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'We could have learned from the Wuhan experience but we never did and instead magnified the problems with our own stupidity and negligence.'
'The book raises important questions like: Can a reformist be considered a leftist or a revolutionary? Can good people thrive in bad governments?'
'I don’t think this kind of book can be written by just any sociologist (or political scientist). Intellectual discipline and clarity of this kind come only with a particular depth of political involvement and experience.'
I remember about 4 years ago, I came home one day to find two new books from my father. It was parts one and two of the Janus Silang books. I loved them. I realized that the series has become a part of my life now.
Joanne Ramos's debut novel is disturbingly close to the reality of many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW)
'Fire and Fury does not diminish the presidency. The occupants of the White House did this on their own with damage to their own reputations'
The book goes back and forth like a thrilling ping pong game about the myths and stereotypes not only of Filipino Americans but all Asian Americans and the author s own experience as the observer and the other
Pre orders turned Go Set A Watchman into an overnight bestseller on Amazon but some readers are unhappy with how the novel turned out
But what is interesting here is that home was not the Philippines but Haliap They missed the village not the nation; friends and relatives not fellow citizens
The South China Sea shows maritime conflict may not necessarily lead to war but a careful interplay of soft power and hard power writes Robert Kaplan in his book Asia s Cauldron
Finally here is a book that shows me what it’s like to be a man
Reading the book will make you disappointed in the movie version because it shows you the material the director and screenwriters had to work with
Rappler reviews a philosophical comic book on the Roman Catholic Church
How do lepers fall in love? What went on in the minds of the men who beat up the Beatles? Let Lysley Tenorio give you the answers
A RAPPLER contributor reviews the latest book from an award winning young Filipino author