In connection with the celebration of the Manila International Book Fair 2007 set from August 29 to September 2, 2007 at the World Trade Training Center in Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, the UST Publishing House shall hold the 1st part of its 2007 Book Launching on August 30, 3 pm, at the Makati Skyline Restaurant, World Trade Training Center.
Twenty five new titles from various fields and disciplines, including languages, literature, theology, and alternative medicine, industrial chemistry, and a coffee table book will be launched. Secretary General Rev. Fr. Isidro C. Abaño, O.P., and Publishing Director Jocelyn T. Calubayan will grace the occasion to present the first copies of the books to the authors, who are also expected to attend. The 2nd part of the book launching is set sometime in early February of 2008. As part of the University’s quadricentennial anniversary activities in 2011, the UST Publishing House is producing for publication 400 books from 2001 to 2011, and releases the following new titles for 2007:
THEOLOGY WEEK 2005 – EUCHARIST WITH MARY is a compilation of the proceedings that manifests studies centering on Mary and the Eucharist. THEOLOGY WEEK 2006 – VATICAN II: 40 YEARS AFTER addresses itself to the theological developments that have occurred since 1965, the closing of the council’s aggiornamento. Both books were edited by Jose Antonio Aureada, O.P. and Richard Ang, O.P.
Hermogenes E. Bacareza comes up with a two-volume book that discusses the formidable, albeit unpopular, ties between Germany and the Philippines in PHILIPPINE-GERMAN RELATIONS: A MODERN HISTORY (1834-2006) VOLS. 1 AND 2.
LEGAL WRITING by Judge Alicia G. Decano is a work that lectures on the improvement of law students’ and lawyers’ writing. The legal articles with recent decided cases can be of great help to legal practitioners, prosecutors, public attorneys and judges.
PASSION FOR CATECHESIS is a collection of articles and talks by Archbishop Leonardo Legaspi. The book illumines the author’s more than twenty years of dedication to the catechetical ministry both at the national and diocesan levels.
Boy Villasanta allows us to take an inside look at the “bodies,” souls and shadows of the gods and goddesses of film, TV, radio, theater and other forms of art in his opus EXPOSE, PERYODISMONG PAMPELIKULA SA PILIPINAS.
Agay Llanera’s SOL - A LEGEND ABOUT THE SUN is a tale translated to Filipino by Susan de Guzman and illustrated by Farley del Rosario. It is a story of an ardent boy, a vain sun, and a spurned moon.
Rachy Cuna turns up with a coffee table book on flowers and their composition and arrangement called ADORNMENTS. This book transforms flowers from being mere objects of ornamentation to magnificent pieces of artwork.
Rev. Fr. Leonardo Legaspi, Archbishop of Caceres, chronicles the talks and homilies that he delivered to priests and compiles them in HEART TO HEART – JOURNEYING WITH THE PRIESTS IN PRAYERFUL REFLECTION.
THE BEST PR PROGRAMS AND TOOLS - SECOND EDITION, edited by Bong Osorio, provides the PR industry with a new selection of the winning entries to the IABC Gold Quill Philippines Awards. This is useful to practitioners, client companies, teachers, students, and business managers.
¡HOLA AMIGOS! by Josefina Gonzalez, Luningning Ferrer and Miguela Miguel, addresses common problems students encounter in the study of the Spanish language. Functional and teeming with drills and designed exercises, this manual is a viable tool for every Spanish language enthusiast.
ANG BATANG MARAMING BAWAL penned by Fernando Rosal Gonzalez is the winning story of CANVAS’ 2nd Annual Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting Competition which details a timely tale of innocent hope and imagination.
DISSONANT UMBRELLAS – NOTES TOWARD A GESAMTKUNSTWERK is the much awaited release of the National Book awardee and wonder boy of Philippine poetry, Angelo V. Suarez. This poetry collection draws much of its content from contemporary trends in literature, pop culture, and social reality.
DREAMS AND RIVERS is a collaborative effort of Fr. Philip Bersabe and Jonathan Villar, who wrote poems dealing with the Catholic faith, the fascinating Bicol culture, and the creative process of writing poems laced with ripples of wit, humor, and cynicism.
KOMPOSO NI DANDANSOY by Genevieve Asenjo is a benefaction of the layered texture she has imbibed from her strong Hiligaynon heritage. This collection of stories of various themes including isolation, migration, and diaspora, are written in both Hiligaynon and Filipino languages.
BUHAY – PINOY: MGA PILING INTERBYU’T ARTIKULO is a collection of interviews and articles by Fanny Garcia that spans a wide range of subjects and theses; from Jaime Cardinal Sin to Mariang Hilot, from Hospicio De San Jose orphans to Sapang Palay farmers.
INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PROCESSES BOOK 2 is follow-up of Dr. Cecilia Bayquen’s cornerstone on Industrial Chemistry. Very few books on chemical processes are available in the Philippines and are mostly published by foreign authors so this appends as a major contribution in practice of Chemistry in Philippine industry.
Playwright Glenn Sevilla Mas comes up with CHILDREN OF THE SEA AND IN THE LAND OF THE GIANTS, providing Philippine literature with a strong voice coming from the geographical beauty and ancient culture of Antique.
Co-published by the Instituto Cervantes, IF A FILIPINO WRITER READS QUIJOTE is an assemblage of lectures of Alfred Yuson, Vicente Groyon, and National Artist F. Sionil Jose, representing new readings of this four centenary classic – reckoned as the world’s greatest novel by many critics and book lovers.
LAHI NI ADAN by Nonon Carandang is the fashioning rejoinder to his first book, ANGKAN NI EBA. While the former explores the world of women and their trials and triumphs, the latter evinces the institutionalization of masculinity and the male as the bedrock structure that defines power and perception.
THE TAGALOG REGION: LEXICON OF THE LANGUAGE AND DIALECTS by Commissioner Fe Aldave Yap is a comprehensive reference for language researchers and lexicon enthusiasts who wish to deepen their knowledge on the semantics of the languages and dialects of the Tagalog region.
Jose Victor Torres’s book IN TRANSITION: THE UST DURING THE AMERICAN COLONIAL PERIOD chronicles the changes that occurred in the UST during the first 37 years (1898-1935) of American colonial rule which affected the Philippine educational system.
LIVING WITH NATURE IN OUR TIMES by Abercio V. Rotor is a sequel to the Gintong Aklat Awardee THE LIVING WITH NATURE HANDBOOK. This is a collection of articles from the lessons on Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid and brings to the grassroots functional knowledge that aims to enlighten the masses about the benefits and conservation of nature.
LATAY SA ISIPAN’ edited by Cirilo Bautista, is a stirring anthology represented by the sprouting new and polyvalent voices in Philippine poetry.