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The Great Vietnam War Novel Was Not Written by an American

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes on the many Vietnamese-American works ignored…(read more)

In Praise of Doubt and Uselessness

The following article by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Viet Thanh…(read more)

Roxane Gay and Viet Thanh Nguyen at St. Paul’s Church

Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of The Refugees) and Roxane Gay…(read more)

Vietnamese and Vietnamese American Lit: A Primer from Viet Thanh Nguyen

“Sometimes people have said that I give voice to the…(read more)

2017 AWP Book Fair: Viet Thanh Nguyen on The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Jeffrey Brown of PBS’ Book…(read more)

8Books Reviews The Refugees

Lily Wong of 8Asians reviews The Refugees. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

Necessary Fiction: The Refugees

Necessary Fiction‘s Emily Hoover reviews The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

The One Book You Need To Read To Understand The Plight Of Refugees

Claire Fallon reviews The Refugees for The Huffington Post’s ‘The…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees: Restrained Cast of Displaced People

James Grainger of the Toronto Star reviews The Refugees, Viet…(read more)

Reading a Pulitzer Winner’s Stories About Refugees as Particularly Piquant in the Trump Era

Anu Kumar of Scroll.in reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story…(read more)

The Saturday Paper: The Refugees

CR of Australia’s Saturday Paper reviews The Refugees, Viet Thanh…(read more)

The Refugees Review: Insight Into Belonging Without Losing Identity

Eileen Battersby of the Irish Times reviews The Refugees. A…(read more)

Vietnam War Revisited by Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Peter Pierce reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s three latest works, Nothing…(read more)