Sept 2014 launch
Book Launch
49th anniversary sale
Sept 2014 launch
Book Launch
49th anniversary sale

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Featured Book

We have drawn inspiration from our students in writing this agricultural policy book, many of whom have already graduated and currently work in various capacities in government, nongovernment organizations, and the private sector. Some are now teaching in various state and private colleges and universities.

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Events and Promos

 

The UP Press will be launching nine new titles on April 04, 2014, 5:00 pm at the West Wing Gallery of the Vargas Museum. 

Tattered Boat
Luis H. Francia

Transfiksyon: Mga Kathang In-Transit
Rolando B. Tolentino
Rommel B. Rodriguez

The Murmur Asylum: Poems
Ned Parfan

History of Ilocos: Volumes I and II
Isabelo Florentino de los Reyes
Translated by Maria Elinora Peralta-Imson

Blog

As I accumulate years, my consciousness tends increasingly to dwell on the past – finding increasing enjoyment in reading history. One has to of course beware: history is written from many lenses.  One lens is ideology: facts are martialed to serve an interpretation. Another lens is participation:  “having been there” confers a level of authority but commingled with responsibility. Authors may find it hard to disentangle the two whether the episode ends in singular success or disaster. Sometimes, the proclivity is clear; sometimes it can only be inferred from what is left out.

I read the biography “Cesar Virata: Life and Times” by Dr Gerardo Sicat as a source of history. It is a hefty volume...