Aishite imasu: Mga Dagling Sanaysay sa Danas-Japan
Aishite Imasu: Mga Dagling Sanaysay sa Danas-Japan immerses readers in Romulo P. Baquiran Jr.’s three-year sojourn in Japan. Through 43 personal essays, Baquiran paints a vivid mosaic of life in Osaka as a Filipino professor.
Through his introspective lens, Baquiran contemplates the divergent values, customs, and traditions that shape Japan and the Philippines. Primarily written in Filipino with sprinkles of English and Japanese, Aishite Imasu captures the essence of humanity’s shared pursuit of understanding and connection.
Romulo P. Baquiran Jr. teaches literature and creative writing at the University of the Philippines College of Arts and Letters. He was a visiting professor at Osaka University from 2014-2017.
University of the Philippines Press, Philippines
Softcover / 9 x 6 inches / 121 pages / BW