Bestselling author Nicholas Sparks to visit Manila in October, tweets in Filipino

( Nicholas Sparks, the author of several commercially successful novels like A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Dear John, and The Last Song, will be coming to the Philippines in October for a book-signing, reports Manila Bulletin. Powerbooks, along with National Book Store, confirmed the author’s visit on its Facebook page yesterday, August 18.

"I don’t know where my events are, but I’ll be in the Philippines on Oct. 27-28th ... and yes, I’ll be signing," the author wrote on Twitter. Sparks, who claims to have an aunt from Manila, also tried to tweet in Filipino, reports GMA News. "Aking tiyahin ay mula sa Maynila. Siya itinuro sa akin (sic)," he said. He also told his Filipino Twitter followers: "...please, if I see you in Manila, talk slow so I can understand you ... I’m no expert ..."

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