March 23, 2017 9:48 pm Last modified: 8:11 pm

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The Bookworm: ‘A Boy Called Christmas’

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.
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Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery to Launch Series of Regularly Scheduled Films

“The Stuart Hall Project” is John Akomfrah’s documentary and visual poem about the work of Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall, whose engagement with issues of hybridity and the complexity of identity profoundly shaped British cultural studies in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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The Bookworm: ‘Hot Sauce Nation’

If you crave a taste that nearly melts your teeth, “Hot Sauce Nation” will further ignite your interest.
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Bajo El Sol Gallery, Gri Gri Project to Present ‘New Vernaculars’ by Six Artists

The Gri Gri Project will open a new exhibition at Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction called “New Vernaculars” on Friday, Nov. 25, which will feature works by six Virgin Islands artists.
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The Bookworm: ‘Brief Histories of Everyday Objects’

Imagine the first person who created a toothbrush. Better yet – imagine life before a toothbrush. Think about it: getting your mouth minty-fresh wasn’t exactly easy with twigs or rags.
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Review: ‘Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day’

"Whichever way the axis of power tilts for the foreseeable future, the Caribbean remains in the middle of it all, a crossroads connecting the world as it has done for more than five hundred years," Gibson writes.
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The Bookworm: Pick up Your ‘Faithful’

There’s a crispness in this novel that doesn’t become too harsh; instead, it’s comfortable like an old yearbook. After a few pages, in fact, it’s almost as if we went to school with Shelby.
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The Bookworm: A Pioneer on Two Wheels

Set at a time when women (Black women in particular) had few rights, this book tells the true tale of a pioneer on two wheels.
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The Bookworm: ‘Ugly’ is a Beautiful Book

“I’m the ugliest person you’ve never met,” Robert Hoge says early in his book but readers will know better. They’ll know “Ugly” is the name of a beautiful book.
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The Bookworm: ‘Small Great Things’

Are we all just a little bit racist? That’s the uncomfortable, but necessary, question at the root of “Small Great Things.”
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