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    Check out the schedule for the Kingston Book Festival here: http://bookindustryja.com/kbf The Kingston Book Festival is eight days of events for readers, writers, publishers, booksellers of all things ‘bookish’-fiction, non-fiction, poetry and play writing. The Kingston Book Festival 2013 runs March 2 -10, 2013. In 2013, the Kingston

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    Here’s a list of Jamaica 50 featured books that chronicle the histories of Kingston and Spanish Town and highlight pieces of Jamaica’s rich historical past. These Jamaican books comment on the realities of Jamaican life and form part of the Jamaica 50 book list complied by the JIS.

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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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BooksHappening on the Edge 2011

The Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) is announcing the winners  in the Eleventh Biennial Publishing and Writing Awards at the Courtleigh Auditorium on Thursday, March 24 at 6:30pm. The BIAJ is also hosting a reading by local authors on Saturday, March 26 at the Spanish Court Hotel.

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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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EntrepreneursWorth A Visit

Bookophilia, a new bookstore/internet cafe opened in Kingston recently. Selling books, magazines, music, art and other assorted items, Bookophilia is a welcome and overdue “new model” bookstore that has long been common in other international cities. Located at 92 Hope Road, just below Liguanea, Bookophilia is a cozy, intimate space

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