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Bermuda Featured In “Devil Of A Duke” Book

Bermuda Featured In “Devil Of A Duke” Book

A new book by author by Kathleen Ayers titled ‘Devil of a Duke: The Wickeds: Book 2′ highlights the fictional tale of “the richest heiress in all of Bermuda” as the author weaves a tale of romance. The book’s description says, “Reckless Jemma Manning is the richest heiress in all of Bermuda and promised to another when she... Read more of this article

New Book Features Work Of Two Bermudians

New Book Features Work Of Two Bermudians

A newly published book titled New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean features work from two Bermudians, including Damion Wilson and Elizabeth Jones. The book’s page at the Peepal Tree Press website says, “Damion Wilson is a software developer, martial artist, and former bicycle racer living and working in sunny [mostly]... Read more of this article

Book Review: “Bermuda’s Flying Flowers”

Book Review: “Bermuda’s Flying Flowers”

[Written by Cathy Stovell] I have to say a big thank you to Ras Mykkal for taking the time to share his butterfly fascination. His book Bermuda’s Flying Flowers is a text book of sorts of the seven butterflies that habit the Island. Written in his voice, he details the life cycle of the Cabbage White, Bermuda Buckeye, Cloudless and Clouded Sulphurs,... Read more of this article

Author With Bermuda Roots Publishes Novel

Author With Bermuda Roots Publishes Novel

Maria Thompson Corley – described as a “Canadian pianist of Jamaican and Bermudian descent” – has published her second novel, titled Letting Go, featuring characters and settings linked directly to the island. The author said, “My Bermuda roots are very deep. I am a descendant of Benjamin and Miriam Hill; Austin Richardson... Read more of this article

Johnson Publishes Inaugural Volume Of Poetry

Johnson Publishes Inaugural Volume Of Poetry

Award-nominated Bermudian artist Tamicka “TeeJay” Johnson’s inaugural volume of poetry has been published, featuring eight chapters illustrated by Atlanta artist V. Kottavei Williams. The book, titled ‘Deconstruction of an Anomaly,’ is available now on the island from Brown and Co.’s Bookmart, in Atlanta at Charis... Read more of this article

Telephone Outage At Bermuda National Library

Telephone Outage At Bermuda National Library

[Updated] The Bermuda National Library and the Youth Library have been experiencing telephone outages today [May 20], the Government said. “The Bermuda National Library apologizes for the inconvenience,” a spokesperson added. Update 3.51pm: A Government spokesperson said, “Please note that a number of Government offices have been experiencing... Read more of this article

Bermuda History Book For Children To Launch

Bermuda History Book For Children To Launch

The Bermuda National Library will host the book launch of Melodye Micëre Van Putten’s book “Ashay! Bermuda Stories for Children” this Thursday, May 19th from 6 to 7:30 pm on the second floor of the adult library. There will be light refreshments, a reading from the book and book signing. “Ashay! Bermuda Stories for Children”... Read more of this article

Whale Is Only Witness To Crime In New Book

Whale Is Only Witness To Crime In New Book

A book by author Pat Wiley titled ‘Eyewitness: A Nautical Murder Mystery’ sees its lead character facing a criminal investigation, saying “the nightmare leading to my arrest began while sailing alone to the island of Bermuda,” with the the “only witness in his favor” being a humpback whale. The book’s description says,... Read more of this article

Photo Exhibition To Highlight Island’s Butterflies

Photo Exhibition To Highlight Island’s Butterflies

The Bermuda Society of Arts is getting set to open a photo exhibition highlighting the island’s butterflies, with the grand opening of ‘Flying Flowers’ by Ras Mykkal to be held on Friday, May 6. The event will be held from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, including a book signing, with the exhibition to remain available through May 31 at the Edinburgh... Read more of this article

Maxwell Wins 2nd Prize In Caribbean Awards

Maxwell Wins 2nd Prize In Caribbean Awards

Bermuda’s Florenz Maxwell has won the second place prize in the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing by Caribbean authors. The award sees the author take home $7,000 CAD, with the prize being awarded for her manuscript Girlcott. A story at bocaslitfest.com said, “Tamika Gibson received the first prize of... Read more of this article

Library & Minister Presented With Butterfly Book

Library & Minister Presented With Butterfly Book

Ras Mykkal — the author of ‘Bermuda’s Flying Flowers: The Seven Resident Butterflies of Bermuda- — recently presented the Minister of Education Wayne Scott, and the Director of Bermuda National Library Joanne Brangman with books and companion posters. Ras Mykkal and Minister ScottBermuda’s Flying Flowers documents the full life... Read more of this article

Jonathan Smith’s New Book To Explore Policing

Jonathan Smith’s New Book To Explore Policing

Previously classified information will be published for the first time in Jonathan Smith’s latest book, which is set to be released in late 2017, with the book to explore policing in Bermuda from the 1970′s to the current day. New information will be revealed about the Bermuda Housing Corporation investigation, attempts at political interference... Read more of this article

National Museum Launches Latest Publication

National Museum Launches Latest Publication

The National Museum recently launched its latest publication, Thomas Hurd, RN & His Hydrographic Survey of Bermuda, 1789–97. The author of the book, Dr. Adrian Webb, was unable to attend the presentation of the book, but two descendants of Lt. Hurd came from Canada and four of his colleague, Lt. Andrew Evans, RN, came all the way from Australia.... Read more of this article