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Veronica Roth shows her main man in ‘Divergent’ trilogy


By now, everyone knows about how American novelist Veronica Roth’s young adult “Divergent” trilogy conquered the bestseller list and how the 2014 feature film adaptation of the first book conquered the box office with three more films on their way.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

UST releases new titles on drama, short fiction, criticism


The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Publishing House has released new titles in drama, fiction and literary criticism.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Book fair marks 35th year

The country’s biggest book fair, Manila International Book Fair, will mark its 35th anniversary on Sept, 17-21 at the SMX Convention Center of the SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

‘Hercules’: Graphic novel now a movie

DWAYNE Johnson stars as the Greek mythological hero.

Larger-than-life Greek Hercules returns to the big screen, this time based on Steve Moore’s graphic novel “Hercules: The Thracian Wars.”

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

J.K. Rowling returns to detective work with ‘The Silkworm’


At first glance, Cormoran Strike sounds like a Frankenstein’s Monster of character qualities: imaginatively named, dedicated private investigator, missing half of one leg due to military service in Afghanistan, unwanted son of a rock star, armed with an uncanny memory, physically intimidating but internally sensitive. In the hands of a lesser writer, Strike would be a cardboard cutout. Luckily, J.K. Rowling can really write.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »