Taħt il-Qoxra: Joe Debattista

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela ‘Taħt il-Qoxra’, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Joe Debattista. Mal-mistieden tkellimna dwar l-istorja tal-librerija ċentrali u l-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb, id-diversi inizjattivi li żviluppaw tul is-snin, x’jiġri minn wara l-kwinti tal-KNK biex il-Kunsill jopera kif sippost, u l-irwol tiegħu fl-industrija tal-ktieb, fost oħrajn. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa minn hawnhekk. Joe...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Elizabeth Grech

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Elizabeth Grech. Mal-mistiedna tkellimna dwar l-ewwel ġabra ta’ poeżiji tagħha, Bejn baħar u baħar, l-oqsma li ħadmet fihom u kif dawn bnewlha l-karattru tax-xogħol artistiku tagħha, il-Mediterran u l-influwenza tal-baħar fit-tematika tal-poeżiji, il-politika f’kitbietha, u l-irwol tat-traduzzjoni fil-Letteratura Maltija, fost oħrajn. Isma’ l-intervista...

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Books donated to the San Blas Therapeutic Community (Caritas Malta)

The National Book Council (NBC) has  donated a significant number of books to the Therapeutic Community of San Blas (Caritas Malta) which runs rehabilitation programmes for people struggling with substance abuse, among other services. The books were presented at the newly refurbished library of the facility, currently undergoing extensive restructuring....

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Tyrone Grima

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela ‘Taħt il-Qoxra’, Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Tyrone Grima. Mal-kittieb tkellimna dwar it-temi soċjali li jixirfu fil-kitbiet tiegħu, primarjament il-faqar u l-omosesswalità fis-soċjetà Maltija, kif għaqqad ix-xogħol tiegħu mal-arti tad-drama, u punti aktar speċifiċi dwar il-pubblikazzjonijiet tiegħu. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa hawnhekk. Dr. Tyrone Grima huwa Head of Care...

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The NBC presents the Draft Writers’ Bill of Economic Rights

Following extensive consultation meetings which the National Book Council (NBC) held with local authors earlier this year, the NBC is now presenting the Draft Writers’ Bill of Economic Rights guaranteeing the basic and minimum economic rights for writers and authors in Malta. This will be the first step for the...

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Il-KNK jesprimi s-sogħba tiegħu għall-mewt ta’ Pawlu Mizzi

Il-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb jixtieq jesprimi s-sogħba tiegħu għall-mewt ta’ Paul Mizzi, li ħalliena llum, il-5 t’Awwissu 2019. Mizzi, il-fundatur ta’ Klabb Kotba Maltin (1970) u Midsea Books Ltd (1974), kien pijunier fl-industrija tal-kotba f’Malta u miegħu hemm ippubblikati bosta mill-aktar kotba fundamentali fil-letteratura Maltija, fosthom id-dizzjunarji ta’ Ġużè Aquilina u...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Alfred Degabriele

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Alfred Degabriele. Mal-mistieden tkellimna primarjament dwar il-Moviment Qawmien Letterarju u l-irwol politiku tiegħu fix-xena lokali tas-Sittinijiet. Staqsjenieh kellux biss funzjoni letterarja dan il-moviment, dwar movimenti oħra kontemporanji, il-ġustizzja soċjali u l-MQL, u finalment anki dwar il-poeżiji tiegħu. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa hawnhekk....

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Malta Book Festival 2019: events and authors

The biggest book celebration in country’s cultural calendar, the Malta Book Festival, will be opening with a literary conference relating to the literary genres of sci-fi and fantasy under the title of ‘Strange New Worlds: a conference on science fiction and fantasy literature’. It will be taking place on Wednesday...

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