Book Street

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Every year, during Tet season, a street is turned into a book street. Before, it was Mac Thi Buoi but for a couple of years now, it’s Nguyen Van Binh. This time, it took a month’s work to transform the whole street to a beautiful book street.

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No more makeshift tents. This looks like it’s here to stay. And I hope it does.

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Several bookshops have opened their own stall selling Vietnamese books.

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Even PNC has their own stall.

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And brought along it’s Book Cafe!

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There also is another cafe —

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It would have been great though if English books were sold but I haven’t seen any.

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In the middle were some stalls where old books were being sold.

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This is a real interesting initiative to engage the people to read.

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And best of all, Vietnamese books are real affordable.

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Drop by book street! It’s just between Kumho and Notre Dame Cathedral in District 1.

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