Debut authors dominate National Book Prize shortlist
The National Book Council has announced the shortlisted finalists for the National Book Prize and the Terramaxka Prize 2016
Book loans from public libraries rose by 22.5% in 2015
In 2015, book loans from public libraries reached 777,804, an increase of 22.5% from the preceding year
Sette Giugno’s violence: the start of a new political consciousness

Young historian Mark Camilleri speaks to Teodor Reljic about his upcoming book,...

Young historian Mark Camilleri speaks to Teodor Reljic...

Minister: ‘Reading not as sexy as Pokémon, but books are not the enemy’

Education minister Evarist Bartolo explains the importance of reading during summer, but warns of overexposure to gadgets and virtual reality

Education minister Evarist Bartolo explains the importance...

Third time lucky for Victor Gallo?

Mark Camilleri’s inspector returns in a third instalment – Nex

Mark Camilleri’s inspector returns in a third...

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...

One of Malta’s leading authors, Mario Azzopardi talks...

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...

Historian Yosanne Vella says the women she finds...

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...