What we do with language
Far from being a marginal art form, poetry could give way to a healthier discourse on the migration crisis. TEODOR RELJIC speaks to poet Adrian Grima about the essentially...
The faraway nearby | Nadia Mifsud
France-based, Malta-born poet Nadia Mifsud speaks to us about her latest poetry collection ‘Kantuniera ‘l boghod’, which explores issues of womanhood as well as...
To Kill a Mockingbird sequel hits the stores

Harper Lee's first novel since the iconic To Kill a Mockingbird have gone...

Harper Lee's first novel since the iconic To Kill a...

Dissembling the fortified jewel

A photographer and poet have teamed up to present their own take on the city of Birgu – combining their respective disciplines in an exhibition which...

A photographer and poet have teamed up to present their own...

Our books are our country

The publication of great pieces of Maltese literature and academia is an ongoing process with its own rich history and one can surely feel proud when making...

The publication of great pieces of Maltese literature and...

Bird is the word | Gorg Mallia

Veteran literary fixture Gorg Mallia is back on the fiction scene with a new book from Merlin Publishers, which he both wrote and illustrated . He speaks to us...

Veteran literary fixture Gorg Mallia is back on the fiction...

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...

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