The world's biggest floating book fair is back on Bangkok's shores for the third time _ a few years since its last visit in 2009 and over three decades since its inaugural trip in 1980. This time, it's in a new ship: Logos Hope, which is 132m long and 21m wide, making it a slow sailing vessel that will only move quickly when there are pirates, says Captain James Dyer with a wink.
MVLogos Hope will remain at Klong Toey port until Mar 11.
The massive ship carries more than 5,000 English titles for the whole family covering a wide range of topics such as cooking, travel, self-improvement and dictionaries, although the selection is mostly devoted to children. Technically speaking, it's no different from visiting your local bookstore, but the main draw here is that the books are cheaper due to the organisation's non-profit stance and dedication to providing books for the less fortunate.
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