The winners of this year’s Good Book Awards were officially announced in Ho Chi Minh City on September 22.

The awards, part of the Good Book project run by the Institute for Research on Education Development (IRED), are Vietnam ’s first allowing the public to vote for their favourite book.

Prizes were given to the best original Vietnamese literary works or translations to Vietnamese from other languages in seven different categories: education, research, economics, management, literature, children's books and new discoveries.

The Good Book Awards were initiated to spread the value of good books, encourage the creation of high-quality Vietnamese literature and cultivate a reading habit in society.-VNA