Gallimard exhibition in Hanoi
By Huy Nguyen and Thoa Nguyen
An exhibition on Sterling books is set to take place at Xuan Thu Bookstore in the city from Thursday to November 10 under the cooperation of FAHASA Corp. (HCMC Book Distribution Corporation) and the U.S.-based Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
The event will offer local readers more opportunities to buy new English books with different themes.
There are over 2,000 titles with more than 10,000 copies featuring many fields, including Making Beautiful Hemp & Bead Jewelry for handicraft and art lovers, or House Beautiful The Home Book for those who love interior design. Also, visitors will see over 100 works helpful for business activities in the hospitality sector and books for housewives, such as Supermarket Diet Cookbook.
There are also numerous books on literature, science and games.
FAHASA offers a 10% discount for customers buying books published by Sterling during the exhibition with the total value of books at VND2 billion.
Xuan Thu Bookstore is located at 391-391A Tran Hung Dao Street, District1.
*An exhibition on publisher Gallimard opened on Tuesday at the French Cultural Center L’Espace at 24 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, aimed at marking the 100th anniversary of the publishing house’s establishment.
With 18 posters tracing the history of Gallimard, the event discloses the French publishing industry’s image and its literary works published from 1911.
Visitors will see numerous important themes, ranging from establishment of literature and critical magazines to authors’ portraits of different styles such as Gide, Claudel, Valery, Fargue and Apollinaire.
The exhibition also informs viewers of stories of the Pleiade library founded in 1931 or the dark time of French publishers during the World War II from 1939-1945.
The event runs till November 14.