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Here Are The 2017 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

Colin Dwyers of NPR puts together a list of the…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow

MacArthur Fellow 2017: Viet Thanh Nguyen

The following is Viet Thanh Nguyen’s profile on the MacArthur…(read more)

Image credits to Getty Images. USC professor and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen has been named a 2017 MacArthur fellow.

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a 2017 MacArthur fellow for fiction and nonfiction

In this amalgamation of interviews, Agatha French from the Los…(read more)

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MacArthur fellows for 2017: a tragicomic novelist, an ‘Afropolitan’ painter and more

Writing for the Los Angeles Times, Deborah Vankin builds a…(read more)

Le Figaro Littéraire

Le Figaro Magazine Reviews The Sympathizer

The following is a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer,…(read more)

El Libro Durmiente

El Libro Durmiente Reviews The Sympathizer

Tati Jurado explores loss in a review of Viet Thanh…(read more)

El Espectador

El Espectador Reviews The Sympathizer

Jorge Eduardo Espinosa of the Columbian newspaper, El Espectador, writes…(read more)

The Afterlife of Agent Orange

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever…(read more)

Let Us Read Some Books Reviews The Sympathizer

Nadine and Alex, the duo behind the German-language blog Let…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

NNZ Online Reviews The Sympathizer

Mario Bartsch from the German publication, NNZ Online, writes a…(read more)

Photo: Roland-Pierre Paringaux Archives Agence France-Presse Des soldats nord-vietnamiens sur un char d’assaut à Da Nang, au mois d’avril 1975, alors que la ville est assiégée par le Vietcong.

Le Devoir Reviews The Sympathizer

Christian Desmeules writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises Reviews The Sympathizer

Jean-Pierre Han comments on the destabilizing turns Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

la Repubblica: The Refugees

Melania Mazzucco writes a review of the short stories within Viet Thanh…(read more)

The Forgotten Victims of Agent Orange

This New York Times article, co-authored with Richard Hughes, confronts the…(read more)