BANGKOK, 18 Oct 2013,The 18th Book Expo Thailand 2013 has attracted quite an attention from local bookworms, with novels, tourism-related book, and comics topping the selling chart.
The atmosphere is lively at the event, which is being held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, in spite of storm Nari hammering the capital with heavy rains continuously. Most of the event goers are students and teenagers as well as parents bringing their children in looking for textbooks.
The exposition has seen more than 400 publishers nationwide participating, putting out their best selling titles along with offers and discounts to the public.
According to the poll taken from the event goers, the most popular types of book in the fair are novel, books on travel and tourism, and educational comics. The poll also indicated that most have opted for the subway as their choice of transportation in order to avoid traffic caused by the heavy rains brought on by storm Nari.
The 18th Book Expo Thailand 2013 is being held daily from 10 am to 9 pm and will conclude on October 27th.