Reviews

Geland tussen twee werelden

Kris Mattheeuws reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Literair Nederland. De vluchtelingen Viet Thanh Nguyen Vertaling door: Paul Bruijn Verschenen bij: Uitgeverij Marmer (2018) ISBN: 9789460683770 240 pagina’s Prijs: € 19,99 Bestel     Elke dag worden we in het journaal overspoeld door verhalen over vluchtelingen. De vaak schrijnende en mensonwaardige omstandigheden zijn dagelijkse kost waar velen al… (read more)


Revolutionary Crime Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer makes the Crime Reads list of 21 Crime Novels Set During Revolutions and Rebellions. In honor of the 4th of July,…(read more)

These 14 Short Story Collections Will Change Your Approach to Life

Hadley Mendelsohn of My Domaine includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the list of “14 Short Story Collections That Will Change Your Approach to…(read more)

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen REVIEW

Adiba Jaigirdar reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for Cultured Vultures, giving it a 10/10 rating. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced collects essays by refugee writers about refugee…(read more)

NOTHING EVER DIES: Vietnam and the Memory of War | By Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nguyễn Thị Điểu reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the journal Pacific Affairs. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University…(read more)

BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Hannah Kushnick of Publisher’s Weekly features The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives for BookCon 2018. The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, a startling…(read more)

Ghosts of the road, spectres at the feast

This article originally published by The Economist discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of essays by refugee writers, The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. If the…(read more)

Humo Book Reviews: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

The following mini book review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was originally published by Humo. Nguyens Pulitzer Prize winnende debuut ‘De sympathisant’ deed uitkijken naar zijn…(read more)

Confessions of a “complicated” spy

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Nikos Xeniou was originally published by Book Press. «Ο ήρωάς μου είναι γυναικάς, αλκοολικός, κατάσκοπος κι…(read more)

Just Buffalo’s BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Lizzie Finnegan reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Fies: Vietnam and the Memory of War for The Public. “I was born in Vietnam but made in…(read more)

Man of two minds

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Robert Linens Jr. was originally published by the Times-News. Having dual faces is the basis of…(read more)

Spies Like Us: A Professor Undercover in the Literary Marketplace

Timothy K. August discusses The Sympathizer and other novels by Viet Thanh Nguyen in this review for Literature Interpretation Theory.  Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer…(read more)

Tellus Folio Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

Marisa Cecchetti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Tellus Folio. Ci sono tragiche migrazioni che rischiano di essere dimenticate, nel rumore assordante delle fughe attuali da…(read more)

Everyone gets what they deserve in this Vietnam novel

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Katharina Borchardt was originally published by Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Sprachlich lässt er es krachen, inhaltlich ist er…(read more)

Remembering One Another’s Inhumanity: On Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Vietnam War

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu was featured in Volume 52, Issue 1 of the Journal…(read more)

The eyes silent to see the wound

Nguyen Vinh Nguyen reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Tuổi Trẻ. TTCT – Ấy là khi con mắt nhìn vào vết thương cộng…(read more)