8 Exciting Things to Check Out at #MIBF2018

by KB Meniado It’s Day 3 of the Manila International Book Fair 2018, which means you still have today + the weekend to enjoy one of, if not the, biggest book sales in the country. While there are a lot of familiar elements about the fair this year, there are also quite refreshing additions to what readers can look forward to when they go. Here, we list only eight of the many things—aside from the varied and discounted book selections—we think are worth the journey to the MIBF: 1. Freedom Walls Now, this isn’t an entirely new concept but with more…

6 Interesthings at the #MIBF2016

We sneaked early into the Manila International Book Fair this year, and we thought we’d share with you a few excithings from Day 1 that might make you want to swing by ASAP. Enjoy! 1. These newly launched pun-ny notepads by Elbert Or and Lorra Elena Angbue-Te: 2. The Return of the Young Prince  by A.G. Roemmers, which appears to be very in-demand 3. This book which title will make any politically engaged Pinoy chuckle: 4. More than enough copies of the elusive Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain 5. This awesome booth: and 6… Surprise! Nope, we’re not exhibitors, but you may find some #readingnation bookmarks and stickers at this year’s…

Heaven on Earth: The 35th Manila International Book Fair

by Kachi Parado For three years now, the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) has had a place in my planner every September. It’s even become a tradition between me and my two friends! This year though, it was just me and Michael since Aya’s in Dubai. The MIBF was held last September 17 to 21 at the SMX Convention Center. We usually go during weekdays but ended up going on the 20th this year, which was a Saturday. Despite opening just two hours earlier, the place was already packed! It’s not like I don’t like people but too many people in a…