Spring Book Festival 2017 kicks off
Thursday, 2017-03-16 04:52:29
NDO—The Spring Book Festival 2017, themed “Small Book, Big Mind,” kicked off on March 15 at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum at 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street in Hanoi.
The festival is a joint activity of three publishing houses, including Phu Nu (Women), Tuoi Tre (The Youth) and Kim Dong.
The event features books from different genres, including literary works, history books, manga, science textbooks and cookbooks, which are the latest releases of Kim Dong, Women and The Youth Publishing Houses.
The publishing houses also hosted a book launch to introduce the book Dan ong cung co diem G (Men Have G Spots Too) by Di Li, Tam Phan and Hoang Anh Tu at 10 am on March 15. Readers participating in the event will have the chance to speak with the authors.
The autobiography Decisive by Japanese authors Chip and Dan Health were also launched. In addition, an event exploring Japanese culture through folk games was held.
The festival offered thousands of book with attractive prices and discounts from 15 to 50 percent for readers.
On this occasion, Phu Nu Publishing House will introduce a Japanese book series and a set of books entitled “All about Japan,” and a set of books using software for readers to watch 3D pictures on mobile phones at 9:00 am on March 18.
The book festival will run through March 19.