Hanoi - Post Report Question and Answers

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Read up on French and America's history in Indochina, it makes it more interesting knowing what you are seeing. - Aug 2021

Catfish and Mandala. The Sympathizer. Watch the Ken Burns PBS documentary series on the Vietnam War. The Tale of Kieu (Vietnam's most famous ancient epic poem). - Dec 2017

Vietnam: Rising Dragon as well as Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam. Both great windows into Vietnam through a number of lenses (journalism, corruption, environment, dissidents, land issues) - Mar 2015

Oodles of books about the Vietnam war. - Aug 2014

1956. - May 2010

Duiker's Ho Chi Minh bio. Vietnam Now by David Lamb. - Feb 2009

The Sorrow of War. - Feb 2009

Ho Chi Minh; A Life by William Duiker. Ho Chi Minh; A Life by William Duiker, I read several good books on the History of the French in Indochina and the Vietnam War. I recommend anyone coming here know the history as it makes the place come alive. - Sep 2008

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