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‘The Bermuda Connection’ Book Published

‘The Bermuda Connection’ Book Published

A newly published book titled The Bermuda Connection, part of the Nick Randall series, follows the fictional tale of a bioengineer – the protagonist’s son – who “finds himself engulfed in his own mystery” and “their paths cross when they are both drawn to a mysterious woman on the Island of Bermuda.” The book description... Read more of this article

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Former Bermuda College mathematics professor Dr. Seán O’Connell has written a book about his record-setting two-day swim around Bermuda in 1976. The 116-page autobiographical account details the then-33-year-old’s months of preparation, a failed attempt, and his gruelling but ultimately successful 38-mile swim that raised $11,000 for charity and... Read more of this article

New Geography Text Book ‘Young Geographers’

New Geography Text Book ‘Young Geographers’

Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain spoke in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 29] highlighting the release of ‘Young Geographers,’ a new textbook for Bermuda’s students. Minister Rabain acknowledged the partnership between the Ministry and the private sector in producing the textbook, which is the first... Read more of this article

Dr. Douglas’ Book Wins Critics Choice Award

Dr. Douglas’ Book Wins Critics Choice Award

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas’ book “Border Crossing Brothas: Black Males Navigating Race, Place and Complex Space” has been awarded a second international book award, this time a 2017 Critics’ Choice Award. The award will be presented at the 2017 American Educational Studies Association conference in Pittsburgh, where Dr. Douglas will discuss “Border... Read more of this article

BNL To Host Big Book Sale On Sept 29 & 30

BNL To Host Big Book Sale On Sept 29 & 30

The Bermuda National Library [BNL] is getting set to host its third annual Big Book Sale on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 from 10.00am to 3.00pm at 13 Queen Street. A spokesperson said, “It’s almost time for BNL’s third annual Big Book Sale. Plan to stop by the Bermuda National Library [13 Queen Street] on Friday, September... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] held a launch for their inaugural Fire Safety Activity and Coloring book today [Sept 15] at the Hamilton Fire Station. “The book titled, ‘Curtis’ Fire Safety Activity and Coloring Book’, marks an historical event, as it is the first ever written, illustrated, designed, produced, printed and... Read more of this article

Library Promotes Benefits Of Card Registration

Library Promotes Benefits Of Card Registration

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, making it the perfect chance to explore everything the Bermuda National Library [BNL] can offer you. BNL Director, Joanne Brangman said: “The library isn’t just about its physical collection. Our cardholders have access to vital resources such as free computer use and complimentary Wi-Fi. “With... Read more of this article

Martin Ganda Visits Somersfield Academy

Martin Ganda Visits Somersfield Academy

Somersfield Academy is inviting the community to join Martin Ganda, co-author of the New York Times Best Seller “I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives,” tomorrow [Sept 9] from 10.00am to 12.00pm in the Learning Commons. A spokesperson said, “Somersfield Academy parents, faculty and students read the book as a part of their... Read more of this article

Teenage Bermuda Book To Be Unveiled In NY

Teenage Bermuda Book To Be Unveiled In NY

On September 7th, Canadian photographer Debra Friedman will unveil her book titled ‘Coming of Age in Wonderland: Portraits of Teenage Bermuda’ at the Penumbra Foundation in New York. At the event, Mrs. Friedman’s publisher, Daylight Books, will unveil ‘Portraits of Teenage Bermuda’ alongside seven other photo books. Mrs.... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Privateer’ Follows Adventures At Sea

‘Bermuda Privateer’ Follows Adventures At Sea

A newly published book titled The Bermuda Privateer [The Nicholas Fallon Sea Novels] is “an action-filled sea story with layered storylines and a modern storyteller’s voice.” The book description says “All sea stories should tell you something new, and The Bermuda Privateer meets that criterion in spades. Fast paced and covering... Read more of this article

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Poetry Book Explores Bermuda, Identity & More

Bermudian poet Nancy Anne Miller has released a new poetry book entitled Island Bound Mail, which is described as exploring issues such as an “identity formed in exile, the complexities of belonging, and reveals the multilayers of colonial life on a semitropical island almost seven hundred miles out at sea.” The book’s description... Read more of this article

Student Publishes “Prisoners In Paradise” Book

Student Publishes “Prisoners In Paradise” Book

16-year-old student Hasna Turner recently published a book titled “Uyghurs: Prisoners in Paradise,” which she began researching almost a year ago as part of her school project. Ms Turner started this project at the age of 15 as part of the Somersfield Academy Middle Years Program. Ms Turner told Bernews: “I have gotten to know the... Read more of this article

Launch Of ‘Trail Of Our People: Trail Blazers’

Launch Of ‘Trail Of Our People: Trail Blazers’

As part of the 2017 Emancipation Celebrations, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is inviting members of the public to the launch of the book, “Trail of Our People: Trail Blazers” on Sunday, July 30 at 7.00pm, in the Berkeley Institute Cafetorium. A spokesperson said, “This book is the culmination of a five year series, “The... Read more of this article