|Discounted books: Bookworm will celebrate its 15th birthday by offering special treats to all visitors on Sunday. -- Photo justgola.com|Viet Nam News
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Bookworm will host a birthday party on Sunday from 2-5pm.
During the big day, Bookworm will offer a 15 per cent discount on all its products, except for a few commissioned books. The party will include a live jazz dance band, free-flow sangria, free snacks and free balloons for kids.
The Bookworm is owned and managed by a Vietnamese man who is an avid reader and has a wide knowledge of English-language books. He is also an enthusiastic traveller and bike rider. His Australian foster parents assist as literary advisors and occasional shop assistants.
Bookworm has over 10,000 books in stock. At present, its customer base comprises about 30 per cent Vietnamese, 40 per cent expats and 30 per cent travellers.
Bookworm is at 44 Châu Long Street. It opens every day from 9am to 7pm. Tel: (04) 437153711; www.bookwormhanoi.com