MONTHLY ARCHIVES : December, 2016

Viet Nguyen on How Winning the Pulitzer Prize Changed His Life

Valerie Takahama interviews author Viet Thanh Nguyen for Orange Coast Magazine. The morning of April 18 found Viet Thanh Nguyen in Cambridge, Mass., on…(read more)

This Is Hell! On the Limitations of Memory and the Persistence of War

Chuck Mertz, host of This is Hell! podcast, talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.…(read more)

Novelist defies Vietnam War histories written by the losers

Lien Hoang reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by The Sacramento Bee.   Bittersweet was the realization that a stranger would tell my…(read more)

Library Journal Gives The Refugees a Starred Review

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s upcoming collection of stories,  The Refugees, is reviewed in the November 2016 issue of the Library Journal. Although publishing 10 months…(read more)

Pultizer Prize-Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Pulls Back the Mask

Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, who has a new book coming, knows you’re hiding something. Originally published by Josh Saul for Newsweek. Viet Thanh…(read more)

Refugee Pain: A Review of The Refugees

Rupert Winchester of The Mekong Review reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s newest short story collection, The Refugees (Grove Press: Feb 2017). When Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Wars do not die

Joanna Kapica-Curzytek reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Esensja.  Wyróżniony w tym roku Nagrodą Pulitzera „Sympatyk” jest rozliczeniem się z…(read more)

Bookeriada Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen, “The Sympathizer”

Katarzyna Figiel reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published by Bookeriada.  NASZYM ZDANIEM Nguyen w „Sympatyku” wrócił do najczarniejszych czasów dla Wietnamu: wojny w latach 70.…(read more)

Trump Is a Great Storyteller. We Need to Be Better.

Viet published an op-ed in the New York Times about storytelling in the age of Trump. Here is the unedited, 1400-word version. The link…(read more)

Charlie Rose Interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his debut novel, “The Sympathizer,” with Charlie Rose.    TRANSCRIPT Charlie Rose: Viet Thanh Nguyen is here. His debut novel,…(read more)