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38th National Book Awards opens nominations

Jul 08, 2019 - 1:10 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All National Book Development Board (NBDB)-registered publishers and self-published authors are welcome to submit their nominations. Books in Filipino or English published in 2018 are eligible for the award

FULL LIST: 37th National Book Awards winners

Nov 06, 2018 - 4:14 PM

The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle have announced 2017's best books published in the Philippines

Filipinos barely know if there are libraries near their homes

Oct 01, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Only 1 of 10 Filipinos aged 18 years and above borrows books from libraries, according to the 2017 National Book Development Board readership survey

LIBRARIES. Most Filipinos do not know if there are libraries near where the live. File photo from Wikipedia

Kids vs adults: Who reads more books?

Sep 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM

9 out of 10 Filipino kids spend over 13 hours per month reading 'non-school' books, says a National Book Development Board 2017 readership survey

LOVING READING. These children from Barangay San Jose in Donsol, Sorsogon developed the habit of reading books. Photo by Rhadyz Barcia/Rappler

Deadline extended: Nominations for the 37th National Book Awards

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:33 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All entries and required attachments must be submitted to the NBDB office on or before July 20, 2018 at 5 pm. Books mailed from outside Metro Manila will be accepted if postmarked July 20, 2018.

Celebrated poets perform, talk at MSU Iligan on April 10

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Students will be able to watch the performances of poets Lourd Ernest de Veyra Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr Joel Toledo and Cerrine Cecilia Tuason

'Umuulan ng libro': Philippine Children's Book Summit 2015

Jun 06, 2015 - 11:05 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The summit is organized by the NBDB and the Philippine Board on Books for Young People in celebration of the 32nd National Children s Book Day

Poster courtesy of NBDB

Authors, artists stand up for copyright protection

Apr 26, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Authors should be aware of their rights over their works while the public should know basic copyright laws says the National Book Development Board

From left to right: Nida Ramirez of Visprint Inc (representing Bob Ong), Luisito 'Kuya Bodjie' Pascua, Beverly 'Bebang' Siy, NBDB Executive Director Graciela Cayton, National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario, and RJ Ledesma. Rappler video screengrab

Philippines puts spotlight on books and copyright protection

Apr 22, 2015 - 10:37 PM

On April 23 the Philippines joins World Book and Copyright Day celebrations by celebrating authors and creators and the protection of their works

Solidarity in Aklatan book fest

Sep 08, 2013 - 2:22 PM

All Filipino Book Festival aims to be premier assembly in literary field

NEW NETWORK FOR LITERARY COMMUNITY. The Aklatan festival. Photos by Jose Del

Books by Rappler editors among award finalists

Aug 23, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Maria A Ressa s 10 Days 10 Years: From Bin Laden to Facebook and Marites Dañguilan Vitug s Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court make it to the National Book Award list

Amazon marries Goodreads: Nook, Apple uninvited?

Mar 29, 2013 - 4:33 PM

Amazon s acquisition of Goodreads is seen as threat to rival e readers

SOCIAL ADVANTAGE. Amazon.com's acquisition of Goodreads provides social component for Kindle electronic reading devices.

Better than fiction: Why reality makes a good story

Nov 24, 2012 - 11:58 AM

Three master storytellers tell us why

FICTION OR NON-FICTION: IT'S YOUR CHOICE. All kinds of locally-published books on sale at Read Lit District. All photos by Pia Ranada

Do Pinoys wear the old coat and buy the new book?

Oct 31, 2012 - 10:52 AM

Feel the pulse of Pinoy readers The results of the 2012 NBDB Readership Survey is out

THE JOY OF READING. The Bible still reigns supreme. Screen grab from YouTube (The Joy of Books)