BookIsh Plaza Ezine November Issue 2013

1 11 2013

Bekendmaking BookIsh Plaza Ezine NOVEMBER 2013

BookIsh Plaza Ezine of November is out with a special on St. Martin Books. The agenda is also this time packed with literary activities all around.

So open the ezine and have a great read Enjoy this edition of the ezine. Share it with your friends who are fans of books & literature.

Read it @ BookIsh Plaza Ezine nr 23, NOVEMBER 2013

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BookIsh Plaza @ Meeting on Bonaire Literature

1 11 2013

BP DCBClub november 2013

This November the Dutch Caribbean Book Club will be celebrating one year of its existence with a literary meeting on the literature of Bonaire.
Two books will be in the picture: the classic ´Mijn zuster de negerin` by Cola Debrot on race relations and a recent book on the colonial history intertwined with the Dutch slave trade, ´Bonaire, zout en koloniale geschiedenis´by Boi Antoin en Cees Luckhardt.

Mijn zuster de negerinBonaire

The celebration will have a literary discussion, music, dance and typical snacks.

BookIsh Plaza will be present with Caribbean books. We wil bring the Papiamentu version of Cola Debrot´s ´Mijn zuster de negerin´ and also the book Bonaire will be on sale.

 





Papiamento Novel in the Almere Library

1 11 2013

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l. to r. Minister Plenipotenciery of Aruba Edwin Abath, writer Quito Nicolaas and
Chris Wiersma (director library). PHOTO: Almere Vandaag, 2013

In October Quito Nicolaas presented his latest Papiamento Novel ‘Sombra di recuerdo’ to the director of De Nieuwe Bibliotheek, the library in  his hometown of Almere.

The library has aready some of his books in their collection, like ‘Verborgen Leegte’ and were very pleased to receive another book for their collection. Also present was the Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba, Edwin Abath, who commended Nicolaas with his 10th publication in Papiamento in the Year Celebrating the Papiamento Language in Aruba and in The Netherlands. Papiamento is spoken in the three Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire & Curaçao.

Quito Nicolaas´s books are available  @ BookIsh Plaza

 





BookIsh Plaza @ St. Martin Day

1 11 2013

 

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The St. Martin people all over The Netherlands will gather on this day in The Hague to celebrate their culture and customs away from home.
BookIsh Plaza will be bringing St. Martin literature to the festivities on St. Martin Day.
Some new book titles from authors of the Island will be coming soon.

 





BookIsh Plaza @ a Performance on Slavery

1 11 2013

Bp @ theatervoorstelling Koto

This Sunday BookIsh Plaza will be present with Caribbean books at a performance about slavery in Suriname.

The event celebrates 150 Years Abolition of Slavery