Who bought it: Aldrin of GR-TFG. What is it: It’s about Pi, son of a zookeeper, who is trapped with a tiger on a lifeboat. To eat or not to eat? Hmm. When: July 23, 2011 Where: GoodReads – The Filipino Group 5th Meet Up, Congo Grille, El Pueblo. Why: A Booker winner. And the trade paperback is just irresistible. This is also the prize that I took from a pile of books when our group won the literary pop quiz. How much: Free!