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Amazon Kills Shelfari

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…

rare books and maps at the lumina pandit exhibit

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!

start of something big by the Filipino Book Bloggers

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.

a good year by peter mayle and the Flips Flipping Pages

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.