HCM CITY (VNS) — A monthly seminar The Book Talk that will allow readers and guest presenters an opportunity to express views of both fiction and non-fiction books will kick off this Saturday in HCM City.
Organised by the Nha Nam Culture and Media Company, the open roundtable will take place on the first Saturday of every month from 9am at Nha Nam Book Cafe in Phu Nhuan District.
The first programme, themed "What are the benefits of literature?" will feature poet and journalist Nguyen Huu Hong Minh from Mot The Gioi (One World) online newspaper; Tran Le Hoa Tranh, deputy head of the Literature and Language Faculty of the HCM City University of Social Sciences and Humanities; and writer and translator Tran Tien Cao Dang for Nha Nam.
Participants in the event will be able to exchange views with speakers about the contributions that literature makes to society and share their experiences in exploring a literary work.
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