Anvil Publishing Gives 30% Discount to Celebrate 28th Anniversary

To celebrate its 28th anniversary on February 22, 2018, Anvil Publishing is relaunching its website and gives 30% discount on selected titles from February 9 to 28, 2018. The new Anvil Publishing website has a sleeker look, with new features such as a section for award-winning titles; an easy-to-navigate page with all the Anvil imprints…

8 Tips on How to Read More Books in 2018

Whether you’ve just begun to realize that you haven’t been reading enough books, or you’ve continuously set a reading goal year after year only to realize at the end that you’ve completely forgotten them, these 8 tips will help you kickstart that reading resolution! Start a Reading Challenge It helps to have a goal in mind….

Arm yourself with Freelancing Badassery with RaketChick

Writer and Creative Consultant, Karen Ferry-Fernandez, launches a double ammo — “Whatda! Anong Petsa Na?!: A Freelancer’s Sanity and Survival Planner” and “7 Stages of…Good Grief! Freelancer na Ko?!”–  at National Book Store Glorietta 1 on December 1, 2017. The author, Karen Ferry-Fernandez, gave out tips on freelancing and tackled issues like creating a full-proof…

Four Anvil titles win 36th National Book Awards

It takes a village to create a book—especially a winning one. Hence, Anvil Publishing, Inc. is proud to present four of its titles that are among the winners of this year’s National Book Awards, under the helm of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC).   LITERARY DIVISION   Best…

Anvil’s Best Books of 2017

Ang Larawan: From Stage to Screen by Culturtain Musicat Productions, Inc. A quintessential text for any disciple of Philippine literature and theater, Nick  Joaquin’s play “A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino” has seen adaptations of all sorts, from countless university drama guild productions, to the 1965 Avellana-directed film, to the musical “Larawan” with lyrics…

Garcia Reveals the Rough Side of the Revolution in To Suffer Thy Comrades

Author and founding Chair of PATH (Peace Advocates for Truth, Healing and Justice), Robert Francis “Bobby” Garcia, launches his award-winning book, To Suffer Thy Comrades: How the Revolution Decimated Its Own (Revised Edition, 2017) last October 23 at the UP CIDS Lobby, Bahay ng Alumni, at the University of the Philippines Diliman. The event, entitled…

Newport Launches Her First #AnvilFood Book “Coconut Kitchen”

Maria Regina “Regee” Tolentino Newport, founder and first president of the Culinary Historians of the Philippines (CHOP), launches her first book, Coconut Kitchen: Appetizers and Main Dishes, at National Book Store Glorietta 1 last October 14, 2017. Coconut Kitchen, a cookbook made for the home cook, contains basic information on the coconut – highlighting its…

Fourteen Anvil Publishing Titles among the 2017 National Book Awards Finalists

[F]ourteen Anvil Publishing books have been named finalists at the 36th National Book Awards. The announcement was made by The National Book Development Council of the Philippines and the Manila Critics Circle on September 8, 2017 for the said annual award-giving body. Here are the Anvil titles that made it to the list:   LITERARY DIVISION…

Feast with Me: Transforming Simple Meals into a Feast

  [F]ood, lifestyle and travel journalist, and Philippine Star columnist, Stephanie Zubiri Crespi, officially launches her latest book, Feast with Me, under Anvil Publishing and in partnership with The Philippine Star. With a complete approach to dining and entertaining, the Feast with Me focuses on grouping recipes together, centered on a geographical theme, and pairing…