“Give me a ticket to childhood” to be released in US

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Author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel titled "Give me a ticket to childhood" will be released in the US on October 9. The announcement came from Amazon.com, which hails the book as "the best selling book in the history of modern Viet Nam"."Cho toi xin mot ve di tuoi tho" published by Overlook Publishing House in English version, is named " Give me a Ticket to Childhood". The book has been printed 41 times, a phenomenon in the Vietnamese publishing industry. More than 350,000 copies of the book have … [Read more...]

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New English version of bestselling Vietnames children’s book to be released in US

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The new English version of a children's book by a well-loved Vietnamese author, which has been translated into different languages, is poised to be released across the U.S. in October 2014. The latest English version of the bestselling children's book "Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho" (Give Me a Ticket to Childhood) by acclaimed Vietnamese writer Nguyen Nhat Anh will be launched throughout the U.S. on October 9, according to Amazon.com. … [Read more...]

Bestselling Vietnamese book to be released in US

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“Give me a ticket to Childhood” to be released in the US

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(Cinet) - Author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give Me a Ticket to Childhood) will be released in the US on December 9. … [Read more...]

Nhat Anh’s book to be released in US

HA NOI (VNS) - Acclaimed author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give Me a Ticket to Childhood) will be released in the US on December 9. This has been announced by Amazon.com, which hails the book as "the best selling book in the history of modern Viet Nam". The availability of the book in English also marks "the arrival in English of a hugely appealing and engaging author," says the website. Translated by Will Naythons, the novel combines wonderful and vivid childhood … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 31/3

Vietnamese guitarist defeats 200 to win Yale scholarship Vietnamese guitarist Tran Tuan An has defeated some 200 international students to win a seat at the world's prestigious Yale School of Music. An's father, Tran Quang Tuan, said he had applied for admission to a master's programme at 20 universities in the USA and was accepted by all of them. An enrolls in the Master of Music programme in guitar this fall because it offers the best choice. As a student at North Park University's School … [Read more...]

Manga wins readers’ choice prize

Popular reads: The 10 books chosen as readers' favourites that were awarded prizes by the HCM City Book Distribution Corporation. — File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS)— Japanese detective manga series Detective Conan written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama won the golden prize for favourite book voted by readers across the country. The manga, published in Viet Nam in 2000 by the Kim Dong Publishing House, received 7.18 per cent of total votes. The biennial prize was given by the HCM City Book Distribution Corporation (FAHASA) to 10 favourite books in Viet Nam. The silver prizes were awarded to Singaporean best-seller writer Adam Khoo's I … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 6/3

Hue will host a folk music festival in May, gathering performance artists from a range of troupes from central Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

Hue gathers regional musicians for folk music festival According to the Thua Thien-Hue Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the festival will be held to promote unique forms of folk music and aid the preservation of traditional music, threatened by the popularity of modern art forms. The festival will also serve as a platform for folk artists to exchange and train young artists, including vocalists and traditional musical instrument performers. Shows at the festival will include … [Read more...]

Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh: latest book for children

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The Hanoitimes - The 290-page book, Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh (Have a Good Day), is brought to life with 40 illustrations by talented artist Do Hoang Tuong and tells the story of two little pigs, Lo Noi and Deo No, as they discover the world together. As in his previous books, Anh's latest offering highlights the beauty of friendship and love, with his usual flair and imagination. More than 38,000 copies of the book have been printed by the city's Tre Publishing House, and already they have … [Read more...]

Children’s book tells pigs’ story

HCM CITY (VNS) — Veteran author Nguyen Nhat Anh's latest book for children will hit bookshops in HCM City tomorrow. The 290-page book, Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh (Have a Good Day), is brought to life with 40 illustrations by talented artist Do Hoang Tuong and tells the story of two little pigs, Lo Noi and Deo No, as they discover the world together. As in his previous books, Anh's latest offering highlights the beauty of friendship and love, with his usual flair and imagination. More than 38,000 … [Read more...]

Vietnamese novels hit Japan best seller list

(VOV) -Novels - Kinh Van Hoa (kaleidoscope) and Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood)- penned by Nguyen Nhat Anh have been cited among Japan's top best-sellers. Int'l readers interested in Vietnamese books Festival highlights books and reading culture Korean- Vietnamese fairytale to hit bookshelf The books translated from Vietnamese into Japanese have been cited by high profile Japanese Ten-Books Publisher as among the "top 105 best-sellers" in the nation. The … [Read more...]

Vietnamese writer’s work featured in Japanese publication

Vietnamese writer Nguyen Nhat Anh poses next to the 105 Currently Most Read Books in the World book by Japanese Ten-Books Publisher. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCM CITY (VNS) — Short stories penned by Vietnamese writer Nguyen Nhat Anh, who has millions of young fans in Viet Nam, were featured in a publication that was recently released in Japan. A book published by the Japanese Ten-Books Publisher, 105 Currently Most Read Books in the World, features articles about 83 writers and their works, including the Kinh Van Hoa (Kaleidoscope) and Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give Me a Ticket Back to Childhood) by Anh. The short stories included in the … [Read more...]

Korean translation of VN kids’ book to come home

The Dasan Books Publisher in Seoul first published the translation in Korea in June.

Nguyen Nhat Anh, a celebrated kids' writer, announced that the Korean translation of his bestselling book "Cho toi xin mot ve di tuoi tho" (Give me one ticket back to childhood) is on its way back to Vietnam. Jeong Hae Yeong did the translation based on the English version, which the Korean publisher purchased from its American counterpart, Hannacroix Creek Books, in 2011 with Anh's consent. Anh said he will buy some 50 to 100 Korean copies and put them up for sale at his Kinh Van Hoa … [Read more...]

Thai novel gets local release

Thai writer Prabhassorn Sevikul. Photo: VNA

Vietnamese readers were given a unique opportunity to gain insight into the world of Thai literature on August 19, when Thai writer Prabhassorn Sevikul's acclaimed novel 'Time in a Bottle' was released in Hanoi. It tells the story of teenage boy Nat and his fledgling experiences with first love, friendship, happiness, sorrow and loss. The author expects that throughout the story, Vietnamese readers will be able to understand the people, society and culture of Thailand. Sevikul also … [Read more...]

Thai novel introduces literature, culture

Thai writer Prabhassorn Sevikul

HA NOI (VNS)- Vietnamese readers were given a unique opportunity to gain insight into the world of Thai literature yesterday, when Thai writer Prabhassorn Sevikul's acclaimed novel Time in a Bottle was released in Ha Noi. It tells the story of teenage boy Nat and his fledgling experiences with first love, friendship, happiness, sorrow and loss. The author expects that throughout the story, Vietnamese readers will be able to understand the people, society and culture of Thailand. Sevikul also … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 8/6

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Laos launches contest on Vietnam-Laos special relations The Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee (LPRPCC) Commission for Communication and Training (CCT) launched a contest on the history of the traditional Vietnam-Laos special relationship in Vientiane on June 6. Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee Cheuang Sombounkhan addressing the launching. (Photo: VOV) Contestants can either take part in the written or oral competition which runs throughout … [Read more...]

Writers discuss future of children’s literature

HA NOI — Literature for children is a fat land to exploit, writer Phong Diep said at a seminar held by the Vietnamese Writers' Association (VWA) in Ha Noi yesterday. The event aimed to provide writers who have written many books for children and representatives of book companies and publishing houses a chance to discuss the current situation of literature and its development. While many people consider reading culture in Viet Nam to be degrading and many writers complained that they faced … [Read more...]

Veteran writer releases new kids’ book

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HCM CITY — Veteran author Nguyen Nhat Anh's latest book for children has been released in HCM City. Feeding Imaginations: Writer Nguyen Nhat Anh writes a dedication in his latest book Co Hai Con Meo Ngoi Ben Cua So.—File Photo Available in bookstores around the country, the 210-page book, Co Hai Con Meo Ngoi Ben Cua So (There Are Two Cats Sitting on a Window), has 67 lively illustrations by artist Do Hoang Tuong. The book tells stories about a cat, Gau, and a little mouse, Ti Hon, as they … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 1/6

Children's best selling author to bring out new book Nguyen Nhat Anh, children's best selling author, will present his latest book 'Co Hai Con Meo Ngoi Ben Cua So' (There Are Two Cats On The Window) for his little readers this summer. The book tells about the friendship between Gau, a poet cat and Ti Hon,a painter mouse. They share their love for a cat, Ao Hoa, and a mouse, Ut Hoa and share happy dreams with each other. Twelve thousand of copies of the book will be released nationwide on … [Read more...]

Children’s best selling author to bring out new book

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Nguyen Nhat Anh, children's best selling author, will present his latest book 'Co Hai Con Meo Ngoi Ben Cua So' (There Are Two Cats On The Window) for his little readers this summer. The book tells about the friendship between Gau, a poet cat and Ti Hon,a painter mouse. They share their love for a cat, Ao Hoa, and a mouse, Ut Hoa and share happy dreams with each other. Twelve thousand of copies of the book will be released nationwide on International Children's Day on June 1. Nguyen Nhat … [Read more...]