New Book: The Bamboo Gulag

 The bamboo gulag: Political imprisonment in Communist Vietnam , by Nghĩa M.Võ is a thorough examination of the re-education camps established by the communists after 1975. The author tells the stories of prisoners who survived and escaped, as well as those who died as a result of their incarceration. Well documented with notes and bibliography, it also contains a glossary and index. The bamboo gulag is published by McFarland & Company in Jefferson, NC.; 1-800-253-2187; The price is $35 plus $4.00 shipping and handling.