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The Great Vietnam War Novel Was Not Written by an American

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes on the many Vietnamese-American works ignored…(read more)

In Praise of Doubt and Uselessness

The following article by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Viet Thanh…(read more)

International Dublin Literary Award: 2017 Shortlist – General Press Release

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer on the shortlist for the…(read more)

The shock of Pulitzer

Francois Lestavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen and…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises

Telerama: The Sympathizer Review

Nathalie Crom reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally…(read more)

Lettieri on Nguyen, ‘The Sympathizer: A Novel’

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

Kieran on Nguyen, ‘Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War’

David Kieran review Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam…(read more)

El Cultural Reviews The Sympathizer

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

Casualties of war: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

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

Diplomatic History, Volume 41 Issue 2, April 2017

Diplomatic History Reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Christian G. Appy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Jim Shepard’s The World to Come, reviewed: History in the making

Steven W. Beattie reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. Originally…(read more)

Sydney Morning Herald: The Refugees

Helen Elliot looks into the themes of loss, trauma, and…(read more)

In Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Refugees,’ wistfulness is an anthem of displacement

Karen Long reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. Originally published…(read more)