[ThaiHaBooks] Tran Tien Dung was born in Go Cong in 1958 and now lives in Ho Chi Minh City. He is the author of such poems as Moving Mass (1997), Appear (2000), Chicken Feather Duck Feather Sky (2003) and Two Flowers On The Forehead Of A Second Class Citizen (2006). All of them have been translated into English by Linh Dinh, and published in Manoa and in Contemporary Voices from the Eastern World: An Anthology of Poems (Norton 2007). He has written Monologuist with Light Pole on Bolsa Avenue after a visit to Orange County in May of 2007.
His Delicacies and spices emotions and Saigon spices space are new.
Saigon spices space has paid much attention to popular dishes featured Saigon. With a rustic style, the author slowly sprinkled into that nostalgic lines as a condiment for Saigon delicacies. From tennis coffee, ice tea,.. to food as Com Tam, rice-noodle, goat curry, etc. Acsll of them are not merely what pleasing mouth and stomach but also embodying the cultural value. Reading Saigon spices Space is to be proud of Saigon’s multicultural cuisines.
However, the books contains description of popular dishes in both Saigon and southern regions. Its wording is sometimes a bit shaky, sometimes makes the reader feel lack of something.