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Kirkus Reviews: Nothing Ever Dies is “Powerful”

Kirkus Reviews calls Viet’s new book “powerful,” in the first…(read more)

The Irish Times: Crime Fiction Reviews

Declan Burke features The Sympathizer on their list of crime…(read more)

Review of Christopher Sorrentino’s The Fugitives

Viet Thanh Nguyen reviews Christopher Sorrentino’s The Fugitives. Originally posted…(read more)

Financial Times Reviews The Sympathizer

Lawrence Osborne reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published…(read more)

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION, 2016 “Beautifully…(read more)

The Sympathizer Makes it to Over 30 Best of the Year Lists

Published in April 2015, The Sympathizer has had a good…(read more)

The Sympathizer Wins the Carnegie Medal for Literary Excellence

The American Library Association has awarded the 2016 Carnegie Medals…(read more)

The Straits Times Reviews The Sympathizer

Lee Xin En reviews The Sympathizer for The Straits Times.…(read more)

Growing Up in America

University professor and author Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his personal…(read more)

In The Mix: The Sympathizer

Robert Speer reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel, The Sympathizer, for…(read more)

John Powers’ List Of What He Wishes He Had Reviewed In 2015

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is featured at the…(read more)

The Sympathizer Wins Center For Fiction’s 2015 First Novel Prize

New York, December 8, 2015 – The Center for Fiction,…(read more)

The Wheeler Column: Interview with BA and Ph.D Alum Viet Thanh Nguyen

Earlier this year, B.A. and Ph.D alumnus Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Books and Arts: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Book and Arts’…(read more)