photo by Jack Alvarez

“Ang Autobiografia ng Ibang Lady Gaga”, written by Cagayan de Oro-born Jack Alvarez, has been nominated by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle for this year’s 35th National Book Awards.

Known for his flash fiction works, Alvarez’ book was shortlisted for the BEST BOOK OF NONFICTION PROSE IN FILIPINO Category. Here’s a sample of the book’s cover.


The book which was launched at UP Diliman last year and in June this year in Cagayan de Oro, is a poetic collection of Alvarez’ experiences, testimonials and life as on OFW in Saudi Arabia. It’s available in National Book Store and Fully Booked. Read a good review of the book by Ina Silverio HERE.

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