My second book The Third Siege of Malta, edited by Alessandra Dee Crespo, has made the ‘long list’ for the National Book Prize 2021 in the Literary Non-Fiction category. The long list is the full list of publications deemed eligible for participation in the competition.
The Third Siege of Malta, published by MidSea Book, faces stiff competition from some excellent publications released in Malta last year.
A short list of candidates will be published in July and the final awards are handed out in November. This year’s Non-Fiction competitors are:
|Mark Camilleri||A Rent Seeker’s Paradise||Dialektika|
|Alfred Sant||Confessions of a European Maltese: The Middle Years, 1975-1992||SKS Publishers|
|Manuel Delia, Alessandra Dee Crespo (ed.)||The Third Siege of Malta: A Selection of News Posts from ‘Truth Be Told’ 2017-2021||Midsea Books|
|MJ Camilleri||Strangers I’ll Never Forget||Ede Books|
|Mario Thomas Vassallo||Karattri u Rakkonti: Mir-Raħal u mis-Safar||Kite Group|
|PaulJon Aquilina||PaulJon bl-Oroskopju Għalik għas-Sena 2021-22||PaulJon Aquilina|
|Edwin Paul Borg||Tal-Bieraħ Tar u Mar||Klabb Kotba Maltin|
|Gordon Caruana Dingli||We Went to the Moon||Kite Group|
|Paul P. Borg||Oliver Friggieri u Jien||Horizons|
|Ricky Caruana||The Book of Death: The Book of Forever||Ricky Caruana|
|David J. Dingli||The 20 Faces of Services||Faraxa Publishing|
|Sergio Grech||U Tisbaħ Missier…: Stejjer, Riflessjonijiet u Osservazzjonijiet||Merlin Publishers|
|Joseph R. Grima||Memories from the Front Line: Five Decades of Service to the Country (1965-2005)||Midsea Books|
|Carmel Bezzina||Ġrajjiet u Tifkiriet: Minn Ħal Balzan u lil Hinn Minnu||Carmel Bezzina|
Buy them all.
The National Book Prize is awarded by the National Book Council.