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Season’s Greetings

Our grand book sale is on December 6 and 7 at the UST Publishing House Book Store, from 8AM to 5 PM. See you there!

BOOKS ON SALE (Php 20 – Php 100)

A Feast of Origins \ Dinah Roma A Novel-In-Waiting \ Merlinda Bobis A Pilgrim’s Way of the Cross \ Belen L. Tangco A Sanctuary Without Borders \ Fr. Emmanuel R. Fernandez A Sinner’s Journey to God \ Benjamin Espinosa Ambon, Ulan Baha (Sarwelang Pinoy) \ Frank G. Rivera Ang Etika ni. Sto. Tomas de Aquino … Continue reading

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Grand Book Sale!

The UST Publishing House, Publisher of the Year for 2011, is pleased to announce its Christmas Book Sale to be held on December 6 and 7, 2011 at the UST Publishing House Bookstore, Beato Angelico Building, from 8 AM to 5 PM. Selected titles will go for as low as Php 50, some titles will … Continue reading

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Give A Book This Christmas!

As the year draws to a close, celebrate Christmas in a different way. Give the special people in your life something they will treasure long after the season is over. Give them a book from the UST Publishing House. We have more than 50 new titles for you to choose from. They include books by … Continue reading

UP Press Launch on Friday

This Friday our good friends at the UP Press will be launching 9 new titles. Among these titles are UST Publishing House Director Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo’s Six Sketches of Filipino Women Writers and my own short story collection Geek Tragedies. Drop by and support Philippine literature. 5PM GT Toyota Hall of Wisdom, Asian Center, UP … Continue reading

Rizal’s 150th

Join Ambeth Ocampo,  the man behind the cult of history lovers, as he talks and commemorates Rizal on his 150th. On June 24, 6pm at Powerbooks Trinoma, Ocampo will definitely assert his position as an authority in Philippine history. Also, meet the newest of his babies, Talking History: Conversations with Teodoro Agoncillo. An engaging and … Continue reading

The Sneak Preview Factor

I read in some business book or other that it’s important not only to know your role in the company, but to understand the roles of the other people there so that you can work better. This is especially crucial of management-level employees, because they make decisions and set timelines. One of the major reasons … Continue reading

5 Reasons E-books aren’t there yet (and my reactions to the article) recently posted this article about why e-books aren’t as popular as they could be yet. The assumption is that once these barriers are broken, e-books can gain the kind of popularity that print books have. I generally agree with a lot of the points, but there are some points of contention worth addressing.

Social Media Marketing: Is it Important?

To which the short answer is: probably not. But you all know I never stop with the short answer. 

on rejection

“The poet knows that he is a genius; and the editor still hopes to discover that he is in each manuscript examined. The editor has a hundred sorrows for the poet’s one. The poet may swear at the editor, and rather adds to his dignity in doing so; but the editor, in addressing the poet, … Continue reading


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