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Old book fair to open in capital

Update: January, 17/2018 - 12:30
Old books at cheap price are offered at a fair held every month in Hà Nội. — Photo courtesy of organisers
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — An exhibition of old books will be organised during a fair in Văn Lake at the Temple of Literature complex in downtown Hà Nội between January 18 and 21.

Titled Hà Nội–January, the fair will exhibit books and photographs of the Việt Nam Communist Party and working class to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the Party (February 3, 1930 - February 3, 2018).

Interested readers can access valuable materials such as 70 Năm Đảng Cộng Sản Việt Nam (1930-2000) (70th Anniversary of Việt Nam Communist Party, 1930-2000); Một Số Vấn Đề về Lịch Sử Giai Cấp Công Nhân Việt Nam (Some Issues on the History of Vietnamese Working Class); and Những Sự Kiện Lịch Sử Đảng (Historic Events of the Party).

At the fair, many books will be on sale at a uniform price of VNĐ1,000 (4 US cent) each, while many newly published titles in various genres, including literature, history, science, military, comics and living skills, will be available at a discount 60 per cent.

The fair will bring together book stores specialising in old books in the city such as Triệu Hải Bookstore, Phúc Cương Old Books, Thái Hà Bookstore, Bạch Mai Old Books, Old Books at Cheap Price and Duy Minh Old Books.

According to an organiser of the fair, the aim is to create a common ground for fans of old books, who want to refresh old memories through books, as well as connect book lovers in Hà Nội. — VNS

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