Chronicling a distressing decade | Robin Yassin-Kassab
English-Syrian author and blogger Robin Yassin-Kassab on his critically acclaimed debut novel, and the vibrant, mongrel milieu that inspired it, and continues to inspire his...
Trapani 1400 AD: Maltese welcome
Maltese warmly welcomed into foreign communities, new book suggests.
Book Review | From Zejtun - The Zejtun Band Club

Godfrey Grima enjoys Francis Galea's history of the Zejtun Band Club.

Godfrey Grima enjoys Francis Galea's history of the...

Maltese publishing industry strikes gold

The work of local author Pierre J. Mejlak has been selected to appear in an anthology of short stories released by American publisher Words Without Borders.

The work of local author Pierre J. Mejlak has been...

The National Book Council reappointed
Book Review | Il-Lejl Tal-Irgulija

Albert Gatt scrutinises Sergio Grech's Il-Lejl Tal-Irgulija, which presents a microscopic view of a turbulent period of Maltese history.

Albert Gatt scrutinises Sergio Grech's Il-Lejl...

Book Review | L-Interdett Taht Is-Sodda

Originally performed in 2006, Clare Azzopardi's L-Interdett Taht Is-Sodda remains an important text for Malta's historical consciousness, says Marco...

Originally performed in 2006, Clare Azzopardi's...

A sumptuous folktale package hits the shelves

Merlin Library releases a bilingual edition of Hrejjef Maltin complete with...

Merlin Library releases a bilingual edition of Hrejjef...

49 new proofreaders of Maltese
Rapid-fire literature

Tsek-tsik is back. After the success of last year’s edition – easily the most innovative book event of 2009 – Merlin are busy creating a...

Tsek-tsik is back. After the success of last year’s...

A unique insight into our literary past

Mark Vella will deliver a public lecture on Juann Mamo’s newly discovered short stories at the National Library this Friday.

Mark Vella will deliver a public lecture on Juann...

First ever Booker win for comic novel

Howard Jacobson’s The Finkler Question is the first exclusively humorous novel to receive the Man Booker Prize in the award’s 42-year history.

Howard Jacobson’s The Finkler Question is the first...

Book Review | Fl-Isem tal-Missier (u tal-iben)

Albert Gatt analyses Immanuel Mifsud’s latest novel and finds a...

Albert Gatt analyses Immanuel Mifsud’s latest novel...

Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize

The Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for literature.

The Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded...

Notte Bianca | Pinocchio

We will get to meet Pinocchio during Notte Bianca at the Casino Maltese at 20:00; 22:00; 00:30.  

We will get to meet Pinocchio during Notte Bianca at the...

Did Milton have a naughty side?

An innuendo-laden poem attributed to Paradise Lost scribe John Milton stirs up a minor controversy.

An innuendo-laden poem attributed to Paradise Lost scribe...

New novel from censored author hits the bookshelves

Alex Vella Gera's new novel tackles cultural displacement, amongst other...

Alex Vella Gera's new novel tackles cultural...

A literary taste of the Mediterranean settles in Floriana

Top writers and musicians from seven countries will perform at this...

Top writers and musicians from seven countries will...

Juann Mamo rediscovered in anthology of short stories

Klabb Kotba Maltin has just published Grajja Maltija – Gabra ta'...

Klabb Kotba Maltin has just published Grajja Maltija...

Acclaimed British novelist digs up Maltese roots

With a Cisk bottle emblazoned on its cover, Caroline Smailes's Like...

With a Cisk bottle emblazoned on its cover, Caroline...