | The Prague Cemetery

Umberto Eco spins a sprawling tale of conspiracy and anti-Semitism with The Prague Cemetery. Review by Cecil Amato Gauci.

Umberto Eco spins a sprawling tale of conspiracy and...

Book Review | Before We Say Goodbye

This slim book about the Israel-Palestine conflict admirably provides more questions than answers. Review by Rose Lapira.

This slim book about the Israel-Palestine conflict...

Beloved literary friar celebrates 45th birthday

The bumbling monk Fra Mudest – whom many will remember from Charles Casha’s...

The bumbling monk Fra Mudest – whom many will remember...

And the gods will play... | Is-Sitt Ahwa

Novelist John A. Bonello concludes his fantasy trilogy saga with Is-Sitt Ahwa.

Novelist John A. Bonello concludes his fantasy trilogy saga...

Celebrating Dickens’s 200th birthday with new translation

In the event of Charles Dickens’s bicentenary celebrations, SKS have...

In the event of Charles Dickens’s bicentenary...

Book Review | Amulet

Rose Lapira reviews Roberto Bolano's meditation on war and nationhood.

Rose Lapira reviews Roberto Bolano's meditation on war and...

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,...