[WATCH] Aqra fis-Sajf readings draw youngsters to Sliema
Children gathered round to listen to stories in Sliema this morning as part of the Aqra fis-Sajf initiative, which encourages children to read during their summer holidays
‘Libya is being eaten up by the disease of revenge’ | Hisham Matar
Ahead of his participation at this year’s edition of the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, world-famous Libyan writer Hisham Matar speaks to TEODOR RELJIC about the...
Increase in library acquisitions, decline in book loans in 2014

Last year new public library members and book loans both declined by over 17...

Last year new public library members and book loans both...

Embrace the Maltese mix

Following the publication of a new book of essays about Malta’s colonial experience, Prof. John Chircop speaks to TEODOR RELJIC about how we have grown...

Following the publication of a new book of essays about...

Books for little-big problems

Picture books are great fun in themselves, but when they also help to encourage children towards a practical skill, then the book becomes twice as desirable....

Picture books are great fun in themselves, but when they...

Malta’s greatest historian ever

Godfrey Wettinger was a laborious student of history who grew up to challenge the myths and dogma propagated by the clerical establishment for hundreds of years

Godfrey Wettinger was a laborious student of history who...

Historian Godfrey Wettinger dead at 85

HIstorian who discovered oldest piece of literature in Maltese, Pietru Caxaru’s Il-Kantilena, passes away

HIstorian who discovered oldest piece of literature in...

Malta Book Fund to foster cultural growth in the local book market

New fund totaling €40,000 from the National Book Council to give boost to...

New fund totaling €40,000 from the National Book...

Palestinian author arrives to Malta for launch

Suad Amiry arrives to Malta ahead of the launch fo ‘Sharon u...

Suad Amiry arrives to Malta ahead of the launch fo...

Pierre J. Mejlak’s award-winning collection gets English translation

Pierre J. Mejlak's Dak li l-lejl ihallik tghid translated into 'Having Said Goodnight' by Clare Vassallo and Antoine Cassar thanks to EU...

Pierre J. Mejlak's Dak li l-lejl ihallik tghid...

Irvin Vella - Merlin's new detective fiction for kids

The book follows Irvin Vella, an investigator-in-training, as he solves...

The book follows Irvin Vella, an investigator-in-training,...

The heady currents of history | Lizzie Eldridge

Writer Lizzie Eldridge speaks to us about her first self-published novel...

Writer Lizzie Eldridge speaks to us about her first...

Giving life to rocks | Denise Scicluna

Maltese-born, London-based artist Denise Scicluna tells us about her upcoming book, ‘Rock Art!’ which will teach readers how to embellish rocks and...

Maltese-born, London-based artist Denise Scicluna tells us...

Welcome to the haunted funhouse | John Bonello

Fantasy author John Bonello speaks to us about his new book from Merlin...

Fantasy author John Bonello speaks to us about his new book...

Illustrating Irvin | Lisa Falzon

Veteran Merlin illustrator Lisa Falzon speaks to us about bringing Bonello’s Irvin Vella to life with a series of Edward Gorey style illustrations

Veteran Merlin illustrator Lisa Falzon speaks to us about...

Local authors get paid for library lending for the first time

National Book Council issues first batch of cheques to local authors benefiting...

National Book Council issues first batch of cheques to...

Comic book artist Steve Scott returns to Malta for meet-and-greet

The Batman, Hulk and Judge Dredd artist will make an appearance at...

The Batman, Hulk and Judge Dredd artist will make an...

Reasons to rejoice: book consumption is on the rise

The National Book Festival can only exist as a contributing component to the...

The National Book Festival can only exist as a contributing...

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts

It is high time that that book awards are moved away from Castille towards a public forum independent from any such interference.

It is high time that that book awards are moved away...

Birds, apes and aliens: The best reads of 2014

Having served as book reviewer for the MaltaToday distributed VIDA Magazine,...

Having served as book reviewer for the MaltaToday...

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