Winners of the 35th National Book Awards Announced

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 19:05 -- admin

The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle are pleased to announce the winners of the 35th National Book Awards. The following is the list of the best books published in 2015:

 

BEST NOVEL IN ENGLISH

Locust Girl: A Lovesong, by Merlinda Bobis, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

BEST NOVEL IN FILIPINO

Si Janus Silang at ang Labanáng Manananggal-Mambabarang, ni Edgar Calabia Samar, Adarna House, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK OF SHORT FICTION IN ENGLISH

Recuerdos de Patay and Other Stories, by Caroline S. Hau, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST BOOK OF SHORT FICTION IN FILIPINO

Sa Mil Flores, May Isang Hostes at iba pang Kuwento ni Rosario de Guzman-Lingat, ni Soledad S. Reyes (editor), Ateneo de Manila University Press

 

BEST BOOK OF NONFICTION PROSE IN ENGLISH

Arsenio H. Lacson of Manila, by Amador F. Brioso, Jr., Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK OF NONFICTION PROSE IN FILIPINO

Ang Autobiografia ng Ibang Lady Gaga, ni Jack Alvarez, Visprint, Inc.

 

BEST ESSAYS IN ENGLISH

Re: Recollections, Reviews, Reflections, by Luis H. Francia, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST ESSAYS IN FILIPINO

Titser Pangkalawakan at iba pang angas sa social network underworld, ni Joselito D. Delos Reyes, Visprint, Inc.

 

BEST ANTHOLOGY IN ENGLISH

Habagatanon: Conversations with Six Davao Writers, by Ricardo M. de Ungria, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST ANTHOLOGY IN A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE

35 Kuwentong Klasiko, Adarna House, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK OF POETRY IN ENGLISH

Maybe Something, by Isabela Banzon, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST BOOK OF POETRY IN FILIPINO

Mula Tarima Hanggang at iba pang mga Tula at Awit, ni Ericson Acosta, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST LITERARY CRITICISM IN ENGLISH

Past Mountain Dreaming: New Essays, by Gémino H. Abad, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST BOOK OF GRAPHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH

Kare-kare Komiks, by Andrew Drilon, Anino Comics, an imprint of Adarna House, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK OF GRAPHIC LITERATURE IN FILIPINO

News Hardcore! Hukbong Sandatahan ng Kahaggardan!, ni Manix Abrera, Visprint, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK OF GRAPHIC LITERATURE (WORDLESS)

Light, by Rob Cham, Anino Comics, an imprint of Adarna House, Inc.

 

BEST TRANSLATED BOOK

Sa Atong Dila: Introduction To Visayan Literature, by Merlie M. Alunan, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST BOOK ON FOOD

Panaderia: Philippine Bread, Biscuit and Bakery Traditions, by Amy A. Uy and Jenny B. Orillos, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK ON PROFESSIONS

Laws for Life, by Gianna Reyes Montinola and Ma. Victoria Rotor-Hilado, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Tradition and Transformation: Studies on Indigenous Culture, by June Prill-Brett, Cordillera Studies Center

 

 

BEST BOOK ON ART

Inabel: Philippine Textile from the Ilocos Region, by Al M. Valenciano, Regalado Trota Jose, Dr. Norma A. Respicio, Michael F. Manalo, Hannah P. Cunanan, Rene E. Guatlo, ArtPostAsia Inc.

 

BEST BOOK IN HISTORY

Luzon at War: Contradictions in Philippine Society 1898-1902, by Milagros Camayon Guerrero, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK IN JOURNALISM

Macli-ing Dulag: Kalinga chief, Defender of the Cordillera, by Ma. Ceres P. Doyo, The University of the Philippines Press

 

BEST BOOK ON SCIENCE

The Cosmic Wild: Biology of Science Fiction, by Ronald Cruz, Ateneo de Manila University Press

 

BEST DESIGN

Roberto Chabet, by Ringo Bunoan (editor), book design by B+C Design, King Kong Art Projects Unlimited, Inc.

 

BEST BOOK IN LANGUAGE STUDIES

(Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino Prize)

Ambagan 2013: Mga Salita Mula sa Iba’t Ibang Wika sa Filipinas, ni Michael M. Coroza (editor), The University of the Philippines Press

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