Friday 20 October 2017

National Book Prize shortlist announced

The National Book Council wishes to announce that the National Book Prize finalists have just been shortlisted. The Adjudication Board of the National Book Council recognizes this list of finalist books as a list of the best books published in Malta throughout the year 2013.

The winners will be announced in an official ceremony taking place on the 5th of December in Auberge de Castille in the presence of the Prime Minister.

These books are already available for purchase in local bookstores and will also be available during the upcoming National Book Festival 2014 (12th -16th of November).

FICTION (NOVELS IN MALTESE)

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 George Bush f’Malta Alfred Sant SKS
2 What happens in Brussels stays in Brussels Ġuże’ Stagno Merlin Publishers
3 Fil-mergħat tal-impossibbli John Bonello Merlin Publishers
4 L-eżodu taċ-Ċikonji Walid Nabhan Klabb Kotba Maltin

 

FICTION (SHORT STORIES IN MALTESE)

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 Ċpar – aktar rakkonti u divertimenti Alfred Sant SKS
2 Rakkonti Inkontri Victor Fenech Horizons

 

POETRY (POETRY IN MALTESE)

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 Irdieden Jonathan Balzan self-published
2 Ċrieki fl-Għadira Ġorġ Borġ self-published
3 Passju taħt ix-xita Karl Schembri Horizons
4 Penelopi tistenna Immanuel Mifsud Klabb Kotba Maltin

 

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN FROM 8 T0 12 YEARS

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 Vleġġa kkargata Adrian Grima Klabb Kotba Maltin
2 Avventuri mill-Klassi ta’ Miss Ambrożja Pulis Kiftaranipinġini Audrey Friggieri Merlin Publishers
3 Jake Cassar u r-Reġina Fidelja f’boċċa tal-ħġieġ Clare Azzopardi Merlin Publishers
4 Jake Cassar u l-istorja tar-Reġina x-Xiħa Clare Azzopardi Merlin Publishers
5 Tqasqis Trevor Zahra Merlin Publishers

 

TRANSLATION

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 Klijenti antipatiċi u kapuċċini kesħin Clare Azzopardi / Albert Gatt Inizjamed
2 Il-Letteratura fit-traduzzjoni/Literature in translation Toni Aquilina Faraxa Publishing
3 L-Alla tal-Ħerba ta’ Yasmin Reza Toni Aquilina Farax

BOOKS RELATING TO HUMANITIES IN MALTESE OR ENGLISH

 

REF.

TITLE

AUTHOR/EDITOR

PUB.

1 Verġni Sagri, Demonji u boloh għal Alla Mario Azzopardi Horizons
2 Georgio Scala and the Moorish Slaves Dionisius A. Agius Midsea Books
3 Late Medieval Malta (1091-1530) Charlene Vella Midsea Books
4 Mattia Preti – Faith and Humanity Sandro Debono Midsea Books

 

 

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