January 13, 2016
Originally posted on The Reader's Room:
It’s official, the day that I’ve been dreading for several years has arrived. Amazon, which owns both Goodreads and Shelfari, has decided that it no longer cares to maintain Shelfari. Officially, “Shelfari is merging with Goodreads.” But let’s call it what it is: a shutdown. I feel like I’m…
November 29, 2010
The Lumina Pandit Exhibit at UST commemorates the survival of a 400-year-old institution, the UST Library. Showcased are the original academic records of Jose Rizal, documents with baybayin script, 100-year-old newspapers, and rare tomes. I wonder why not more guards tailed us. Didn't they know we were a book club and they let us loose among rare books!
September 27, 2010
People were on fire at the Filipino Book Bloggers first meetup last Saturday, September 25. Book bloggers talked about books, blogging, local publishing, and food. Is this the start of something big? But even bloggers should get to know each other first.
September 26, 2010
During the Flips Flipping Pages book discussion last September 18, the wine flowed. The reason for meeting was Peter Mayle’s bestselling novel, A Good Year. Published in 2004, it was adapted into a movie starring Russell Crowe in 2006.