Day: August 31, 2011

ReaderCon Filipino Friday: Week 3

Oh my, it’s Wednesday already and I have not written anything yet for the Filipino Friday meme. And this is supposedly every Friday, and that’s two days from now. At least it’s still within the third week. And to all those who do not have any idea on what this meme is about, this is a sort of promotional thing for the Filipino Readers Make It Social: The 1st Filipino Reader Conference. Let’s go to the topic for this week: Being a Reader in the Philippines How hard or easy is it to be a book lover in the Philippines? What are some of your frustrations as a Filipino reader (e.g., availability of books)? And what are the positive aspects of being a reader based in the Philippines? Is it easy or is it hard? It’s easy if you are not a picky reader. There are a lot of books that one can get his hands on in this country, local books or international books. Never mind that this is a third world country, but …