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Book festival to open in cities

Update: September, 30/2016 - 11:00
Books by HCM City’s General Publishing House will be featured at a promotion week held in three stores in the city between October 1 and 9. Photo nxbhcm.com.vn
Viet Nam News

HCM CITY — A book week is being organised in three book stores in downtown HCM City on October 1-9 by HCM City’s General Publishing House.

General Book Store 1, 62 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, District 1; General Book Store 2, 86-88 Nguyễn Tất Thành, District 4; and Book Stall of HCM City General Publishing House on Nguyễn Văn Bình Book Street, District 1; will offer discounts of up to 49 per cent between 8am and 9pm.

Latest book titles by the publishing house will hit the stores, including Rong Chơi Miền Chữ Nghĩa (Wandering among Words), 3 episodes by An Chi and a two-volume book on Phan Châu Trinh by two well-known authors written in the early 20th century, namely Phan Tây Hồ Lịch Sử Toàn Biên (by Nguyễn Kim Đính) and Phan Tây Hồ Tiên Sinh Lịch Sử (by Huỳnh Thúc Kháng).

The Saturday Talk at 8.30am on October 8 on Nguyễn Văn Bình Book Street will feature a meeting with researcher An Chi.

A book festival with the theme “Hà Nội and capitals of ASEAN countries” will be organised at the Thăng Long Heritage Preservation Centre, 12 Nguyễn Tri Phương Street in Hà Nội, between October 6 and 11.

Beside books and publications introducing traditional cultures, and cooperation activities between Hà Nội and ASEAN members, there will be on display many books for children and books of various subjects, such as literature, economics and science by domestic and international authors. — VNS

 

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