In her provocative new book Insurrecto, Gina Apostol reveals a lifetime of pain and estrangement in the Philippines. Photo: Margarita Corporan

Provocative Philippine story of grief and loss sees filmmaker and screenwriter clash over a massacre

  • Personalities and pasts collide in Gina Apostol’s book Insurrecto, set in the Philippine present but which delves into history both political and personal
  • At its heart lies a 1901 massacre of 30,000 Filipinos in revenge for the killing of 30 American soldiers
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In her provocative new book Insurrecto, Gina Apostol reveals a lifetime of pain and estrangement in the Philippines. Photo: Margarita Corporan
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Margaret Atwood’s sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale is called The Testaments, and is just one book to look out for in September.

Stephen King to Margaret Atwood, 10 new books out September you can’t miss

  • King’s latest, The Institute, and Atwood’s sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale called The Testaments, are sure to keep readers happy
  • Books by Malcolm Gladwell, Ann Patchett and Patti Smith will also be published next month
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Margaret Atwood’s sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale is called The Testaments, and is just one book to look out for in September.
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