Book ship to dock in Kingston, MoBay

March 30, 2017
Long lines of Jamaicans line up to board Logos Hope in Kingston in 2010.

More than 5,000 different books will be on sale to the general public, below market prices, when the MV Logos Hope, the world's largest floating book fair, returns to Jamaica.

The floating book fair will dock at the Caribbean Cement Company, Rockfort, from May 12 to June 11 and at the Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal from June 15 to July 2.

The books for sale will cover such range of subjects as: science, sports, hobbies, cooking, medicine, languages, as well as children's titles, academic texts, dictionaries and Bibles.

Entrance fee will be $200, but children under 12 and adults 65 and over will be free. All children must be accompanied by adults.

The MV Logos Hope was last in Kingston seven years ago, during which more than 130,000 visitors went on board over 35 days.

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