Books

Alessandro Sarno to launch New Book: Junkanoon-The Spirit of A People

December 07, 2017

“I still vividly remember the energy and rhythm that pervaded me. It was so exciting to see all the people in costumes, dancing, drumming, making music and shaking their cowbells...

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Dr. Susan Wallace presents Prime Minister with her book

December 01, 2017

Bible Teacher, speaker and author, Dr. Susan J. Wallace presented Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis with copies of all books she has written thus far. Dr. Wallace has authored 12 books, with two more presently in the writing stages...

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Cynthia "Mother" Pratt presents a copy of her book to the Governor General

October 24, 2017

The Hon. Cynthia "Mother" Pratt (left) presented Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling with a copy of her book, entitled An Ordinary Woman...

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Veteran Journalist presents Poetry Book to Minister Pintard

October 24, 2017

Veteran journalist and award-winning poet and photographer Eric Rose presented a copy of his book, Poetry of A Life Renewed to the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard during a courtesy call at the Ministry on Monday...

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ALL IN THE FAMILY Mother-daughter duo launches news book

October 17, 2017

Not many people can boast of becoming an author at the age of 13, but Sierra Blair, a ninth grader at Kingsway Academy, did just that, launching a writing career over the summer break...

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Behind Grey Curtains A Bahamas Story

October 05, 2017

P. Carl Gibson, a native and proud citizen of The Bahamas, has completed his new book “Behind Grey Curtains”: a conversational and enlightening commentary on the islands of The Bahamas’ struggle and rise from colonial rule to self-government...

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Bahamian Publisher Duho Books launches this Month

September 27, 2017

The Duho is the ceremonial seat of the Cacique, but now, it is more than that; Duho is also the living abode of the written word that celebrates the vibrant culture, history and people of The Bahamas. Duho Books, a boutique press based in Washington D.C., is the brainchild of Bahamian author Wendy Coakley-Thompson...

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Today show, The Bachelor, Pop Sugar Feature Exuma Phenomenon Swimming Pigs Video Tops 1.4 million Views

August 28, 2017

Break time -- NBC’s Kerry Sanders takes a closer look at the amazing swimming pigs of Exuma. His report on the Today show included snippets from When Pigs Swim. This exposure, along with footage used by The Bachelor, Pop Sugar and many others, has put the number of viewers of the 15-minute film...

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Minister lauds Bahamas Book Exchange with Cornell University

August 19, 2017

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard applauded the exchange of about 20 books by Bahamian authors with New York State's Cornell University and called the initiative “powerful...”

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Dr. Ellistion Rahming, presents a copy of his book "Greatest Blacks Ever" to the Governor-General

August 08, 2017

Dr. Elliston Rahming, author of Greatest Blacks Ever:Top 100 Blacks Who Changed the World for Peace...

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Author of The Rise, Barbara Wilson, hosts a successful book launch signing
Author of "The Rise", Barbara Wilson, hosts a successful book launch & signing

August 03, 2017

On Wednesday August 2nd, 2017, author Barbara Wilson R. N. hosted a successful book launch and signing for her book "The Rise" at Nassau Agencies Ltd...

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"THE RISE" Book Presented to The Prime Minister

July 26, 2017

On Monday, July 24th, 2017, Barbara Wilson, author, and Mr. Godfrey Thomas, distributor, presented the very first copy of her book "The Rise" to Prime Minister, Dr. The Hon. Hubert A. Minnis...

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Logo's Hope Arrives in Nassau, Bahamas
Logo's Hope Arrives in Nassau, Bahamas

July 15, 2017

On Saturday July 15th, Bahamaslocal.com was in attendance at the opening of Logos Hope , the world's largest floating book fair. The honorable Travis Robinson, MP for Bain & Grants Town, was the special guest of honor. He welcomed the Logos Hope ship and crew members to tbe Bahamas.

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Scotiabank Leverages International Network...
Scotiabank Leverages International Network...

July 05, 2017

On June 2, 2017 Cable Bahamas Limited made history by becoming the first Bahamian company to cross-list on the Jamaican Stock Exchange (JSE), through the listing of two classes of preference shares...

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BTC Northern Bahamas hit by Copper Thieves
BTC Northern Bahamas hit by Copper Thieves

July 04, 2017

At around 1am on June 29th, a BTC substation in Lewis Yard became the target of copper thieves who severed wires resulting in widespread service outages for area residents including the communities of Pinder’s Point and Hunters, as well as portions of the Hawksbill area on Grand Bahama....

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Battle to Win Back Health at Age 99 is focused on Upcoming Book-"Never Give Up"

June 29, 2017

By Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Sir Durward Knowles...Sir Durward Knowles who is now the oldest living Olympic champion in the world and a renowned Bahamian sailor, is penning another book to be released in October 2017, a month before his centurion birthday...

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Scholar Books Signs Multi-Billion Dollar Partnership

May 31, 2017

A Bahamian book publisher continues to expand their power and synergies with international publishing giants. In May 2017, Scholar Books organized a multi-billion-dollar partnership with America’s largest book distributor, Ingram Content Group...

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Publishing Symposium and Expo Opens Global Possibilities for Bahamians

May 24, 2017

Bahamian writers recently received valuable information and exposure that could place their written work before a global audience, thanks to Scholar Books, the largest traditional book publishing company based in the Bahamas with a world-wide reach...

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Solomon's Donation Addes To Book Count At Sir Jack Hayward Library

March 13, 2017

In an effort to grow the current book selection at the Sir Jack Hayward Adult Library in Grand Bahama, Solomon’s recently made a cash donation to provide one month’s supply of reading materials...

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Legendary Bahamian musician King Errisson publishes autobiography

March 13, 2017

Legendary Bahamian musician King Errisson has recently written a book about his life from childhood in The Bahamas and his climb to fame as a world renowned percussionist. His book “My Life, My Loves” tells the story of his early years of growing up in the beautiful Bahama islands and knowing that one day he would be somebody. His grandmother knew he was special and she called him “King.” He is known worldwide as an illustrious percussionist, composer and actor.

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