Sunday, December 30, 2012

Singing Steve - A Memoir

Dr. Stephen Bennett's charming memoir, lavishly illustrated, in a beautiful hardcover edition. The life story of a larger-than-life agriculturist, veterinarian, horseracing aficionado and breeder of livestock — amongst which the once famous Buffalypso of Trinidad.

"Singing Steve", thus named for a racehorse that Dr. Bennett once owned, traces his growing up years as a child prodigy in ... here it comes .... horseracing of all things, to his university years, and his successful ventures upon his return to Trinidad, the home that he loved so dearly.

Illustrated with an cornucopia of photographs, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from Dr. Bennett's personal archives, "Singing Steve" is the most personal and touching life story published in recent years in Trinidad and Tobago.

Paria Publishing's Dominic Besson designed this book and assisted the Bennett family in getting it printed and published. This gorgeous hardcover coffeetable book, is now available at select bookstores in Trinidad and Tobago. Contact us if you are residing abroad and wish to get a copy (

Go to photos and additional links about "Singing Steve" on our Facebook site.

ISBN 978-976-8054-99-9
118 pages, hardcover
Illustrated in full colour throughout

Click here to read the book review by Marlon Miller in the Trinidad Express.

Peter Shim - New Website

One of Paria Publishing's early creative forces was Peter Shim, multi-faceted artist extraordinaire, whose contributions to the output of Creative Advertising and Paria Publishing remains distinct, valuable, and unique. Peter Shim now has a new website, which features his work in fine art, music, illustration and advertising.

Here is a link to the many beautiful book covers that Peter Shim drew and painted for our company, and of course the well-known Historical Map of Tobago, which is still in print and available from Paria Publishing.

Peter Shim's extensive work in painting can be found in many art galleries, offices, and homes in Trinidad and Tobago, and his skills as a musician on many different instruments keeps people dancing all over the country. was conceptualised and built by Peter's daughters Genvieve and Brianna Shim.