With insight, humor, formal invention, and lyricism, in A Man of Two Faces Viet Thanh Nguyen rewinds the film of his own life in a highly original, blistering, and unconventional memoir.

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The sequel to The Sympathizer is here in March 2021! Our nameless antihero is no longer a spy as he stumbles into Paris and a life of drugs, crime, gangs, and politics. Both literary thriller and brilliant novel of ideas, The Committed is a blistering portrayal of commitment and betrayal.

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From the playful mind of Viet’s then 5-year old son Ellison came the story for Chicken of the Sea, about chickens who become pirates. Viet elaborated on Ellison’s idea, while Thi Bui and her 13-year old son Hien illustrated this fowl epic.

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Of The Displaced, The Economist says that “If the world’s 65.5 million forcibly displaced people formed their own country, it would be the 21st-largest…one of the many things that this imaginary nation lacks…is a literary canon. In this collection, Viet Thanh Nguyen begins to assemble one.”

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The Refugees is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. Forthcoming in February 2017.

Kirkus Reviews says “many of the stories might have been written by a modern Flaubert, if that master had spent time in San Jose or Ho Chi Minh City.”

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All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. Nothing Ever Dies, a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction, explores a conflict that endures in Vietnamese and American memories.

Marilyn B. Young, author of The Vietnam Wars, calls this book “Beautifully written, powerfully argued, thoughtful, provocative.”

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The Sympathizer tells of a communist spy in the Vietnam War’s aftermath. Black comedy, literary thriller, and historical novel, The Sympathizer was a New York Times bestseller and the debut of 2016.

Winner of eight book awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and Edgar Award, The Sympathizer is, in Maxine Hong Kingston’s words, “a magnificent feat of storytelling.”

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Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field is a collection of cutting-edge essays about the flows of people, ideas, and commerce across the Pacific.

Co-edited with Janet Hoskins and gathering the work of historians, sociologists, anthropologists, geographers, literary critics, and film scholars, Transpacific Studies names an exciting new field.

Race and Resistance argues that Asian American intellectuals and activists have looked for resistance at the expense of seeing Asian America’s ideological diversity.

American Literature says that “Race and Resistance raises questions about the current project of Asian American Studies that are essential considerations for the future development of the field.”