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BNL To Host Big Book Sale On September 28th

BNL To Host Big Book Sale On September 28th

The Bermuda National Library is getting set to host its annual Big Book Sale on Saturday, September 28th from 10.00am to 4.00pm at 13 Queen Street. A spokesperson said, “Calling all book lovers! It’s almost time for BNL’s annual BIG Book Sale! Plan to stop by Bermuda National Library [13 Queen Street] Saturday, September 28th from... Read more of this article

Critics Praise Catherine West’s New Novel

Critics Praise Catherine West’s New Novel

Award-winning Bermudian author Catherine West has repeatedly demonstrated she can stand toe to toe with the best in her field when it comes to novels which combine dramatic situations with hope, healing and love. And now she seems set to do it again with her latest book As The Light Fades, published this week [Sept 10] to warm advance reviews. After... Read more of this article

Author Speaks At Brooklyn Literary Festival

Author Speaks At Brooklyn Literary Festival

A Bermudian-American academic and author spoke at a new US festival which served as both a showcase for Caribbean literature and a vehicle for emphasising the multi-faceted, multi-cultural character of the region. DaMaris Hill, an English professor at the University of Kentucky, took part in a panel discussion based around the the inaugural Brooklyn... Read more of this article

Pastor Maybelle Denwiddie To Hold Book Signing

Pastor Maybelle Denwiddie To Hold Book Signing

Rev. Dr. Maybelle Denwiddie, co-pastor of Bermuda’s New Creation Worship Centre, will be signing her new book, Mapping a Divine Destiny at The Bookmart at Brown & Co., on [Sept 14] from noon until 3pm. Published in August, Pastor Denwiddie’s book weaves her own spiritual journey and the lessons she has learned with anecdotes about her... Read more of this article

New YA Novel Is Set In Bermuda Triangle

New YA Novel Is Set In Bermuda Triangle

Just like the aircraft and ships that have supposedly disappeared there over the years, a reporter abruptly vanishes into the Bermuda Triangle in a newly published young adult novel. But Scottish author Trish Edwards’s book Believe Me suggests that rather being a source of evil, the Bermuda Triangle is home to a benevolent race of aliens eager... Read more of this article

Terry Lister To Hold Library Talk On New Book

Terry Lister To Hold Library Talk On New Book

Since retiring from politics and his accountancy and real estate practices in 2014, former Bermuda Cabinet Minister Terry Lister has kept himself busy travelling and writing about his wide-ranging travels The former Sandys Parish Member of Parliament has recently published a book reflecting on his extensive journeys throughout West Africa in recent... Read more of this article

Bermudian Writers Featured At Reading Event

Bermudian Writers Featured At Reading Event

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will host the Writer’s In Residence event at the Bermuda National Gallery tomorrow [Sept 11] evening. Tomorrow’s featured writer is Bermudian Dr. Paul Maddern. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Maddern has won two Bermuda Government Literary Awards, for The Beachcomber’s Report [Templar, 2010] and... Read more of this article

‘Pawpaw Bermuda’ Book Was A Family Affair

‘Pawpaw Bermuda’ Book Was A Family Affair

Figuratively speaking you can think of the pawpaw as the Smith family tree. Bermuda College senior lecturer Dr. Edwin M.E. Smith, his wife and two sons all contributed to Pawpaw Bermuda, a richly illustrated and elegantly designed new book on one of the island’s favourite fruits. Part cookbook, part cultural history, the volume — published... Read more of this article

Library Fines Amnesty To Help Centre For Abuse

Library Fines Amnesty To Help Centre For Abuse

Held to coincide with the start of the new school year since 1987, September is Library Card Sign-up Month, And the Bermuda National Library is this month joining with libraries worldwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is a young person’s first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. As... Read more of this article

The Spy Who Came To Live In Bermuda

The Spy Who Came To Live In Bermuda

He waged a counter-propaganda campaign against the Nazis in the US before America entered World War Two, often using evidence seized in Bermuda to bolster Britain’s argument that Adolf Hitler posed as much of a threat to the New World as he did to the Old. And in the 1960s he retired to Bermuda, living for several years at the Princess Hotel before... Read more of this article

“Back In De Day: My Life In The 1970s”

“Back In De Day: My Life In The 1970s”

It’s the story of a Bermudian childhood as seen through the prism of 1970s pop culture. In his newly released ebook Back in De Day: My Life in the 1970s, Phillip Ingham looks back at the life-enhancing role played by television, music,and films during his childhood and teenage years. Mr. Ingham, now 49, grew up at Rocklands Estate in Warwick and... Read more of this article

Terry Lister To Launch West Africa Book Tonight

Terry Lister To Launch West Africa Book Tonight

It was a grand journey of discovery that took him across all of West Africa, a personal odyssey he’s now preparing to share with Bermuda readers. Former Government Minister Terry Lister is launching a new book tonight [Aug 29] recounting his experiences in Senegal, Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea Bassau and Guinea Conakry. Terry Lister at the waterfalls... Read more of this article

Rock Climber Reaches New Heights With Book

Rock Climber Reaches New Heights With Book

These days, Dr. Grant Farquhar is a genuine Bermuda rock star. But when the Scottish-born psychiatrist, an inveterate rock climber for decades, came to Bermuda in 2002, he was told his sport did not exist here. “When I first arrived in Bermuda I was told that the rock was unsuitable for rock climbing and that anyone who tried was insane and going... Read more of this article