Mark
Camilleri

Mark Camilleri is a historian and author of various books. He was chairman of the National Book Council from 2013-2021

Reforming the book industry during the hardest-ever economic crisis in history
Blogs
I sincerely hope the government comes to term with the necessity of taking the...
It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Blogs
Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks...
Apologies or deceit? Scicluna and the deep wounds of the 1960s’ ‘interdett’
National
Michael Gonzi was an educated thug who wielded his hostile power without any...
The National Writers' Congress: Our strategy
Blogs
We hope to be much more advanced thanks to the achievements of the Congress,...
Rokit crosses genre boundaries with award-winning novel
Blogs
With Rokit, Loranne Vella distinguished herself with yet another prize-winning...
The importance of  the Malta Book Festival
Blogs
We are driven by a passion for books, and our commitment is to see that our...
Creating a centre for books in Valletta
Blogs
As more people opted to buy books online, local bookshops took a hit and...
Why copyright in the DSM Directive should be saved
Blogs
With all its faults and serious economic problems, the EU has proved itself an...
Safeguarding authors’ rights
Blogs
More robust protection measures should be provided for journalists and media...
A political manifesto on the liberation of women
Books
The Confectioner’s Daughter is the first novel l written in English...
Press law reform is here: let’s strengthen this Bill
Blogs
Media editors must now step in and put forward their proposals when the...
No bombs can condition democracy
Blogs
Most of us never imagined that Caruana Galizia, or any other journalist or...
Worst of times for public broadcasting
Blogs
With a public broadcaster in shambles and cultural institutions under the...
Malta’s low readership is a wake-up call for the government
Blogs
Books are not just a cultural segment offering enjoyment and an experience....
Walid Nabhan, the immigrant song
Books
Walid Nabhan has already gained respect for his impeccable translation of...
Truly great expectations
Books
The National Book Council will find itself more and more intensely scrutinized...
Don’t derail press law debate with spin
Blogs
I will not be apologetic for being irreverent to the hypocritical and...
On book prizes and literary patronage
Blogs
I’m glad that the National Book Prize has become so prestigious as to...
Diversity inside Language Council increases oversight
Blogs
The reforms to the Language Council will ensure that the Council does not fall...
Malta's publishing industry and the copyright exception
Blogs
The government should engage publishers further and guarantee that their...
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