Interviews

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Le Monde Des Livres | Viet Thanh Nguyen: Raconter la violence du point de vue de celui qui la subit

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks to Adrienne Boutang for Le Monde.(read more)

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The VVA Veteran | Dispatches Episode with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Marc Leepson on an episode of Dispatches for The VVA Veteran magazine. Read the transcript below: Speaker 1: Welcome to…(read more)

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Brut. | Une vie: Viet Thanh Nguyen

“J’ai été marqué par l’expérience de réfugié” Avec sa famille, il a fui le Vietnam à l’age de 4 ans. Devenu écrivain, il a…(read more)

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ICI Vietnam Festival | Meeting with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Committed with journalist and writer Doan Bui for ICI Vietnam Festival. Follow this link to view the conversation.(read more)

A man of two faces: Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen returns with ‘The Committed’ • FRANCE 24 English

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares the forces that shaped his Franco-Viet protagonist with France 24. His tragicomic narrator dazzled the literary scene in his debut…(read more)

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Le Point | L’espion et son double

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks to Michel Schneider for Le Point.(read more)

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La Provence | Un ancien agent double vietnamien dans le Paris de 1981

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks to Jean-Rémi Barland for La Provence.(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, duplicités communistes et coloniales en toutes lettres

Jean-François Cadet talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen for Radio France Internationale. Click here to listen to the Podcast. Viet Thanh Nguyen, lauréat du Prix…(read more)

PlayCo “LUNCH TABLE TALKS with JOHN KEENE and VIET THANH NGUYEN”

Viet Thanh Nguyen is in conversation with John Keene, Wesley Ahn, and Judy Xie about the role of professors, and writers of the global…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize- winning author | Frank Buckley Interviews

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his personal experience as a refugee child, the separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border, hate…(read more)

Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute | Trauma and Memory in Vietnamese America: Anti-Communism, Authoritarianism, and Anti-Asian Violence in a Divided Community

Hosted by Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute, panelists Viet Thanh Nguyen, Hoi Trinh, Lan Cao, Hang Nguyen, and John Phan discuss the contested…(read more)

Aspen Institute | Hurst Lecture Series “What Every American Should Know”

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Tommy Orange, and Laila Lalami are in conversation for the Aspen Institute. Read the transcript below. Cristal Logan: Welcome to the…(read more)

Asian American Life and Death (with Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janelle Wong)

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janelle Wong discuss the importance of Asian American representation in popular culture for Cafe’s Stay Tuned with Preet. Why Anti-Asian…(read more)

How a Pulitzer Prize shifted Viet Thanh Nguyen’s family conversations

Viet Thanh Nguyen dicusses money, body image, and sex with Benjamin Law in this interview for The Sydney Morning Herald. Each week, Benjamin Law…(read more)

Fleeing to the Heart of the Empire

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks on what Afghan refugees can expect as they enter the United States with AJ+. Award-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen was…(read more)