Hey students! We know that buying your textbooks for school is a little bit pricey and it hurts your wallet the most. No worries! Anvil is having its month-long anniversary sale and this is the best time to hoard their best sellers! Here are some of their books that you can check out before they last.
Looking Back 8: Virgin Of Balintawak
Essays written by renowned Ambeth Ocampo have circulated nationalistic spirit among different universities in the country. This book narrates our kasaysayan not merely as a historical narrative but with a deeper sense and meaning.
Reportage On Lovers
Classic Oriental love, modern cosmopolitan love, tragic cold-war love: these are among the portraits of lovers collected in this album of true love stories written by National Artist Nick Joaquin, based on popular news reports in the 1960s.
Demonyo Table Looking Back
Finding a devil in a table carving means going beyond textbooks to look at objects. Each artifact, no matter how seemingly insignificant as a low denomination coin, has a story to tell. All it takes is a curious historian who will coax the history from the object.
The Woman Who Had Two Navels
One of the best classics in Philippine Literature, The Woman Who Had Two Navels is a 1961 historical novel by the National Artist Nick Joaquin. It tells the story of a Filipino elite woman who is hallucinating and is preoccupied with the notion that she has two navels or belly buttons in order to be treated as an extraordinary person.
Cave And Shadows
Cave and Shadows was first published in 1983, and this literary whodunit is still considered a must-read by students of Philippine Literature. The novel is set in motion by a mysterious death and thrust onwards by the search for truth and the solution of the crime. Joaquin expertly weaves multi-layered meanings by interspersing Philippine historical fact with fiction. In the end, readers discover faith, truth, and human nature.
7 Stages Of Good Grief Freelancer Na Ko
Some independent professionals have superpowers—from corporate to freelancer in a minute. Not all freelancers plan the transition and make the smoothest shift from ‘rank and file’ to ‘be your own boss’. It’s a struggle, a long journey. This book tells the story of one such challenging journey. Get your mitts on this handy-dandy independent career adventure book about the journey from corporate life to freelance life.
Reportage On Politics
Whether you dig politics or not, you’ll find this political album entertaining because it’s chock full of narrative, profiles, real-life dramas, observations of our society, studies of our culture. And what a nostalgia trip, too, for many of today’s readers.
Whatda! Anung Petsa Na?!: a Freelancer’s Sanity And Survival Planner
Freelancing can be a pretty darn scary place. No rules. With great flexibility comes great failure, if you’re not careful. But there’s a good chance of success when you’ve got the WHATDA! ANONG PETSA NA?!, A Freelancer’s Survival and Sanity Planner in your possession. It’s more than a planner. It’s a weapon. Loaded with literature for independent business savvy, with specially-designed charts and fields to empower the control freak in you.
Laws For Life 2
The sequel to Laws for Life features simple answers to questions on heavier, more technical, and more sensitive law-related everyday issues—13th-month pay and minimum wage, breaks, and under- and overtime work; bullying, social media libel, and sexual harassment; intellectual property; and bank secrecy, among others.
Don’t Tell Anyone: Literary Smut
This book makes up for this history of invalidation. An unprecedented dirty dozen, Sison’s and Casocot’s stories are direct and unflinching. They make no qualms or apologies about the nature of sex between two men or between two women. They explore courtship and contact between same-gender partners with humor, hesitation, and obsession, and eventually take the reader with them as they reel from heartbreak.
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