Books just like bread: why nothing beats the local ‘bakery’ at Christmas
Try an indie bookstore this Christmas! MaltaToday catches up with three independent bookstore owners to find out why book lovers should support them by buying their presents from...
[WATCH] Markapaġna | John A. Bonello
Six-time National Book Prize winner John A. Bonello writes fanstasy, science fiction and investigative stories for children, youths and adult readers
[WATCH] Markapaġna | Clare Azzopardi

Clare Azzopardi on Nadia Mifsud’s collection of short stories żifna f’xifer irdum, the different experience it allows to the reader from...

Clare Azzopardi on Nadia Mifsud’s collection of short...

Gattaldo, illustrator who penned Caruana Galizia’s children’s book, for Malta Book Festival

Gattaldo will guest on panel discussion along with cartoonist Joe Sacco, and photojournalist Joanna Demarco

Gattaldo will guest on panel discussion along with...

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Malta Book Festival

A comprehensive guide to the 2022 Malta Book Festival being held at...

A comprehensive guide to the 2022 Malta Book...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Leanne Ellul

Leanne Ellul discusses with Luke Galea on her chosen poetry anthology, Glen Calleja’s eki t’eki (Pubblikaturi AWL, 2002)

Leanne Ellul discusses with Luke Galea on her chosen poetry...

Bombs and a hit on Big Frank: excerpt from Matthew Vella’s crime history of the Maltese in Soho

MaltaToday editor Matthew Vella’s three-year research of Maltese and British national archives, and over 1,000 newspaper stories pieces together the...

MaltaToday editor Matthew Vella’s three-year research...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Noah Fabri

Noah Fabri discusses with Luke Galea on Loranne Vella’s latest novel, Marta Marta, that Fabri classifies paradoxically as a treasure and as frustrating

Noah Fabri discusses with Luke Galea on Loranne...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Audrey Friggieri

Audrey Friggieri discusses the different forms of poetry in Mario Azzopardi’s anthology, Il-Fabbrikant tal-Marjunetti

Audrey Friggieri discusses the different forms of poetry in...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Francesco Grech

Francesco Grech opens up about the human stories in  Lara Calleja's eco-conscious short story collection Kissirtu Kullimkien and...

Francesco Grech opens up about the human stories...

‘From Illustration to Book’: the exhibition at the Malta Book Festival 2022

The National Book Council and Arts Council Malta announces that the exhibition From Illustration to Book will take centre stage at the Malta...

The National Book Council and Arts Council Malta announces...

Book Festival marred by absence of Merlin, as rising costs hurt industry

One of Malta’s leading publishers and trailblazers for the publication and design of the modern Maltese novel, Merlin Books, will not be participating in...

One of Malta’s leading publishers and trailblazers...

Record 49 exhibitors participating for Malta Book Festival

Maltese publishers and booksellers, as well as student organisations,...

Maltese publishers and booksellers, as well...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Matthew Schembri

Luke Galea speaks to novelist Matthew Schembri

Luke Galea speaks to novelist Matthew Schembri

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Simone Spiteri

Luke Galea speaks to actress and playwright Simone Spiteri

Luke Galea speaks to actress and playwright Simone Spiteri

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Glen Calleja

Luke Galea speaks to the artist, writer and bookbinder Glen Calleja

Luke Galea speaks to the artist, writer and bookbinder Glen...

Comics journalist Joe Sacco at the 2022 Malta Book Festival

Maltese by birth, Sacco grew up in Australia and later in Los Angeles and...

Maltese by birth, Sacco grew up in Australia and later in...

John Boyne is the international guest of the 2022 Malta Book Festival

Bestselling author John Boyne, known for The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,...

Bestselling author John Boyne, known for The Boy in the...

[WATCH] Markapaġna | Claudia Gauci

In our first episode, Claudia Gauci talks about the memory, nostalgia and vulnerability of the author in Immanuel Mifsud's memoir Fl-Isem tal-Missier (u...

In our first episode, Claudia Gauci talks about the memory,...

National Book Council announces new literary podcast to promote Maltese books

Markapaġna will air every Tuesday at 6pm from 13 September onwards 

Markapaġna will air every Tuesday at 6pm from 13 September...