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Sophia Lee’s colorful stories explore what it means to be Filipino.
Serious fiction writers dream of being published internationally. For Filipino author Sophia Lee, that dream is her reality. Lee, who grew up in Manila, has two published books by Scholastic in a span of three years. The first book, What Things Mean, ...
 
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The admiration goes both ways: Atwood said the Queen was an "inspiration to everybody."
Margaret Atwood has been taking a much-deserved victory lap as of late, what with the critical success of The Handmaid's Tale TV adaptation, and winning her second Booker Prize for The Testaments, the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. And now, she can add a royal honor, bestowed ...
 
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Six standout new releases of the month—and one old favorite to revisit.
This month, dive into a memoir from the very top of the American business world, devour short stories by a literary darling, try a sequel to a modern classic, enjoy a big think about how classic civilizations inform the modern-day, or get ...
 
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News clippings of the account were even found in Nabokov’s journal.
Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was a short story-turned-novel, which was published for the first time in 1955. The controversial book has been deemed a classic until today, despite many other tomes that have been published since then. Bookworm or not, everyone is probably ...
 
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The must-read novels, compelling memoirs, and diverting histories that are captivating us in 2019 (so far).
From buzzy biographies to mystifying novels and everything in between, we've gathered the best books of 2019.SHOP NOW: amazon.comThe latest from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings, this fantasy epic—the first in a trilogy known as ...
 
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The vice president and publisher of Penguin Classics is putting the spotlight on Filipino literature.
Recently, Penguin Classics' Elda Rotor gave a special talk at National Book Store themed, “What Makes a Classic?” A few hours before the talk, Rotor granted T&C an exclusive interview where she talked to us about her career in the New York publishing ...
 
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Even Gatsby would be jealous of these high-end gifts.
Need a gift for the lit lover in your life? Check out these presents that any bookworm is sure to love.$39.95 (P2,030.70)Anyone who has lent out a book and never gotten it back will appreciate this embosser, which makes it easy to ...
 
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Part of our list of 101 People You Must Meet Right Now, here are notable names and faces that have contributed to the world's art, media, literature, and entertainment industries.
From Broadway to filmmaking, these 20 famous Filipinos are taking the entertainment and media industry by storm. If you don't know their names yet, it's high time you do.The 26-year-old singer and actress is on a roll, landing a coveted role in ...
 
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Whether for virtue or scandal, these individuals are known for more than the art they inspired.
In centuries past, the Greeks used to call upon nine divine muses—each representing a different art—for inspiration. Over time, however, it was discovered that the earthly realm is filled with muses of its own.While many of them inspire by virtue of their ...
 
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So ready for this.
Angela Lansbury is in talks to join the cast of a new TV adaptation of Little Women. The three-part series is a joint effort from PBS and the BBC, and comes from a female writer-director duo – Heidi Thomas (Call the Midwife) ...
 
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A new trailer just dropped for the TV adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's final work.
F. Scott Fitzgerald's final unfinished work is heading to the small screen.Lesser known than the oft-adapted Gatsby or the tragic Tender Is the Night, The Last Tycoon, which centers around both the glamour and the intense rivalries of Hollywood's golden era, is ...
 
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Literature's most eligible bachelor is not who you imagined.
Thanks to Colin Firth and the iconic lake scene in Pride and Prejudice, Mr Darcy will forever be known as literature's broody heartthrob.Yet according to new research, Jane Austen's famous fictional character would actually have been a pale, pointy-chinned man with sloping ...
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