a blog-tribute by a.a.


The foremost and most-translated novelist, FRANCISCO SIONIL JOSE, who has become a favorite [Filipino] novelist since the day I picked up a copy of his THE PRETENDERS, MASS, ERMITA and recently, POON as well as his collection of essays, WE FILIPINOS: OUR MORAL MALAISE, OUR HEROIC HERITAGE, among his other works, releases his collection of stories for Kids :


The Molave and The Orchid will be launched at PowerBooks, Greenbelt 4, Makati
on November 6, 5p.m.

F.Sionil Jose is one of our National Artists for Literature. He was recently awarded the PABLO NERUDA CENTENNIAL AWARD by the Government of Chile, which was given to 100 authors among 65 countries in commemoration of the 100th birthday of Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Laureate, poet from Chile

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