Carrie La Seur’s finely crafted debut chronicles a woman’s complicated relationship with her hometown of Billings, Montana, her relatives who stayed behind and her ancestral history. La Seur’s graceful prose in “The Home Place” complements her incisive character studies of a family that has managed to keep most of its problems behind closed doors.
By Totel V. de Jesus
Senator Grace Poe gets most number of “thumbs-up” for being the most fashionable in an informal survey conducted by INQUIRER.net on Monday during President Benigno Aquino III’s 5th State of the Nation Address.
Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi’s operas, has died at the age of 90.
By Cathy Yamsuan
Dionisia “Mommy D” Pacquiao caused such a huge commotion on the red carpet at the House of Representatives before President Aquino’s annual speech that journalists were herded out after she left.
Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.