Reviews

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Refugees’ Couldn’t Come at a Better Time

Megan Mayhew Bergman of the Washington Post reviews The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new short story collection. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of stories,…(read more)

Review: “Nothing Ever Dies” By Viet Thanh Nguyen

Bill Schwab reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War”. Originally published by The Missourian.  “All wars are fought…(read more)

The Refugees: Stories of Anger, Humour and Hope

Set in Vietnam and among the Vietnamese communities of California, this accomplished collection from Pulitzer-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen sees characters face up to…(read more)

Confessions of a Sympathizer

Andrea Pitozzi reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by La Balena Bianca. Nella logica classica, “il paradosso del mentitore” descrive una frase la cui verità…(read more)

Alice Walker on The Sympathizer

Author and activist Alice Walker shares her thoughts on The Sympathizer. The following article was originally published on her official website. Was the Civil…(read more)

Pulitzer Winner Puts San Jose in Literary Spotlight

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s forthcoming collection The Refugees includes the short story, War Years, which recalls the bustling market his parents ran in San Jose.…(read more)

Shelf Awareness: The Refugees

Jen Forbus reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, The Refugees, for Shelf Awareness.  Following his Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh…(read more)

Novelist defies Vietnam War histories written by the losers

Lien Hoang reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by The Sacramento Bee.   Bittersweet was the realization that a stranger would tell my…(read more)

Library Journal Gives The Refugees a Starred Review

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s upcoming collection of stories,  The Refugees, is reviewed in the November 2016 issue of the Library Journal. Although publishing 10 months…(read more)

Refugee Pain: A Review of The Refugees

Rupert Winchester of The Mekong Review reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s newest short story collection, The Refugees (Grove Press: Feb 2017). When Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Wars do not die

Joanna Kapica-Curzytek reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Esensja.  Wyróżniony w tym roku Nagrodą Pulitzera „Sympatyk” jest rozliczeniem się z…(read more)

Bookeriada Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen, “The Sympathizer”

Katarzyna Figiel reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by Bookeriada.  NASZYM ZDANIEM Nguyen w „Sympatyku” wrócił do najczarniejszych czasów dla Wietnamu: wojny w latach 70.…(read more)

Il Giornale Reviews The Sympathizer: “Vietnam is a whole other movie if a double spy tells it”

Daniele Abbiati reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by Il Giornale. A partire da quella fra comunismo e americanismo, per proseguire con quella…(read more)

Journal of International and Global Studies Volume 8, Number 1, November 2016

Journal of International and Global Studies on Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

The following is a review by Michael G. Vann, written on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies for the Journal of International and Global Studies.…(read more)

La Stampa Reviews The Sympathizer: “Viet Thanh Nguyen, how difficult it is to betray the friend in the name of communism”

Domenico Quirico reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by La Stampa. Un infiltrato vietcong negli Usa dopo la caduta di Saigon diviso tra…(read more)

Fourth & Sycamore Reviews The Sympathizer

Sam Orndorff reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by Fourth & Sycamore.  For a year, I lived in Asia.  I went there…(read more)