National Book Store launches ‘Manila Noir’ with US-based author Jessica Hagedorn
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Published in the Philippines by Anvil, “Manila Noir” is a collection of stories written by Lourd De Veyra, Gina Apostol, Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo, F.H. Batacan, Jose Dalisay Jr., Eric Gamalinda, Angelo Lacuesta, R. Zamora Linmark, Rosario Cruz-Lucero, Sabina Murray, Jonas Vitman, Marianne Villanueva, and Lysley Tenorio.
The stories’ setting, Manila, is described as a place where five-star hotels coexist with informal settlements, where religious zeal coexists with superstition, and where politics is often synonymous with celebrity and corruption.
“Manila Noir” is edited by Hagedorn. She is the author of the novels “Dogeaters” (1990), “The Gangster of Love” (1996), and “Dream Jungle” (2003), among others.
The book launch of “Manila Noir” is in partnership with Raffles Makati, the official residence of Hagedorn in Manila.
“Manila Noir” is exclusively available for P395 in National Book Store. Shop online at nationalbookstore.com. Follow National Book Store on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@nbsalert) for the latest events, promos and contests.
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