[Blueboard] Robert Arevalo to read from Benjamin Bautista's STORIES FROM ANOTHER TIME

m baytion alunsina2005 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 13:32:57 PHT 2008

Popular actor Robert Arevalo (Class '58) will read excerpts from
STORIES FROM ANOTHER TIME, a book of short stories by Benjamin Bautista
(Class' 58), at its launching  on Monday, November 17, 2008, 5.30 pm,
4/F Lobby, Ateneo  Professional Schools, Rockwell Center, Makati.
Commentaries on the book will be given by Gemino Abad,
Father Joaquin Bernas, and Gregorio Brillantes.

The collection includes the author's well-loved pieces whose tone and
texture "provide contemporary readers a better understanding
of an age and a generation other than their own."

Writing--without any formal training--about characters caught in the
conflicts and contradictions in their lives, Mr. Bautista has produced
stories that have been referred to as "among the finest ever written."

Mr. Bautista studied at the Ateneo de Manila where he graduated with
Honors and the Mulry Award for literary excellence. His stories won
prizes in prestigious literary competitions and are included in
anthologies of Philippine writing. With all his literary
accomplishments, Mr. Bautista pursued a career in business and
management before retiring.

STORIES is available at the LS Bookstore and other good
bookshops. Queries and RSVP for the launch: Vangie at 4265984, 4266001
ext 4613, or  unipress at admu.edu.ph.

Contents of the book may be viewed

Book events in November: Launching of STORIES FROM ANOTHER TIME, by
Benjamin Bautista, Nov. 17, 5.30 pm, Ateneo Professional Schools;
Lecture by Benedict Anderson, author of WHY COUNTING COUNTS: A Study
of Forms of Consciousness and Problems of Language in Noli and El
Fili, on "Rizal. Cutting History Off the Pass," Nov. 19, 2.30 to 4pm,
UP Faculty Center.

Ateneo de Manila University Press
Bellarmine Hall, AdMU Campus
Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights
Tel 02-4265984; 4266001 ext 4613
unipress at admu.edu.ph
Visit our website: www.ateneopress.org

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.
                          - Hannah Arendt

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