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[BHE 354] Belated Book Hunting in Manila and Library Loot

Books from Manila and the National Library Board from Singapore.


Myra here.

Clearly this is a belated post. My family and I spent Christmas in Manila, and naturally I received books as presents and bought a few for myself as well. Here’s my loot!

Book Presents From Fab Friends

Dead Balagtas: Mga Sayaw Ng Dagat At Lupa.

Si Janus Silang At Ang Labanang Manananggal-Mambabarang by Edgar Calabia Samar, Si Janus Silang At Ang Pitumpu’t Pitong Pusong by Edgar Calabia Samar.

Liryo by Magtira Paolo, Si Janus Silang At Ang Tiyanak Ng Tabon by Edgar Calabia Samar.

Dalawa Ang Daddy Ni Billy (Billy Has Two Daddies) by Michael P. De Guzman and Daniel Palma Tayona, Rizalpabeto by Vim Nadera and Elmer Borlongan, Karapat Dapat.

Book Purchase in Manila

Piglas edited by Eugene Y. Evasco and Segundo D. Matias Jr and illustrated by Dom Ochotorena, Birdflight by Carla M. Pacis and illustrated by Felix Mago Miguel.

The ABCs Of Heaven by Vince Burke and Illustrated by Aldy Aguirre.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan.

Hans Christian Andersen And Jose Rizal: From Denmark To The Philippines.

Library Loans

These books are hopefully in keeping with our current reading theme on Warrior Women.

Plumdog by Emma Chichester Clark, Sheets by Brenna Thummler.

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink And Other Lies curated by Scarlett Curtis, Roar by Cecelia Ahern.

Judith Kerr’s Creatures: A Celebration Of Her Life And Work by Judith Kerr, One Day In Wonderland by Kathleen Krull and Julia Sarda.

Any title here that appealed to you? Any suggestions for our current reading theme?


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