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Ishiguro effect: the phenomenon of the new Asian voices in current literature

Juan Batalla counts Viet Thanh Nguyen among the “new voices”…(read more)

After the Apocalypse

Christian Schroder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Der Tagesspiegel.…(read more)

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

Arianna Rebolini reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen and…(read more)

Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 Best Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was nominated for the Goodreads Choice…(read more)

Uprooted by living souls, despite everything

Giovanni Leti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Lucia Libri.…(read more)

Spy with self-doubt

Danny Marques Marcalo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.…(read more)

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was featured in Kirkus Reviews Best…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

Anika Entre Libros Reviews: The Sympathizer

Jorge Riet reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

William B. Noseworthy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies:…(read more)

The Sympathizer wins the Sofitel Prize for Best Foreign Book

Livres Hebdo reports that The Sympathizer has won the Sofitel…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer and The Refugees

The Secret to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Overnight Success

In this phone interview for Electric Lit, Joe Fassler inquires…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and the Vietnam War…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2017 MacArthur Fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, September 23, 2017

MacArthur Genius winner Viet Thanh Nguyen addresses UC Santa Cruz

Mairav Zonszein covers Viet Thanh Nguyen’s appearance at UC Santa…(read more)

The Awl: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

An interview with Bryan Washington regarding refugee literature and American politics.…(read more)