The fair will be run until February 27 with the participation of six book publishers, including the Tre Publishing House, Thai Ha Books, Nha Nam, Minh Long, Dinh Ti Books, and Saigon Books as well.

An exchange with a typical author at the opening ceremony of the event

Especially, each book publisher will bring readers nearly 200,000 books of different kinds. All books at the fair will be discounted by 25% and up to 35% during the gold hour from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meanwhile, there are thousands of books and stories valued at VND 5,000 to 30,000 per book.

During the book fair, the six participating units will introduce readers to new and good books such as “Going to the stream to see pink lilies” (Ra bo suoi ngam hoa ken hong) by Nguyen Nhat Anh, “Hands of cold smoke” (Hong tay khoi lanh) by Nguyen Ngoc Tu, “The Wisdom of Sundays – Life-changing Insight from Super Soul Conversations” by Oprah Winfrey, to name but a few.

The book fair takes place on February 22-27 in Ho Chi Minh city.

Along with good publications and books suitable for all ages, the book fair will also offer many incentive programs to readers through promotions and thousands of attractive gifts.

Moreover, various activities will take place on the sidelines of the book fair, including “Drawing the future- Painting dreams” and the exchange “How to write a work and publish a book,” so on.

Young readers at the fair

According to the organizing board, the book fair aims to spread knowledge and promote the reading habit among the public, contributing to boosting the development of the publishing industry through activities to stimulate reading, and others.

The organizing board hopes that the book fair will be held in other localities to bring books closer to readers.

Translated by Quynh Oanh