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José Rizal and the Novel That Sparked the Philippine Revolution
Elda Rotor of Penguin Classics interviews Rowena Jiminez about a José Rizal/ Noli Me Tangere community read-a-thon organized through her nonprofit group Bagong Kulturang Pinoy…
Elda Rotor of Penguin Classics interviews Rowena Jiminez about a José Rizal/ Noli Me Tangere community read-a-thon organized through her nonprofit group Bagong Kulturang Pinoy, and speaks with Harold Augenbraum, the translator of the Penguin Classics edition of the classic. Alan Walker, head of academic marketing, introduces listeners to The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene on "Reading the Classics from A to Z." And Stephen Morrison, associate publisher and editor in chief of Penguin Books, offers up the opening to José Rizal's Noli Me Tangere in his segment, "First Pages."
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