Reviews

Top 15 Books by Novelists of Colour Published in 2017

Samira Sawlani reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Media Diversified in this 2017 list for Top 15 Books by Novelists of Color.…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ – An Introduction to Viet Thanh Nguyen Literature

Nữ Lâm reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Zing. Tập truyện ngắn “Người tị nạn” là tác phẩm đầu tiên của nhà văn đoạt…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

The Sympathizer: Memories that Bite

Tati Jurado reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Info Libre. Viet Thanh Nguyen ganó el Pulitzer de ficción tras haber recibido 13 rechazos de diferentes editoriales: “No podemos…(read more)

Esquire’s 50 Best Books of 2017

Angela Ledgerwood includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Esquire list of the 50 best books of 2017. Whether you like your reading sexy and…(read more)

The 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2017

Adam Vitcavage includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Writer’s Bone list of the 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2017. George Saunders, the 21st…(read more)

After the Apocalypse

Christian Schroder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Der Tagesspiegel. Tod auf dem Rollfeld: Viet Thanh Nguyen schickt in „Der Sympathisant“ einen Doppelagenten in…(read more)

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

Arianna Rebolini reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen and lists it in Buzzfeed‘s 24 Best Fictions Books of 2017. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s stunning…(read more)

Uprooted by living souls, despite everything

Giovanni Leti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Lucia Libri. “I rifugiati” di Viet Thanh Nguyen è una raccolta di racconti meno sperimentali e…(read more)

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…(read more)

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was featured in Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2017. KIRKUS REVIEW A collection of stories, most set amid the Vietnamese…(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)

Le Figaro Littéraire

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)