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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

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  • 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...

  • Leper Spy: The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II

    Leper Spy: The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II

    History March 16, 2018

    The GIs called her Joey. Hundreds owed their lives to the tiny Filipina who stashed explosives in spare tires, tracked Japanese troop movements, and smuggled maps of fortifications across enemy lines. As the Battle of Manila raged, Josefina Guerrero ...

  • The Battle for Leyte Gulf: The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle

    The Battle for Leyte Gulf: The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle

    History March 16, 2018

    Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it re...

  • In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

    In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

    History March 16, 2018

    Traces the history of the Philippines, discusses the influence of Spain and the United States, and looks at the problems facing the Philippines today.

  • Agents of Apocalypse: Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines

    Agents of Apocalypse: Epidemic Disease in the Colonial Philippines

    History March 16, 2018

    As waves of epidemic disease swept the Philippines in the late nineteenth century, some colonial physicians began to fear that the indigenous population would be wiped out. Many Filipinos interpreted the contagions as a harbinger of the Biblical Apoc...

  • We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan

    We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan

    History March 16, 2018

    In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanes...

  • 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...