[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
Malta Book Festival: featuring renowned novelist Gilbert Sinoué
On Thursday 9 November, renowned novelist Gilbert Sinoué will be speaking to Prof Toni Aquilina regarding his literary work at M.A. Grima Hall at 7:45pm 
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...

Teaching universal love – it starts at home | Moira Scicluna Zahra & Mark Scicluna

Teodor Reljic speaks to Moira Scicluna Zahra and Mark Scicluna about Mamà, allura din imħabba? – a new picturebook which gently celebrates...

Teodor Reljic speaks to Moira Scicluna Zahra and Mark...

Panel to discuss youth culture at Summer Book Festival

The Summer Book Festival in Gozo will open on 14 July, featuring a panel...

The Summer Book Festival in Gozo will open on 14 July,...

Majority of Maltese don’t read books, survey finds

Only 44.4% of Maltese people say they have read at least one book in the past...

Only 44.4% of Maltese people say they have read at least...

Pornography essay that almost cost author his Malta house set to be published as a book

‘A Clockwork Orange’ author Anthony Burgess had relocated to Malta in the late ‘60s: he had given a lecture about pornography that upset the...

‘A Clockwork Orange’ author Anthony Burgess had...

‘I always aim to remain an emerging writer’ | Leanne Ellul

Ahead of a poetry reading at Studio Solipsis, Rabat – ‘Fuq...

Ahead of a poetry reading at Studio Solipsis, Rabat –...

A literary homecoming | Lizzie Eldridge

Scottish-born writer and actress Lizzie Eldridge has made Malta her home over the past decade, publishing two novels, Duende and Vandalism, with the...

Scottish-born writer and actress Lizzie Eldridge has made...

Walid Nabhan, the immigrant song

Walid Nabhan has already gained respect for his impeccable translation of Adrian Grima’s poems into Arabic, published in Egypt, but it will be his works...

Walid Nabhan has already gained respect for his impeccable...

Fighting for a ‘just cause’ – whatever it may be | William Calleja

Teodor Reljic speaks to Malta-born, Sicily-trained illustrator William Calleja about his upcoming debut comic, The Just Cause Society, a...

Teodor Reljic speaks to Malta-born, Sicily-trained...

Truly great expectations

The National Book Council will find itself more and more intensely scrutinized by the critical eye of our many authors and the reading public

The National Book Council will find itself more and more...

Reeling them in with the freebies? Sort of... | Ryan Scicluna

Graphic Novel Library of Malta chairperson Ryan Scicluna speaks about the...

Graphic Novel Library of Malta chairperson Ryan...

Walid Nabhan wins EU Prize for Literature

Maltese-Palestinian author Walid Nabhan has won the European Union Prize for...

Maltese-Palestinian author Walid Nabhan has won the...

Celebrating libraries, celebrating inclusion | Cheryl Falzon

Ahead of the week leading up to Libraries Day, Malta National Libraries CEO...

Ahead of the week leading up to Libraries Day, Malta...

Traipsing through space and time | Loranne Vella

Author Loranne Vella delves into the various multimedia references behind her...

Author Loranne Vella delves into the various multimedia...

Attention book lovers: Campus book festival programme is out

The University campus book festival will be taking place early next month,...

The University campus book festival will be taking place...

Meet the authors of the secret ‘histories’ toasting Giovanni Bonello in Merlin’s festschrift

Merlin Publishers’ “Awguri, Giovanni Bonello!” celebrates Giovanni Bonello with ten fictitious interpretations of his favourite historical...

Merlin Publishers’ “Awguri, Giovanni...

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