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Dr Douglas To Release ‘Border Crossing Brothas’

Dr Douglas To Release ‘Border Crossing Brothas’

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and an affiliate faculty member of the Black Studies program at the University of Missouri, will release his latest book – Border Crossing Brothas: Black Males Navigating Race, Place and Complex Space – on Tuesday, October 4th in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Library To Host $0.25 ‘Big Book Sale’

Bermuda Library To Host $0.25 ‘Big Book Sale’

The Bermuda National Library on Queen Street in Hamilton will be hosting their “Big Book Sale” from 9.00am through 4.00pm on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1st, giving people the opportunity to purchase previously enjoyed books for only 25 cents each. The organisers said that you can enjoy free popcorn while browsing hundreds... Read more of this article

Jeff Payne Releases ‘Run Granny Run’ Book

Jeff Payne Releases ‘Run Granny Run’ Book

Retired policeman Jeff Payne has presented his wife with the perfect present – his debut novel based around some of their favourite holiday haunts. The 77-year-old, who lives in Bermuda, answered his wife’s call for him to write her a story. Following months of research, which included the couple walking around various English locations, and even... Read more of this article

Book To Be Published On Bermuda Nicknames

Book To Be Published On Bermuda Nicknames

Author, historian and former Minister of Culture Dale Butler has revived his 1995 and 2009 search for Bermuda nicknames, and has received a number of entries for his book entitled The Book of Bermuda Nicknames, which he hopes to launch in December. Mr. Butler is making a last minute appeal for you to submit any that you may know. He said that while... Read more of this article

Two New Books On Bermuda History At Library

Two New Books On Bermuda History At Library

Local author Jonathan Land Evans recently made two new books – which are not presently available for purchase anywhere –  available to the Reference Library at the Bermuda National Library. The author said, “The first is my privately-printed, text-only Preview Edition of ‘Bermuda in Painted Representation, Volume III: the... Read more of this article

Photos: Market, Book Sale & Signing Event

Photos: Market, Book Sale & Signing Event

The Black Collective — a group of five women who met as a result of their desire to highlight Bermuda’s unique culture and heritage — hosted a book signing and sale today [Sept 3] at the BIU parking lot, with the event featuring Bermuda authors including Dale Butler, Dr. David Chapman and Dr. Sharon Apopa. “The objective of the Market is to... Read more of this article

Market, Book Sale & Signing Set For Saturday

Market, Book Sale & Signing Set For Saturday

The Black Collective — a group of five women who met as a result of their desire to highlight Bermuda’s unique culture and heritage — announced that on Saturday [Sept 3] at the BIU parking lot, they will be hosting a Book Signing and Sale by three of Bermuda’s authors “The Saturday Market has been in place since Saturday July... Read more of this article

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