October 25, 2009 - - 2 Comments


How’s this for inspiring? For the third year in a row, a Filipino author has been part of the Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist.

Eric Gamalinda’s The Descartes Highlands (excerpt here) also starts out promising and is likely the kind of book I actually will buy. Looking forward to it, and I wish him winner vibes.


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  • Tania

    January 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm, Reply

    That's so great. We should have a Pinoy shortlister every year. And win, once in a while.

  • Mina

    January 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm, Reply

    He didn't win pala, but that's OK. Two years in a row would be too much. 🙂

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