Batong Bahay ni Dr. Clarence Bitan

Dr. Clarence M. Batan donated his second book entitled, Batong Bahay: Naratibo ng Kahirapan at Tagumpay ng Isang Karaniwang Pamilyang Pilipino, to the University Library.

Dr. Batan is a sociologists and UST professor who earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at the University of Santo Tomas (Magna Cum Laude, 1995), Master of Arts in Sociology here in UP Diliman (1999)  and PhD in Sociology from Dalhousie University, Canada.   

Batong-bahay is published by UST Publishing House in 2010.  The book is a creative narrative about Dr. Batan’s views on poverty, success and family. It revolves around his family experiences, their wish to have their own house made of stone  and life …that there is still more in life waiting to be discovered even when you reach the end of the rainbow and retrieve the treasure hidden there .

Click for Reviews on Batong BahayLink1, Link2 (Date accessed: 26 January 2012)

Awit ng “Batong Bahay” – Lyrics: Dr. Clarence M. Batan, Music: Neo Hernandez – view the Lyrics and watch the MTV.

 Batong Bahay is now available for sale at the UST Publishing House and National Bookstore at Php220.00. Audiobook version is available at Educational Technology Center, UST.

Table  of  Contents – click to view the table contents.