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BBC World Service Short Story Competition Winner Donates Copy his Book to The National Library of Jamaica.
Nigerian writer Adrian Igoni Barrett son of Jamaican novelist and poet Lindsay Barrett donated a copy of his first book, From Caves of Rotten Teeth, to the National Library of Jamaica. The 33 year old writer who walked away with … Continue reading
March 14, 2012 was an ordinary day for the Downtown business district. The clear blue skies and the warm comforting breeze that came from the nearby Kingston Harbour set the tone for the day. However, things were anything but ordinary … Continue reading
A new year has begun and with it a feeling of renewal, of new beginnings. Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? Whether you have or have not here is something to add to your list; A visit to … Continue reading
Belisario Sketches of Character A historical biography of a Jamaican artist In this 398 pages publication author Jackie Ranston shows and tells the story of the Jamaican artist Isaac Mendes Belisario. Born in 1794, in Kingston, Jamaica Belisario was from … Continue reading
Three collections that form part of Jamaica’s documented heritage have been listed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World in Latin America and the Caribbean (MOWLAC) Register. The listed items are held at the National Library of Jamaica, the Jamaica Archives … Continue reading