Lualhati Bautista





Lualhati Bautista

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She was born in Tondo, Manila on December 2, 1946 to parents Esteban Bautista and Gloria Torres. She studied in public schools, both in her elementary and high school years. She graduated from the Emilio Jacinto Elementary School in 1964 and from Torres High School in 1968. While studying in the Lyceum of the Philippines, she took the course of which she had no interest, and eventually stopped schooling. She started writing while she was still 16 years old, and was mainly influenced by her parents who were into composing and poem-writing. Her first stories were published in the magazine, Liwayway. She was the vice-president of the Screenwriters Guild of the Philippines and the chair of the Kapisanan ng mga Manunulat ng Nobelang Popular. She...more


Average rating: 4.15 · 4,930 ratings · 206 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Bata, Bata... Pa'no Ka Ginawa?
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 1,873 ratings — published 1983
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Dekada '70
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,581 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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'Gapô (at isang puting Pili...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 775 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Desaparesidos
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2006
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Bata, Bata... Paano Ka Gina...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1997
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Bulaklak sa City Jail
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2006
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Buwan, Buwan, Hulugan Mo Ak...
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1991
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Sila At Ang Gabi: Isang Buo...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 27 ratings
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Ang Babae sa Basag na Salamin
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1994
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Apat Na Screenplay
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 18 ratings
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“Tama na sa akin 'yung maligaya ako paminsan-minsan. Para kapag malungkot ako, masasabi ko sa sarili ko: Minsan naman, maligaya rin ako.”
Lualhati Bautista, Bata, Bata... Pa'no Ka Ginawa?

“Minsa'y naiisip n'ya na sana kung may operasyon sa utak at may operasyon sa puso sana'y may operasyon din na magbubura ng masasakit na alaala sa utak at puso ng tao magtatanggal sa parte ng utak at puso na sisidlan ng mga gunitang dapat nang kalimutan.”
Lualhati Bautista, Desaparesidos

“Hindi achievement ang tawag ko sa gano'n. Suwertihan lang 'yong ipinanganak ka nang maganda. Ang achievement e something you work hard to attain.
Lualhati Bautista, Bata, Bata... Pa'no Ka Ginawa?



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