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Devil at the Door: The Devil in Paradise Lost & Mike Carey’s Lucifer [1/3]

The up and coming train wreck of an adaptation of Mike Carey’s Lucifer for the small screen and the reboot they'll be putting into print in December awakened two things in me: massive feelings of table-flipping rage (“BUT WHY THE FUCK IS IT A COP DRAMA?!?!?!”) and strong need to revisit my undergraduate thesis for English Literature.…

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All Fun and Shenanigans ’til Someone Falls: A Review of Kate Evangelista’s No Love Allowed

Ever since Swoon Reads, the crowd-sourced online imprint of Macmillan, announced they were going to publish “No Love Allowed” by home-grown author Kate Evangelista, I've been waiting with bated breath to see if I could get my hands on the Advanced Reader's Edition. (more…)

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Author Spotlight: Ryu Murakami (and some thoughts on Haruki)

The original version of this article was published in the Manila Bulletin on October 25, 2008.   “Don’t you mean HARUKI Murakami?” “Oh! Is he related to Haruki Murakami?” Those are the usual reactions that I get whenever people ask me about Ryū Murakami, and I really wouldn’t be surprised if you don’t know who…

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34th National Book Awards Finalists announced!

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) have revealed on their official website the finalists for this year's edition of the National Book Awards. Check out the list below to see if your favorite works made the cut or what new books you can add next to your reading list.…

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Discworld Author Terry Pratchett Dead at 66

British writer Sir Terry Pratchett passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the age of 66, from complications due to Alzheimer's Disease. Pratchett is most well-known for his 41-volume fantasy novel series Discworld. Sir Terry Pratchett is survived by his wife Lyn Pratchett, and his daughter, video game writer Rhianna Pratchett. This writer unfortunately has…

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