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    Legendary Jamaican Actress of the international stage and screen, Leonie Forbes will bring to life her recently published book “Leonie Her Autobiography – Leonie Forbes as told to Mervyn Morris at a special reading and book signing at Bookophilia on Monday October 22, at 6:30 pm. This reading

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BooksHappening on the Edge 2011

On Monday July 18, at 5:30 p.m., Bookophilia will launch two titles, from legendary poet, memoirist, journalist, literary scholar and creative writing teacher, the late Wayne Vincent Brown. The two collections, “On the Coast and other Poems” and “The Scent of The Past & Other Stories”, were posthumously published by

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On Tuesday June 21 at 6pm, Bookophilia is hosting celebrated poet and author, Jacqueline Bishop, as she reads from her collection of poems Snapshots from Istanbul, and her novel The River’s Song. Ms. Bishop was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, before going to the United States to attend college —

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Good FoodWorth A Visit

Here’s a great post from my friend Berette Macaulay from Sebiart talking about some cool Kingston lunch spots that all serve great food at reasonable prices. We welcome Cafe El Centro, a newcomer to the Kingston foodie scene (8 Hillcrest Ave), they serve great food and VERY reasonable prices.  Their

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Here’s the BOOKOPHILIA list of the top 20 books of 2010 based on quantities of each book sold at Bookophilia. I love Bookophilia, my favorite Kingston bookstore, for more see Bookophilia, a Kingston bookstore with a difference. TOP 20 BOOKS FOR 2010: 1. Dog-Heart by Diana McCaulay 2. 9.58 My Story

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Bookophilia will now be buying your (lightly) used books for store credit. The store credit earned can be used to buy new books or more used books.

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Kingston’s coolest Bookstore! If you’ve never been there, check out this post for more on Bookophilia: http://www.yardedge.net/entrepreneurs/complimentary-coffee-and-wireless-internet-at-bookophilia-a-kingston-bookstore-with-a-difference      

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Today, Tuesday starting at 6 pm,  certified sex therapist and psychologist Dr. Karen Carpenter talks about sex and increasing your sexual pleasure (for those over 18 only please!). Tomorrow, Wednesday at 6 pm, author Dr. Rebecca Tortello reads and discusses her book – Pieces of the Past, published by Ian

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Due to Gustav, WordPlay has been postponed from tomorrow, August 31 to Sunday, September 7 at 7pm. WordPlay tickets bought already are still valid. Tickets are also still available at Bookophilia, 92 Hope Road and TGI Fridays, 51 Hope Road. .

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