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On Winning the Pulitzer Prize

I got the news at around 3:15 thanks to my…(read more)

An Affirmation of Collectivity

“The Sympathizer” author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Caleb Downs…(read more)

A writer’s solitude vs. AWP: Viet Thanh Nguyen on what we share with others

The Los Angeles Times has assembled a panel of distinguished and…(read more)

The Vietnam War, the American War

Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Ricardo Herrera Bandrich of…(read more)

Past to Present: Echoes of War

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, speaks as one of…(read more)

Maclean’s Editor’s Pick: Nothing Ever Dies

Brian Bethune reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen On The Tavis Smiley Show

The USC professor and author shares about his recent work…(read more)

Interview with the Finalists of 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction

The PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize honors exceptionally talented fiction writers…(read more)

Booklist Gives Nothing Ever Dies a Starred Review

Donna Seaman reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Reconciles Childhood Memories, History

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by David A. Maurer of…(read more)

The Guardian: The Sympathizer is ‘A Bold, Artful Debut’

Randy Boyagoda reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, for…(read more)

ArtsHub Reviews The Sympathizer

A compelling spy story, a black comedy, a war story,…(read more)

Library Journal Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

Joshua Wallace of the Library Journal reviews Nothing Ever Dies:…(read more)