The UST Publishing House (USTPH) recently released new titles and is soon to launch more in the following weeks. Beginning with Chuckberry Pascual’s Filipino translation of the internationally acclaimed novel Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco, first to be published in the Philippines by the USTPH. Another forthcoming title in fiction is Shooting the Zombie Apocalypse, a collection of speculative short stories by U Z. Eliserio.
Veteran screenwriter Ricky Lee is set to release another book with the USTPH, titled Mga Screenplays ni Ricky Lee – Vol. 1: Brutal, Moral, Karnal—the first in an ongoing series featuring his works that have become cult classics in Philippine cinema, directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya.
Coming soon on the bookstore’s nonfiction shelves are Duterte Watch: Descent into Authoritarianism, a compilation of socio-political commentaries by journalist Vergel Santos, whose other work The News Writing Formula (Second Edition), an influential manual on journalism, was also published by the USTPH. Also included in the list of upcoming titles are The Dynamics of Community Psychology in Filipino Basic Ecclesial Communities (BECs) by Assoc. Prof. Milagros C. Arrevillaga, PhD, a research on communal psychology; ASEAN as an International Organization: International Law and Region-Building in Southeast Asia by José Duke Bagulaya, which offers a comprehensive analysis of ASEAN; and finally, the creative nonfiction titles: The Holy Wife by Ting Pantoja-Mañalac, a collection of personal stories that ruminate on God’s gentle love, and From Manila to the World by Paolo Mangahas, which compiles the author’s bizarre and insightful travel stories across the globe.
The first poetry title of the year is All my Distances Point to Home by King Llanza, the author’s debut poetry collection and soon to be released by USTPH.
These titles will also be made available through the USTPH Shopee and Lazada stores as soon as they are released.