The University of the Philippines Press will be launching ten new titles this September 5 at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman Campus, Quezon City. The titles run the gamut of biography to poetry and fiction, criticism to media theories, and art studies to science. The launch will begin at 5 p.m. Discounts will be given on all new book titles. For more information, please call the UP Press Marketing Division at 926-6642, or visit uppress.com.ph on how to order.

The ten new titles are:
 

Cesar Virata: Life and Times

Through Four Decades of Philippine Economic History

Gerardo P. Sicat

Business professor, college dean, management expert, Cesar Virata emerged as the most prominent technocrat during the presidency and martial law rule of Ferdinand Marcos. He rose to prime minister in the parliamentary government. Thereafter, he returned to the private sector as banker, respected citizen and community leader, and senior statesman.

Dates: September 23 and 25, 6-9 PM

Culminating Activity: September 27, 3-6 PM

What was your favorite story as a child? The stories we read and listened to as children sticks in our memories, cherished tales that we hold dear. But now, there’s a new generation of children who are growing up and they need new stories to read and listen to. If you think you have a story inside you that needs nurturing and crafting, then sign up for Ayala Museum’s basic workshop on writing for children to learn about the tools you need in bringing your story to life. Let your words take flight.

Requirements:

-           Open to ages 18 and above