First Date: It’s a Mens World Walking Tour and Book Discussion

First Date — Feature

Inspired by one of the essays in Bebang Siy’s It’s a Mens World, First Date: It’s a Mens World Walking Tour and Book Discussion was the initial get-together of the members of Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books as well as a … Continue reading

Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books

Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books — Feature

Becoming a member of yet another book club certainly has its lot of apprehensions for doing so doesn’t begin and end with a mere click of the “join” button: the act requires commitment. The anxieties at the very beginning I … Continue reading

The First Filipino Reader Conference

Goodreads — The Filipino Group at the First Filipino Reader Conference (Photo © Louize DG)

September 14, 2011 — more than the anticipation that mark this day as the 32nd Manila International Book Fair opened its door to the public at large was the excitement mounting when book enthusiasts all over Metro Manila, who opted … Continue reading

The Manila International Book Fair and The First Filipino Reader Conference

32nd MIBF

September is only a few weeks away, and there are so many things to get excited for as the next month rolls in. One of these is the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), an annual event now on its 32nd … Continue reading

Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Where The Wild Things Are — Book Cover

Through a Child’s Eye (A Book Review of Maurice Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are) I’m glad that I recently scored a vintage 1963 edition (picture above) of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are in Booksale during one of … Continue reading

The Best and Worst Reads of 2010

The Best And Worst of 2010. Photo nicked from Rhett.

Last Saturday I, along with some TFG peeps and fellow book bloggers (Chachic, Tina, R E, Aaron and Kwesi), headed out to Libreria in Cubao X for the first Meet Up for the year of the Filipino Book Bloggers and … Continue reading