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Literary Hub | The Ultimate Best Books of 2021 List

Literary Hub features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in their Ultimate Best Books of 2021 List.


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MPR News | 2022 must-reads from Kerri Miller: 3 novels you don’t want to miss

Kerri Miller reviews The Committed for MPR News. 2021 has been a banner year for great fiction. Between the reading I do for MPR…(read more)

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BuzzFeed News | Best Books of 2021

Tomi Obaro reviews The Committed for BuzzFeed News’ Best Books of 2021. In 2015’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize–winning debut novel, an unnamed spy…(read more)

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The Millions | A Year in Reading: Namrata Poddar

Namrata Poddar features The Committed for The Millions. When I got pregnant in 2018, I received my share of platitudes and breezy advice reserved…(read more)

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CrimeReads | The Best Crime Novels of 2021

CrimeReads features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in their Best Crime Novels of 2021 list.(read more)

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Slate | The Best Books of 2021

Laura Miller reviews The Committed for SLATE’s Best Books of 2021 I could never get enough of the nameless narrator of Nguyen’s 2015 Pulitzer-winning…(read more)

The Committed in the London Review of Books

The Committed is featured in the London Review of Books.(read more)

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Entropy | BEST OF 2020-2021: BEST FICTION BOOKS

Entropy features The Committed in their Best of 2020-2021 Fiction Books list. Traumatized by his reeducation at the hands of his former best friend,…(read more)

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Lé Télégramme | Des mots et des livres. « Le Dévoué » de Viet Thanh Nguyen est aussi un inclassable

Stéphane Bugat reviews Le Dévoué for Lé Télégramme.(read more)

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Le Monde Des Livres | Un dealeur vietnamien à Saint – Germain – des – Prés

Le Monde Des Livres reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Le Dévoué.(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen for Star Tribune’s 2021 Holiday Books Season’s Greetings

Star Tribune features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in their holiday reading guide.(read more)

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Les Affiches de la haute-saone | Roman Le trafiquant

Catherine Pauchet reviews Le Dévoué for Les Affiches de la haute-saone.(read more)

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Le Journal du Dimanche | Docile et marteau

Alexis Brocas reviews Le Dévoué for Le Journal du Dimanche.(read more)

Best of 2021 | Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews recognizes The Committed as one of the best fiction novels of 2021. The conflicted spy of Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize–winning The Sympathizer (2015)…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, l’homme déchiré

François Lestavel reviews The Committed for French magazine Paris Match. Après «Le sympathisant», prix Pulitzer 2016, l’auteur vietnamo-américain transporte son héros cabossé en France.…(read more)

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NPR Books We Love | The Committed: A Novel

Krishnadev Calamur reviews The Committed for NPR Books. Although sequels to literary successes aren’t rare, few deliver on the promise of the initial work.…(read more)