Book Review: Twenty Love Poems and A Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda

Here I love you. In the dark pines the wind disentangles itself.                 The moon glows like phosphorous on the vagrant waters. Days, all one kind, go chasing each other. -Pablo Neruda from “Here I Love You” When I was in high school, a local radio station from … Continue reading

Essential Reading: March 2013

So the love themed reading month of February is done with. In the realm of fiction, hearts were broken; dreams were shattered; love was lost then found; and everything in between. In the real world, we move on to other books. But first, a rundown of my reading month that was February: Journey into the … Continue reading

BOOKLOVE: February 2013

January has come and go. With that, I  present to you my book acquisitions for the month of January: Sixty Stories by Donald Barthelme (Tent Bookstore, UP Diliman) – After Rhena got me Forty Stories, which is also by Donald Barthelme, I went back to the Tent Bookstore three days after I received the gift. To my surprise, Sixty … Continue reading

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

“Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God’s grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.” – A woman quoting Hugh Latimer as her books are about to be burned. Sci-fi is never my genre when reading books. I like it as a genre in … Continue reading