Publishers on Nguyen Van Binh Book Street sold 760,000 books last year at VND60 billion (US$2,400), up 15% in revenue against 2022, but its manager said more activities were needed to lure foreign visitors.
Duong Van Ngo, known as the last public letter writer at the Saigon Central Post Office, died at his home Tuesday at the age of 94.
The acclaimed writer talks about his new story collection, ‘Hanoi at Midnight,’ and about changes in his country
André Dao’s remarkable debut novel began as an investigation into his paternal grandfather’s ten-year detention without trial by the Vietnamese government, from 1978, three years after the war ended.
A motorbike courier turned heads when speaking to novelist Marc Levy in fluent French without the help of a translator at a readers’ meeting in HCMC with the author on Nov. 9.
Actress Kieu Trinh and TV host Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen will star in HBO series adaptation ‘The Sympathizer’ with Robert Downey Jr.
Marc Levy, French novelist and best-selling author, has traveled to Ho Chi Minh City to attend an adapted play of one of his novels.
American studio A24 is likely to buy the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel ‘The Sympathizer’ for a possible TV series directed by South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook.
‘The brightest star in our literary firmament has stopped shining,’ writer Nguyen Van Tho said during a talk show Tuesday.
The Tang Tho Chamber, a national library under the Nguyen Dynasty, the last Vietnamese kings, has begun welcoming visitors in central Hue town after being closed for 75 years.
The late night arrest of the activist and writer Pham Doan Trang followed an annual human rights dialogue with U.S. officials.
Responding to the arrest of Pham Doan Trang, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said :
Vietnam has arrested a prominent dissident writer and blogger just hours after holding talks with the United States on human rights.
Liberal Publishing House—an underground press specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress—wins the IPA’s highest honor for courage in the freedom to publish.
Women bore much of the burden of the Vietnam War but their voices have long been absent from the trove of literature on the topic, says acclaimed author Nguyen Phan Que Mai.
Halfway through “The Mountains Sing,” the first novel in English by the Vietnamese poet Nguyen Phan Que Mai, a grandmother explains herself to the granddaughter she’s caring for in Hanoi in the early 1970s while American bombs rain around them.