Winners of the National Book Prize announced tomorrow

The winners of the National Book Prize 2019, for books published in 2018, will be announced tomorrow, 30 January, during a private awards ceremony held at San Anton Palace, under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Malta, H.E. George Vella. The Prize will be publicly announced right...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Richard Attard

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Richard Attard. Mal-mistieden tkellimna dwar l-ispunti storiċi fir-rumanzi tiegħu, il-figura ta’ Vassalli u l-importanza tal-qarrejja għall-awtur, fost oħrajn. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa hawnhekk. Richard Attard huwa awtur ta’ rumanzi tal-avventura u l-azzjoni. L-ewwel xogħol tiegħu kien ir-rumanz Il-Kodiċi Vassalli fl-2009, imbagħad Ix-Xabla Leġġendarja, L-Aħħar Vjaġġ u Difrejn il-Falkun. Il-Kunsill Nazzjonalli...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Josette Attard (it-tieni parti)

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara kompliet titkellem ma’ Josette Attard. Din id-darba ħarisna lejn ix-xogħol akkademiku tagħha, b’enfasi speċjali fuq l-estetika letterarja: ir-relazzjoni bejn il-filosofija u l-letteratura, il-filosfi li influwenzaw lill-ħassieba Maltin, u temi oħra. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa hawnhekk. Dr. Josette Attard li hija lettur anzjan tal-Estetika Letterarja fi ħdan...

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The 21st PLR payment is out

The National Book Council would like to announce that the 21st PLR (Public Lending Rights) payment is being distributed to authors, illustrators and photographers whose books were borrowed from Public Libraries in Malta and Gozo in the period covering the 1st of October 2019 till the 31st December 2019.  The...

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The Campus Book Festival 2020 – date announcement and special guests

The National Book Council is announcing the dates and the special guests for this year’s Campus Book Festival. The seventh edition of the Festival will take place between Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 March at the University of Malta Quadrangle, in collaboration with Għaqda tal-Malti – Università and the Department...

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UPDATE: National Book Prize 2019 – Date Announcement

Further to the cancellation of the ceremony last November 2019, the National Book Council is pleased to announce that preparations have been ongoing since last December to organise the award-giving ceremony at the Office of the President in San Anton Palace. The National Book Prize 2019 awards ceremony, for books...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Raymond C. Grech

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Raymond C. Grech. Mal-mistieden tkellimna dwar l-intertestwalità bibblika fiż-żewġ ġabriet tiegħu Qasab Iċaqċaq u ‘ il barra mill-prIŻMI, ir-relazzjoni mad-divin u l-kelma poetika tiegħu, l-għeluq fil-poeżiji tiegħu mifhuma bħala djarju tar-ruħ, ix-xebh bejn il-poeżija u l-Bibbja, il-lessiku qadim karatteristika f’ħafna mix-xogħlijiet, u kif...

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The Literary Contest of Novels for Youth 2020: applications are open

The Literary Contest of Novels for Youth is an annual contest organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the National Book Council. The purpose of this contest is to select, reward and publish Maltese novels that are written specifically for young people, and that explore themes related to adolescence and the typical...

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Taħt il-Qoxra: Josette Attard (l-ewwel parti)

F’dan l-episodju mis-sensiela Taħt il-Qoxra Rachelle Deguara tkellmet ma’ Josette Attard. Mal-mistiedna tkellimna dwar ix-xogħol artistiku tagħha, jiġifieri l-ħajku u t-traduzzjonijiet letterarji. Fit-tieni parti nitkellmu dwar ix-xogħol akkademiku tagħha, jiġifieri l-estetika letterarja. Isma’ l-intervista sħiħa hawnhekk. Dr. Josette Attard li hija lettur anzjan tal-Estetika Letterarja fi ħdan id-Dipartiment tal-Malti fl-Univrsità ta’ Malta....

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