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The real story behind one of the most infamous moments of the NBA star's Hall-of-Fame career.
In late October 1997, Charles Barkley was about to begin the 14th season of his NBA career. A year earlier, he’d been traded to the Houston Rockets, where he teamed up with fellow Hall-of-Famers Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler. Barkley was chasing ...
It’s not exactly a privilege.
Have you ever been driven to and from work on a bullet-proof vehicle? You’d think the privilege is only for VIPs but for several days in 2013, officers and staff of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)’s office in Zamboanga City in ...
Explore the upside-down world of Alinam. 
The multiverse has been around for a while, but it wasn’t until recently that it became mainstream media’s favorite topic following the massive success of Doctor Strange: The Multiverse of Madness and Everything Everywhere All at Once. Filipino literature has always been ...
Who would’ve thought that non-fiction could be just as exciting and action-packed as fiction?
It’s definitely not uncommon for readers to shy away from picking up non-fiction books because they find them too boring. But while fiction is the genre we usually turn to for a quick escape from reality, who says non-fiction can’t offer you ...
Here’s a possible theory explaining the unpleasant mix of books and bowels.
When you enter a bookstore, how do you usually feel? Think about it for a minute, we won’t judge. Nothing? Well, picture this: you’re walking through the fiction aisles browsing for your next great read. But you stop dead in your tracks as you’ve ...
Meet Mika, Raha, Teo, and Halle.
We love Ricky Riordan's Percy Jackson series for bringing the mythology of the Greeks and Romans to the modern world. Now, its publisher is about to do the same with Philippine mythology.High Summer is going to be a graphic novel to be ...
Aswang sa Aklatan is a digital initiative to preserve books censors fear most.
There is a scene in Fahrenheit 451 in which a woman chooses to burn herself alive rather than live in a world without books. In the dystopian novel, firemen start fires instead of putting them out. And their victims? Texts and literature deemed ...
These verses are bound to raise some eyebrows.
While we can all acknowledge that some passages in the Bible are either passe or taken out of context, we can all agree that there are some verses that are just weirder than others. Of course, it was written centuries ago, and ...
Here’s to contemporary literature that transcends all borders.
Finally. After years on the fringes of the international book scene, Asian authors are finally gaining ground. The rise of diversity in 21st-century world literature is slow, but steady; and while we aren’t opposed to the idea of celebrating small wins, the decades’ ...
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