By Tatin Yang
Fans of author Amy Tan (“The Joy Luck Club,” “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” “The Hundred Secret Senses”) won’t want to miss October 23 – 25 when the bestselling novelist drops by Manila. She will be one of the authors brought in by National Book Store for their first ever Philippine Literary Festival. Korean-American novelist Chang-Rae Lee (“Native Speaker,” “On Such A Full Sea,” “The Surrendered,”) will also join Amy Tan for the panel and book signing events.
Gaming has long been a source of entertainment for children, teenagers, young adults and adults alike. Gaming used to be a simple task meant to offer a momentary reprieve from the mountain of work that lies in wait. Some games still are, but the evolution of gaming has extended the playing experience into another form of storytelling: the novel.
Ex LibrisBy Ruel S. De Vera
Wherever he went, Segundo “Jun” Matias Jr. couldn’t help but notice how he could easily find local translations of international bestsellers.
Not Quite ThereBy Chit Roces-Santos
I don’t know why, but the question tends to put me on the defensive, which I’m sure isn’t the intent. So, what have I been doing these days? Well, aside from nothing…
By the Inquirer Read-Along Team
Close to 100 children were treated to award-winning stories during a special Inquirer Read-Along session on Saturday morning, which featured the launch of “Shorts,” a digital compilation of Junior Inquirer (JI) short stories.