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Luis M. Joaquin Katigbak’s Day Devoid and Other Stories features four narratives that delve into the psyches of various women, focusing on topics like philosophy, doppelgangers, alternate realities, and bibliomania. Their brevity is part of Katigbak’s unique style, evoking atmosphere and characterization without the unnecessary baggage.
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Published 2015 by et al Books and Flipside Publishing Services, Inc.
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Sep 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was in high school when I first read Katigbak's short story collection, Happy Endings. I've been a fan of his fiction ever since. But the book that followed it was a non-fiction title (which I haven't read, by the way). Day Devoid and Other Stories is Katigbak's sequel at foraying fiction, and while the gap between his first collection and this title is wide, this does not disappoint. The prose is intact, calm, yet moving. A single thread weaves the four stories in this collection together--wo ...more
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Luis Joaquin M. Katigbak is the Associate Editor of Esquire Magazine (Philippine edition). He has won numerous honors for his writing, including four Palanca Awards, a Philippine Graphic prize, and a Young Artists’ Grant from the NCCA.

Luis has come out with two books so far: THE KING OF NOTHING TO DO (Milflores Publishing, 2006), a collection of essays, and HAPPY ENDINGS (University of the Philip

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