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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

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