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101 books from the 2010s that you need to read

The Sympathizer is recognized on Insider’s list of 101 books that defined the decade. Thousands of books are released every year, but not every story has that magic formula that can change how people view a topic. As the 2010s come to a close, Insider took a look back at the books that defined the decade.Employees shared the books that made… (read more)


The Best Books of the 2010s Nudged the World in a New, Better Direction

Esquire‘s editors chose The Sympathizer as one of their most influential books of the decade. To choose the ten best books of the decade…(read more)

Giá như là quê hương

Phạm Vũ reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for the Vietnamese website Tuổi Trẻ. TTO – Những nỗi niềm ly hương bỗng bùng lên…(read more)

Nhà văn gốc Việt chủ biên sách về người xa xứ

Hà Thu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for VnExpress.net Cuốn “Kẻ ly hương” được Nguyễn Thanh Việt – nhà văn gốc Việt đoạt…(read more)

L’Histoire au fil de la plume

Emmanuel Hect reviews The Refugees and Nothing Ever Dies for Lire magazine.(read more)

Best of the Decade: What Books Will We Still Be Reading in 10 Years?

Literary Hub staff votes for The Sympathizer as one of the best books of the decade. It’s mid-September, 2019, and we’re beginning to see…(read more)

16 BEAUTIFUL, COMPELLING, AND POIGNANT BOOKS ABOUT IMMIGRANTS

Nicole Young recognizes The Refugees as one of Book Riot’s most notable books about immigrants. The story of the stranger in search of shelter,…(read more)

« Les Réfugiés » : exilés en Amérique

Philippe Chevilley writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Les Echos Week-End Littérature : À 48 ans, Viet Thanh Nguyen est déjà un écrivain…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen and the Vietnam wounds remained open

Renato Graziano reviews The Sympathizer and The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Nuova Societa. Fra gli innumerevoli ospiti del recente Salone del Libro…(read more)

25 Amazing Books by Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors You Need to Read

Mental Floss recognizes The Sympathizer as one of 25 notable books by Asian American and Pacific Islander authors for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage…(read more)

Arrived – at what price? Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about Vietnamese refugees

Katharina Borchardt reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen in this article for Neue Zürcher Zeitung. In zwei grossen Wellen trafen zwischen 1975 und…(read more)

NOTHING EVER DIES

Sara Camaiora reviews Nothing Ever Dies by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Mangialibri. “Se l’anima dell’America morirà avvelenata, sul referto dell’autopsia dovrà esserci scritto Vietnam”.…(read more)

REFUGEES

Sara Camaiora reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Mangialibri. Donare le parole agli altri, è questo il suo lavoro. Come fa con…(read more)

VIET THANH NGUYEN The Sympathizer. Reviewed by Kurt Johnson

Kurt Johnson reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Newtown Review of Books. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel The Sympathizer shows the…(read more)

The Refugees – The search for a new identity

Francesca Polistina reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Migazin. Acht Erzählungen hat Viet Thanh Nguyen in diesem Band versammelt. Sie sind angesiedelt…(read more)

If the war had not been

Lea Schneider reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen in this article for Suddeutsche Zeitung. Viet Thanh Nguyen erzählt in Short Stories über die…(read more)