This is a collection of essays by F. Sionil Jose, who is known primarily as a novelist whose work is now translated into 29 languages. He is also a veteran journalist whose reportage has appeared in international print media. His essays on agrarian reform and on social issues has won him numerous awards. This collection of essays illustrates the range of his interests from peace and security in Mindanao, the assimilation of Chinese Filipinos into the mainstream, literary craftsmanship to economic growth. Worth pondering are his thoughts on poetry and how the country can be lifted by emulating the live of forgotten heroes.
Why We are Poor: Heroes in the Attic, Termites in the Sala
AuthorsJose, F. Sionil