Wednesday, September 17, 2008

BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!



Here's a short list of the books I got from the recent Manila International Book Fair at the Mall of Asia's SMX.

FROM BOOKMARK: The Filipino Bookstore

The Romulo Reader (P50)
Coconut Cookery of Bicol by Honesto General (P100)
The Philippine Cookbook (2nd Edition) by Virginia Roces de Guzman & Nina Daza Puyat (P250)
Cuaresma (P250)
Dreamweavers (P250)

FROM ANVIL

Songs of Ourselves: Writings by Filipino Women in English (P80)
Letters by Bienvenido Santos (P80)
Ang Hayop na Ito! ni Rio Alma (P20)
A Filipino Werewolf in Quzon City by Tony Perez, Edited by Jessica Zafra (P50)
Cubao-Kalaw Kalaw-Cubao by Tony Perez (P225)
Cubao Midnight Express by Tony Perez (P160)
In The Name of Democracy: Selected Speeches of Corazon C. Aquino (P125)
Spiritual Register by T.M. Kalaw (P200)
Tikim: Essays on Philippine Food & Culture by Doreen Fernandez (P395)

What I didn't buy but I should have given that I blog about historical places a lot:

ENDANGERED: Notes on the 1st International Filipino-Spanish Conference on Architecture (P400) from the Instituto Cervantes.

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Thanks to Vivian Limpin for the photo. Ang cute ng baboy. Go figure. :-)

3 comments:

Traveler on Foot said...

Are you referring to the hardbound coffee table book Cuaresma co-authored by Dez Bautista? wow that's a good buy if you got it for Php.250. I got mine at Php. 1500. galing.

Citizen of the World said...

Hey! Thanks for dropping by! Yes, the same book but mine is a soft-bound issue.

Anonymous said...

Nice photo,the colorful rainbow-alike T-shirt fits u..
J.