Reviews

The impassive Vietnamese

Por Rodrigo Fresan reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Pagina 12. Si algo faltaba, acaba de llegar: la primera novela…(read more)

Now the Vietnamese team breaks out

Auke Hulst reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NRC.  Over de Vietnamoorlog is vooral verteld vanuit de Amerikaan. De sympathisant geeft het…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

Buenos Aires Herald on The Sympathizer

Nicolás Meyer reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Buenos Aires Herald.  Here’s a superlative novel about espionage, ideology, identity, war,…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

Culturamas Reviews: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Sympathizer

Juliano Ortiz reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Culturamas. Si la derrota que no fue derrota de la Guerra de…(read more)

American Storyteller

Eric Bennett of Public Books writes about Viet Nguyen’s The Refugees, alongside musings on other authors and their work(s), including Ottessa Moshfegh, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Junot Díaz, Roxane…(read more)

Sight Magazine: The Refugees

David Adams of Australia’s Sight Magazine writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, hundreds of…(read more)

Pacific Affairs Reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Nguyễn Thị Điểu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by Pacific Affairs. Decades ago, at the end of…(read more)

The Journal of American History, Vol. 104 No. 1, June 2017

Journal of American History on Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Susan Southard from The Journal of American History reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever…(read more)

Singapore Unbound: The Refugees

Andrea Yew of Singapore Unbound examines the themes of identity, displacement, and trauma in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. In a time characterized by political instability…(read more)

Cover of The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Dawn: The Refugees

Dawn’s Hurmat Kazmi reviews the short stories within Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, and comments on its timely publishing. Had he not deservedly won…(read more)

Ny Tid Reviews The Refugees

Birgitte Gustava Røthe Bjørnøy of Ny Tid reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, noting the well-timed and universality of its themes. Reportes Without Borders kunne i…(read more)

Back to school: Vietnam at both ends

Philippe Chevilley reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on Les Echos. La guerre du Vietnam revue et corrigée par un étonnant agent…(read more)

The shock of Pulitzer

Francois Lestavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen and the Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Originally published by Paris Match.  Deux romanciers passent…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises

Telerama: The Sympathizer Review

Nathalie Crom reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on Telerama.  1975, chute de Saigon. Un agent double fuit aux Etats-Unis et…(read more)

Lettieri on Nguyen, ‘The Sympathizer: A Novel’

Antonella Lettieri reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by H-Amstdy.    A Man of Two Faces 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winner The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Kieran on Nguyen, ‘Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War’

David Kieran review Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by H-Amstdy.   A New Politics of…(read more)