The UST Publishing House (USTPH) launched new books on poetry, non-fiction, and philosophy in the month of November, in time for Manila International Book Fair.
Anim na Sabado ng Beyblade was Ferdinand Jarin’s collection of personal essays, originally released in 2013, which bagged NBDB National Book Award for Best Book of Non-Fiction in Filipino Language (2014).
Meanwhile, poet Dinah Roma’s book We Shall Write Love Poems Again is about her rumination on things that jut out from observed and recounted ruins is well-articulated.
AB-Literature alumnus George Gonzaga Deoso’s debut book entitled “Horseman’s Revolt and Other Horrors” is a collection of stories allegorizing the horrors of contemporary Filipino Society.
Adrian Crisostomo Ho’s first book entitled “ANX” is an exploration of language and its approximation of anxiety and loss.
USTPH also released “Doing Philosophy in the Philippines: Volume I” by Professor Emeritus Alfredo Co, PhD. Co’s latest book contained the earliest collected works of the last Spanish Dominican thinkers, who interacted with the earliest Filipino scholars who likewise were drawn to the beginning of philosophical publication in the University of Santo Tomas.
Moreover, the volume’s timeline covers the articles published in the UNITAS from 1924 to 1949.