From last night until this morning of March 25, at many bookstores in Hanoi, many young people spent the whole night queuing for hours to get their hands on the book of the story Vol 1 (volume 1).
Mao bookstore is the oldest bookstore on Dinh Le street, associated with the childhood of generations of Hanoians.
"Books are a magic light that illuminates the most remote and darkest paths of human life." So goes the opening sentence in a presentation by Nguyen Thanh Lam, a contestant at the ongoing Reading Culture Ambassador Contest 2021.
A businessman opens a free library for everyone, especially children, who loves reading and learning English.
Head of Publications Department Nguyen Nguyen said it is necessary to do something so that internet users not only spend time to surf on Facebook and buy goods online but also pay attention to reading culture.
So far, 32 countries have agreed to participate in copyright transactions at Book365.vn, according to Nguyen Nguyen, director of the Publishing, Printing and Publishing Department under the Ministry of Information and Communication.
A young man in the Central Province of Quang Ngai has converted his double-story house into a library where local pupils can enjoy reading books gratis.
The increase in the number of published books cannot be equated with the growth of the local reading culture, experts said at a recent meeting held by the Vietnam Publishing Association with several publishers and book companies in Hanoi.
Hanoi Book Street is a favorite destination for bookworms, especially the children, when summer comes.
The book street in Nguyen Van Binh Street in downtown HCM City is still open for local and international visitors despite of a 30 percent drop in the number of visitors due to coronavirus fears.