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Ex-National Book Development Board official convicted of graft

Mar 08, 2020 - 8:20 PM

The Sandiganbayan says the former official renewed a security agency's contract without public bidding in 2002

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Rappler’s Marites Vitug, Joselito de los Reyes win 38th National Book Awards

Nov 04, 2019 - 8:58 PM

Marites Dañguilan Vitug’s ‘Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case against China’ is Best Book in Journalism and Joselito D. de los Reyes’s ‘Finding Teo: Tula/Talambuhay’ is Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in Filipino

Rappler editor, columnist finalists for 38th National Book Awards

Sep 29, 2019 - 12:51 PM

Shorlisted are Marites Dañguilan Vitug’s ‘Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case against China’ as Best Book in Journalism and Joselito D. Delos Reyes’s ‘Finding Teo: Tula/Talambuhay’ as Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in Filipino

Deadline extended: Nominations for the 37th National Book Awards

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:33 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All entries and required attachments must be submitted to the NBDB office on or before July 20, 2018 at 5 pm. Books mailed from outside Metro Manila will be accepted if postmarked July 20, 2018.

Celebrated poets perform, talk at MSU Iligan on April 10

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Students will be able to watch the performances of poets Lourd Ernest de Veyra Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr Joel Toledo and Cerrine Cecilia Tuason

'Umuulan ng libro': Philippine Children's Book Summit 2015

Jun 06, 2015 - 11:05 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The summit is organized by the NBDB and the Philippine Board on Books for Young People in celebration of the 32nd National Children s Book Day

Poster courtesy of NBDB

Authors, artists stand up for copyright protection

Apr 26, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Authors should be aware of their rights over their works while the public should know basic copyright laws says the National Book Development Board

From left to right: Nida Ramirez of Visprint Inc (representing Bob Ong), Luisito 'Kuya Bodjie' Pascua, Beverly 'Bebang' Siy, NBDB Executive Director Graciela Cayton, National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario, and RJ Ledesma. Rappler video screengrab

Books by Rappler editors among award finalists

Aug 23, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Maria A Ressa s 10 Days 10 Years: From Bin Laden to Facebook and Marites Dañguilan Vitug s Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court make it to the National Book Award list

Amazon marries Goodreads: Nook, Apple uninvited?

Mar 29, 2013 - 4:33 PM

Amazon s acquisition of Goodreads is seen as threat to rival e readers

SOCIAL ADVANTAGE. Amazon.com's acquisition of Goodreads provides social component for Kindle electronic reading devices.

Better than fiction: Why reality makes a good story

Nov 24, 2012 - 11:58 AM

Three master storytellers tell us why

FICTION OR NON-FICTION: IT'S YOUR CHOICE. All kinds of locally-published books on sale at Read Lit District. All photos by Pia Ranada

Do Pinoys wear the old coat and buy the new book?

Oct 31, 2012 - 10:52 AM

Feel the pulse of Pinoy readers The results of the 2012 NBDB Readership Survey is out

THE JOY OF READING. The Bible still reigns supreme. Screen grab from YouTube (The Joy of Books)