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Eric Gamalinda’s metamorphoses

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POET-FICTIONIST Eric Gamalinda’s
“The Descartes Highlands” was shortlisted
for the Man Asian novel prize.

Like a literary shade, Eric Gamalinda seems to be shifting from form to form effortlessly: poet, playwright, journalist, teacher, short-story writer and novelist. But like many stories, there is more to it than just mere trickery. Truth is, Gamalinda is all these things at once, and the transformation is a permanent state.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Kama Sutra: ‘Not a dirty little book’

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In the West, India’s Kama Sutra most often evokes an exotic bible of sexual positions regularly consulted for blush-inducing tips in glossy magazines.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Amy Tan on mothers and daughters—and making the bed

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ALEXIS CORPUZ

There was quite a buzz in Manila soon after National Book Store announced that Amy Tan would be headlining the first Philippine Literary Festival at Raffles Makati.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Amy Tan is a rock star

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Amy Tan is a rock star—and not just because she sings with the literary rock band Rock Bottom Remainders in a dominatrix outfit.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Seriously scary stuff

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THE FRIGHTENER: Author Madeleine
Roux TATIN YANG

Of all the international authors that National Book Store has flown in, it’s Madeleine Roux whose works are so scary we couldn’t finish reading them.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Super | Read More »

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