PROGRAMME DETAILS

New Non-fiction from Penguin Random House

New Non-fiction from Penguin Random House

Book Launches

DATE / TIME

2 Nov, Sat 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Gallery II
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Free Event

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Eric Tinsay Valles

DESCRIPTION

Published by: Penguin Random House

The War on Terror | The Good Day I Died: The Near-Death Experience of a Harvard Divinity Student

The War on Terror by Rene Acosta provides details on how the military broke the operations of the al-Qaeda, Jemaah Islamiyah, and the Abu Sayyaf Group in the Southern Philippines.

The Good Day I Died by Desmond Kon relates his near-death experience in 2007 and his transformed life after he returned. Framed as a quasi-memoir, this is Desmond’s most confessional writing yet. Join the authors for a discussion on their writing inspirations and experiences.

FEATURING

Rene Acosta

Philippines

Rene Acosta is the author of the non-fiction book The War on Terror, Two American Victims and Letters from Terrorists, published by Penguin Random Southeast Asia. A journalist of 30 years, he currently works for BusinessMirror in Manila, Philippines as a senior reporter covering defense, national security, and counterterrorism issues.

Rene Acosta is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé is the author of a novel, quasi-memoir, five hybrid works, and nine poetry collections. Founding editor of Squircle Line Press, he has edited more than 20 books and co-produced three audiobooks. The former journalist is the recipient of numerous awards, including the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award, Independent Publisher Book Award, National Indie Excellence Award, Poetry World Cup, Singapore Literature Prize, and three Living Now Book Awards.

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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