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Larrita Adderley’s ‘The Stain’ Now Available

Larrita Adderley’s ‘The Stain’ Now Available

A book by author Larrita Adderley entitled The Stain is now available at Sacred, The Bermuda Bookstore on Queen Street, and Tiny Ts Shop on Court Street. Ms Adderley said, “I graduated from IAP Career College. I was studying to become a life coach, business consultant and a daycare business owner. The book The Stain was inspired as I was trying to... Read more of this article

“The Pandemic Through Our Eyes” Book

“The Pandemic Through Our Eyes” Book

Students from the Bermuda Institute visited the Cabinet Office to present their book entitled “The Pandemic Through Our Eyes”. In an online post, the Government said, “Students from the Bermuda Institute visited the Cabinet Office to present their book entitled “The Pandemic Through Our Eyes”. The Grade 6/M1 class was able to see their... Read more of this article

New Book On One Of Sea Venture Passengers

New Book On One Of Sea Venture Passengers

British author Margaret Rice has published a book entitled “The Henry Bagwell Story: English Adventurer, Virginia Planter 1589-1663,” described as the “previously untold story of Henry’s voyage to the new colony of Virginia in 1609, on the Sea Venture.” A spokesperson said, “A first-time English author has released... Read more of this article

‘History Of The Bahá’í Faith In Bermuda’

‘History Of The Bahá’í Faith In Bermuda’

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Bermuda announced the launch of a newly published book ‘In Search of Kull-i-Shay, History of the Baha’i Faith in Bermuda, 1948-1958′. A spokesperson said, “A book launch for a local publication, “In Search of Kull-i-Shay, The History of the Bahá’í Faith in Bermuda... Read more of this article

National Museum Releases Heritage Matters 8

National Museum Releases Heritage Matters 8

It’s time to dive back into Bermuda’s history with the release of Heritage Matters 8, the latest compilation of articles by Dr. Edward Harris, Founding Executive Director Emeritus of the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. For ten years, Dr. Harris’s weekly Heritage Matters column ran in the Mid Ocean News, and later the Royal Gazette, reminding... Read more of this article

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] announced that the family of the late David Critchley have given permission for his book Shackles of the Past to be offered as a download at the CURB website, free of charge under a Creative Commons license. A spokesperson said, “David Critchley was an early activist against discrimination in Bermuda. A... Read more of this article

Bermuda Railway Virtual Book Launch On May 6

Bermuda Railway Virtual Book Launch On May 6

On Thursday, May 6th, the National Museum of Bermuda will be hosting a virtual launch of its newest publication, “The Bermuda Railway” which was written by Simon Horn. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Railway is the newest publication from the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] Press. Written by Canadian historian and Bermudaphile,... Read more of this article

Earth Day Event To Feature Dr. Quito Swan

Earth Day Event To Feature Dr. Quito Swan

In recognition of Earth Day, the African American Museum in Philadelphia will host a Virtual Earth Day Celebration featuring the award-winning work of Bermuda’s Dr. Quito Swan, with a focus on Environmental Justice. The free event will take place today [April 22] via Zoom from 5.30pm to 7.00pm. To register, click here. A spokesperson said, “This... Read more of this article

Bermuda National Library Offers Curbside Pickup

Bermuda National Library Offers Curbside Pickup

Due to the new regulations in effect following the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Bermuda National Library is now offering curbside order, pickup & go service. A flyer stated, “To order books, main library patrons can call 295-2905, email library@gov.bm or WhatsApp 333-8618; while youth library patrons can call 295-0487 or email youthlib@gov.bm. To... Read more of this article

Nancy Anne Miller’s Poetry Collection Published

Nancy Anne Miller’s Poetry Collection Published

Nancy Anne Miller’s ninth poetry collection, titled Latitude, Longitude, has been published by Kelsay Books. A spokesperson said, “Nancy Anne Miller’s ninth poetry collection, Latitude, Longitude, has been published by Kelsay Books. The following comments have been made about the collection by noted Caribbean writers: “The currents... Read more of this article

‘The Jewels Of Bermuda’ Book To Be Released

‘The Jewels Of Bermuda’ Book To Be Released

An upcoming children’s book titled The Jewels of Bermuda is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter, with $1 of each pre-order sale promising to be donated to The Bermuda Turtle Project. Book author Émilie Cossette said, “Ride the waves with Stella as she goes on an extraordinary underwater adventure with Duffy the green sea turtle. “From... Read more of this article

Audio: LeVar Burton Reads Damion Wilson Story

Audio: LeVar Burton Reads Damion Wilson Story

American Actor Levar Burton — best known for his roles in Star Trek and Roots — featured the short story “Daddy” written by Damion Wilson on an episode of his podcast, with Mr Burton calling Mr Wilson a “very accomplished writer.” The podcast features short fiction handpicked by Mr Burton himself, who selected the story... Read more of this article

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