The theatrics of religion
One of Malta’s leading authors, Mario Azzopardi talks to Vida Magazine about his latest publication, a collection of essays of essays exposing how religion is linked with...
High time we debunk the stereotyped images of Maltese women of the past
Historian Yosanne Vella says the women she finds in 18th century registers and documents are not just the gentle women Favray portrays in The Visit but women engaged in...
The funnybook revolution | Ryan Scicluna

Hoping to add some life and relevance to our public libraries, Ryan Scicluna tells us why he’s started a  crowdfunding campaign to help create...

Hoping to add some life and relevance to our public...

Giving Maltese literature its due | Bernard Micallef

We speak to the Head of Department of Maltese at the University of Malta,...

We speak to the Head of Department of Maltese at the...

Fish out of water | Immanuel Mifsud

National Book Prize winner Immanuel Mifsud speaks to us about his latest poetry collection, Huta – the title of which bears poignant resonance for the...

National Book Prize winner Immanuel Mifsud speaks to us...

National Book Prize | Celebrating our authors

Local writers are becoming more prolific and their work is becoming even more...

Local writers are becoming more prolific and their work is...

Migration: ‘Roots transplanted into new soil’

An upcoming interdisciplinary publication, to be launched next Thursday, will...

An upcoming interdisciplinary publication, to be launched...

National Book Council finalises Malta’s ISBN database

The database can be accessed free of charge from the National Book...

The database can be accessed free of charge from the...

Books in our education system

We must not allow to have generations of students leaving school thinking that books are the equivalent of a users’ manual to a consumerist object. Books...

We must not allow to have generations of students leaving...

Get your hands on a free comic on Free Comic Book Day!

Comics to be given for free on Saturday 7 May from the Central Public Library...

Comics to be given for free on Saturday 7 May from the...

A snapshot of Hamrun for future generations

A one-off, handmade book featuring photos of the people who make up the...

A one-off, handmade book featuring photos of the people who...

Get rich or die trying | Liam Gauci

Dynamic young historian Liam Gauci chats to TEODOR RELJIC about his latest – and already sold-out – book about Maltese corsairs, ‘In the Name...

Dynamic young historian Liam Gauci chats to TEODOR RELJIC...

The sagas are still with us | Gerður Kristný

For Icelandic poet and author of fiction Gerður Kristný, isolation...

For Icelandic poet and author of fiction Gerður...

Icelandic author headlines Campus Book Fest

Publishers, authors and associations celebrate book culture on campus from...

Publishers, authors and associations celebrate book culture...

Italian writer Umberto Eco dies at 84

Umberto Eco, famed author of 'The Name of the Rose,' dead at 84

Umberto Eco, famed author of 'The Name of the...

'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee dies

Something on a 'one-book wonder' until recently, Harper Lee defined the...

Something on a 'one-book wonder' until recently,...

An essential companion on your walks to the country

MARK BORG takes Edwin Lanfranco and Guido Bonett’s Wild Flowers of the...

MARK BORG takes Edwin Lanfranco and Guido Bonett’s...

‘Poetry in potato bags’ sees rural-literary cultural exchange between Malta and the Netherlands

Valletta 2018-sponsored initiative sees ‘cultural exchange’ of poetry via potato sacks travelling between Malta and Netherlands – reading...

Valletta 2018-sponsored initiative sees ‘cultural...

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