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‘Bone Deep’ not among White’s stronger offerings

This book cover image released by Putnam shows "Bone Deep," by Randy Wayne White. AP

Doc Ford, a secret agent masquerading as a Florida marine biologist, returns in a thriller that explores the secret world of relic hunters who illegally dig mammoth ivory, Indian artifacts and other prehistoric treasures from the depths of South Florida’s limestone deposits.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The (Funny) Book of Love


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Everything becomes a story for Noreen Capili. Everything. The thirtysomething writer has lived an eventful life that’s been transmuted into funny, insightful stories—and that’s just as Noringai, the nom de plume she uses in her popular blog and best-selling collection of essays, “Parang Kayo Pero Hindi.”

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Love Bites

Excerpts from Noreen Capili’s “Parang Kayo Pero Hindi”: “Parang Kayo Pero Hindi”

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Popular young adult author Vizzini, 32, dies in NY

In this May 17, 2006, file photo, author Ned Vizzini poses for a photo in New York's Central Park. Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32. AP

Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Publisher withdraws CBS source’s Benghazi book

In this Jan. 12, 2013 file photo, "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan takes part in a panel discussion at the Showtime Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. CBS says it was misled by a "60 Minutes" source who claimed he was on the scene of a 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, when it turns out now that he was not there. AP

Publication has been halted for a disputed book about the attack last year on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Benjamin Pimentel launches collection of essays

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INQUIRER.net columnist Benjamin Pimentel is launching his book “How My Sons Lost their Tagalog” on Friday , 5 p.m. at Faber Hall on the Ateneo’s Loyola Height campus.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Rich, Asian and crazy

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Kevin Kwan is right in quoting F. Scott Fitzgerald in his article for The Daily Beast, where I first heard of his novel, “Crazy Rich Asians”: “The rich are different from you and me.”

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Sex! Incest! AIDS! Suicide! Promiscuity! –It’s a new John Irving novel, folks

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Leading American novelist John Irving blew into town in January 2011 and the Inquirer gals went gaga over him. He is now a senior citizen (born in 1942) but apparently still handsome and sexy, going by his flattering photo on Page 1 of this newspaper in the Jan. 11 issue that year. (Less flattering is the photo on his latest book, where he looks gaunt and shows his age.)

Posted: June 23rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Bonding with readers


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At my book launch last month, relatives and friends, some of whom I hadn’t seen for some time, came out to fulfill their bounden duty. In fact, they actually bought copies and even joined the line for my autograph.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Unraveling Tahereh Mafi

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It’s very easy to get lost in the dystopian world that young adult author Tahereh Mafi has created. Her first book, “Shatter Me,” introduces us to Juliette, a young woman who has been locked up in solitary confinement because of her otherworldly ability of killing people with just her touch.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

‘Burgis’ turns 25

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In the time of People Power, on Dec. 5, 1987, a lively gathering was going on at the “in” place at that time, Limelight at the Remedios Circle. Political activists, socialites, artists, bohemians and academicians of all stripes had trooped to the fun district of Malate to toast and roast themselves in the launching of the book, “History of the Burgis.”

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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