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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)

Monocle Arts Review: The Refugees

John Mitchinson and Matt Alagiah discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short…(read more)

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Seth…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ Author Says We Should All Know What It Is To Be An Outsider

Ari Shapiro talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his refugee experience on…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Being a Refugee, an American — and a Human Being

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and Vietnam war refugee reflects on…(read more)

The New Yorker: Refugees in America

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Viet Thanh Nguyen tells stories about people…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “The Refugees” says the Star…(read more)

The Refugees: Stories of Anger, Humour and Hope

Set in Vietnam and among the Vietnamese communities of California,…(read more)

Nothing Ever Dies is a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award

Viet’s book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of…(read more)

Alice Walker on The Sympathizer

Author and activist Alice Walker shares her thoughts on The…(read more)

Martin Luther King, Jr., on Vietnam—and Today

Martin Luther King, Jr., is best known for his speech…(read more)

Pulitzer Winner Puts San Jose in Literary Spotlight

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s forthcoming collection The Refugees includes the short…(read more)