“Kilo” Book Fair to promote reading culture

February 24, 2023 - 07:41
The “Kilo” book fair, where titles are sold by weight, is open to the public until the end of this week.

HCM CITY — The “Kilo” book fair, where titles are sold by weight, is open to the public until the end of this week.

The book fair offers special deals on numerous titles, many of which will be sold for VND99,000 per kilo or from only VNĐ9,000 per book.​

The fair has attracted the participation of many book lovers who admitted to especially enjoy the discount of 40 per cent for all books at “golden” hours 8am-9am and 2pm-3pm everyday. With purchases of VNĐ100,000 or more, buyers will also be given small gifts. — VNS Photo An Phương

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Như Võ, 23, told Việt Nam News that she was able to find several intriguing titles, mostly about branding and marketing. Despite the fair’s smaller scale compared to other events that she had visited, Như was pleased with her rare finds. — VNS Photo An Phương

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Readers can collect their favorite titles at a separate zone for “kilo” books, have them weighed and proceed to the counter for payment. — VNS Photo An Phương

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Different genres can be found at the book fair, including self-help, fiction, history, literature, and children’s, among others. — VNS Photo An Phương

According to the organiser, all titles displayed at the “Kilo” book fair are copyrighted books. Pirated or low-quality printed books will not be sold. — VNS Photo An Phương

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