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ANTING-ANTING STORIES And Other STRANGE TALES of the FILIPINOS By Sargent Kayme
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
TAYO Literary Magazine | Issue 4 By Melissa Sipin et al.
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TAYO Literary Magazine is an annual publication that is produced under the umbrella organization of TAYO Arts & Culture. We promote the work of emerging and established visual artists and writers... More > of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Visit our website here: www.tayoliterarymag.com< Less
TAYO Literary Magazine | Issue 4 {Black & White} By Melissa Sipin et al.
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TAYO Literary Magazine is an annual publication that is produced under the umbrella organization of TAYO Arts & Culture. We promote the work of emerging and established visual artists and writers... More > of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Visit our website here: www.tayoliterarymag.com< Less
Archipelago Dust By Karen Llagas
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ARCHIPELAGO DUST is a first book by Karen Llagas and recipient of a Filamore Tabios, Sr. Memorial Poetry Prize. Llagas has an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers and a BA in Economics... More > from Ateneo de Manila. A recipient of a Hedgebrook residency and a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, she works as a Tagalog interpreter & instructor, and a poet-teacher with the California Poets in the Schools. Advance words include, from Victoria Chang, "Llagas' poems reveal an introspective speaker, one who reflects on the adopted "America" around her with such thoughtfulness and grace" and, from Rick Barot, "Llagas’s lyricism gives back a complex and sensuous measure to the world she writes about, in poems that are haunted, tender, and ardent."< Less
Dawac and Other Memoir-Narratives By Beatriz Tilan Tabios
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DAWAC and Other Memoir-Narratives presents Beatriz Tilan Tabios' childhood memories of Babaylans (Filipino healers) as well as surviving the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in World War... More > II. Beatriz Tilan Tabios received her B.A. in English from Silliman University (Philippines). She was mentored by Edith Tiempo, the first woman National Artist for Literature in the Philippines. Fictionist Edilberto Tiempo, then head of Silliman University’s English Department, encouraged Mrs. Tabios to continue her studies, resulting in Mrs. Tabios' Master of Arts thesis that became one of the earliest investigations, regarding Filipino literature, of “(The Use of) Local Color in Short Stories in English.” Later, Mrs. Tabios taught at Dagupan College (now University of Pangasinan), University of Baguio, Brent School (a boarding school for children from U.S.-American military, missionary and gold-mining families stationed in the Far East).< Less
Traje de Boda By Aileen Ibardaloza
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Aileen Ibardaloza’s first book is a charmer more than a disarmer of the complicated relationships between men and women, mothers and daughters, or colonized and colonizer. The intensity of her... More > voice is not unlike the Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral with llantos like these: “I say it’s all right./Yes, if I ever lose my mouth,” and “My old same hides/her face behind a fan.” traje de boda belongs on any serious bookshelf of contemporary poetry. —Nick Carbó, author of Chinese, Japanese, What are These?< Less
Minsan, May Isang Pag-ibig By Evelyn L. Estrella-Sebastian
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In the ten years that Eve Estrella-Sebastian lived in a Ladies’ Boarding House, she met many women from all over the country. In the dormitory, they spoke different languages, lived their... More > regional, idiosyncratic ways, and carried their hopes for a future in the city. In the everyday of dormitory life, their histories intertwined but after they moved on, their stories ended. Eve could not leave these women’s stories unfinished, and imagined their endings in writing, some of which won the prestigious Palanca Award for Literature. In this collection of stories, you will meet these women. Many became immigrants to America, where they sought and found the fulfillment of their dreams, and the ending of their stories that began in a dormitory in the Philippines.< Less
"PATULA" (A BOOK OF POEMS) By Rummel Piñera
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This book is made up of poems that I have written. Each poem in this book has an equivalent English translation. All the poems in this book were originally written in the Filipino language. So, the... More > poems in this book were originally written in Filipino but each of the poems has an equivalent English translation.< Less
Sunset In Berlin By Enrique III Anonat
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My name is Kristen Hertz;I lived and witnessed the golden days of Berlin during the 1920's. It was a masterpiece of time with absolute ecstasy granted to my generation. I was there during the wild... More > evolution of arts, music, literature, the replete German culture of prostitution, drugs and the unceasing parties and cabarets. Doreen and Louise, my two younger sisters had their own stories too, as both of them in their teenage days also evinced the glorious German contemporaries have ever known. Then The Great Depression came, followed by the rise and fall of the Third Reich. As the eldest sister, I had the burden to look after Doreen and Louise as they were lost with the degenerating Fatherland. I must endure with them; hold on to our lives, hopes and dreams until the very end, until final sunset in Berlin.< Less
The Story of José Rizal By Austin Craig
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The life of a hero who made the history of his country during its most critical period, and paid the highest price for his courage. Filipinos inspired by Rizal, made the first nationalist revolution... More > in Asia, and extablished it's first democratic republic< Less

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