Florianne Jimenez - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Florianne Jimenez


The magic of the physical book

Sep 16, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Are you a physical book person or an e book person?

TURN THE PAGE. Reading a physical book is an experience different from reading an e-book

Not just for kids: 'Simply Jesse' and 'EDSA'

Aug 19, 2013 - 2:20 PM

Celebrate the life of the late DILG Secretary and the triumph of People Power through these s children s books

LOVE FOR COUNTRY. We review the children's book on the late DILG Sec Jesse Robredo one day after his first death anniversary, August 18, 2013.

Alternative Movie Posters Vol 2: Pun intended

Aug 05, 2013 - 2:00 PM

I would buy the book for a movie fan or a design buff in your life

A PINOY'S TAKE. Dylan Dylanco’s reimagining of the 'Fight Club' poster. Image courtesy of Florianne Jimenez

'Manhood for Amateurs': No-woman’s land

Jul 29, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Finally here is a book that shows me what it’s like to be a man

MUST-READ FOR GIRLS — AND BOYS. Will Staehle’s brilliant cover design for Michael Chabon’s book. Screen grab from bookcoverarchive.com courtesy of Florianne Jimenez

Reading with Flips Flipping Pages

May 13, 2013 - 12:01 PM

While curling up with a book and a mug of tea is a wonderful solitary activity sometimes hearing what other people have to say about a book is a refreshing change

CO-MODS. Head moderator Honey de Peralta and co-moderators Florianne Jimenez and Carljoe Javier. All photos by Rhett de Jesus

Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:00 PM

In the 21st century when it seems like all knowledge is available online and on TV it’s fascinating to look at a nation that has insisted on excluding itself from this process

'COLD' COVER. Barbara Demick’s book is a fascinating, moving look at one of the last totalitarian regimes, North Korea. Cover photo from nothingtoenvy.com

Book review: Pico Iyer’s The Global Soul

Apr 08, 2013 - 2:09 PM

Rappler reviews a book by one of the most prolific travel writers of our time

TRAVELING, OBSERVING, WRITING. 'At some points in The Global Soul, he seems to begin exploring existing forms of injustice and marginalization and then it is quietly dismissed.' Image from the Pico Iyer Facebook page

The other F-word: Caitlin Moran’s 'How to Be a Woman'

Feb 04, 2013 - 8:52 AM

There is much that is not addressed in the book and it’s precisely because of the imperative of the memoir — write about what happened to you in the way you saw it

STORIES AND STRAIGHT ADVICE. According to the writer, 17 chapters of Caitlin Moran's book were not enough. Image from Facebook