I strongly recommend it “last night i dreamed of peace,” The diary of Dang Thuy Tram, who died on the battlefield at the age of 27 while working as a doctor during the Vietnam War. Her diary was brought back to America by American military intelligence officer Frederick Whitehurst. Thirty-five years later, in 2005, the diary was returned to her family in Hanoi, where it was subsequently published and received international acclaim.
Another female author I admire is the collection of short stories “Les Min Que”. “star, earth, river” is mainly set in the working-class neighborhoods of Hanoi and depicts a more rugged city.
What audiobook would be a good companion for walking around?
Vietnamese poet Hung Quang once wrote: “In difficult moments, I hold onto a line of poetry to lift myself up.” Poetry is a pillar of life in Vietnam. Lanterns hanging in the wind” can be heard. The Vietnamese translation of the poem will be read by the author, and the English translation will be read by American poet Jennifer Fossenbel.
Spending time in Hanoi, you might find yourself on Hai Ba Trung Street. The street is named after her two warrior sisters who, according to legend, rode on elephants around 40 AD and led an army of mostly women to defeat the Chinese colonists. . Phong Nguyen’s “bronze drum,Beautifully narrated by Quen Ngo, it takes you into the lives of the Chun sisters.
What literary sights and bookstores should you visit?
19/12 Street, Hanoi’s collection of books and bookstores, is right next to the historic Hoa Lo Prison, nicknamed ‘Hanoi Hilton’ by US POWs. Local book companies and publishers have set up shop along the main street to display and sell their books. As you walk under the green canopy of ancient trees, remember these facts: This street was once a lively market, an underground market named after the mass graves of victims killed during the Anti-French War of Resistance.