Interviews

From refugee to Pulitzer

In this interview for L’actualite, Danielle Laurin discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen.  Pour la première fois depuis la création de cette prestigieuse…(read more)

“The Vietnam War continues to characterize US action”

Rodion Ebbighausen discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview for Deutsche Well.  Viet Thanh Nguyen hat einen ungewöhnlichen Roman zum Vietnamkrieg vorgelegt.…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen: “Trump would hate the book!”

In this interview for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Joachim Scholl discusses The Sympathizer and the Vietnamese perspective with Viet Thanh Nguyen.  Für “Der Sympathisant” hat Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Piero Casoli discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview for the Macina Magazine. Viet Thanh Nguyen, Premio Pulitzer 2016 per la…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: between two worlds

In this interview for Rai Cultura, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer.  Video Interview Il Capitano al centro del romanzo Il simpatizzante di Viet Thanh Nguyen,…(read more)

“Do not believe Coppola the real Vietnam I’ll tell it”

Annarita Briganti discusses The Sympathizer with Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview for La Repubblica. DA PROFUGO a Premio Pulitzer. La storia di Viet Thanh…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize winner criticizes American and Vietnamese cultures

Correio Brasiliense and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Sympathizer in this interview for Cidadaverde.com. A Guerra do Vietnã durou quase 20 anos e deixou mais…(read more)

Squid and Prejudice

Racist Sandwich interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his book and Vietnamese background.  RS interviews Pulitzer Prize winning author and USC professor Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

History is Not Over: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

In this interview for The Common, Alexander Bisley and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Sympathizer and the refugee crisis.  Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is…(read more)

Roxane Gay and Viet Thanh Nguyen at St. Paul’s Church

Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of The Refugees) and Roxane Gay (author of Difficult Women) discuss their latest books for an event with Politics & Prose…(read more)

2017 AWP Book Fair: Viet Thanh Nguyen on The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Jeffrey Brown of PBS’ Book View New about his latest novel, “The Refugees” at the 2017 AWP Book Fair.(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen, who appears in Santa Ana on Tuesday, discusses his journey as a writer

This is Part 2 of Peter Larsen’s interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Orange County Register. You can read Part 1 here. Even…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is a new voice for Vietnamese here

Peter Larsen interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Orange County Register. You can read about Part 2 of the interview here. Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Seth Meyers to talk about his refugee experience. In part 2 of this interview, he…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ Author Says We Should All Know What It Is To Be An Outsider

Ari Shapiro talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his refugee experience on NPR’s All Things Considered. Listen to the interview here or read the transcript below.…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “The Refugees” says the Star Wars stories are relevant to our age, “where most people identify with the rebels…(read more)