Book Reviews

[List] My favorite books (updating)

All books are listed in no particular order and this list will be revised over time. Stay tuned!

Favorite classic novels:

  1. The Thorn Bird – Colleen McCullough
  2. Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
  3. Jane Eyre –  Charlotte Bronte
  4. The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  5. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
  6. Emma – Jane Austen
  7. The Godfather – Mario Puzo

Favorite contemporary novels (I prefer classic novels but I have to admit that some contemporary works are superb):

  1. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  2. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
  3. Coraline – Neil Gaiman
  4. A Walk to Remember – Nicholas Sparks
  5. All the Rivers Run – Nancy Cato
  6. In Another Life – Marc Levy
  7. Girl with a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier

Favorite children books:

  1. Nobody’s Boy – Hector Marlot
  2. My Childhood – Maxim Gorky
  3. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
  6. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
  7. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dicken

Favorite plays:

  1. The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde
  2. An Ideal Husband – Oscar Wilde
  3. Lady Windermere’s Fan – Oscar Wilde

My favorite books

Favorite non-fiction:

  1. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future – Ashlee Vance
  2. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose – Tony Hsieh
  3. Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg
  4. When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi
  5. Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcom Gladwell
  6. The Defining Decade: Why your Twenties matter – and how to make the most of them now – Meg Jay

Favorite Vietnamese marketing/advertising books:

  1. Tôi PR cho PR – Dili
  2. Ý tưởng này là của chúng mình – Huỳnh Vĩnh Sơn
  3. The Account Story – Làm Quảng Cáo Là Làm Gì? – Lâm Hồng Lan
  4. Content hay nói thay nước bọt – MediaZ

Favorite Vietnamese autobiography/ real travel:

  1. Con đường Hồi giáo – Nguyễn Phương Mai
  2. Ngón tay mình còn thơm mùi oải hương – Ngô Thị Giáng Uyên
  3. Nước Ý, câu chuyện tình của tôi – Trương Anh Ngọc
  4. Nghìn ngày nước Ý, nghìn ngày yêu – Trương Anh Ngọc

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