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  • Dusk: A Novel

    Dusk: A Novel

    Historical Fiction March 15, 2018

    With Dusk (originally published in the Philippines as Po-on), F. Sionil Jose begins his five-novel Rosales Saga, which the poet and critic Ricaredo Demetillo called "the first great Filipino novels written in English." Set in the 1880s...

  • Philippine Literature: A History and Anthology (English Edition)

    Philippine Literature: A History and Anthology (English Edition)

    Literary History March 16, 2018

    Through the years, this book on Philippine Literature has helped students understand the pressures which shaped Philippine writing, and how writers and their audience responded to those pressures. Philippine Literature: A History and Anthology gives ...

  • Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image

    Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image

    Poetry March 26, 2018

    Philippine Folk Literature: The Riddles constitutes Volume V of the author's eight-volume Philippine Folk Literature series. This work is intended to be a national collection of Philippine riddles--a putting together of available collections of riddl...

  • Doveglion: Collected Poems (Penguin Classics)

    Doveglion: Collected Poems (Penguin Classics)

    Poetry March 16, 2018

    The centennial edition of major Filipino writer José Garcia Villa's collected poetry Known as the "Pope of Greenwich Village," José Garcia Villa had a special status as the only Asian poet among a group of modern literary giants in...

  • The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic

    The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic

    Fiction March 17, 2018

    Celebrating the centennial of his birth, the first-ever U.S. publication of Philippine writer Nick Joaquin’s seminal works, with a foreword by PEN/Open Book Award–winner Gina ApostolA New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice Nick Joa...

  • The Mats

    The Mats

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Marcelina's father comes home from a trip to Manila with beautiful hand-made sleeping mats for each member of his large family, including the three daughters who died when they were very young.Originally a short story written more than 60 years ago, ...

  • Panitikang Pambata sa Filipinas: Mga Gunita, Talâ, Puna't Pansin sa Kasaysayan

    Panitikang Pambata sa Filipinas: Mga Gunita, Talâ, Puna't Pansin sa Kasaysayan

    Children's Literature March 17, 2018

    National Artist Virgilio Almario and one of the foremost champions of Philippine children's literature collects his notes, thoughts, obeservations, and critiques about the history and present situation of the burgeoning genre in the Philippine litera...

  • The Writer, the Lover and the Diplomat: Life with Carlos P. Romulo

    The Writer, the Lover and the Diplomat: Life with Carlos P. Romulo

    Biography March 22, 2018

    Recently, after I had finished reading and checking this manuscript, I picked out several chapters at random, and read them again, and found myself laughing out loud. I hope my readers also find things to laugh about in this ‘tell it like it was’ mem...

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  • Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image

    Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image

    Poetry March 26, 2018

    Philippine Folk Literature: The Riddles constitutes Volume V of the author's eight-volume Philippine Folk Literature series. This work is intended to be a national collection of Philippine riddles--a putting together of available collections of riddl...

  • The Writer, the Lover and the Diplomat: Life with Carlos P. Romulo

    The Writer, the Lover and the Diplomat: Life with Carlos P. Romulo

    Biography March 22, 2018

    Recently, after I had finished reading and checking this manuscript, I picked out several chapters at random, and read them again, and found myself laughing out loud. I hope my readers also find things to laugh about in this ‘tell it like it was’ mem...

  • The Mats

    The Mats

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Marcelina's father comes home from a trip to Manila with beautiful hand-made sleeping mats for each member of his large family, including the three daughters who died when they were very young.Originally a short story written more than 60 years ago, ...

  • Metroimperial Intimacies: Fantasy, Racial-Sexual Governance, and the Philippines in U.S. Imperialism

    Metroimperial Intimacies: Fantasy, Racial-Sexual Governance, and the Philippines in U.S. Imperialism

    History March 21, 2018

    In Metroimperial Intimacies Victor Román Mendoza combines historical, literary, and archival analysis with queer-of-color critique to show how U.S. imperial incursions into the Philippines enabled the growth of unprecedented social and sexu...

  • Surviving a Japanese Internment Camp: Life and Liberation at Santo Tomás, Manila, in World War II

    Surviving a Japanese Internment Camp: Life and Liberation at Santo Tomás, Manila, in World War II

    History March 21, 2018

    During World War II the Japanese imprisoned more American civilians at Manila’s Santo Tomás prison camp than anywhere else, along with British and other nationalities. Placing the camp’s story in the wider history of the Pacific war, this book tells ...

  • T is for Tagalog

    T is for Tagalog

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Explore the English alphabet and learn some Tagalog words along the way! A children's book.

  • F is for Filipino

    F is for Filipino

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Explore the English alphabet while learning some Filipino words and about the Philippines.

  • Sampung Mga Daliri (Ten Little Fingers)

    Sampung Mga Daliri (Ten Little Fingers)

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Chloe is a filipino-american little girl who lives in New York City. Join her as she goes around the city learning how to say different body parts and actions in Tagalog by singing the traditional Filipino folk song, Sampung Mga Daliri. The song is b...

  • Salamat Po!: Learning About Showing Respect In The Filipino Culture

    Salamat Po!: Learning About Showing Respect In The Filipino Culture

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Join Chloe, who is half Filipino and living in New York, as she learns about different ways respect is shown in the Filipino culture. A children's book.

  • Filipino Friends

    Filipino Friends

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    Travel to the Philippines without leaving home!From the author of Filipino Children's Favorite Stories comes a book for young children that features a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time. Each watercolor i...

  • Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

    Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture. Filipino Children's Favorite Stories presents thirteen well-loved myths and tales f...

  • My First Book of Tagalog Words: Filipino Rhymes and Verses

    My First Book of Tagalog Words: Filipino Rhymes and Verses

    Children's Literature March 21, 2018

    My First Book of Tagalog Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces young children to Filipino language and culture through everyday words.The words profiled in this book are all commonly used in the Filipino language and are both i...