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. And which parent of...
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
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...

There’s something about Tamara | Simon Bartolo

Novelist and playwright Simon Bartolo speaks to us about translating an Italian...

Novelist and playwright Simon Bartolo speaks to us about...

‘Only a few people deserve to be called playwrights’ | Leanne Ellul

Up-and-coming local playwright Leanne Ellul – winner of last year’s Francis Ebejer Prize with Ma Rridx Immur – speaks to us ahead of her...

Up-and-coming local playwright Leanne Ellul – winner...

Two authors take home Novels for Youth prize

Stephen Lughermo and Leanne Ellul win ‘literature for youths’ award...

Stephen Lughermo and Leanne Ellul win ‘literature for...

Maltese author awarded EU Prize for Literature

This was the second European win for a Maltese author, the first being Immanuel...

This was the second European win for a Maltese author, the...

‘Someone like Dom Mintoff would have thrilled my father’ | Jim Crace

Award-winning British novelist and inaugural University of Malta Writer in Residence Jim Crace speaks to us about the precarious blessing of literary...

Award-winning British novelist and inaugural University of...

The Malta-Pachino connection | Arnold Cassola

We speak to Arnold Cassola about ‘Malta-Pachino – ritorno alle...

We speak to Arnold Cassola about ‘Malta-Pachino...

Jim Crace wants to put Malta on the literary map

As Writer in Residence at the Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, acclaimed...

As Writer in Residence at the Faculty of Arts, University...

Better the beasts you know | Stephan D. Mifsud

The beasts of Maltese folklore have finally been captured in...

The beasts of Maltese folklore have finally been captured...

‘Colour is the direct feed to the brain’ | Christian Ward

We speak to London-based illustrator Christian Ward ahead of his visit to the...

We speak to London-based illustrator Christian Ward ahead...

‘A thousand shades of Mintoff’ through the eyes of politicians, historians

New book on the political life of Dom Mintoff brings together the recollections of 54 individuals who came into close contact with the former Labour leader

New book on the political life of Dom Mintoff brings...

Sicilian publishers come out in full force for National Book Festival

The National Book Council will be hosting some of Sicily’s most prominent...

The National Book Council will be hosting some of...

Book Festival prepares to make a ‘the French connection’

National Book Council strives to make Malta ‘less insular’ with...

National Book Council strives to make Malta ‘less...