Every year, the plan is to pace myself, especially because I’m at the Manila International Book Fair every single day.
Of course, every year is somewhat of a fail, but I don’t think it’s ever been as epic a fail as this year! I normally buy one or two books during the weekdays, and reserve shopping for the weekend, but when you’re in the company of enablers *cough cough Flippers cough cough Team WAADO cough cough* it’s really hopeless.
So I might as well show you what I got (quick, before the guests I am waiting for get here!)
Continue reading “There goes my self-control: the first of my MIBF loot”
I’m still trying to catch my breath, but I know you’ve been waiting to hear about the 32nd Manila International Book Fair, and I do want to tell you about it, so here it is, my first book fair post.
It’s been a whirlwind couple of days at the MIBF, and I generally spend each day out there getting work done: accompanying guests, processing requests, and even catching up with office work, and then (when things go according to plan) the actual hunting and gathering takes place in the evening. But Wednesday night was spent having dinner with the Flippers (after raiding the book fair of course) and gabbing until the wee hours), hence no reportage from me; while last night I was with my Geek Fight team (who’d raided the MIBF, and amassed even more books than my book club friends, imagine that). Hence it’s Day 3, and I’m pounding this out on my lunch break.
Continue reading “32nd Manila International Book Fair, the first of many parts”
Are you all ready to go to the 32nd Manila International Book Fair tomorrow?
Got a sneak peek tonight, at the opening ceremonies for the MIBF.
I know y’all are excited to see the photos, and I want to go soak my feet in a tub of warm water, so without further ado…
Continue reading “Sneak peek: the 32nd Manila International Book Fair!”
Less than two months to go until the Manila International Book Fair, slated September 14-18 at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Continue reading “Clear your calendars: MIBF in September”