Friday, 12 January 2018 06:38

Illustrative Genius

Quality children’s picture books, published by top Vietnamese publishing houses, used to be renowned for their brilliant and vibrant illustrations, executed in watercolours by talented artists.

Published in Book Buff
Monday, 17 July 2017 04:58

Food Glorious Food

If I ever get around to writing my Vietnamese novel it will ooze with snippets about food. Foremost it will mention my most memorable sweet treat; hot sugarcane fished from a drum of steaming ginger syrup on a freezing night on a mountain track above Bac Me where, with a huddle of villagers, we squat around a fire and gnaw.

Published in Book Buff
Saturday, 03 June 2017 12:03

Influential Rivals

A couple of years ago, a republished series of Ayn Rand’s books were high on the list of Bookworm’s most requested books.

Published in Book Buff
Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:42

Hidden Houses of Hanoi

Linda Mazur has just released her first book, Hidden Houses of Hanoi, chronicling the lives of historic Art Deco houses near Thien Quang Lake. Built in the 1930s by architects inspired by modern Bauhaus designs, they were the homes of many intellectuals, artists, and diplomats throughout the last century.

Published in Breaking
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 08:10

Man’s Best Friend

This month Bookworm’s Truong looks at books that focus on dogs

Published in Book Buff
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 05:01

In Search of Perfection and Family

This month Bookworm’s Truong looks at work that focuses on the family and family relationships

Published in Book Buff
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:19

Philosophy Lite

This month Truong at Bookworm looks at books and comic strips that have successfully brought philosophical ideas to their readers

Published in Book Buff
Monday, 30 March 2015 20:23

Weekend Bookworm

In mid April, Bookworm Too in Nghi Tam Village will become Weekend Bookworm. Still located at the same address, it will only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Published in Just In
Monday, 23 February 2015 19:53

Hot Books for Young Readers in 2015

This month, Bookworm’s Truong and some of Bookworm’s avid young adult readers look at four new releases that will probably be hot property in 2015

Published in Book Buff
Thursday, 18 December 2014 22:52

Book Buff: End of year Picks

It’s that time of the year when bookshops present a few of their extra special books to the public gaze.

Published in Book Buff
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