25 books to be honoured in fourth National Book Awards

Twenty-five outstanding books are scheduled to be honoured in the fourth National Book Awards 2021 at a ceremony to be held in Hanoi on October 12.

At the third National Book Awards in 2020
At the third National Book Awards in 2020

The information was released by the Vietnam Publishing Association.

Two A prizes, nine B prizes, and 14 C prizes are to be presented at the ceremony.

Despite the complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic, organisers received the participation of 47 publishing houses nationwide with 365 titles, covering areas such as politics and economics; natural science and technology; social sciences and humanities; culture, literature and arts; and children.

The awards aim to continue encouraging book writers, editors, publishers, and printing and distribution companies to keep creating quality publications.