The book, which is published in printed and e-book versions, is translated and edited by Jonathan McIntyre and Wayne Karlin, respectively.
“The book was a sensation in its author’s home country:
To date it has sold more than 50,000 copies in ten printings and has been received enthusiastically by both public and critics as a work of creativity.”
Texas Tech University press, publisher of “Apocalypse hotel” introduced on its website.
“Born in Hà Nội in 1960, Hồ Anh Thái is one of the most prolific writers in Việt Nam.”
Also, UK literature magazine Banipal also introduced Hồ Anh Thái’s short story “The Field of the American Arm” translated into English by Wayne Karlin in its special issue to celebrate 15 years of establishment.