Reviews

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The Sympathisant: how Americans deal with the Vietnam War

Ingrid Hoogervorst reviews The Essex Monster by Sarah Perry, Honkvast by Steffie van den Oord, and The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NPO Radio1. …(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: the Vietnam War and the Opposition of Perspectives

Miguel Fernandes Duarte reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Comunidade Cultura e Arte. A Guerra do Vietname, como lhe chamam os…(read more)

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King Cong

Graa Boomsma reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by De Groene Amsterdammer.  In de nieuwe Vietnam-roman van Viet Thanh Nguyen zijn…(read more)

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El Imparcial Review – Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

Paulo Garcia Conde reviews The Sympathizer By Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by El Imparcial. Traducción de Javier Calvo. Seix Barral, 2017. Barcelona. 22…(read more)

The restless memories of Viet Thanh Nguyen

João Céu e Silva reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Diario de Noticias.  É pouco habitual nos romances que vão…(read more)

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Recommended ICON reading: ‘The sympathizer’, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Inigo Lopez Palacios reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by El Pais.  Estás ante la primera gran novela estadounidense sobre Vietnam…(read more)

Yesterday’s wars continued

Uzair M. Younas reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on The News on Sunday.  While the war in Vietnam has ended…(read more)

The cover of Mai Der Vang's Afterland to the left, and Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Refugees on the right

Ploughshares Reviews The Refugees

Ploughshares‘ Yasmin Majeed writes a review on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Mai Der Vang’s Afterland, exploring both as a ghost story. “When…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer

Kurier Reviews The Sympathizer

Peter Pisa writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for the Vienna-based newspaper, Kurier. Ein junger Mann hat uns mitgenommen, er ist…(read more)

Refugee History: The Refugees

Dr Trudi Tate of Refugee History writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, his award-winning collection of short stories. The war in…(read more)

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)

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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)

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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)