Sir Durward, now the world's oldest Olympian, pens book, "Never Give Up"
- Jun 30, 2017 - 11:47:34 PM
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.
Durward has chosen Scholar Books to publish “Never Give Up,” an
inspirational book that covers his recovery from serious health
complications that had caused him to rearrange his entire life.
2010, Sir Durward endured many health struggles undergoing several
surgeries, months of recovery and having to learn to walk again. In
2015, he had a relapse and fought hard to get healthy again...
Amanda Diedrick Presented to the Prime Minister a Copy of Her Book
- Jun 10, 2017 - 1:19:15 PM
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis welcomed in a courtesy call,
author Amanda Diedrick who wrote the book, Those Who Stayed: The Tale of
the Hardy Few Who Built Green Turtle Cay. Ms. Diedrick presented a
copy of her book to the Prime Minister, at the Office of the Prime
Minister, on Monday.
Official photo by
of Bahamas Information Services...
‘Sharks in the Runway’: A pilot’s chronicle of outrageous adventures
- May 31, 2017 - 9:37:31 AM
‘Sharks in the Runway’, the first book written by photographer,
cameraman, writer, and seaplane pilot, Captain Paul W.J. Harding, has
been described as a roaring review of the life of a private pilot to the
stars; a seafarer and adventurer who’s travelled the globe –from the
mountains of Utah to the depths of the Red Sea – and found that there’s
nowhere comparable to the bright blue waters of The Bahamas.
globe-trotting memoir, part history of The Bahamas and aviation, Sharks
in the Runway is a dizzying ride through a life of travel and
adventure. A story of perseverance and survival, it will inspire the
inner thrill-seeker and entrepreneur in all readers...
Scholar Books Signs Multi-Billion Dollar Partnership
- May 30, 2017 - 8:19:04 PM
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.
The new expansion follows a year after Scholar Books CEO, Albert Cox had
established a multi-million-dollar partnership with Thomson-Shore,
allowing his company the opportunity to become the first global
traditional book publications company in The Bahamas.
The Ingram Content Group deal focuses on content development and
utilizing their fully integrated channels of print and digital, as well
as their global marketing and distribution services.
Bahamian artist / author transforms pain into purpose
- Apr 6, 2017 - 10:48:49 PM
We all experience pain at some point in our lives. Did you know that
fear stops more people from living their dreams than anything else?
Fortunately, fear can be overcome by using spiritual principles, such as
choosing to focus on positive intentions and gratitude.
Tina Klonaris-Robinson believes fear can be overcome through creativity.
She says that painting has taught her about surmounting obstacles and
leading a life of divine purpose. “My canvases begin as empty black
spaces. I love using black, rather than white canvases because they
remind me that in our darkest times if there is emptiness, there is the
potential to fill our lives with light, color, beauty, and magnificence...
Jacquelyn Dean of Evangelistic Temple Presents Her Book to the Governor General
- Mar 21, 2017 - 10:52:47 AM
Jacquelyn G. Dean of Evangelistic Temple (left) presented a copy of her
book, Prayer Warrior: Called Trained and Commissioned to Battle to
Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government
House on Tuesday, March 14, 2107.
Official photo by Letisha Henderson of Bahamas Information Services...
Legendary Bahamian musician King Errisson publishes autobiography
- Mar 10, 2017 - 12:51:49 PM
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.
Studio musician King Errisson has led quite an interesting life since
his introduction to the entertainment industry. He was born October 29,
1941 in Nassau, Bahamas. Between the ages of 13 and 18, he was a
professional jockey and a session drummer for local bands in his native
Bahamian meteorologist publishes 10th book on hurricanes
- Mar 8, 2017 - 3:13:29 PM
Wayne Neely is an international speaker, best-selling author, lecturer
on hurricanes, educator, and meteorologist has just released his tenth
book, “The Greatest and Deadliest Hurricanes of the Caribbean and the
Americas - The Stories behind the Great Storms of the North Atlantic.”
book is by far my best so far," said Neely who said he was prompted to
write the book because over the years he'd read many books on hurricanes
and the majority were lacking in telling the impact the hurricanes had
on not only one particular country, but the entire region. He felt he
could do more to tell the stories behind these great hurricanes...
Brenda Knowles Presents Her Book to the Governor General
- Mar 6, 2017 - 9:18:44 AM
Ms. Brenda Knowles, left, presented a copy or her book
Nuggets of Gold
to Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at
Government House, February 22, 2017.
Official photo take by Letisha Henderso of Bahamas Information Services...
Captain Tellis Bethel presents his Book, The Lucayan Story, to the Prime Minister
- Dec 28, 2016 - 4:03:17 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas -- Commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force
(Actg.) Captain Tellis Bethel, left, presented a copy of his book, The
Lucayan Story, to Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon.
Perry G. Christie, December 22, 2016 at the Office of the Prime
ZNS to air special Sunday on Sir Orville Turnquest’s revealing book on the Duke of Windsor in The Bahamas
- Dec 15, 2016 - 2:03:31 PM
With book sales for What Manner of Man is This, The Duke of Windsor’s
Years in The Bahamas setting records, ZNS Bahamas announced today it
will air a special on the book and its author, Sir Orville Turnquest,
Sunday, December 18. The half-hour show featuring Sir Orville’s findings
about the former King of England who was posted to The Bahamas as Royal
Governor from 1940-1945 and the author’s official presentations of the
book will air at 8:30 pm on Channel 211 on Cable and will stream live
“The fascination with the Duke of Windsor continues to
this day,” said Sir Orville, Governor-General from 1995-2001. “He was a
man who grew up as royalty, became King of England for a period of 10
months and abdicated the throne to wed the woman he loved, a woman who
had been married twice before...
Sir Orville Turnquest Presents His New Book to the Governor General
- Dec 8, 2016 - 11:55:43 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Former Governor
General, Sir Orville Turnquest presented Her Excellency Dame Marguerite
Pindling, Governor General, with a copy of his new book What Manner of
Man is This? The Duke of Windsor's Years In The Bahamas during the
book's official launch at Government House on Monday, December 5, 2016.
New coffee table book by Bahamian author Amanda Diedrick details Green Turtle Cay’s intriguing past
- Dec 8, 2016 - 4:58:15 PM
Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas – Lucayans, Loyalists and Eleutheran Adventurers. For centuries, these
and other populations have sought safety and refuge on Green Turtle Cay, a tiny
island in Abaco, Bahamas. Propelled by fate or by force, most ultimately moved
on. A resilient few remained.
stories are the focus of
Those Who Stayed:
The Tale of the Hardy Few Who Built Green Turtle Cay, a new hardcover book
by Bahamian writer, Amanda Diedrick.
full-colour, 185-page publication features close to 200 historic images of
Green Turtle Cay, oil paintings by world-renowned Bahamian artist and
Author Former Governor-General Orville Turnquest Launches Historic, Revealing Work
- Dec 6, 2016 - 10:05:04 AM
Surrounded by a small group of family and friends, Sir Orville
Turnquest, former Governor-General presented the first copy of his book,
What Manner of Man is This? to the current Governor-General Lady
Marguerite Pindling during a brief ceremony celebrating the book’s
worldwide publication at an official launch held at Government House.
many books have been written about the royal couple, Sir Orville’s
incisive book is the only one that focus exclusively on the Duke’s
administration while Royal Governor of The Bahamas from 1940-1945 after
he abdicated the throne as King of England in order to marry the
twice-divorced Mrs. Wallis Simpson...
Author Former Governor General Orville Turnquest Toiled 15 Years on the Historic, Revealing Work
- Dec 2, 2016 - 5:28:28 PM
Fifteen years after former Governor General Sir Orville Turnquest
pledged to dedicate his literacy prowess and fascination with history to
writing the story of the Duke of Windsor’s reign in The Bahamas, his
much-anticipated work, What Manner of Man is This, The Duke of Windsor’s
Years in The Bahamas, will hit local bookstores on December 5. The
book, now available in hardcover and paperback, will also be sold
through online retailers shortly after publication in paperback and
An official launch will be held at Government
House with a small group of family, friends from The Bahamas Historical
Society, Historic Bahamas Foundation and media. Sir Orville...
Former Beauty Queen and Ordained Minister Darlene Davis-Hord Presents New Book to the Prime Minister
- Nov 25, 2016 - 11:33:56 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas – Former Beauty Queen and Ordained Minister Darlene
Davis-Hord presented a copy of her new book, Dwelling in the Secret
Place – An Intimate Journey with God Through Prayer, to Prime Minister
the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, November 18, 2016 at Office of the Prime
Minister. Ms. Davis-Hord, a former Miss Bahamas and Miss Universe
contestant, is an ordained Minister, Prophetic Intercessor, Teacher and
Certified Life Coach, ‘dedicated to building the Kingdom of God,
educating, equipping, transforming and empowering other men and women
with the tools, skills and techniques of prayer in an effort to help
them fulfill their divine purpose...
New Marriage Book Aims to Enhance and Restore Marriages
- Nov 16, 2016 - 3:45:52 PM
Teri M. Bethelis helping married couples put their relationships on
the right track through her recently published book,
. In this second edition, Bethel addresses a number of issues
common to married couples such as: respect, honor, infidelity, sex,
addictions, soul ties, sickness and more.
former Director of a local Marriage Ministry with her husband Tellis,
Teri believes that the book is a handy tool for couples who want
peace and harmony in their homes, as well as a more intimate
relationship with each other.
Bahamian author and diplomat presents new book to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador Joudi
- Oct 21, 2016 - 4:32:31 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – “Leadership and Accountability in Government,” a newly
written book by Dr Richard C. Demeriette was recently presented to
senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Honourable
Minister, Fred Mitchell, and Ambassador to the UAE and the State of
Qatar, H.E. Tony Joudi, both received their copies from the author who
has served 40 years in the public sector.
“The timing of this
book is perfect for the discussions that are currently taking place in
our country,” said Demeriette who is very connected to the subject and
added, “Leadership Accountability In Government comes not only from my
diverse career experience but also my heart...”