MONTHLY ARCHIVES : April, 2021

From colonialism to Covid: Viet Thanh Nguyen on the rise of anti-Asian violence

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on his life as a Vietnamese American, and the history of anti-Asian violence. On 16 March eight people were killed…(read more)

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The Book Club: The Vietnamese diaspora and the aftermath of war

ABC’s (Australian Broadcasting Company) book club covers Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in an episode about how the Vietnamese diaspora responds to war. Vietnam,…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Calls Out America’s Tragic History of Anti-Asian Violence

Viet Thanh Nguyen appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers to speak on the history of anti-Asian violence. Viet Thanh Nguyen addresses the rise…(read more)

“We Are Here Because You Are There”: Viet Thanh Nguyen on How U.S. Foreign Policy Creates Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks how refugees are created as a result of foreign policy with Democracy Now!. Pulitzer Prize-winning Vietnamese American writer Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Roots of Anti-Asian Hate from U.S. Colonialism to Anti-China Political Rhetoric

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Democracy Now! about the roots of Anti-Asian Hate and how it continues today. Protests condemning hate crimes against Asian…(read more)

Bipartisan political rhetoric about Asia leads to anti-Asian violence here

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janelle Wong reflects on the cyclical history of anti-Asian violence, and what that means today in this op-ed for The…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the ‘deep well’ of anti-Asian racism in the U.S.

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Amna Nawaz for PBS News Hour about the deep-rooted anti-Asian racism of the U.S. The Atlanta-area shootings this week…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed takes the light out of Paris

Ron Charles reviews The Committed for the Independent. In 2015, a professor at the University of Southern California published his first novel, called The…(read more)

Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2021

The Committed is featured as one of Publisher’s Weekly‘s most anticipated books.(read more)

P&P Live! Viet Thanh Nguyen | THE COMMITTED with Tommy Orange

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Tommy Orange about The Committed for Politics and Prose. Viet Thanh Nguyen is in conversation with Tommy Orange, author…(read more)