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Two APS publications shortlisted for National Book Prize 2017



Two APS Bank Ltd publications have been shortlisted for the National Book Prize 2017 out of a record 203 entries submitted to the National Book Council.

Joseph Vella Bondin's The great Maltese Composers: Historical Context, lives and works snatched a place in the Biographical and Historiographic Research category while Vanishing Malta: Raising Consciousness on safeguarding Malta's Legacy by Kevin Casha has been shortlisted under the General Research Category.

The same team of independent adjudicators who chose the shortlisted titles will also select the winners of the Book Prize for each separate category and announce them on December 7 during a ceremony to be held at the Auberge de Castille under the patronage of the Prime Minister.

"APS Bank is extremely privileged to have two finalist publications for this prestigious prize. We are above all proud of our contribution to the preservation and enrichment of Maltese heritage", said Patrick Aquilina, APS Bank's Marketing Manager.

The 2017 shortlist can be viewed at


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