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Vietnam Full Disclosure Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

Stephen Cohen reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Escaping the Vietnam War, But Getting Close to the Enemy

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Leonard Lopate about his debut…(read more)

Taking Revenge Against Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now”

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his novel The Sympathizer on…(read more)

April 30

Today is what many Vietnamese in the diaspora call “Black…(read more)

The Sympathizer wins Edgar Award for Best First Novel

Mystery Writers of America, the premier organization for mystery writers,…(read more)

8Books Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

Lily Wong of 8asians reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and…(read more)

BBC World News: Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Kasia…(read more)

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)