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ABIR Donates Over 100 Books To Local Schools

ABIR Donates Over 100 Books To Local Schools

ABIR has donated more than 100 copies of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s book ‘How to be an Antiracist’ to 14 local public and private, middle and high schools, the Bermuda College and Bermuda public libraries. “The donation follows the ABIR-sponsored 2020 Dive-In Bermuda: How To Be An Anti-Racist: A Fireside Chat with AIG Bermuda’s Country... Read more of this article

New Murder Mystery Book Based On The Island

New Murder Mystery Book Based On The Island

A newly published book by author Daisy White entitled Murder on the Islandy is now available, with the story revolving around a woman that relocates to Bermuda. The book description says, “Death is on the horizon. “When recently divorced Chloe Canton is gifted her grandmother’s house in Bermuda in her will, it seems a perfect time for a fresh... Read more of this article

Public Urged To Participate In World Book Day

Public Urged To Participate In World Book Day

Nikita Robinson is inviting the public to support a nursery, preschool or public primary, middle, or high school to help celebrate World Book Day 2021, which is just a week away. A spokesperson said, “1,291 books will be delivered to 40 pre/nursery schools throughout the Island in celebration of World Book Day. In addition, 18 public primary school... Read more of this article

Dr Quito Swan’s Book Makes ASALH Finals List

Dr Quito Swan’s Book Makes ASALH Finals List

Bermudian Dr Quito Swan’s book Pauulu’s Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice was a finalist for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s [ASALH] book prize contest. The Washingon DC based ASALH organisation said, “In broad term, the ASALH Book Prize committee is interested in monographs... Read more of this article

Dr Edward Harris’ Book Published In Mandarin

Dr Edward Harris’ Book Published In Mandarin

Dr. Edward Harris’ book “Principles Of Archaeological Stratigraphy” has now been published in Mandarin, marking the 12th language the book has been translated into. In 1979, Dr. Harris wrote a textbook which has become a long-lived standard in archaeology, forty years on, and it has now been published in a hardback edition by the Sun Yat-Sen... Read more of this article

Private Client Advisers Contribute To New Book

Private Client Advisers Contribute To New Book

Three private client advisers in Bermuda are contributors to a new book, Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers, putting the spotlight on Bermuda’s offering as a world-leading jurisdiction for the establishment of private trust companies.Published by Globe Law and Business, the book acts as a comprehensive resource for lawyers, accountants,... Read more of this article

Minister Peets Congratulates Florenz Maxwell

Minister Peets Congratulates Florenz Maxwell

The Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports Dr Ernest Peets is today highlighting the success of award-winning Bermudian author Mrs. Florenz Webbe Maxwell. Minister Peets said, “On behalf of this Government, I called Mrs. Maxwell to extend heartfelt congratulations on the continued success of her book Girlcott.” “Not only did Girlcott receive... Read more of this article

Douglas Reed Wins BookLife Prize in Fiction

Douglas Reed Wins BookLife Prize in Fiction

This holiday season was a special one for local author, Douglas S. Reed, as his novel Child of Gilead was named the winner of the BookLife Prize in Fiction. The BookLife Prize is an annual writing competition, and its mission is to discover, cultivate, support, and celebrate great works of unpublished or self-published writing by independent authors. This... Read more of this article

Ranae Kai Bean Releases New Book ‘Jewel’

Ranae Kai Bean Releases New Book ‘Jewel’

Bermudian Ranae Kai Bean has released a new book titled Jewel: Restoring Hidden Treasures Through Christ, with the book detailing the role that faith has played in the author’s life. A spokesperson said, “Ranae Kai is filled with God’s peace and love, while beyond excited to share His goodness with the world. Jewel: Restoring Hidden Treasures... Read more of this article

Graywolf Press To Publish Dr Wong’s Book

Graywolf Press To Publish Dr Wong’s Book

Bermudian author Dr Mandy-Suzanne Wong has signed with Graywolf Press, with the company to publish her second novel, The Box. The Press says on their website: “In recent years, our books and authors have received significant national and international awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the Man Booker Prize,... Read more of this article

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust published a new book  — ‘Waterville, The Story of a House, Its People & Its Contents’ — which features their headquarters at the Foot of the Lane in Paget, to mark their 50th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The Trust, an environmental and cultural organisation, was formed in 1970 at Waterville... Read more of this article

Children Submit Videos For Reading Festival

Children Submit Videos For Reading Festival

The Children’s Reading Festival will hold a drive by book pick up, with children submitting video clips of them reading their favourite books or describing their favourite book character to be registered to receive a book. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s signature event, The Children’s Reading... Read more of this article

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

[Written by Year 12 student Xavier Ramsay] The Food and Nutrition class is arguably one of the most beloved subjects at Warwick Academy. Over the years this class has brought much joy to students at the school as it provides a unique, practical style of learning that they may not be able to experience in other more structured classes. To commemorate... Read more of this article