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The Department of Finance just confirmed it.
Did you, as a reader, also panic when you read that book prices might go up thanks to the new TRABAHO Bill? We did, too, to be honest. The bill, which has been approved in the Lower House, has a clause that ...
 
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It's set to launch on September 20.
Learning about Philippine culture can be overwhelming, and this visually stunning book written by Eugene Y. Evasco and illustrated by Aaron Asis aims to present a lot of important things about the country with Alpabeto ng Kulturang Filipino. The book, which took ...
 
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It's a children's book that can help families deal with heavy topics.
There are three things you should know about Life is Good: A Tale of Two Elephants, a new children's book from Anvil Publishing.The first thing is that it has its roots in heartbreaking reality. Author Yvette Fernandez co-wrote the story with her sister, Jackie, who ...
 
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More than one of them is Gaiman-endorsed.
Internationally renowned fictionist Neil Gaiman professed his love for Philippine folklore on Twitter after he was prodded by a fan, but he also declined a request that he write a book on it, saying that the Philippines has “many terrific writers there who can ...
 
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A Room on the Garden Side is set in post-war Paris
A rare Ernest Hemingway story from 1956 is to be published for the first time, according to The Guardian.It has only been read by scholars and academics over the past 62 years, but A Room on the Garden Side will finally be published in the ...
 
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In an excerpt from his new book, comedian Guy Branum explains why Anne Bancroft's character in The Graduate was so sexually radical.
Guy Branum, comedian and host of truTV's Talk Show the Game Show, is the author of the new book My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir Through (Un)Popular Culture, a hilarious collection of essays which sees Branum going from a young misfit ...
 
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"The Philippines gained a maritime area larger than the total land area of the country, rich in resources..."
After the Philippines won the arbitration case against China in 2016, a friend suggested to veteran journalist and Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug that she should write a book about it. The idea wasn’t particularly enticing at first, as Vitug thought that the ...
 
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The thread that lists free readings on Philippine politics, culture and society has the Twitterverse excited to hit the books.
When you get past the sea of mind-numbing memes and distracting videos, the internet is also a well-equipped library of information. Sometimes it just needs to be sifted in the right places. Thanks to a twitter thread gone viral, we have all ...
 
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The Mt. Cloud Bookshop team recommends books suited to your preferences.
The Philippines is rich in talented writers and poets, and the local literary scene is as vibrant as ever. There’s certainly no shortage of Filipino bookworms either, if the presence of big bookstore chains is anything to go by.But many book lovers ...
 
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The Justice League director plans to tackle the controversial author's 1943 novel, The Fountainhead.
If there's one project that 2018 desperately does not need, it's an adaptation of The Fountainhead directed by Zack Snyder. The 1943 novel by Ayn Rand—an author championed by the likes of Donald Trump and Paul Ryan—is about a young architect who refuses to conform his modernist ...
 
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A subversive family's memoirs of the Martial Law years.
While exiled in the Netherlands in 1991, leading Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) cadre Nathan Quimpo entrapped a spying CIA agent, and exposed him to the Dutch media. Previously, his brother Ryan had narrowly escaped to France to build a solidarity ...
 
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The creators of the Alejandro Pardo Chronicles talk about their new book...and gangsta dwarves
In 2016, an intriguing new book was launched in Komikon that introduced Alejandro Pardo, a fascinating character who examined the familiar tropes and creatures of Philippine folklore—the manananggal, the tikbalang, the duwende—with an ethnographer’s eye.Supposedly a long-lost collection of Pardo’s field notes ...