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Emanuel Bergmann

The Bookworm: ‘The Trick’ is Enchanting

'The Trick' isn’t a cry-yourself-raw book, but it has its moments. It’s not a laugh-out-loud novel, either, but you will. No, 'The Trick' is just a novel about goodness and life, and you’ll be enchanted.
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CMCArts to Re-open Nov. 14; First Exhibition Set for Nov. 17

The Caribbean Museum Center of the Arts is getting back on its feet. Exhibitions and performances have been rescheduled.
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Joe Hill (Photo: Joe Hill)

Bookworm: ‘Strange Weather’ Presents Four Chilling Tales

“Strange Weather” by Joe Hill, © 2017 William Morrow, $27.99, 433 pages A gasp of ice on a sub-zero night. A whiff of sunshine and hot concrete. The smell of fallen leaves and crisp bonfires. Each inhalation reminds you of the season, so with the new book “Strange Weather” by Joe Hill
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V.I. Council on the Arts Offering Assistance to Artists and Art Organizations

VICA is requesting that any art organization needing technical assistance as a result of the hurricanes should contact the office to get a Damage Assessment Form.
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Art @ Top Hat Now Open Tuesdays Through Fridays

Art @ Top Hat is open after the hurricanes because it still has power, Internet and air-conditioning.
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Documentary About V.I. Organizations Is Released Online

Chris Bramley has finished his first feature-length documentary film, “A Place to Be Happy,” which is now available online for free.
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The Bookworm: Once You Start ‘The Diplomat’s Daughter’ You Can’t Stop

When reading “The Diplomat’s Daughter,” there are three words to remember: Impossible. To. Stop.
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Carl Cannon

The Bookworm: ‘On This Date’ Captures U.S.’s Captivating Calendar

“On This Date: Discovering America One Day at a Time” by Carl Cannon, © 2017, $28, 448 pages It’s going to be a great day. You woke up this morning and you’ve got big plans, which is exciting. There’s food in the fridge, gas in the tank, and a roof over your head. Today’s going to be
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Wins Lambda Literary Award

St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
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Aya de Leon (Photo by Anna de Leon)

The Bookworm: ‘The Boss’ is a Far-Fetched Summer Read

Pure escapism is what author Aya de León offers here with a story that actually has many separate plots – romance, family drama, a little espionage, and surprisingly righteous feminism – all of them appealing.
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