What impeccable timing!
New York-based Filipino writer Alex Gilvarry, author of From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, is coming to Manila for a talk and book signing on September 15, 2012, 4PM at Powerbooks, Greenbelt 4.
Photo: Erik Jacobs
His debut novel received positive reviews from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Glamour Magazine among others. It tells the story of Boyet, a fashion graduate in the Philippines. He is full of dreams when he arrives in New York in 2002 but on the brink of fame and fortune, the flamboyant ex-Catholic is swept to America’s most notorious prison and locked away indefinitely to discover his link to a terrorist plot.
Gilvarry is the founding editor of the Tottenville Review, a book review collaborative website, and has written for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Vogue, The Paris Review and other publications.
He has been named a Norman Mailer Fellow.
To know more, go to http://alexgilvarry.com/