Bob Ong

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Bob Ong, or Roberto Ong, is the pseudonym of a Filipino contemporary author known for using conversational Filipino to create humorous and reflective depictions of life as a Filipino.

One reviewer notes (translated from the vernacular):
"Filipinos really patronize Bob Ong's works because, while most of his books may have an element of comedy in them, this is presented in a manner that replicates Filipino culture and traditions. This is likely the reason why his first book - and those that followed it, can be considered true Pinoy classics."

The six books he has published thus far have surpassed a quarter of a million copies.

(from wikipedia.org)

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4.20 avg rating — 14,976 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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3.93 avg rating — 8,413 ratings — published 2003
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3.86 avg rating — 8,212 ratings — published 2001
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Stainless Longganisa

3.81 avg rating — 8,010 ratings — published 2005
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3.67 avg rating — 6,798 ratings — published 2003
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Kapitan Sino

3.88 avg rating — 5,782 ratings — published 1999
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Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan

3.78 avg rating — 5,914 ratings — published 2010
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Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin

3.83 avg rating — 4,377 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Si

4.25 avg rating — 2,048 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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“Hikayatin mo lahat ng kakilala mo na magkaroon ng kahit isa man lang paboritong libro sa buhay nila. Dahil wala nang mas kawawa pa sa mga taong literado pero hindi nagbabasa.”
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“Makakapili ka ng lugar na uupuan mo, pero hindi mo mapipili ang taong uupo sa puwang sa tabi mo... Ganyan ang senaryo sa bus. Ganyan din sa pag-ibig... Lalong 'di mo kontrolado kung kelan siya bababa.”
Bob Ong

“Kung matatakot kang harapin ang totoo at sabihin ang talagang nararamdaman mo dahil baka masaktan ka, isa lang ibig sabihin noon: ipinagkait mo na sa sarili mo ang pagiging masaya at kinarir mo ang magpakatanga.”
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