HCM CITY (VNS)— Books with a progressive outlook were granted Viet Nam Book Prizes at a ceremony yesterday in HCM City.
About 31 publishers sent 225 books to compete for the Viet Nam Book Prize 2012 with the theme of Books and Enlightenment.
Prizes went to Nguyen Lang's Viet Nam Phat Giao Su Luan (Essays on the History of Vietnamese Buddhism) in the research category, Hoang Phe's Tu Dien Viet Nam (Vietnamese Dictionary) in the reference book category, Nguyen Mong Giac‘s Song Con Mua Lu (Con River in Flood Season) in the children's book category, and Phung Quan's Tuoi Tho Du Doi (Undaunted Childhood) in the literary category.
The annual competition has been held for eight years. — VNS