Tag: #BermudaBooks

New Book Explores Bermuda, Love & Intrigue

New Book Explores Bermuda, Love & Intrigue

A new book, titled Bermuda – Pathway to Terror, follows the adventures of a former intelligence analyst and Arabic linguist as he attempts to foil a deadly terrorist cell that he discovered while in Bermuda, all while falling in love with an old flame at the same time. The book’s synopsis says, “Dr. Michael A. MacManus, a former army... Read more of this article

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden recently spoke at the launch of Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, a new book written by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr. and published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press that aims to shed light on the more than 300 shipwrecks in Bermuda’s waters. At the launch, which was... Read more of this article

National Museum Book Showcases Shipwrecks

National Museum Book Showcases Shipwrecks

Three hundred-plus shipwrecks shed light on 500 years of history in a new coffee-table book published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr, traces the island’s role as the “shipwreck capital of the mid-Atlantic” and describes “the intimate partnership” Bermuda has... Read more of this article

Book Offers Personal History Of Bermuda

Book Offers Personal History Of Bermuda

A book released earlier this year promises to guide readers “through Bermuda from the 60′s right through to 2014″ through the author’s eyes and experiences, providing a personal modern history of the island. The book, titled The Light Switch: As the Light Turns, Things Change was written by Angela R B Browne, with illustrations... Read more of this article

Palacio’s Interpretation Of “A Small Place” Book

Palacio’s Interpretation Of “A Small Place” Book

Today [Mar 17] The Bermuda National Library book club will discuss “A Small Place” by Jamaica Kincaid, featuring a powerpoint of Manuel Palacio digital art interpretation of the book. Mr Palacio said, ” Bermuda, A Small Place, homage to Jamaica Kincaid,” is my continuation from “Black Apartheid” critique of the PLP government… “Bermudians... Read more of this article

“No Motive for Murder Book” Set In Bermuda

“No Motive for Murder Book” Set In Bermuda

Marking the third entry in her Dangerous Journeys Series, author Virginia Winters’ latest novel is set in Bermuda, with the book’s protagonist stumbling upon a murder in progress, and becoming a suspect in the process. Not only set on the island, the book’s cover also focuses on the Bermuda connection, featuring a shoreline framed... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Students Enjoy World Book Day

Photos & Video: Students Enjoy World Book Day

The children at St. George’s Prep were the recipients of several hundred books for the new school library as they recently celebrated reading as part of World Book Day. While the official date of World Book Day was March 5, 2015, the school marked the event on Friday March 6, 2015. The day’s events included performer and teacher Ms. Ruth... Read more of this article

Bermudian Author Starts Non-Profit Charity

Bermudian Author Starts Non-Profit Charity

While many people know of Rodney A. Smith, Jr from his books Words from a Gentleman and Words of a Broken Heart, published in early 2013 and early 2014 respectively, the Bermudian author is also the founder of the Single-Parent Mothers Foundation [SPMF] of Alabama – a charitable effort that the author plans to bring to Bermuda. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Library Winter Reading Programme To Begin

Library Winter Reading Programme To Begin

The Bermuda National Library’s Adult Winter Reading Programme begins on Monday, 26 January, and reading enthusiasts are invited to join the BNL’s ‘A Winter Reading Escape’ with the chance of winning weekly and grand prizes. Julie Bean, Public Services Librarian stated, “Once again this year, our winter reading programme offers a fun-filled... Read more of this article

Online Book Showcases 400 Years Of History

Online Book Showcases 400 Years Of History

Bermuda 1609~2009, 400 Years — 400 Portraits – a 178-page book featuring portraits that detail the lives and endeavors of “400 of the most influential people that have helped to build and develop Bermuda over the last four centuries”  – is now available to view online in full, allowing anyone with an internet connection to... Read more of this article

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