Reviews

Spy with self-doubt

Danny Marques Marcalo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NDR. In vielen Büchern über den Vietnamkrieg geht es um die Erfahrungen amerikanischer Soldaten. In den USA hat vor zwei Jahren nun ein Roman aus vietnamesischer Perspektive für Furore gesorgt. Nun erscheint er auch in Deutschland. In “Der Sympathisant” erzählt Viet Thanh… (read more)


The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

Anika Entre Libros Reviews: The Sympathizer

Jorge Riet reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Anika Entre Libros.  Argumento: “El simpatizante“, de Viet Thanh Nguyen, es una novela…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

William B. Noseworthy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by AsianCha.  Nothing Ever Dies is the…(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen humanizes in ‘The Refugees’

Daily Arts Writer Samantha Lu reviews ‘The Refugees’. Originally published in Michigan Daily.  It takes a certain type of genius to write endings the…(read more)

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In Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Refugees,’ wistfulness is an anthem of displacement

Karen Long reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. Originally published by The Los Angeles Times.  In a short time, Viet Thanh Nguyen has encircled…(read more)

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Le Figaro Magazine Reviews The Sympathizer

The following is a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, originally published in the French-language newspaper, Le Figaro Magazine. LA GUERRE DU VIETNAM est finie.…(read more)

El Libro Durmiente

El Libro Durmiente Reviews The Sympathizer

Tati Jurado explores loss in a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Spanish-language publication, El Libro Durmiente. El olvido es como esa gruesa…(read more)

El Espectador

El Espectador Reviews The Sympathizer

Jorge Eduardo Espinosa of the Columbian newspaper, El Espectador, writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. En la portada hay un hombre asiático…(read more)

The Afterlife of Agent Orange

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by Public Books. “All wars…(read more)

Let Us Read Some Books Reviews The Sympathizer

Nadine and Alex, the duo behind the German-language blog Let Us Read Some Books, review Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Im April des Jahres…(read more)

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NNZ Online Reviews The Sympathizer

Mario Bartsch from the German publication, NNZ Online, writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Er wurde 1959 in Nordhausen geboren, hat in Redaktionen…(read more)

Photo: Roland-Pierre Paringaux Archives Agence France-Presse Des soldats nord-vietnamiens sur un char d’assaut à Da Nang, au mois d’avril 1975, alors que la ville est assiégée par le Vietcong.

Le Devoir Reviews The Sympathizer

Christian Desmeules writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for the French-language and Montreal-based publication, Le Devoir. Depuis l’évacuation de Saigon en 1975 et les…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises Reviews The Sympathizer

Jean-Pierre Han comments on the destabilizing turns Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer takes in this review for Les Lettres Françaises. D’un Vietnamien ayant quitté…(read more)

la Repubblica: The Refugees

Melania Mazzucco writes a review of the short stories within Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Italy’s la Repubblica. I personaggi di Viet Thanh Nguyen, premio Pulitzer…(read more)

Sábado

Sábado Reviews The Sympathizer

Eduardo Pitta reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Portuguese publication, Sábado. O autor vietnamita ganhou o Pulitzer de Ficção com este…(read more)

A Vietnamese Janus

André Clavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on Le Temps.  Avec «Le Sympathisant», son premier roman, Viet Thanh Nguyen a…(read more)