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Madilim ang Gabi sa Laot at Iba pang mga Dula ng Ligaw na Pag-Ibig

Jose Y. Dalisay Jr.


Winner, National Book Award, Drama, 1993

“Pawang mga munting hiyas ng Teatro sa Pilipinas ang apat na dulang may isahang yugto sa aklat na ito. Naitanghal noong mga taong 1977 hanggang 1987, tumupad ang mga dulang ito sa mapangaraping pulso ng director—may mapanghalinang akit sa entablado, may nakalaang mga kahanga-hanga at naiibang papel para sa mga artista, may mga galaw na nakapagpapalalim ng kaisipan, at may mga mabisang mensaheng tinatanggap ng mga manonood.”—Tony Mabesa, propesor ng sining panteatro at artistic director ng Dulaang U.P. at U.P. Playwrights Theater

Quezon City: University of the Phillipines Press, 1993

ISBN: 971-542-015-X
108 pages
   
 
   

Maganda pa ang Daigdig

Lazaro Francisco


Winner, Gintong Aklat Award, Literature, 1982

This novel was serialized in the magazine Liwayway in 1955. This novel challenged its readers to solve or alleviate the festering wound of Philippine society: the widespread feudalism in the countryside. Francisco identifies the cause of poverty of the farmers and describes their helplessness in the hands of the landlord. He introduces characters of a different kind: one that does not allow oneself to be carried away by the flood of life, and instead acts according to one’s own principle and goal of helping others.

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1982

ISBN: 971-040-010-X
296 pages
   
 
   

Magosaha: An Ethnography of the Tawi-Tawi Sama Dilaut

H. Arlo Nimmo


Winner, Gintong Aklat Award, Social Science, 2002

The book describes the traditional culture of the boat-dwelling Sama Dilaut, which no longer exists today. It documents an important chapter of Philippine history and ethnography.

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2001

ISBN: 971-550-369-1
261 pages
   
 
   

Magpakatao: Ilang Babasahing Pilosopiko

Roque Ferriols


Winner, National Book Award, Philosophy, 1999

Ang aklat na ito ay isang paanyaya sa katahimikan. Mag-isip tayo sandali ng ating gawain; ang ating pagsisikap magpakatao ay magsisilang ng pag-uunawa. Lahat ng naisulat dito ay bunga ng hirap sa pagpapakatao. Inaanyayahan namin kayo: makisama kayo sandali sa amin, at baka tayo magkaliwanagan. Magtulungan tayo sa pagpapakatao.

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Office of Research and Publications,, 1999

ISBN: 971-550-327-6
195 pages
   
 
   

Magsasaka, ang Bayaning di Kilala: Ang Magsasakang Pilipino sa Bagong Panitikan


Winner, National Book Award, Anthology, 1984

“Para makapangalap ng mga likhang pampanitikan at pansining, kinailangang magpunta sa iba’t ibang lugar sa labas ng Maynila–Rizal. Kinunsulta rin ang mga pahayagang masa na nililimbag sa mga rehiyon at mga manunulat artista na tuwirang lumilikha para sa kilusang magsasaka. Mangyari pa’y maraming likha ang tiyak na hindi napasakamay ng patnugutan, kaya’t ang kasalukuyang antolohiya ay kapiraso lamang ng kabuuang larawan ng pag-unlad ng bagong panitikan at sining mula noong Setyembre 21, 1972, nang ipataw ang batas militar sa buong bansa.”—Mula sa tagalimbag

Manila: Anakpawis, 1984

ISBN: no record
169 pages
   
 
   

Maguindanaon Folktales

Notre Dame University

Edited by Marne Kilates


Winner, National Book Award, Folklore, 1993

“The Maguindanaon Folklore Project began as a collaborative anthropological effort between the University of San Carlos and Norte Dame University, and later based at Notre Dame’s Institute of Cotabato Cultures. From 1977 to 1986, it accumulated (collected on tapes, transcribed, typed, edited, and summarized in English) 450 stories. The publication of this book completes these efforts at preserving in the written word the Maguindanaon oral tradition of folklore.”—From the foreword

Quezon City: Basic Instructional Concepts, 1993

ISBN: 971-061-105-4
219 pages
   
 
   

Makamisa: The Search for Rizal\'s Third Novel

Ambeth R. Ocampo


Winner, National Book Award, Literary History, 1992

Ocampo discovers the Tagalog draft and the Spanish borrador of Rizal\'s third and unfinished novel.

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 1992

ISBN: 971-270-276-6
971-270-274-X
172 pages
   
 
   

Making Choices in Good Faith: A Challenge to the Catholic Church\'s Teachings on Sexuality and Contraception

Marilen J. Danguilan


Winner, National Book Award, Theology, 1993

“This book grew out of my postgraduate thesis on the Catholic Church and its influence on the evolution of policies in third-world countries like the Philippines. Since the Catholic Church is a key actor in policy making, I thought of doing a study that would show how the Church’s teachings shape policy making and how these policies affect women.”—Marilen Dañguilan, in the preface

Quezon City: Woman Health Philippines, 1993

ISBN: 971-911-772-9
160 pages
   
 
   

Making Documentaries in the Philippines

Isabel Enriquez-Kenny


Winner, National Book Award, Film, 2006

The book focuses on the documentary as a storytelling medium. It offers an in-depth look at story and structure and how to apply them to documentary making. With this book, you are well on your way to creating documentaries that stimulate the mind and touch the soul. The revised edition is done in collaboration between the author and James Kenny.

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 2005

ISBN: 971-271-656-2
971-271-676-7
311 pages
   
 
   

Makinilyang Altar

Luna Sicat-Cleto


Winner, Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award, Literature, 2004

“Sa Makinilyang Altar, hinahabi ni Sicat-Cleto sa pamamagitan ng sinulid ng wika ang isang malaki at masalimuot na ginantsilyong mantel, isang mantel ng Buhay, Kamatayan, at Pagkabuhay, na nagsisilbing panlambong sa altar na kinapapatungan ng tatlong makinilya: ang makinilya ng kanyang ama, ang makinilya niya, at ang makinilya ng manunulat na Filipino.”—Tony Perez, sa paunang salita

Quezon City: University of the Phillipines Press, 2002

ISBN: 971-542-365-5
151 pages
   
 
   

Malagim ang Gabi sa Sitio Catacutan: Mga Kuwentong Kasisindakan, Aklat 2

Tony Perez

Edited by Susie Baclagon-Borrero


Winner, National Book Award, Short Fiction, 2006

This book contains four short stories and one short novel: “Tili,” “Malagim na Gabi sa Mga Dalaw sa Sitio Catacutan,” “Dionisio,” “Ang Multo,” and “Damit ng Bakla.”

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 2006

ISBN: 971-2711-706-2
   
 
   

Maligayang Pagdating sa Sitio Catacutan: Mga Kuwentong Kasisindakan, Aklat 1

Tony Perez


Winner, National Book Award, Short Fiction, 2006

This book contains six new stories from the one and only true King of Dark Literature, Tony Perez.

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 2006

ISBN: 971-271-661-9
   
 
   

Man of Earth: An Anthology of Filipino Poetry and Verse from English 1905 to the Mid-50s

Gemino H. Abad, Edna Z. Manlapaz


Winner, National Book Award, Anthology, 1989

A historico-critical work reproducing some 300 poems of about 80 poets, the book includes notes on individual poems, principal sources, and poets.

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1989

ISBN: 971-113-070-X
433 pages
   
 
   

Marginal Annotations and Other Poems

Edith L. Tiempo


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 2001

The book contains the following sections: Grace of the Centuries, Endowing; Laved by Time and Tides; Old Fire Lustered Your Dust; and Quenching the Countryside. According to Ophelia Dimalanta, “This precious book is indeed freshness quenching the countryside of Philippine poetry.”

Quezon City: Giraffe Books, 2001

ISBN: 971-883-261-0
80 pages
   
 
   

Maria Kalaw Katigbak: A Charmed Life

Monina Allarey Mercado


Winner, National Book Award, Biography / Autobiography, 2008

None

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 2007

ISBN:
978-971-1973-8
353 pages
   
 
   

Mars Ravelo\\\'s Darna

Mars Ravelo

Edited by Zach Yonzon
Illustrated by Lan Medina


Winner, National Book Award, Comic Book, 2003

Darna was originally created in Tagalog for a weekly magazine in 1951 by prolific comics writer Marcial “Mars” Ravelo, and first drawn by Nestor Redondo. The Filipino superheroine returns to readers in this set of three volumes, in English. The first volume came out in March 2003, the second volume in April 2003, and the third volume in December 2003.

Tagaytay City: Mango Comics, 2003

ISBN: 0
28 pages
   
 
   

May Isang Sundalo: Limang Maikling Dula

Rene O. Villanueva


Winner, National Book Award, Drama, 1988

This volume contains the following plays: “Kumbersasyon,” “Tatlo-Tatlo,” “Nasa,” “Huling Gabi sa Maragondon,” and “May Isang Sundalo.”

Quezon City: New Day Publishers, 1988

ISBN: 971-100-268-X (bp)
87 pages
   
 
   

May Katwiran and Katwiran at Iba pang Dula

Rolando S. Tinio


Winner, National Book Award, Drama, 2001

Bilang mandudula, hinubog ang pagkamalikhain ni Rolando S. Tinio ng kanyang sining bilang tagadisenyo ng tanghalan at kasuotan, bilang aktor, bilang director, at lalung-lalo na, bilang guro sa klasrum. Itinutuon ng koleksiyong ito ng dula ang ating pansin sa sining ng pagsusulat para sa entabladong Filipino, na matututuhan ng kabataang awtor kapag pinag-aralan ang mga akda ng isang ganap na artista ng teatro. Kinilala ang naging ambag ni Tinio sa kulturang Filipino nang parangalan siya noong 1997 bilang National Artist.

Quezon City: University of the Phillipines Press, 2001

ISBN: 971-542-230-6 (sb)
234 pages
   
 
   

Mayong

Aldon M. Balde Jr.


Winner, National Book Award, Fiction, 2003

Si Juan Osong. Ang ngitngit ni Pagtuga. Ang hiwaga ni Maria Marikdat. Ang maalamat na sawa sa Kagsawa. Ang lihim na buhay ni Kulakog at Tilmag. Si Daragang Magayon sa makabagong panahon. Ilan lamang ito sa mga salaysay na hinabi sa himaymay ng katotohanan at kababalaghan: mga kuwento ng pag-ibig at paghihiganti, ng buhay at kamatayan, ng pakikipagtagisan ng talino, at mga pakikipagsapalaran sa paanan ng Mayong.

Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2003

ISBN: 971-506-260-1
175 pages
   
 
   

Mayroon Akong Alagang Puno

Carla M. Pacis

Illustrated by Mariano Ching


Winner, National Book Award, Children’s Literature, 1998
Winner, PBBY Salanga Writer’s Prize, Children’s Literature, 1998
Grand Prize, PBBY Illustrator’s Prize, Children’s Literature, 1998

Translated by Danilo M. Reyes

Can a tree really grow inside one’s room? This story is all about a child’s amazing sense of wonder and boundless imagination.

Quezon City: Adarna House, 1998

ISBN: 971-508-049-9
   
 
   

Mean Streets: Essays on the Knife Edge

Rosario A. Garcellano


Winner, National Book Award, Essay, 1991

The author writes of streets filled with strangers “who wear deadpan faces and hooded eyes so unnerving you become extremely careful where you direct your gaze,” and women “guarding bags of bread, hardboiled eggs,” who “crouch [on the streets] until dawn, oases for cabbies and the occasional chauffeur slowly starving in his master’s Mercedes.”

Manila: Kalikasan Press, 1991

ISBN: 971-857-770-X
225 pages
   
 
   

Memoirs of a Communist

Jesus B. Lava


Winner, National Book Award, Biography / Autobiography, 2002

“What Dr. Lava has to say in the twilight years of his life touching on the story of the struggle for national independence of which he was much a part is must reading, particularly for Filipinos searching for reasons why this only Christian nation in Asia and Asia’s oldest democracy is also the poorest and most wretched in the region.”—Alejandro Lichauco

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 2002

ISBN: 971-271-292-3
365 pages
   
 
   

Memory\'s Fictions: A Personal History

Bienvenido N. Santos


Winner, National Book Award, Biography / Autobiography, 1993

“I’ve been reading about a disease, with a name I’ve never learned to spell, that afflicts the mind of the aging. So I’ve begun to think autobiography. Memories. When I recalled what I sometimes tell my students in fiction workshops that even memory fictionizes, I began planning, conniving with my sense of truth in fiction and in life…. When I finally settled on the title, I made up my mind to write this personal history, before my memory abandons me altogether.”

Quezon City: New Day Publishers, 1993

ISBN: 971-100-536-0 (bp)
971-100-711-8 (np)
268 pages
   
 
   

Men of the East and Other Stories

Charlson L. Ong


Winner, National Book Award, Fiction, 1990

“This collection was cited for its exploration of ethnicity and nationalism in a successful attempt to paint a whole and holistic picture of Philippine society, particularly taking into account the contribution of the Chinese immigrant”—National Book Award citation

Manila: Kalikasan Press, 1990

ISBN: 971-857-727-0
153 pages
   
 
   

Mens Rea and Other Stories

Lakambini Sitoy


Winner, National Book Award, Fiction, 1998

“As a short-story writer I can only accord her my admiration and respect for stories that are … perhaps difficult but certainly a worthwhile and remarkable read.”—Jose Dalisay Jr., in the foreword

Pasig City: Anvil Publishing, 1998

ISBN: 971-270-692-3
169 pages
   
 
   

Mesa Para sa Isa: Iba\'t Ibang Tula, 1991-2001

Elynia S. Mabanglo


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 2002

“Napili kong ipamagat sa aking koleksyon ang Mesa Para sa Isa dahil sa aking pag-iisa sa krusadang patuloy na makairal sa larangan ng pagtula sa Filipino sa isang bansang iilan o halos walang mambabasa nito. Marahil ay kahangalan, isang nakapapagod na pagtalunton sa kung saan. Gayunman, sa koleksyong ito, matapat kong nailarawan ang aking damdamin ukol sa ilang paksaing gumiyagis sa akin sa ilang panahon. Hindi pa ako makaigpaw sa mga makababaeng isyu, gayundin sa paksang nauugnay sa kakikilanlan at pagkamakabayan.”—Elynia S. Mabanglo

Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2002

ISBN: 971-506-194-X
91 pages
   
 
   

Mga Aral sa Daan: Dulog at Paraang Kultural sa Kristolohiya

Jose De Mesa


Winner, National Book Award, Theology and Religion, 2004

This book presents Christianity as reflected in Filipino cultural ways. “The book globalizes the trend to translate the Bible into Filipino and to interpret it according to the needs of the Filipino nation by focusing on the cultural dimensions of Christology and Christianity, thus planting the seeds of reconciling the Bible with the Filipino values of grace, soul, and virtue.”

Manila: De La Salle University Press, 2004

ISBN: 971-555-508-X
183 pages
   
 
   

Mga Dula sa Magkakaibang Midyum

Frank Rivera


Winner, National Book Award, Drama, 2002

Ito ay kalipunan ng mga dula sa tatlong midyum: tanghalan, telebisyon, at pelikula. Ang mga dulang ito ay nagwagi sa iba’t ibang timpalak sa literature, at sumasalamin sa mga makabuluhang karanasan at larawan ng buhay-Filipino at mga kamalayang panlipunan.

Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2002

ISBN: 971-506-186-9
367 pages
   
 
   

Mga Gerilya sa Powell Street

Benjamin Pimentel


Winner, National Book Award, Fiction, 2008

None

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007

ISBN:
978-971-550-527-7
223 pages
   
 
   

Mga Liham ni Pinay

Elynia Mabanglo


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 1990

Karamihan sa mga tula sa koleksyong ito ay nagwagi sa Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature at Talaang Ginto sa Tula, pati na rin sa mga patimpalak na pinangunahan ng Cultural Center of the Philippines at Samahang Balagtas. Ang iba nama’y nalathala sa mga publikasyon sa Pilipinas at Malaysia.

Manila: De La Salle University Press, 1990

ISBN: 971-118-084-7
115 pages
   
 
   

Mga Piling Dulang Mindanao, Unang Aklat


Edited by Arthur P. Casanova


Winner, National Book Award, Anthology, 2008

None

Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2007

ISBN:
978-971-506-450-7
314 pages
   
 
   

Mga Premyadong Tula

Lito Casaje


Winner, National Book Award, Drama, 2007

The book contains “Juan dela Cruz, New York City” (Second Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, 1986); “Editoryal” (Second Prize, Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Playwriting Contest, 1986); “Separasyon” (First Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, 1993); “Matrimonyal” (First Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, 1995); “Padre de Familia” (Third Prize, Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, 1998)

Manila: De La Salle University Press, 2006

ISBN: 971-555-506-3
395 pages
   
 
   

Mga Sinaunang Griyego

Roque J. Ferriols, SJ


Winner, National Book Award, Philosophy, 1992

“Ibig nating magkaroon ng pansimula man lamang kaalaman ukol sa sinaunang panahon ng mga palaisip na Griyego…. Marahil marami ang mga patakaran na maaring gamitin sa ganitong layunin, ngunit dalawa lamang ang sumagi sa aking isip.” Ayon sa may-akda, ito ay ang “tanaw” at “tarok.”

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Office of Research and Publications,, 1992

ISBN: 971-550-329-2
133 pages
   
 
   

Mga Tulang Tulala: Mga Piling Tula sa Filipino, Bikol, at Rinconada

Kristian Sendon Cordero


Winner, Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award, Literature, 2006

Paz Verdades Santos, a literary historian and critic notes that one of the many strengths of Cordero’s poetry is the tone of maturity that characterized most of his poems: “…Fortunately, he has not had to look too far for both material and metaphor grounded as he is in Bikol lore. He reflects on folk beliefs and festivals such as the moon-swallowing Bakunawa, the practice of Exorcism in Santigwar, and Iriga’s harvest feast of the Tinagba as well as the everyday Bikol scenes such as the marketplace, the kamgum tree and pregnant cats. He turns all these into stinging social commentary on such issues as traditional politicians, lack of basic services and class inequality. Yet his social realism is tempered with humor, whether in diction or rhythm. The humor is naturally biting and painful, for the issues he takes up are too heavy and all too real.”

Naga City: Goldprint Publishing House, 2004

ISBN: ISBN 971-0357-00-X
   
 
   

Mindanao: A Portrait


Edited by Rene B. Javellana, SJ


Winner, National Book Award, History, 2000

The book paints a quick but accurate sketch of Mindanao today, the traditional home of 19 ethnolinguistic groups and the adopted home of millions of settlers who have embraced this land as their true home.

Makati City: Bookmark, 1999

ISBN: 971-569-316-4 (hb)
971-569-317-2 (sb)
244 pages
   
 
   

Misterios and Other Poems

J. Neil C. Garcia


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 2006

Written in the space between worlds—Self and Other, East and West, lyric and narrative, human and divine—the poems in Misterios do not aspire to resolution, but instead reach towards the peaceful luminosity that is the dwelling place of mystery itself. Again and again, in these careful utterances, the contraries of existence are recognized, loved, inquired into, and abandoned, not for the sake of arriving at any kind of confident understanding, but simply as a possible means to live.

Quezon City: University of the Phillipines Press, 2005

ISBN: 971-542-469-4
210 pages
   
 
   

Morpo

Allan Popa


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 2001

“Sa koleksyong Morpo ni Allan Popa, maririnig ang ‘mundong tumatawag’ upang sumulong na ‘ang mga salitang nasa dulo ng dila.’ Tila nagkakahugis at nagkakabigat lamang ang salita kasabay ng pagkahulog nito sa kawalan, ngunit sa kabila nito’y nagkakahugis at nagkakabigat din lamang ang mismong kawalang ito sa paglusaw-hugis ng mga salita rito. Ang tinutukoy nga ng mismong pamagat ng koleksyong ito na Morpo ay ang mga proseso ng pagbubuo at paglulusaw ng mga hugis.”— Bomen Guillermo

Quezon City: Collective Axis, 2001

ISBN: 971-924-840-8
95 pages
   
 
   

Mostly in Monsoon Weather: Poems New & Revisited, Marne L. Kilates

Marne L. Kilates


Winner, National Book Award, Poetry, 2008

None

Quezon City: University of the Phillipines Press, 2012

ISBN:
978-971-542-545-2
110 pages
   
 
   

My Pledge of Love Cannot Be Broken and Other Essays on, Alas, More Fragile and Edible Things

Simeon Dumdum Jr.


Winner, National Book Award, Essay, 2002

“The essays of Simeon Dumdum Jr. speak of an imagination that draws out the extraordinary from the commonplace, and a compassionate humor which toughens or gentles a small human drama in everyday life. My Pledge of Love Cannot Be Broken, tongue-in-cheek after the pop singer Eddie Peregrina’s top hit, repeats the feat of his previous book (Love in the Time of the Camera) and proves that Dumdum is the wisest Filipino humorist today.”—Marjorie Evasco

Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2002

ISBN: 971-506-211-3
126 pages
   
 
   

My Sad Republic

Eric Gamalinda


Winner, National Book Award, Fiction, 2000

First Prize, Centennial Literary Prize for the Novel, 1998

A story of love, obsession, and loss, set against the epic background of the Philippine revolution against Spain and the Filipino–American War. Loosely based on the life of Papa Isio, a faith healer who declared a schism from the oppressive Spanish government and proclaimed himself the Pope of the republic, the novel takes us to a world of relentless savagery and eerie beauty, seen through the eyes not of victorious colonizers but of the vanquished people who lived through it: people portrayed with humor, sensuality, intelligence, and dignity.

Manila: University of the Philippines Press and the Philippine Centennial Commission, 2000

ISBN: 971-542-231-4
393 pages
   
 
   

Myself, Elsewhere

Carmen Guerrero Nakpil


Winner, National Book Award, Biography / Autobiography, 2007

Writing at age 84 about her girlhood in Ermita before World War II, Carmen Guerrero Nakpil offers both the innocent candor of the young and the worldly wisdom of old age. Using flashbacks and fast forwards, Nakpil provides historical background and foreground to the highly personal account of her early years and family history. This book also describes the cultural frame, the manners and morals, gossips and intrigues of a small Filipino town near the Manila Bay during the first half of the 20th century and it does so with humor and also sorrow over its tragedy.

San Juan City: Circe Communications, 2006

ISBN: 978-971-037-600-2
191 pages
   
 
   

Mysteries and Memories

Doris Trinidad


Winner, National Book Award, Essay, 2000

Most of the essays in this book first appeared in Woman’s Home Companion and Focus Magazine. The essays are grouped into two—”Part I: In Search of Lost Time,” and “Part II: More Things in Heaven and on Earth.”

Quezon City: Giraffe Books, 2000

ISBN: 971-883-227-X
144 pages
   
 
   

Myth, Mimesis, and Magic: The Music of the T\'boli, Philippines

Manolete Mora


Winner, National Book Award, Folklore, 2006

Why is musical mimesis so much a part of the cultural world of indigenous Filipinos? What does it tell us about their musical sensibilities and their social world? This book addresses these issues through a study of the relations between musical poetics, myth, and magic in the musical and spiritual lives of T’boli men and women from the highlands of southwestern Mindanao.

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2005

ISBN: 971-550-493-0
233 pages