Kim Đồng, a well-known publishing house in Việt Nam, has opened its first store in HCM City’s District 1.— Photo hanoimoi.com.vn
HCM CITY — Kim Đồng, a well-known publishing house in Việt Nam, has opened its first store in HCM City’s District 1.
The Kim Đồng Book Centre, located at 248 Cống Quỳnh Street, covers an area of 550 square metres.
The shop offers more than 2,000 book titles written by local and foreign authors in different fields like literature, culture, science and life skills. Most of them are for children and teenagers.
Popular books include best-selling writer Nguyễn Nhật Ánh’s novel set Kính Vạn Hoa (Kaleidoscope) and Chuyện Xứ Lang Bian (The Tale of Lang Bian), and Sống Sót Vỉa Hè (Living on the Street) by Võ Phi Hùng.
The store also provides comics about historical topics by young Vietnamese authors like Hào Kiệt Đất Phương Nam (Vietnamese Heroes) by Hoài Anh and Nguyễn Đông Hải.
The publishing house will host several activities to promote reading habits at the venue, such as book introduction meetings, and discussions between local and foreign writers, translators and readers. — VNS