[WATCH] Markapaġna | Claudia Gauci
In our first episode, Claudia Gauci talks about the memory, nostalgia and vulnerability of the author in Immanuel Mifsud's memoir Fl-Isem tal-Missier (u tal-Iben), and in her...
National Book Council announces new literary podcast to promote Maltese books
Markapaġna will air every Tuesday at 6pm from 13 September onwards 
National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize shortlist announced

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 4 November 

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 4...

‘Ġaħan fl-Aqwa Żmien’, Mark Camilleri’s first novel, out in July

The satirical novel represents ‘Ġaħanism’ and the political decadence of the times, what Camilleri – author of political polemic ‘A...

The satirical novel represents ‘Ġaħanism’ and...

National Book Council unveils official poster for the 2022 Malta Book Festival

The National Book Council has unveiled its official poster for the 2022 Malta Book Festival putting the spotlight on illustrators and graphic designers 

The National Book Council has unveiled its official poster...

2022 Doreen Micallef National Poetry Contest now open for entries

Annual contest celebrating the best poetry written in Maltese,...

Annual contest celebrating the best poetry...

Press charges: Malta wartime reporters invented ‘Italian coward’ myth

How they reported the war: Martin G. Debattista’s ‘The Front Page on the Front Line – The Maltese Newspapers and the Second World...

How they reported the war: Martin G....

Philosopher Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation, speaks in Malta visit

One of the best known living professors of philosopher, anti-poverty and animal liberation campaigner Peter Singer, to deliver annual philosophy lecture

One of the best known living professors of philosopher,...

National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize long list announced

The National Book Prize has drawn a record number of submissions with 199 total...

The National Book Prize has drawn a record number of...

Up close with the creators of ‘Mibdul’, Malta’s first serialised comic for adults

Teodor Reljić and Inez Kristina on creating Malta’s first-ever serialised comic book series ‘Mibdul’

Teodor Reljić and Inez Kristina on...

A taste of his own violence: Mur Ġibek... turns the tables on the war on women

Irene Chias provides an inverted rendering of the gratuitous violence of Anthony Burgess’s novel, this time wielded not by Alex and his droogs, but by...

Irene Chias provides an inverted rendering of the...

Students can visit closed-off section at University library during Campus Book Festival

National Book Council is organising a special visit to the Melitensia section of the University of Malta Library as part of the Campus Book Festival...

National Book Council is organising a special visit to...

Cassola’s ‘Suleyman the Magnificent and 1565 Siege’ published in France

French translation for Cassola’s Ottoman account of 1565’s Great Siege is part of ‘Historiques’ series by L’Harmattan

French translation for Cassola’s Ottoman account of...

Applications open for National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize 2022

Applications for the National Book Prize and Terramaxka Prize 2022 must be...

Applications for the National Book Prize and...

National Book Council announces programme for the 2022 Campus Book Festival

The National Book Council announces events programme for the 2022 Campus Book Festival, curated explicitly for tertiary education students 

The National Book Council announces events programme...

Former prime minister Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici donates newspaper collection

Oldest documents in his possession consist of a 1793 manuscript copy of the will drawn up by the King of France

Oldest documents in his possession consist of a 1793...

Campus Book Festival secures record number of publishers and booksellers

The Campus Book Festival will take place between 23 and 25 March at the University of Malta

The Campus Book Festival will take place...

[WATCH] Read, Learn, Repeat: In-Nar għandu Isem: Noti minn Paġna Intima

Watch episode 2 of the National Book Prize winners of 2021: In-Nar għandu Isem: Noti minn Paġna Intima

Watch episode 2 of the National Book Prize winners of...

Campus Book Festival returns with Irish writer Jan Carson as international guest

The Irish writer and winner of the European Prize for Literature Jan Carson will be the this year’s Festival main international guest at the Campus Book...

The Irish writer and winner of the European Prize for...

[WATCH] Read, Learn, Repeat: National Book Prize winners get video trailers

A new series of book video trailers on Facebook for each of the 15 National Book Prize winners of 2021

A new series of book video trailers on Facebook for each of...