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The New Yorker: Refugees in America

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

Amid Era of Trumpism, Immigrant Tales of People not Politics

Anthony Domestico, a correspondent of the Boston Globe, reviews The…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Timely Story Collection

Marion Winik reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, The Refugees,…(read more)

Pulitzer-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Makes ‘The Refugees’ Human

May-lee Chai reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Dallas…(read more)

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

Megan Mayhew Bergman of the Washington Post reviews The Refugees,…(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)

Shelf Awareness: The Refugees

Jen Forbus reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, The…(read more)

Viet Nguyen on How Winning the Pulitzer Prize Changed His Life

Valerie Takahama interviews author Viet Thanh Nguyen for Orange Coast…(read more)

This Is Hell! On the Limitations of Memory and the Persistence of War

Chuck Mertz, host of This is Hell! podcast, talks with…(read more)